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Young Marine Mammals

We have been blessed with visions of young Marine Mammals on Kaua'i! The Hawaiian Monk Seal pups on the north eastern shores have had a rough time as there was a dog attack and one pup was killed, but here is a photo of a survivor that was attacked and treated by our...

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NA PALI ECO CHARTER 2014

BOOK NOW FOR SUMMER! CALL US DIRECT (808)332-7238(RAFT) FOR LAST YEARS' PRICES AND SPECIAL DISCOUNTS FOR GROUPS AND PRIVATE CHARTERS! " I look forward to a magical season on the Na Pali Coast! We are beginning our Na Pali Season in May, when the surf is down and we...

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First Rate Kauai Snorkel Trip

"Captain Tara ensures you have a wonderful time snorkeling the waters off Kauai.  We saw plenty of whale activity and also listened to three of them singing with her acoustic gear – just wonderful.  We also snorkeled amongst plenty of turtles and as a marine biologist...

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Monk Seal at Honopu on Kauai’s NaPali Coast

Aloha Capt. Tara, I send you a huge mahalo for all your efforts to support our conservation and recovery efforts for the Hawaiian monk seal!! Not only in the past for providing transport with your vessel to monitor seals, tag pups, and intervene with sick animals, but...

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Summer Marine Ecology Course

This Summer Marine Ecology Course is the first of its kind on Kaua'i. With our highly experienced and dedicated science teachers it will be a fun and rewarding program for everyone.The course is available to High School students, but all who are interested are welcome...

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Kaua`i Underwater Visions of 2013

We have had several passengers share their underwater photos from their Sea Rider adventures and we look forward to an amazing summer on the Na Pali Coast! Remember that we work with the ocean and will schedule charters accordingly to weather and ocean conditions. We...

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Most Magical Part of My Vacation!

This is Jae and Rose from your 29 March South Shore Snorkel adventure.   Here are the pics you requested from our underwater camera.  Thank you for the great trip!  With your patience and encouragement "Rosie" describes our time with you and your seariders as "the...

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Kauai Snorkeling Photos

Here's a short video of some Rough Toothed Dolphins.  Notice that one of them has a Mahi Mahi in his mouth in the first part of the video. Rough Tooth Dolphins [gallery link="file" columns="2"...

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Snorkeling Photos!

Hi Tara, Thanks for the great snorkeling adventure. Please find the monk seal picture I promised and a spinner dolphin in action. Feel free to use. Best! Dave Jones- Salt Lake City    

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We Had a Fantastic Time!

Hi Captain Tara, My husband and I had a fantastic time with you on one of your South Shore Snorkeling excursions in July. We plan on returning to Kauai next year to repeat that same trip and also go on your Na Pali Coast snorkel tour. Thank you for taking the picture...

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Dolphins Play on the NaPali Coast

As the Humpback Whales head north to their summer feeding grounds we look forward to a great Summer season of NaPali Coast Snorkel Raft Tours. Hawai’i is known as a tropical , warm and unchanging environment, but we truly have seasons. The ocean is ever- changing and...

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Hawaiian Frog Fish!

     Not known for their swimming ability, the Frog Fishes movement is jet propelled. They gulp in sea water and are able to expel the water through gill slits, far back in the body past the pectoral fins, to give enable them to "scoot" through the Sea! Most species...

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