Looking for Kauai activities filled with fun, adventure and education for the entire family? Join Marine Biologist Captain Tara and Kauai Seariders on any one of the following highly recommended Kauai Eco Tour adventures:
Na Pali Zodiac Snorkel Tour
Leaving from Kauai’s West side (Kikiaola Harbor in Kekaha), you’ll appreciate less travel time to the spectacular beauty of the Na Pali Coast. Spend more time viewing the Na Pali coast line, waterfalls, sea caves and marine life. Marine Biologist-Guided snorkel tours, quality snorkel equipment and gourmet lunch included. Tours run from May through August.
Tour Length: 6 hours
Cost: $135 per person, plus tax – extra savings for youth and children 5-17 years old.
Na Pali Zodiac Tour Information…
South Kauai Snorkel Tour
Swim with sea turtles and enjoy a Marine Biologist-guided snorkel adventure on this spectacular 3 hour Zodiac tour departing from Poipu’s Kukui`ula Boat Harbor. Swim at deserted coves and experience Kauai’s marine life up close and personal. Quality snorkel equipment and gourmet lunch included. Read the Hawaiian Airlines article about Kauai Sea Rider’s South Shore Snorkel Tours.
Tour Length: 3 hours
Cost: $99 per person, plus tax
Extra savings for youth and children 5-17 years old.
Kauai Snorkel Tour Information…
Kauai Whale Watching Tour
Enjoy an educational narrative by a Marine Biologist, while you view the Humpback whales during their winter migration to Hawaiian waters. Plus the on-board Hydrophone provides an audio experience of the whales’ unique song. Seasonal tours (May thru December) leave from Poipu in the afternoon when the whales are typically the most surface active. Light snacks and beverages are included.
Tour Length: 2 hours
Cost: $80 plus tax.
Extra savings for Youth ages 5 – 12.
Kauai Whale Watching Tour Information…
Want the Zodiac all to yourself? No problem.
Exclusive charters are available for both our South Shore Snorkel Tour and our Na Pali Coast Snorkel Tour. Perfect for weddings, a large family, conference attendees and those who want ultimate privacy with a Marine Biologist as your guide. Includes top quality equipment, superior knowledge of Marine life and Hawaiiana, great food and lot’s of fun. Cost: $1500.
Here’s what Kauai Searider guests have to say…
“The best part of going on these Kauai snorkel trips (we went on two during our visit to Kauai) was Captain Tara and her wealth of knowledge. As a marine biologist with thirty years of experience in Hawaii, she knows absolutely everything about the animals, their patterns, and ecological preservation. We were able to go to places that were lesser known because of her experience. Some captains will take you to the popular places and, if there’s nothing there, blame it on bad luck. Not so with Tara, she knows her stuff and there’s no such thing as bad luck. On our trip we saw rays, dolphins (they jumped out of the water!) and huge tortoises – not to mention hundreds of absolutely beautiful fish.” Read more…
- Jim & Martha
“Captain Tara of Kauai Searider Tours is one of Kauai’s best kept secrets. Her tours are small and intimate but of a caliber you just can’t get with the bigger companies. Captain Tara is a lovely mix of Captain, Marine Biologist, Mermaid, Gracious Host, Mom & the Aloha Spirit. She’ll keep you safe, fit you for snorkel gear, show you incredible marine life you’ve never seen before, teach you about Hawaii, it’s history and culture and tops it all off by serving lunch on a tablecloth (it’s a zodiac mind you) with home made chocolate chip cookies she baked herself. Somehow she effortlessly manages to make everyone on the trip feel like ohana from the moment the tour begins and is genuinely dedicated to making every trip a unique and exciting experience for each and every guest. For a truly unforgettable tour, I highly recommend Captain Tara and Kauai Searider Tours, you won’t find a captain who works harder to ensure you have an epic time.”
“Hello Captain Tara, here are a couple of pictures for you of the magnificent lunch with the whales! You were terrific!!!”- Fred Varin, MS-CRM Certified Professional – salesLogix, Sage CRM, ACT!
“Dearest Tara & Crew, you guys were the best! I have never felt so taken care of, watched out for and comfortable. I loved this trip and will be back again. I didn’t get seasick and my back was fine. Thank you so much, you are the best in the business.”
“Captain Tara is outstanding in all ways!”
“You were awesome and we loved the turtles!!”
- Liane & Jeff
“Thanks for the personal attention.”
“I have to tell you that we had the most amazing time with Captain Tara, she is the best! Her attention to her customers was beyond expectation and she is just a joy. She ended up taking us out for 5 and a half hours even though our scheduled tour was for three and a half hours because the ocean conditions were so good. I can’t tell you how wonderful it was but hopefully, “an adventure of a lifetime” sums it up.”