Archive for Kauai Reef Conservation

Sea Rider Reservations

Thursday, August 28th, 2014 CaptainTara No Comments »

 Since we are a small and personal charter, we recommend calling to check availability. Often dates are not mentioned early online due to weather conditions and personal preferences for dates. (808)332-7238(RAFT) or (866)522-1113(Toll Free) Mahalo! Captain Tara

Summer Marine Ecology Course

Sunday, May 26th, 2013 CaptainTara No Comments »

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 to attend. We are trying to educate the community about […]

Non-Profit Outreach is Possible Due to Your Support – Thank you!

Monday, January 30th, 2012 CaptainTara No Comments »

I want to send out a Big Mahalo to all of the “Sea Riders” who have gone out on our Whale Watching excursions this year! So Far, we have had a remarkable season and some amazing encounters! Several sightings of Entangled and distressed or deceased Humpbacks as well, so I want you to know that […]

Sea Turtles- Birth Announcement 500+Hatchlings on Kaua’i!

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 CaptainTara No Comments »

In the Hawaiian Islands, Green Sea Turtles have made a great comeback in the past few decades. On our Snorkel charters, it still amazes me to see the sheer number of animals we are blessed to swim with everyday. As a Marine Biologist, I am then overwhelmed that I have lived long enough to see […]

Marine Mammal Survey

Friday, December 10th, 2010 CaptainTara No Comments »

This photo is of  mother and calf  Short-finned Pilot Whales, taken off of Lana’i. Kaua’i Sea Riders charters were left in the capable hands of Captain Rob and Crew Nick! I was fortunate to have a great opportunity as a Field Biologist on the 90′ vessel “Au’kele” as a Marine Mammal Observer. We covered a […]

Kauai Autumn Adventures!!

Friday, September 24th, 2010 CaptainTara No Comments »

Seariders Helps Deploy Oceanographic Meter Sea Riders was sub-contracted to Sea Engineering a company which specializes in coastal engineering, geophysical surveys, oceanographic and environmental studies, as well as marine waterfront construction and industrial diving.  We assisted in deploying a Oceanographic meter.  I Love anything science!  Jon and Chris are great divers and easy to work […]

Kaua’i Reef Conservation

Saturday, December 5th, 2009 CaptainTara No Comments »

Kauai Sea Riders is a charter for Kauai visitors who want a personal and unique experience in and on the Ocean.  Yet, few realize that a large portion of the use of our Navy Seal Zodiac “HOOKAHI” is for scientific purposes. This type of boat is referred to as a RHIB, or rigid hull inflatable and […]

Spinner Dolphin

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 CaptainTara No Comments »

We often encounter Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin on our Kauai Sea Rider Adventure tours! Named for their playful mid-air spins, the Nai’a have the reputation of being the “clowns” of all marine mammals of Hawai’i.