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Deluxe Dolphin Lana’i Snorkel Adventures are available year round.  Whale Watches are available December 15th to April 15th.

A word about chartering the boat or boats for your own private use: If there is something that you REALLY want to see or do on the water, a private charter must be considered! Think about it for a minute. There are no other vessels on the water that can offer the geographical range that Captain Steve’s provides, and snorkeling is just the beginning of what is available. We have an extraordinary volume of resources to tap in order to realize your wishes and dreams. Our captains and crew have a tremendous imagination, as well as the credentials to back up the ideas they dream up for our guests. Conventions, corporate meetings, family reunions, weddings, honeymoons, ash scatterings, and nature photography are just some of the many types of private charters we offer.

You can now book Canefire I private whale watches for up to 20 passengers online right here!

Private 7:30-9:30 Whale Watch on Canefire I (up to 20 pax)

Up to 20 people: Reg Price $1,400 ($1,500.34 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

 

 

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Private 9:45-11:45 Whale Watch on Canefire I (up to 20 pax)

Up to 20 pax: Reg Price $1,400 ($1,500.34 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

 

 

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Private 12:15-2:15 Whale Watch on Canefire I (up to 20 pax)

Up to 20 pax: Reg Price $1,400 ($1,500.34 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

 

 

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Private 2:30-4:30 Whale Watch on Canefire I (up to 20 pax)

Up to 20 pax: $1,400 ($1,500.34 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

 

 

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You need to call 808-667-5565 to book a private snorkel trip on either raft. If you have more than 20 people, Canefire II private whale watches and snorkel trips are available as well for up to 30 passengers with a phone call to 808-667-5565.

Private 6 Hour Deluxe Dolphin Lana’i Snorkel Adventure on Canefire I (up to 20 pax)

Up to 20 pax: $3,400 ($3,643.68 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

Private 6 Hour Deluxe Dolphin Lana’i Snorkel Adventure on Canefire II (up to 30 pax)

Up to 30 pax: $5,100 ($5,465.52 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

Private 7:30-9:30 Whale Watch on Canefire II (up to 30 pax)

Up to 30 people: Reg Price $2,100 ($2,250.51 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

Private 9:45-11:145 Whale Watch on Canefire II (up to 30 pax)

Up to 30 people: Reg Price $2,100 ($2,250.51 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

Private 12:15-2:15 Whale Watch on Canefire II (up to 30 pax)

Up to 30 people: Reg Price $2,100 ($2,250.51 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

Private 2:30-4:30 Whale Watch on Canefire II (up to 30 pax)

Up to 30 pax: $2,100 ($2,250.51 inclusive of taxes/harbor fees. Gratuity not included.)

What’s Included

Whale watching for the whale watches including expert narration and use of our underwater hydrophone to listen to the whales.  Our Deluxe Dolphin Lana’i Snorkel Adventure includes whale watching during whale season, searching for dolphins, turtles, rays, Hawaiian monk seals and more sea life, a continental breakfast, a full buffet deli style lunch, drinks and snacks, snorkel gear and floatation devices, and snorkeling instruction.  If there are other ideas, tell us what you’d like to do, and we’ll try to make it happen.

Captain’s Note

Even if you have no idea of exactly what it is that you want to do—just that it has to be spectacular—give us an idea of your budget for the event, and we’ll create an adventure of a lifetime. These excursions are NOT recommended for pregnant women, people with bad backs, neck problems, bad knees, heart problems, elderly, fragile people, or children under the age of five years.  Participants should be in good physical shape.

Please give us a call at 808-667-5565 or email us at captainstevesmaui@gmail.com to check availability and to book your private charter with Captain Steve’s.

COVID POLICIES

We will adhere to the requirements that are in place at the time by DLNR, which governs all state commercial boating.  Capacity restrictions have all been lifted as of 6-15-21.  We will have hand sanitizer available at all times, and we will clean and sanitize our rafts between all trips.  While we have always sanitized our snorkel gear after each trip, we recommend that you bring your own snorkel gear if you would like. On our snorkel trips, we will now be required to serve our food to you but you may also bring your own food if you would like (no glassware allowed and only small bendable coolers will fit inside our benches).  We will no longer provide shared sunscreen so please bring your own sunscreen and note that spray sunscreen is not allowed on our vessels.  We kindly ask that any guest who is feeling sick or is exhibiting any symptoms to stay home. Maui County’s current travel policies can be found at this link: https://www.mauicounty.gov/2393/Coronavirus-COVID-19-Transportation-Rela