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Guest Health & Safety Policies

Holo Holo Charters knows the importance of protecting beautiful Kaua’i. Our primary goal is to ensure the safety of our guests, employees, and small island community. We look forward to providing safe and exciting ocean adventures for you, our extended ‘ohana.

Guests are required to complete a digital health waiver as well as a COVID-19 health screening prior to proceeding on tour.

We are taking additional care to minimize the risks associated with travel and group activities. We ask that all guests follow the guidelines below and practice care with health and hygiene. If you or any member of your party has been feeling ill, please let us know as soon as possible.

  1. Face masks are required for all guests and Holo Holo employees when indoors.

  2. If you or any member of your party have had symptoms related to COVID-19 including sore throat, cough, fever, shortness of breath, etc. we request that you stay home and seek medical care.

  3. Please sanitize your hands prior to entering our office and prior to boarding our vessel. Wash or sanitize your hands frequently.

  4. Please follow social distancing guidelines at all times. Maintain a distance of 6 feet between yourself and other guests who are not a part of your family/group whenever possible.

  5. Please cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing.

Company Health & Safety Policies

We are taking additional steps in our daily operations by cleaning, disinfecting and updating protocols to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our guests and employees. Our policies adhere to the U.S. Coast Guard’s COVID-19 safety requirements, CDC recommendations and local requirements.

Our commitment to you:

  1. We have increased our cleaning and sanitization procedures onboard the vessels to exceed CDC guidelines, including physical cleaning with EPA-approved disinfectant. Additional hand sanitizer stations are available throughout our office and the vessels for your safety.

  2. Frequent wipe-downs of high-touch common areas are performed in our office and onboard our vessels.

  3. Holo Holo checks all employee temperatures daily. Any employee having a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be permitted to work to ensure the safety of our employees and guests. Each employee is required to pass a health screening before clocking in for their shift.

  4. All complimentary snorkeling gear (snorkel, mask, fins, and flotation devices), are cleaned and sanitized before and after every use, using protocols and products suggested by the CDC.

  5. All on-board meals are served in accordance with state requirements.

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Napali Coast Snorkel Catamaran Sail

Kauai's world famous Napali Coast is the most beautiful and remote stretch of coastline in the main Hawaiian islands. With red and green mountains shooting straight up into the sky, countless sea caves, lush jungle valleys filled with waterfalls, the beautiful sites of Napali inspire awe in all those who view it.

And a vacation on Kauai is not complete without seeing it yourself. That is why we have created our popular 5 hour Napali Snorkel and Sailing Adventure. This tour gets you right up close to the action with the wind in your face as we sail the coastline to our anchorage. Once the anchor is set, you will be invited to snorkel some of the healthiest coral reef in all of Hawaii in calm protected conditions.

*Please book early as tours often fill up 3-5 days in advance. Booking your tour early in your vacation window is a good idea in case weather forces us to postpone your tour.

*For safety, no children under 6 years of age or pregnant women allowed on this tour.


What to Expect

Leaving Port Allen, located on the South Shore of Kauai, our stable 50ft state of the art sailing catamaran will head up towards the Napali Coast where we will enjoy sightseeing the untouched beaches, pristine valleys, sea caves, and waterfalls while our guides tell stories and history of the area.

We will be serving a continental breakfast during this portion of the tour.

Breakfast Includes

  • Scrambled Eggs with Sautéed Veggies
  • Assorted Fresh Baked Pastries
  • Mixed Tropical Fruit Platter (GF/V)
  • Beverages Include: Medium Roast Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate, Water, Assorted Soft Drinks and Island Juices

Next, we will find calm anchorage for snorkeling. The snorkeling location will depend on the conditions as the Captain has expert knowledge of the area and its numerous snorkeling locations to provide you with the best experience.

Because of the Napali Coast's sheer remoteness, the coral reef is the healthiest in Hawaii attracting a variety of marine life such as tropical fish, green sea turtles, spotty eagle rays, eels, and even the occasional pod of dolphins.

After snorkeling, we raise the sails and enjoy a smooth sail back towards the harbor. Our sailing catamaran is known to hit speeds of 20mph during this sometimes thrilling downwinder. But don't worry, when the wind is at your back the catamaran is smooth and easy to walk around on. This is true tradewind sailing in Hawaii.

Enjoy a gourmet deli-style buffet lunch. Choose from a variety of deli meats, cheeses, veggies and breads to make your sandwich a work of art! Also included are pasta and fresh fruits. Assorted soft drinks are served throughout the tour, with beer and wine served after snorkeling. While you are eating we talk story about the island, the people and history of Niihau

Lunch Includes

  • Whole Wheat Loaf + Sourdough Rolls
  • Select Deli Meats and Cheeses: Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef, Salami, Cheddar, Jack, Provolone and Swiss
  • Condiments & Vegetables: Lettuce, Tomato, Clover or Local Sprouts, Onion, Pickles, and Pepperoncini
  • Bowtie Penne Pasta Salad with Seasonal Fresh Vegetables, Parmesan Cheese and Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette (V)
  • Vegetable Platter: Carrot Sticks, Celery Sticks, Bell Peppers, Cherry Tomatoes, Black Olives, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (GF/V) and Spinach Dip (V)
  • Homemade Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Craisin Cookies
  • Beverages Include: Beer, Wine, Ginger Beer, Water, Assorted Soft Drinks and Island Juices

Tour Includes

  • Narrarated Napali Coast Tour with Snorkeling
  • Continental breakfast and Buffet Lunch
  • 2 Bathrooms on the Boat
  • Lots of dry storage space in the boat's cabin
  • Inside and outside boat seating
  • Freshwater Shower
  • A swim-step and underwater ladder
  • Waterslide off the back of the boat
  • Free beverages all day — with beer and wine served after we snorkel
  • All snorkeling equipment and instruction is included
  • Snorkeling Flotation available
  • The chance to see humpback whales (seasonally Dec-April)

Duration

5 hours

Address

Our Boat are Located in Port Allen - 4353 Waialo Rd Suite 5A, Eleele, HI 96705


Cancellation Policy

The Captain reserves the right to refuse service due to safety and/or health conditions.

  • All tour routes and snorkel destinations are subject to change or may re-route due to weather and sea conditions.
  • All no-shows or tours cancelled within 24 hours of check-in time is a 100% charge of full fare.
  • Parties of 1-5 people must cancel before 24 hours of their check in time to receive a full refund.
  • For parties of 6 or more people, reservations must be cancelled at least 7 days in advance to avoid charges.
  • There is a late rescheduling fee (24 hours prior to check in) of $25 per person plus tax.