Liko Ho’okano is a native Hawaiian born and raised on Kaua’i. However, his roots or ‘Ohana (family) are from the “Forbidden Island” of Ni’ihau. Like his ancestors of old, his passion is going to sea. LIKO KAUAI CRUISES invites you for the ultimate experience along the Napali Coast. You’ll view wondrous sea caves, cascading waterfalls, uninhabited lush valleys, miles of white sand beaches and incredibly blue ocean water. Snorkel in the warm tropic water with equipment and instruction provided. Marvel at the colorful marine life, playful dolphins, flying fish and humpback whales when in season. Our Captain and crew, most of whom are natives – add a local flavor and presence, and are determined to make this a once in a lifetime experience. Stops are made throughout the journey for informative and amusing commentary that allows ample opportunity for photos and videotaping.
Dive in for the ultimate experience, the Na Pali Kai III does it all! She gets up close and explore sea caves, This vessel is equipped with powerful twin 330 hp Cummins diesel engines with Sea Fury surface drives that give a fast and comfortable ride to the NaPali Coast. 360 walk around for picture taking is ideal, known to be the smoothest riding catamaran on the NaPali Coast, larger On-board restroom, fresh water shower and easy access for boarding and snorkeling
The Makana is a comfortable 32’ custom built Lightning Catamaran is powered by twin eco-friendly diesel Steyr engines (500 hp) cruising at 20 to 22 knots. We are Coast Guard certified for 19 passengers with 12 seats for your safety and comfort.
Please Note: Unlike our other tours, the Amelia K leaves from Port Allen in Eleele
(About 15 min SE of Waimea by car)
Our Napali Coast Express tour! Amelia K is a very comfortable catamaran we only take up to 36 passengers but it’s certified for 49. This 5 hour journey where you’ll see the spectacular Napali Coast, waterfalls, amazing Hawaiian history and many sea life.
Tour the Na Pali coast, one of the Top 10 Wonders of the World in comfort and style with The Makana (The Gift). Relax and enjoy aboard our deck with comfortable seating and a restroom for your convenience. Experience Na Pali with descendants of the Na Pali coast. Our family is proud to be one of the last native Hawaiians who lived and farmed taro in Kalalau valley.