Entries by Sea Monkey

Humpback Whales Infographic

Maui County is world famous as the destination for the Pacific Northwest humpback whales. Their migration crosses 3,100 miles of ocean each season. The humpback whale season in Maui lasts from November to May of every year. These huge mammals travel between 3 and 9 mph at over 1,000 miles per month without stopping. Humpbacks […]

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Ash Scattering at Sea off the Island of Maui

The scattering of ashes into the open ocean is a timeless tradition that spans across many cultures around the world. Many people, from former residents, to return visitors have made the Hawaiian Ocean their final resting place. Along with other services, Sea Monkey Private Charters offers the most beautiful and intimate atmosphere for your ash […]

Snorkeling and Sightseeing Lanai

Our recent charter guests got enjoy Lanai snorkeling and sightseeing at its best on November 12th, 2016! Great weather, spinner dolphins, whales, beautiful coral and so much more!  Even though the girls caught all the fish – the guys still had fun too! Check out this link to see playful Spinner Dolphins that day: Spinner […]

Whales Are Here!!!

We are so excited to announce our first sighting of whales! Still sporadic and mostly far away these beautiful giants showed themselves on the Sea Monkey Morning Snorkel Adventure on November 6, 2016. Without a doubt, one of the most amazing marine wildlife adventures you’ll ever have the opportunity to partake in – is a […]

Turtle Town Maui

Turtle Town Maui is the long stretch of coastline in between Nahuna Point and Black Sand Beach in the southern district of Makena. Although a large area, generally, most people who say ‘Turtle Town’ are specifically referring to Maluaka Beach.  Why?  Because Maluaka is the best snorkeling beach in the Turtle Town Maui area!  It […]

Loved and Legendary Honolua Bay

Some of Hawaiʻi’s beaches are known for their exceptional snorkeling and diving, while others are famous for the barreling waves that thunder ashore in winter. Some are known for their tropical beauty or rich historical significance, while others have hiking, swimming holes, or viewpoints within walking distance of shore. In the case of Honolua Bay […]

Hawaii State Fish

When you visit Hawaii, you may come across this gigantic word that starts with H and has a bazillion letters. That’s the word humuhumunukunukuapua’a and it’s Hawaii’s state fish. The humuhumunukunukuapua’a is a tropical reef trigger fish that you’ll likely see when you snorkel in Hawaii. I used to think that I’d never be able to […]

Kahului Airport

Kahului Airport is located on the northern edge of the land bridge between Haleakala and the West Maui Mountain Range on the island of Maui. The airport occupies 1,391 acres of land and is located three miles east of the town of Kahului. Kahului is the second busiest airport in the State of Hawaii and […]

ALOHA E KOMO MAI

Often called the “Jewel in the crown of Maui,” Lahaina is a destination that is experienced by two million people, or 83% of all Maui visitors, annually. Lahaina town is the second most visited spot on Maui after beaches. We warmly welcome you to visit our historic town, which is nestled between the calm waters […]