Answers to frequently asked questions on general information regarding Blue Water Rafting.
Do you have flotation devices onboard?
Yes, we have flotation belts and life vest in all sizes, for anyone to use.
Can I just come along for the boat ride even if I don’t want to snorkel?
Yes, we would love to have you along for Just the boat ride. Just be aware you will have to listen to lots more of our captain’s humor than the normal passenger!
What if I don’t know how to Swim
Swimming is a very important skill to have before snorkeling so we recommend practicing in the hotel pool ahead of time. We do carry flotation belts and are happy to give some guidance on best practices for snorkeling.
Do You Accommodate People With Disabilities?
Unfortunately this may not be the tour for you. We can’t accommodate pregnant passengers, fragile elderly, or those with back or neck problems. And there are no wheel chair accommodations or provisions for service animals.
Do You Have Scuba Diving Tours?
What Kind Of Rafts Do You Use?
Our fast, stable, unsinkable, rigid hulled, inflatable boats are all powered with environmentally friendly, smoke free, twin Honda 4 stroke 225 HP outboard motors. CLOUD IX is a 27′ ALMAR RAIV carrying up to 24 passengers KANALOA and PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, are 30′ ALMAR RAIVs also carrying up to 24 passengers.
Parties wishing to guarantee a particular boat may opt for a private charter. All boats have easy boarding ladders and are approx. 60% shaded by canopies.
Is There A Minimum Age Requirement?
Child age limit: 4 years minimum. (adult supervision required under 12) Children under 4 years may be accommodated on Private Charters (no infants).
What Is Your Policy Regarding Weather?
Tours depart rain or shine. Inclement weather conditions are usually temporary and rain gear is provided. Cancellations due to weather are extremely uncommon and all parties are instructed to appear at the boat ramp no matter what the weather seems to them.
These tours are best reserved for those who are adventurous in spirit and in reasonably good physical condition. Destinations are weather permitting and alternate sites may be chosen. However, it is rare for us not to reach our destination whether it be Molokini or Kanaio. If the captain deems the conditions to be unsafe for departure, a full refund will apply. No shows are non-refundable.
Is Breakfast and/or Lunch Included?
Lunch consist of individually wrapped ham and cheese, or turkey and cheese croissants and nut free chocolate chip cookie, water and Hawaiian juices.
Vegan or gluten free option available if requested in advance.
Breakfast on the Kanaio/ Molokini consists of assorted fresh island fruit on a platter, muffins, Hawaiian fruit juices, and bottled water. Kanaio Coast Tour has a fruit and beverage break between sightseeing and snorkeling.
PLEASE NOTE: No alcohol allowed on board.
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