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What to Expect: Crafting your Itinerary with MANA Cruises

What to Expect: Crafting Your Itinerary with MANA Cruises


Planning your adventure with MANA Cruises promises a seamless blend of excitement, relaxation, and breathtaking scenery. Here’s what to expect when you book a charter with us, whether you opt for a shared journey with fellow ocean lovers or a private voyage tailored just for you and your group.


Private Charters: Personalized Ocean Escapes


Our private charters range from 2 to 8 hours and are perfectly suited for those seeking a more intimate experience. Customize your day on the water to fit your personal preferences—be it a celebration, a quiet getaway, or an active adventure. During these trips, savor the culinary delights plated on board, featuring local flavors that complement the tropical backdrop. Or ask about our Private Chef experiences!  Whether you’re lounging on the deck or toasting to a special occasion, your private charter is curated to ensure every moment is memorable.

Once on your excursion,(should the timing allow for it on our end) adding on extra time is also an option, should you find that you’re enjoying your moment with Family & Friends!


Shared Charters: A Social Seascape Adventure


Our ~2.5-hour shared charters offer a vibrant social setting where you can connect with the ocean and other guests. Tuck away on our spacious stern or bow should you want a more intimate experience!  As we cruise the stunning waters off Oahu, our experienced crew will highlight notable wildlife sightings, such as playful dolphins and majestic seasonal whales. For those eager to dive deeper, our snorkeling excursions provide a safe and thrilling exploration of Hawaii’s underwater marvels. Equipped with high-quality gear and guided by experts, you’ll discover the rich marine biodiversity that thrives beneath the waves.


Sunset Cruises: Evening Serenity


As the day draws to a close, our sunset cruises offer a serene setting to enjoy the spectacular Hawaiian sunsets. These cruises are perfect for winding down, as you watch the sky paint itself with shades of orange and pink. Our crew will serve a gourmet dinner on deck, allowing you to dine with a view as you reflect on the day’s adventures. This peaceful journey provides a picturesque ending to your day, filled with natural beauty and tranquility.



What’s Included:

  • Expert guidance from our certified captains and crew
  • A chance to see dolphins, whales, and other marine life
  • Snorkeling and fishing gear provided for all relevant trips
  • Gourmet meals and beverages tailored to enhance your experience
  • Comfortable seating and amenities aboard all our vessels


Every charter with MANA Cruises is designed to offer more than just a boat ride—it’s a gateway to the rich culture and natural beauty of Hawaii. Whether you’re watching marine life, snorkeling among tropical fish, or enjoying the ocean’s sunset, expect an experience that’s both enriching and exhilarating.


Visit our experiences page to book your next sea adventure and to learn more about what you can expect when you set sail with us. Join us for a journey that promises beauty, adventure, and unforgettable moments at sea.

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