Marine Life Adventures
“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.”
Come explore the many unique offerings our Natural Resources team has to offer! Between the anchialine ponds, tidepools and local marine life, there is plenty to see, learn and do at Hualalai.
All activities can be booked with our Lobby Concierge or Oceanfront Concierge teams. Private activities are also available upon request.
Eagle Ray Feeding
Feed our resident spotted eagle ray, Kainalu, with a resort marine biologist. Learn about these graceful creatures close up, an experience an encounter that will never happen in the wild due to their elusive nature. Private Eagle Ray Feeding available, upon request. All ages welcome.
HUALALAI FISHING DERBY
Come join the Natural Resources team at the Waiakauhi Pond for some guaranteed fishing fun. Help them remove invasive Tilapia from this ancient Hawaiian Fish Pond to restore the natural ecology. Children and adults alike will enjoy hooking these sneaky fish out of Waiakauhi Fish Pond. For guests ages 5 and up.
Young guests will enjoy getting up close and personal with the Resort’s fascinating marine life and unusual habitats. Participants will have fun learning about Hualalai’s marine environment and will also create a unique art project that can be taken home. A truly fun and educational experience for children ages 7 to 12.
Rent a Marine Biologist
Does your family have a passion for marine science? Take a Resort marine biologist with you for any ocean activity at an hourly rate. Learn about Hawaii’s marine life and ecosystems while we accompany your family on a canoe ride, paddle board or private charter. Our marine biologist staff members are highly educated and trained to bring you and your family a memorable ocean experience.