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Today, we went on our much anticipated tour of the Napali coast on a beautiful catamaran called the southern star through Captain Andy's sailing company. We left port allen at around 7:45 and headed out to sea. We were soon thereafter greeted by a beautiful pod of spinner dolphins, who got their name because they jump into the air and can do up to seven spins. Physically they resemble the ...
... 8230;.but the water is not super clear due to the fact that it is *winter*. I will take snorkelling over shovelling anytime, any day!
We saw these amazing Spinner Dolphins. They are smaller than a Bottle-nosed Dolphin and when they jump out of the water - they spin!! It was very cool to see! It’s almost as if they knew we were watching them, so they were showing off! I think I got some good video of this.
Once we moved around the island on the North Shore ...
... horizon, We took a seat at the bar and started chatting to a nice couple from Seattle who have two daughters of their own, albeit about a decade older than ours, but it was interesting to swap notes and get some good perspective. They left us their contact details so hopefully we keep in touch. The sunset was amazing. The Beach House attracts a fair crowd out on the front lawn and there were a lot of flashes going off as the sun melted into the horizon tonight. ...
... station, fired by diesel, which was a bit of a surprise. Electricity on Kauai is very expensive apparently.
We checked in and made our way to the boat, the Southern Star, with the skipper, Bernard, who was a really relaxed Hawaiian guy with a good sense of humour. He went through the safety procedures and had everyone laughing at his jokes. When we left the dock at 8am the skies were fairly clear and ...
... s fear of heights. I also took the opportunity to wander upstairs to check out the restaurant Brennecke's http://www.brenneckes.com/ and couldn't help be impressed with the amazing views. With the impending sunset looking like a reasonably decent chance of being north of 8 on the spectacular scale we made plans to go home spruce ourselves up and return for dinner. For dinner Katrina was keen to order a "real ...