Looking for one of the best things to do during your Maui vacation? Come to Maui’s sister isle of Lanai that’s just a 45-minute ocean ferry ride from Lahaina. Whales and other marine life are frequently spotted on this short, scenic ocean journey. In less than an hour, you’ll arrive to Hawaii’s most pristine, publicly accessible island that transports you back in time to yesteryear. There are no traffic lights with only 3,000 residents. The island is home to the world-famous Lanai Cat Sanctuary, the only of its kind. More than 600 cats island cats live in purr-adise as part of an animal welfare and bird conservation partnership.
TripAdvisor rates Lanai Cat Sanctuary the #1 visitor attraction on Lanai.