1 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii 96761 USA
Phone:  +1 (808) 669-6200   •  Map & Directions

Ambassadors of the Environment


The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua offers several complimentary events, holiday craft activities and feature films for children from 5 to 12 years of age. Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment program also offers a range of environmental activities for guests of all ages with trained naturalists, including Cities Under The Sea, Adventures in Nature, Underwater Photography, Star Voyager, Marine Debris to Artistry, and Turtle Tracks. Adults can enjoy guided hikes to the Kapalua Arboretum, seasonal whale-watching excursions and underwater photography snorkeling sessions.

Please make reservations at least 24 hours in advance by calling extension 7292. We recommend that you register your children as soon as possible, as Ambassadors of the Environment activities are based on availability.

Ambassadors Children and Youth

  • Shore Snorkel for Beginners 
  • The Fires of Pele 
  • Star Voyager 
  • Turtle Tracks 
  • Through the Lens 
  • Creatures of the Night 
  • Life at the Edge of the Sea 
  • Survivor 
  • In the Kitchen 
  • Gentle Giants 
  • Marine Debris to Artistry 
  • Underwater Photography Snorkel 
  • It’s a Bug’s Life 
  • When the Sun Goes Down 
  • Clue in to Nature 
  • Am•bas•sa•dor (noun): Messenger
Ambassadors Adult and Family

  • Whale Watching, seasonal December 15 - April 15 
  • Cities Under the Sea 
  • Coastal Walk and Tide Pool Exploration 
  • Maunalei Magic 
  • Stand-up Paddling 
  • Sea Kayak Coastal Tour 
  • Outrigger Canoe Adventure
Group Activities

  • Adult Activities 
  • VolunTeaming 
  • Children’s Activities 
  • Giveback Getaways
Ambassadors Naturalists and Policies

  • About Ambassadors Naturalists 
  • Ambassadors Terms, Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions 
  • Contact Us
Add some adventure to your Spring getaway with an activity through Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassadors of the Environment! Explore, learn and creating lasting memories together when you experience one of these distinctive excursions:

  • Coastal Walk and Tide Pool Exploration “Keala ola” – The Path of Life – adventure the Kapalua Coastal Trail with trained naturalists visiting a few of Maui’s treasures. $49 per guest / $29 per child under 15, exclusive of tax and gratuity. Available Mondays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

  • Clue into Nature – learn about navigation and nature utilizing GPS technology to discover the treasures of our Hawaii spa resort. Available Saturdays at 9:30 a.m., $69 per guest

For reservations, please call (808) 665-7292.