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Lanai Cat Sanctuary

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The cat sanctuary didn’t disappoint. There’s many cats, but they have been given a wonderful large... read more

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This was my second trip to see the “lions”! I had a wonderful time feeding all the cats treats... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Longing for the cat you left at home? Don't miss Lanai`s open-air sanctuary, a happy haven for spayed and neutered cats. Imagine a large playground in paradise, where over 600 cats romp and play in Hawaii's sunshine, and snooze under shady trees...more
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1 Kaupili Road, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cat sanctuary didn’t disappoint. There’s many cats, but they have been given a wonderful large space to live and there’s many that live to play and beg for treats. They can lounge in the shade, in structures, or even on your lap. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my second trip to see the “lions”! I had a wonderful time feeding all the cats treats, playing with them, & giving them lots of love! Wish I could take all of them home with me!!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cruise didn't stop in Lanai so we took the ferry from Maui (Lahaina Port). We heard about the sanctuary on TV (in New York!) and had to see it for ourselves. The tour group Lost in Lanai arranged the ferry and transportation to the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this wonderful Sanctuary on 5/7/2019. I was in heaven, there was not one cat I met that I didn't love. There is so much love and kindness there. It was the highlight of my trip to Hawaii. I hope to have the health...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mycatfarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lanai Cat Sanctuary is one of the highlights of our Maui trip. You can get to Lanai via ferry or plane from Maui or by plane from the other Hawaiian Islands. We have been to Lani before but failed to visit the Cat Sanctuary...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These volunteers have done an amazing job of building a sanctuary for the feral cats of Lanai, providing shelter, food, and medical care. They've saved the lives of hundreds of cats, and also helped preserve the bird population on the island.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cat sanctuary is a reason alone to visit Lanai. The staff are so nice and the cats are friendly. You can sit and relax and participate by feeding and playing with all the cats. It was the favorite part of our family trip that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank marksmerrill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family really like cats, but we don't have any at home, because my husband is very allergic. Being outdoors plus a Claritin let him enjoy petting and feeding the cats some treats was a great experience. Most of the cats are fun to feed...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank swansonmks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter has found her little piece of heaven on earth. I was skeptical about visiting a place with feral cats. Honestly these cats are friendly than my own. It is a wonderful thing these people are doing. If you are on Maui take the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank sunluvnrn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cat sanctuary does a terrific job on Lanai caring for feral cats, protecting the natural environment by reducing their predation of native birds and mammals, and offering a treat for cat lovers who visit. It is divided into three distinct areas: an adaptation area...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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November 12, 2018|
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Response from SunsetPelican | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 45 minute ride from Lahaina to the dock on the island of Lanai. A shuttle bus meets you at the dock and can take you to the sanctuary in about 20 minutes. Plan on spending at least two hours at the sanctuary... More
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August 6, 2018|
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Response from mycatfarm | Reviewed this property |
I had to fly from Oahu to Lanai via Ohana (Hawaiian Airlines.) Price varies based on when you book the flight. My roundtrip cost was $135.
Miguel A
March 4, 2018|
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Response from way2go | Reviewed this property |
You definitely need to take some sort of transportation to get there. Not within walking distance at all. Kind of close to the airport but still need a ride.