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Lanai Cat Sanctuary

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Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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My daughter has found her little piece of heaven on earth. I was skeptical about visiting a place... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2019
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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The cat sanctuary does a terrific job on Lanai caring for feral cats, protecting the natural... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2019
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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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 April 21, 2019 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
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Reviewed April 20, 2019

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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Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

We are a cat loving family and had an absolute ball at the cat sanctuary. It was definitely worth the day trip from Maui. We booked with Lost on Lanai and had no trouble making the connection with our shuttle driver who took us up...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mnmexico
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

I really enjoyed coming here. Took the ferry from Lahaina Harbor and it took about an hour or less to get to Lana'i. Another 20 minutes to get to the sanctuary. The minute you see the cats everywhere, he fall in love with all of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank divayumi
Reviewed March 13, 2019

Had such a nice time visiting all these cats. Great staff and great location. Will definitely be back.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank TheDrJason
Reviewed March 10, 2019

I moved to tears at this place to see all the happy cats. I might be called a dog person but this place was incredible and made me believe that people and life is good. The place is at least an hour of petting, watching,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim H
Reviewed February 24, 2019

I was so glad we got to see this wonderful sanctuary for feral cats. It protects the birds on the island, and gives them a quality of life they would never have had. They are well taken care of, with all kinds of choices of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank LoisNCNY
Reviewed February 17, 2019

We had some time to kill before our ferry and stopped here. It was so purrfect!!!! There are so many cats to love on and love you back. It was amazing to see so many cats in one place. I love what they are doing...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dgarforth
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

I had such a wonderful day at the Lanai Cat Sanctuary. It's a huge area with so many nooks and crannies for the cats to play, climb, hide and run. It was fun to sit and relax while cats jumped in my lap, played with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank BrooklynBubbe
Reviewed February 10, 2019

This is an incredible spot full of feral and friendly cats. The sanctuary is clean, well run and full of amazing cats to feed and pet. Every aspect of the sanctuary caters to best practices for cats. Come and pet the cats, feed them treats,...More

Date of experience: February 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.