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Lanai Cat Sanctuary

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1 Kaupili Road, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
+1 808-215-9066
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10 Star Rating**

This is a must see place if you're visiting Maui! You will have to travel to the island of Lana'i... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily E
B.C, Canada
Great Cat Fix

Great dual purpose to care for cats and protect birds of the island. Staff are very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William S
Rothschild, Wisconsin
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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 cats romp and play in Hawaii's sunshine, and snooze under shady trees. Purring cats of all shapes and sizes eagerly await your visit. Our caregivers, who joyfully care for the cats, would love to meet you too. If you're interested in adopting a cat, we love matchmaking!
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1 Kaupili Road, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
+1 808-215-9066
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see place if you're visiting Maui! You will have to travel to the island of Lana'i so it's best to book and reserve your ferry & shuttle through "Lost in Lanai". They will take you to the sanctuary, town and/or beach....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great dual purpose to care for cats and protect birds of the island. Staff are very knowledgeable and willing to give a tour of the sanctuary. Please make sure you ask for treats to give to the cats. You will be rewarded with numerous cats...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was definitely a highlight of our visit. The work that they do here is amazing. It really touched our hearts. Thank you guys for rolling out the red carpet for us. Especially CB, Mahalo my friend. If you get a chance, and you are...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kathy Carroll, the co-owner owner of Mike Carroll Gallery founded this sanctuary. What an amazing place. She, along with all the other caring people who work here have made this sanctuary a beautiful home to thousand of feral cats over the years. I'm not even...More

Thank Alaskabagelgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This sanctuary is well run, the cats are so happy hanging out and they are well cared for. Such a great initiative, caring for the homeless cats and saving the local bird life. We stayed for around 2.5hrs patting as many cats as we could,...More

Thank Melinda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lanai Cat Sanctuary – Lanai. What to say about a place where 590 cats are living in paradise. We had heard of the place during our 2016 visit and just couldn’t manage the time into our schedule so we planned it was part of this...More

Thank mwbudd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My reason for visiting Lanai. I was not disappointed. When we arrived we had a quick tour of the sanctuary and then spent our time holding and petting cats, cats, and more cats. The sanctuary cares for kittens, sick cats, and elder cats in areas...More

Thank Derysland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highlight of my teenage daughters trip to Lana’i! It is a well run introduction to problems and solutions to living on a tropical island with feral cats and other wildlife.

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Jokingly called "Fur Seasons" by some, this place is like no other. Any animal lover will appreciate how every need of these rescued cats is accommodated. Food, fresh water, privacy if they want it, or love and attention from the staff and visitors. You will...More

Thank Humulus51
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

You must stop at the cat sanctuary while on Lanai. They are doing an amazing job saving cats on the island. The property has a wonderful collection of areas for the cats. Bring treats when you come, you will make lots of friends. Travis is...More

Thank havingfunVirginia
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Melanie D
5 September 2017|
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Response from Mamina54 | Reviewed this property |
We were in Maui and took the ferry from Lahaina to Lana'i. You cannot bring a car on the ferry, but you can arrange transportation to the sanctuary. Just google the website for further information, which I can't post here.
Melanie D
5 September 2017|
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Response from psp910 | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee, donations welcome. There all cats of all sizes , you can interact with as many as you want. They love the attention .
Elizabeth M
9 July 2017|
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Response from Keoni_Vaughn | Property representative |
Aloha Elizabeth! Thanks going the extra mile to visit us. We recommend using the Lanai City Shuttle. Sometimes it can be a little tricky getting in touch with them, but not to worry. With only 3,000 people living on our... More

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