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Address: 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Good snorkel trip

This was a nice snorkel trip. Would have liked to sail more. Staff was accommodating and chocolate chip cookies were great

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Tonya M
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This was a nice snorkel trip. Would have liked to sail more. Staff was accommodating and chocolate chip cookies were great

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Cruise. We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise and the cookie! We also enjoy sailing, and depending on the wind, we try to devote about an hour of the 3 1/2 hour cruise just for sailing (unless the cruise is scheduled on our power catamaran, Alala... More 

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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Had a great time snorkeling with this group. This review is to say how pleased I was with the staff of our boat! My daughter did not like snorkeling at all! It was her first time, and she is a little afraid of the water. The staff was very patient with her. Trying to help her feel comfortable and confident... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for sharing your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruise experiences with us. We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise, your interactions with the crew, and our on-board amenities. Of course we're sorry that your little one never did get comfortable in the water --we hope she'll give it another try when she's a little older. Sometimes just a couple... More 

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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I love snorkeling, and while there is plenty to be done from shore, I really enjoy being able to go out on a boat for different locations. This loading location was perfect for us as we were in Waikoloa. The crew was extremely entertaining and very helpful. We enjoyed a snack on the way out, and a long time for... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure. We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise, the snorkeling, and your interactions with our crew! During the summer season (April 16 - November 30), we run Snorkel Adventure Cruises daily. On most Tuesdays and Thursdays, the cruise departs on our power cat Alala -- so... More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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70 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is a great way to see the Hawaiian waters, the indigenous fish, and beautiful coral. The crew was very friendly, knowledgeable and really there to assist. We started out with a light continental breakfast, snorkeled in a cove out of the wind, then came back aboard with a nice lunch waiting along with an open bar. The sails were... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise, the snorkel spot, the crew and the sailing! During our Summer season (April 16 - November 30th), we offer this cruise every day. On most Tuesdays and Thursdays, the cruise is scheduled on our power catamaran, Alala... More 

Hamilton, Montana
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We rented snorkel equipment and pretty green to snorkeling. My partner has a mustache and we didn't even think about that being a problem. When we got to our snorkel location at 69 Beach and went to put our stuff on when my partner realized it wouldn't work. Unfortunately, I snorkeled alone. Got back to return our equipment and mentioned... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, We were sorry to read about your disappointing experience renting snorkel gear from us. While we could offer explanations or excuses for the service you received, we realize this would be inadequate. We invite you to contact us at hoku@Hawaiioceansports.com so we can discuss what happened and rectify this situation. In the meantime, we will be forwarding your comments... More 

Reno
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Went snorkeling with these folks and saw lots of whales during the trip. Lunch and bar provided. Great snorkeling location. Crew was friendly, informative and helpful. Very good experience and would recommend.

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure to the Trip Advisor community (and us). We're really happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and the crew and got to see lots of whales! The humpbacks visit the Big Island coastline from December thru April, and though we run cruises just to... More 

Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The catamaran was ideal for this trip. Lots of room for the group and good access in and out of the water. The waves were high so the crew took us to a secluded coral reel, with lots of protection. On the way, we encountered whales swimming by and OS staff know how to respect wildlife. They served a light... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure for the Trip Advisor Community. We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise and got to see some whales too! We appreciate your comments about our respect for the wild life (we really do love Hawaii and our unique marine life and love to share our interests with... More 

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This excursion had a comfortable boat and enthusiastic crew. The crew was genuinely friendly, and gave us all a few laughs. They are very knowledgable on the water and in the water. Some of them stay on the boat and some snorkel in the water with you to make sure everyone is safe and doing well. We were offered drinks... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for reviewing your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure on Trip Advisor. We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise, the crew, the boat, and the whales! As you pointed out, we do put crew in the water with our guests to ensure safety..but also to provide guided tours on request! We also serve a light continental breakfast before snorkeling, and... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We love to be on the water and generally one of our favorite things to do when travelling near the water is to take some type of a sailboat tour. This trip was decent, but not fantastic. What did we like: We loved being on the water. The boat is comfortable and very nice and while not spacious was also... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Snorkel Cruise. We're very happy that you enjoyed your interactions with our crew, and appreciated our legendary catamaran. As you pointed out, during the winter time we do experience intermittent surf along the west shores of our islands, reducing our visibility for snorkeling and limiting the number of reefs at which... More 

Apple Valley, Minnesota
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I just came off the snorkel cruise with Captain Will and his crew and it was the best. Whales, spinner dolphins (very close to the cat) and great snorkeling with sea turtles. Much better than Fair Wind as it is smaller and more personal, close to the resorts so you do not have to waste all that... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for sending in your review of the Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure! We're really glad you enjoyed the cruise, the crew and the beer! This time of year, we generally do see Humpbacks from our cruises...but the Spinner Dolphins are a real treat! We hope to see you on another adventure with us next time you're in the neighborhood.... More 

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Address: 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr., Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Waikoloa
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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