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Captain Zodiac Raft Cruises

Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
808-329-3199
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Ranked #15 of 188 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price, Utah, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

One of my favorite excursions! Amazing staff.... this was full of excitement and adventure. It's a bit over 10 miles on the boat to the snorkel site. We had dolphins racing our boat and Collin took time for us to really enjoy them. Once at the snorkel site there were a huge variety of fish, eel and a great deal... More

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Jersey Shore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I cannot say enough good things about our experience with Captain Zodiac. We called on Wednesday to book a snorkeling trip. Mindy was great, and even opened up a new tour for us on Thursday since others were booked and there was a hurricane in the forecast. We were thrilled to find out that our party was the only one... More

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Ponder
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Best snorkeling trip! Dolphins everywhere......... Chris and Kristen are the best guides. They took us on a great adventure. We stopped at many locations and they were very knowledgeable about the island and answered all of our questions. Chris and Kristen were concerned with our safety and ensured that we enjoyed our experiences. This trip exceeded our expectations, even healthy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

It was so much fun! We saw soooo many dolphins. They swam all around us. We stopped at some beautiful sights. The snorkeling was great. The boat itself was just so much fun. And we loved the staff. They were fun and so nice :) I highly recommend it.

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Best snorkeling trip, best crew. Colin and Buddha are fun and have a great knowledge, respect,and love of the island and ocean. They give 110%. Couldn't have been any better.

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St. Louis
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This was an amazing trip..!! However, its not for the weak at heart...there's a reason they don't take people with back injuries or who are pregnant. The boat ride was incredible...literally getting up close and personal with caves and blow holes as the 6 foot waves were coming in an out. The snorkeling was also amazing...the coral was probably the... More

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West Orange, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was an amazing experience! Captain Paul and first mate Jen were fantastic! The zodiac ride out to Captain Cook's monument to snorkel was exhilarating. We had 8 people in our party ranging from age 7-48. Captain Paul expertly maneuvered our boat to see some amazing sights:Captain Cook's Monument, tons of dolphins right next to us, and beautiful sea caves/lava... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We had Captain Ron (AKA - Colin) and Buddha as our guides and they were the best. 3 of the 4 had never snorkeled before and Buddha took the time to make sure we were comfortable with our breathing before we were on our own. They had great stories and showed us beautiful places along the way to the snorkeling... More

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Forest Hills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I would recommend this tour to anyone traveling to Kona. I went in with anxiety about snorkeling, and the tour guide saw it right when I was getting in the water. He was able to calm me down, and my wife and I both had a great time. The tour guide was fun, engaging, and knowledgeable. Don't miss this on... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great ride and snorkeling. Went on the Beat the Crowd Mid-day tour. Very few other boats. Got to see at least 100 dolphins which swam right next to the zodiac. The Zodiac is the way to go as you move fast and the Captain can get very close to the shore to see the lava formations. Way better Than traditional... More

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