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Captain Zodiac Raft Cruises

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Address: Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-329-3199
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$110*
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Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure
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$84*
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Zodiac Raft Whale Watching Adventure

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Captain Zodiac

This was an awesome adventure on a speed raft to a great snorkeling spot. Collin and Liz were our crew and were such great people to go with. We were lucky enough to see a whale... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Wahiawa
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Wahiawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was an awesome adventure on a speed raft to a great snorkeling spot. Collin and Liz were our crew and were such great people to go with. We were lucky enough to see a whale, dolphins and a tiger shark (only a couple of folks got to see the shark, me not included) but none the less it was... More 

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Arlington, Texas, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

They left without us because Carnival Legend was too slow with the boat tendering so we missed it by 5 minutes even though I called when we were on the ship and explained. I also called Shore Excursions and they told me we would get reimbursed $296 total. They lied. We even paid the insurance and Shore Excursions still refused... More 

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Logan, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We traveled to Kona for a few days this year and Captain Zodiac was our top pick for attractions-- it sounded like so much fun! We were a couple minutes late to the raft but called ahead to let them know. They were,ore than understanding and they waited for us to go! Captain Zack and Liz made our trip wonderful.... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I'm not a strong swimmer and have a fear of deep water but I was on my honeymoon and my husband really wanted to do the snorkel excursion and I was ready to face my fears. We had captain Chuck and Dougie (Maria) as our guides, they have so much knowledge about the history and culture of the island and... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We have snorkeled in some of the best places. The water here is so very clear that you can see everything so clearly. The fish are as interested in you as you are they. There is a lot to see! Now lets get to the but part...this is a very FAST and bumpy ride that can be very scary to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Up close view of whales in spring. Lots of dolphins and fine snorkel location. Felt Safe with our 9 year old boy on the raft and knowledgable and super friendly two man crew. The ride can be moderately rough, but is doable for anyone reasonably heathy and ready for fun.

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Lehigh Acres, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Expected to have a good time but instead we had a GREAT time! Chris (our raft driver) was wonderful and fun as well as the girl who was helping him (sorry I forgot your name). Both were full of knowledge and fun to be with. I am so glad we got them as our guides. The snorkeling was interesting and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The best thing ever to be at on Big Island,Hawaii and the view was perfect,so I had a great time!It was a fun ride even though the ride was fast and bumpy, Colin,our captian kept an eye on our comfort an an eye out for Dolphins,Whales and fishing boats with Small Marlin on the hook.We learned that Dolphins keep one... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Amazing trip to a coral reef. Saw dolphin on the way out as well. Dre and Tatum took great care of us. Supplied all the gear, great stories and yummy snacks as well. We will be back!

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We went as part of an excursion that was part of our Pride of America tour. Got picked up at Kona harbour and left by zodiac to some of the most pristine reefs in Hawaii. The ride out and back is a lot of fun! Sit towards the back if you want the ride to be less bumpy. Snorkeling was... More 

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Address: Address: Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
Phone Number: 808-329-3199
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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