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Captain Zodiac Raft Cruises

Kealakekua Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
808-329-3199
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$84*
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97%
Ranked #15 of 204 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Callala Bay, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We did this tour whilst visiting the island on Pride of America, it was sensational, loved the ride out to our snorkling destination, we even got to see a whale, heaps of spinner doplhins , then some bottle nose dolphins too. The snorkelling was amazing, so much to see, on the ride back we visited the lava tubes along the... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We went on to this snorkeling and dolphin hunting trip onboard the boat with Captain Dave and Buddha. It was a fantastic experience throughout the entire trip. We had a great time thanks to their involving narrative on the history and geography of this majestic piece of land. Buddha was especially funny and made the already wonderful trip even better.

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Getzville, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Was very personal and fun Andy and Devanta were fun Great ride, and tour followed by Dolphins Snorkel spot was great and stunt ride back was also amazing

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Powell River, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We were a group of four which included a 5yr old and 14 yr old. We all loved it and the Collin made everyone feel comfortable. The kids loved the boat ride and the snorkeling was great. The visibility was awesome. We some some dolphins but we were too early for whales. The ride out is bumpy and there is... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This was our fourth trip to the Big Island and our first Captain Zodiac trip...I can tell you that this adventure will be a staple every time we visit the island! Capt. Collin was AMAZING! We saw exotic fish, spinner dolphins, rare sperm whales, lava tubes....it was a FANTASTIC adventure that we will never forget and be sure to bring... More 

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Belgrade, Montana, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Great way to see the island! Colin's excitement for the "treasures" of the ocean made seeing the rare whale, Dolphins, flying squid, Manta and other ocean life that much more exciting. The commentary was fantastic and the history lessons were even more entertaining. The Zodiac is by far the best way to explore and Colin and "Gilligan" make the perfect... More 

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Racine, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Corporate-scheduled trip. Can get rough, but limitations are in place on riders. A few sale a wale, but out of season - I did not. Captain Cook snorkeling was fantastic - great historic site. View of coastline from lava is one of a kind

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Phoenix, Arizona
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Had a great time on our Captain Zodiac trip. We had a speedy ride out to the Captain Cook memorial site and had fantastic snorkeling. The staff was very nice and helped someone on our boat who couldn't swim even. On the way back we looked at lava tubes and coastal sites. The captain spotted another boat off shore and... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Exhilarating! Unexpected spins and turns, but absolutely safe even a seven year old girl on the group enjoyed it considering it was her first time according to her parents. Captain Dillon and Caleb, your the best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Colin and Caleb are the best! They made sure we had good time snorkeling. We also saw dolphins. Not only did they tour us along the shore, we saw blow holes, and also learned about the history of Hawaii. It was time well spent!

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