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Hula Kai

78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-322-2788
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$83*
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Ranked #14 of 189 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: If you’re looking for a unique snorkel adventure with great service amidst luxurious comfort – Hula Kai is for you! Discover underwater caves and arches. See whales, dolphins, Mantas, and amazing historical sites. Swim with exotic tropical fish around remote reefs and ancient underwater lava flows. The options are endless! All snorkel gear is provided, and our experienced guides are there to help you. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet and a hearty barbecue lunch during cruise.
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Findlay, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We did the night snorkel with the manta rays in front of the Sheraton in late Oct 2014. One of the coolest things we have ever done on vacation!!! Very short boat ride out and back. Once we were in the water, the manta rays were immediately there. You hold onto a floating lighted contraption with a swim noodle under... More

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

One of the top three coolest things I have ever done!! Less than 5 minutes in the water and there they were!!! Captain, guides and photographer were all awesome AND the boat ride is like 5 minutes compared to over an hour at other locations....GO DO THIS when you go to the big island! It is to awesome of an... More

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful boat! We had so much fun on the snorkel tour--we saw so many kinds of fish and corals, it was just great! The food was wonderful too--a breakfast and a lunch in between stops for snorkeling. They usually go to two different places, but on the day we went, the second spot was not under the best... More

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Gold Canyon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We did a morning snorkel and evening Manta Ray snorkel. Great experience. We'd do it again when in Kona. Great crew, food and service.

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Soldotna, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Nice fast boat, plenty of opportunity to snorkel, great crew. We were well fed and had a great time.

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Creswell, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

This is our fourth trip on the Hula Kai Morning Snorkel and BBQ, and we will keep coming back. This was the second bad surf trip in a row, so we got two stops at Kealalakekua Bay - you really can't ask for better. The bay was calm and there were relatively few people in the water. We stopped at... More

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Canterbury, CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

We spent 5 hours on the Hula Kai last week on their morning snorkel and BBQ cruise. From the time we signed in until we stepped off the boat, we had the most amazing time. We were treated to a delicious breakfast, snorkeled at two amazing locations, saw many, many pods of spinner dolphins that swam alongside the boat, took... More

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

A grand day out on the Hula Kai, punctuated by brightly coloured fish, pedestrian turtles and the rumours of sperm whales in the vicinity made for a superb trip. The group was small enough that the boat felt roomy and with the added option of being able to Snuba at the snorkel sites, the experience was made much more than... More

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Newton Grove, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The crew and staff were awesome! We snorkeled with them on the manta ray cruise the night before too....amazing experience! We will always snorkel with this group when Hawaii!

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Broomfield, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My sisters and I went on the Hula Kai morning cruise on Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014. The first dive was beautiful crystal clear water near Red Hill on the Big Island. The Captain was entertaining and informative about this piece of land and what it represented - the separation between North Kona and South Kona. The breakfast was plentiful, warm,... More

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