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Hula Kai

78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-322-2788
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Ranked #19 of 178 activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
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... more » 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. « less
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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

On July 2014 my family and I booked a Hula Kai Day Snorkel Cruise. We had two snorkel destination stops that was just great for snorkeling along with a nice barbecue. This boat was just spectacular and it was a very smooth ride, compared to other snorkel cruises we have taken. On this boat you felt like if though you... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Captain Kurt and the crew were excellent. The boat was very new and clean. The experience was unbelevable. We has 6 mantas swining within inches from our masks the entire time. I have recommended this trip and the Hula Kai to friends and they thoroughly enjoyed it as well.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I had long wanted to try SNUBA. Having snorkeled for several years now, I was always curious about being deeper in the water. Diver Mike on the Hula Kai was the perfect guide to try SNUBA. It is a whole other world at 30 feet below the surface! I highly recommend this company for any ocean adventure you want to... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We visit the Big Island as often as possible, and the one attraction we keep coming back to is the Hula Kai cruise. The captains and crew are all fantastic, knowledgeable and friendly. The boat itself is a real marvel--all metal, smooth, and fast! Not too big, not too small. We're not millionaires, and yet we always feel good about... More

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

These beautiful creatures came right up and touched you. An unbelievable experience. Hula Kai docks just minutes from the snorkel site, saving you an hour each way of pointless cruising (that's a real plus). They also provide shorty wet suits - really necessary since the waters get cold at night

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Kailua-kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Looking forward to doing it again. Well organized. You watched out for us watchers as well as the Rays.

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Elma, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Was the most amazing thing EVER! They really pushed the safety of the rays and made sure we got the best show we could get!!

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went to this incredible Manta Ray snorkel evening trip with FairWind - Hula Kai boat. They are just great and we enjoyed the experience very much!

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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The crew, boat and experience were all perfect. The food was great and hit the spot. It was a very comfortable riding boat and the crew took good care of us. They were all very attentive. The snorkeling spots chosen were great. I saw many fish and an eel. I did do the snuba which is always fun. Overall all... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We took the morning Hula Kai snorkel trip on June 30, 2014. Everything was wonderful. We got seats on the upper level, which were in the shade, but afforded a full 360 degree view of the area. The crew and equipment were top notch. We visited two sites. They tie up the boat right over the reefs, so there is... More

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