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Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures

73-1310 Kukuna St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-987-1584
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Ranked #5 of 174 activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 2 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii... more » Owner description: Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 2 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii adventure for swimming with Dolphins & Manta Rays. Eco friendly, we follow the guidelines established to make our tours safe for the Manta Rays, dolphins and our guests. Morning charters take you up the Kailua Kona coast to a pod of wild dolphins, usually 100 plus. Snorkel with them right next to you. Lunch & snacks included. Rated as #1 Night Manta Ray snorkel company by all the review web sites. These are the most exciting activities you'll do here. All gear included. These 2 activities with marine life will be a highlight of your trip. We take children of all ages. « less
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Moses Lake, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

We went on the Dolphin Snorkel with Captain Carl and Erin. We were barely out of the harbor when we were able to see pods of spinner dolphins and saw them leap out of the water multiple times. With a max of 6 people on the boat, we were given personal attention. My daughter, who LOVES dolphins, was scared of... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We went out with Carl and Kira and it was probably the most amazing adventure we've ever had. Kira's knowledge of marine biology was amazing and for me (as a former biologist) that was a real gift. The small group (6 total), their attention to safety, knowledge, timing (we weren't freezing for an hour before-hand), wet suits (yes, I was... More

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New Westminster, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Our trip with Coral Reef during Spring Break was just fantastic. It was a windy rough day so we weren't able to find the "superpod" but Captain Ron and Erin went out of their way to make it a fabulous day. We saw whales, stopped and snorkelled with a manta ray, and then found a pod of about 50 dolphins.... More

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Hague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Guides Carl and Kira were very friendly and informative, and they knew exactly where to go to find pods of dolphins. They also kept the group size very small - it was just me, my wife, and a friend on their boat, and that allowed the guides to answer our questions and provide a great experience. The highlight for me... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We had such a wonderful time with Ron and Erin. Thank you both! We swam a few times with the dolphins (pod of about 50-70, swam with a Manta Ray, and saw a few whales!! We had such an amazing morning and would highly recommend this company. We were on a smaller boat, very easy to get on and off... More

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Spruce Grove, Alberta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Going on the dolphin snorkel with Carl and Erin was the most amazing experience. Saw so many dolphins, spent lots of time in the water and even saw a whale on the way back. I will definitely be doing their night snorkle and probably the dolphin snorkle again the next time I visit Hawaii. Thanks for the awesome trip!!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

We had a great morning with Capt. Ron and Erin on Coral Reef. We saw hundreds of dolphins, a humpback and baby and manta rays. The boat is well kept and run very professionally. Both Ron and Erin know their stuff and are very attentive and fun. A great lunch with (yes they were) delicious brownies. We were by ourselves... More

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shelton, ct
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I went out with Coral Reef in the summer of 2012 and thought it was the absolute best thing I ever did (up to then). Swimming in the open ocean with wild dolphins is simply an unbelievable experience. I liked it so much that I decided when I was on the BI for business I would go out again with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Mike and Natalie were awesome! The fact that they only take 6 people made it more personal. They were both very knowledgeable and great with some first time snorkellers in our party. The experience itself was unbelievable! It is the coolest thing I've ever experienced. I will definitely book with Coral Reef again the next time I am here!

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St. Albert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

What an exceptional day we had with Erin and Capt Carl. We have been on whale watching tours that use larger boats and found them too crowded so we loved the small 6 person boat. Erin and Carl were expert at spotting whales and manoeuvring the boat to give us great views while staying outside the required distance from the... More

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