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Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA)

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Address: Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-854-4401
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Description: Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 3 years in a row...
Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 3 years in a row. Aloha & welcome. If you want an amazing ocean adventure like no other offered in Hawaii, come see us! Only we can offer you the comfort and speed of the Ocean Warrior--an 11-meter Navy assault vessel designed for and used by the Navy S.E.A.L. Teams and Special Warfare Operations. With this amazing vessel we have a further range than our competition and can get you there fast and comfortably. And did we mention that both of our captains are world-class freedivers and underwater photographers with over 20 years of ocean experience? Take a look around the website to see what we offer and feel free to either book online or give us a call to reserve your seat! Mahalo!
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First of all the crew was on time, professional, knowledgeable about marine life as well as Hawaiian culture. The experience that we had was unforgettable! I will go on tours with... read more

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5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

First of all the crew was on time, professional, knowledgeable about marine life as well as Hawaiian culture. The experience that we had was unforgettable! I will go on tours with WHOA every time I am on the Big Island! Do yourself and your family a favor and book an excursion! Well worth the money!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We had so many options as far as snorkeling adventures but we couldn't have picked a better place! We got to see pilot whales and got to snorkel above them. We also got to snorkel and see cool fish and turtles. Great tour all around and the boat goes super fast which is fun entertainment as well. Staff was knowledgeable... More 

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Nanaimo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Just going on the boat is worth this trip. It is an X Navy Seal assault vessel. A rigid hull Zodiac with twin turbo diesels, driving two Mercedes Jets. We went snorkeling to Captain Cooks monument. What a spot. Water is filled with tropical fish, even seen 2 big eels and of course a turtle! The boat is able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Had a fantastic time with the WHOA crew. Amazing boat. Awesome snorkeling. Fantastic wildlife encounters. Every day is different. Will do this every time I come to the Big Island.

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Pleasant Grove, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This was my second time to go out with this company. I was so impressed the first time that I went with just me and my wife, that came to the island again nine months later to bring my kids just for this experience. We saw and swim with dolphins, pilot whales, and did some sick maneuvers with the boat.... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

My diver friends on the Big Island were amazed I hadn’t been out with WHOA before (I’ve been to Kona diving a number of times). I now can’t believe I hadn’t either. My friend and I booked with WHOA for our birthday trip to Kona this past May. About 15 minutes into our day, we came across a silky shark.... More 

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Owner at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA), responded to this review

Thank you for this great appreciation of your trip and our amazing crew. It is more than a business. the ocean is our passion and backyard. Aloha and we hope to see you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My sister and I went out three consecutive days on WHOA and each day was fun and different. The first day we swam with mantas and turtles, the next day with pilot whales and a school of mahi mahi and the final day we swam with sharks and pilot whales. Deron and Brett are simply the best! They are either... More 

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Owner at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA), responded to this review

Repeaters are our greatest compliments. Thank you for appreciating what makes us so different from others. We bring our experiences and knowledge and respect to make your trip a memorable one. Aloha. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What can we say...we're speechless! Deron, Brett and the amphibious Lamborghini were awesome. We were treated to leisurely swims with a 30' Whale Shark, a pod of Pilot Whales, 3 different species of Dolphins, a White Tipped Ocean Shark, 2 Reef Sharks, a Sea Turtle, and a slew of beautiful reef fish and amazing coral! What a treat and an... More 

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Owner at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA), responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us and we hope to see you again. More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

2 minutes into the trip we run into Dolphins, Awesome right? Five minutes later, 30' Whale Shark! After an amazing swim with such a peaceful giant. We head out to a spot where another type of Dolphins are found. Yup they're there, but along with them is an oceanic white tip shark. That's my dream come true swimming with a... More 

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Owner at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA), responded to this review

We love it when we can share so many of the wildlife with our guests. We are glad to have helped make your dream come true. Thank you for joining WHOA and taking the time to leave us a review. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

These guys were great, you can tell they enjoy what they do. The boat is a great ride, you get where your going in a hurry. Swam with a whale shark, dolphins, and got some pretty interesting history lessons about the island.

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Owner at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA), responded to this review

It was indeed a great day to swim with the Steno Dolphins and the Whale Shark. Our fast boat and expert captains can make many things possible during the trip. Thank you so much for joining us and taking the time to write a review. More 

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Address: Address: Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-854-4401
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona

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