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Address: Honokohau Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-930-9861
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Description: Winner of the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of...
Winner of the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of excellence!. Come Experience the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii like never before. Swim with the spinner dolphins, snorkel with the manta rays at night, whale watch (seasonal),scuba dive or customize your water experience on a private charter with Kona Ocean Adventures.No crowds, no rush, just a safe and exceptional trip for all. Family vacation, a spiritual journey, honeymoon, or simply looking to experience a once in a lifetime adventure, you have come to right place. We now have 3 boats to accommodate various size groups. With over 15 years of experience traveling the Hawaiian Islands, Captain Danny, Captain Laure and their crew will make your adventure a memorable one.
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Must do manta night swim. Loved the crew. Matt and Rick couldn't have been better. Awesome experience provided by an awesome company aiming to please and keeping it small and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Arlington Heights, IL
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Arlington Heights, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Must do manta night swim. Loved the crew. Matt and Rick couldn't have been better. Awesome experience provided by an awesome company aiming to please and keeping it small and special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Another great trip to Hawaii with my daughter and special thanks to Kona Ocean Adventure Trip, Richard, Mimu(not sure spelt correctly but manta ray snorkel) and Joy. Great company great visit. Thanks again you all make it so personal. Cant make til next time.

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Hamilton, Montana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Had a romantic tour on a Sunset Cruise around Kailua Bay with Kona Ocean! Danny, our captain, and Momi, the shipmate, were excellent hosts with special cultural information about the area from Momi. The spread of drinks (wine or local beer) and fresh caught fish, poke style, plus specially prepared shrimp, veggie plates, and Danny's salsa brought the special touch... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, We are so glad you enjoyed our new sunset cruise! Thanks for taking the time to share! You are right about Danny's salsa, it is out of this world!! We look forward to seeing you again! Mahalo nui loa, The KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We did the night manta ray snorkeling and I am so happy we chose Kona Ocean Adventures. The crew was great and the boat was comfortable. We saw a group of spinner dolphins on the way out and the captain spent some time letting us watch them. Once out at the location, we saw a lot of manta rays up... More 

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Danny and Laure S, General Manager at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, We are so glad you got to see dolphins and mantas! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! Look forward to seeing you again! Mahalo nui loa, The KOA crew More 

Newcastle, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I did the Manta Ray Dive with Kona Ocean Adventures on our honeymoon. We had Trip as our captain and Joi and Penny as our guides. They were simply excellent. Nothing was too small for these guys. They were incredibly attentive and made sure we didn't lift a finger the whole evening. When the dive was over... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us! Everyday is a new adventure! We have an amazing crew that love to show off our ocean and take great care of our guests! Mahalo nui loa, The KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Crew was extremely attentive and wanted to make sure everyone had a good time. Since seeing manta rays is not a guarantee, it's important to know that you are going to have a good time regardless of the trip. The boat is comfortable. It isn't overrun with tons of people, so the service from the crew is very personable. Hot... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for pointing out the service our crew so prides themselves in giving! We hope to see you again soon! Thanks for taking the time to share with us. The KOA crew More 

Los Altos, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Our nighttime swim with the manta rays was a highlight of our trip. We loved that Kona Ocean Adventures took us out just as a small group. We felt perfectly cared for, and the extra touches - snacks before and the hot chocolate afterwards - were exactly what we needed (without even knowing it). This is a first class operation... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for sharing with us! There are so many dynamics of our adventures and we are so lucky to have a crew that knows how to deliver every time! Look forward to seeing you again soon! The KOA crew More 

Santa Ana, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The five star rating for Kona Ocean Adventures is well deserved. From the time you drive up to start unloading your gear until the time you say goodbye (reluctantly), everyone at KOA makes you feel part of the family. No matter which boat, guides or tour you choose you can't go wrong. We got to swim with the dolphins three... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thanks for "your hype"!! We are so blessed to have such an amazing crew that loves what they do, and it shows! Look forward to seeing you next year! The KOA crew More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

In preparation for our Hawaii spring break trip this year, our family of four (son age 18 and daughter age 16) utilized TripAdvisor to research the numerous snorkeling trips available on the big island. Based on the reviews, several weeks before our trip, we booked the Captain Cook's Monument snorkeling trip with Kona Ocean Adventures. We were not disappointed. In... More 

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Danny and Laure S, General Manager at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking your precious time to share your experience with us. I am delighted to hear it was the "highlight of your spring break trip"! Our crew takes such pride in providing you with an amazing adventure every time they hit the water! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Ketchum, Idaho
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We had two fantastic trips with Kona Ocean Adventures back to back last week. We dove with our 12 and 16 year old daughters, and were a bit hesitant going into the first dive. Joy was a cheerful and relaxed guide, and led us on a terrific and very successful afternoon dive just outside of the harbor. We saw moray... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, We are so glad you had so much fun with our crew and all that this beautiful ocean has to offer. You never know what you re going to see out there...and our fabulous crew knows how to find it!! Thanks for sharing and hope to see you all again soon. The KOA crew More 

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