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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, 2014 and now 2015 Trip Advisor Certificate of...
Winner of the 2012, 2013, 2014 and now 2015 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 17 years of experience working the Hawaiian Islands, Captain Danny, Captain Laure and their crew will make your adventure a memorable one.
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Swimming with dolphins

Momi (who swam/snorkelled with us) and Tanner (our captain) were awesome, and made a great team! Our youngest (4 year-old) had a wonderful time with Momi, who also made our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Momi (who swam/snorkelled with us) and Tanner (our captain) were awesome, and made a great team! Our youngest (4 year-old) had a wonderful time with Momi, who also made our daughter feel at ease in the water right away. We were all made welcome, had a great time, and only went back to the marina when we were all ready... More 

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

Aloha! You are correct, Momi and Tanner are amazing! Thanks for taking the time to share with us! Hope to see you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Amazing! Great team and loads of fun. Our children were well cared for. Hot shower and hot chocolate afterwards was a pleasant surprise. Would definitely recommend this tour group.

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

Aloha! Thanks for taking the time to share your great experience! We hope to see you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We just returned from a night snorkel with the mantas and I couldn't wait to rave about this experience. I was so skeptical and did not know what to expect at all. My husband and I booked this adventure through our hotel (Four Seasons) so we assumed it would be first rate but it blew our expectations out of the... 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 the mantas and our crew! Please come play with us again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Kailua-kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough good things about the crew. They are so warm, funny, friendly, and knowledgable, and they really take into account all divers' levels of experience. And hot chocolate after the dive! What a gorgeous, incredible night. I can't wait to do it again.

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Aloha! We are so glad you had such a great diving experience! Hope to see you all again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Gainesville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They were absolutely terrific. Swam with dolphins, and Mome was great, getting the dolphins to play with her. I have some amazing video. The reef was also spectacular, and the fruit was delicious. Six stars!

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

Aloha! We are so happy to hear you had a "6 star" experience!! Please come play with us again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Redmond, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

One of the highlights of our family trip! I expected to see a handful of dolphins, and maybe get to swim within 30 feet of one. Boy was I wrong! We were there on a perfect day, and were in the company of two schools of what-appeared-to-be 60+ dolphins. We were consistently swimming within 3-5 feet of multiple dolphins -... More 

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

Aloha! We are so glad to hear you had an exceptional adventure with us! We are so blessed to have such a great crew! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We took a swim with wild dolphins, and a night dive with mantas in the same day. It was a top ten day in my life. These guys are seriously great hosts, super knowledgeable and out to make sure you are a happy swimmer. The manta dive was crazy cool. Do no go to Kona without calling Kona Ocean Adventures.

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

Aloha! We are so excited to hear that your adventure was "One of the top ten days of your life!" Thanks for taking the time to share your experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Matt, tanner and Joi were excellent guides. We did two dives, one outside Kona harbour where we saw Manta Ray Octopus and thousands of fish. The second at the "skull" where we dived into underwater caves was even better! Reef sharks made this even more special. We couldn't ask for a better dive experience.

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

Aloha! Thanks for taking the time to share your great experience with us!! There is plenty more to see out there, so come dive with again! Hope to see you soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Diving with the mantas was an awesome experience - what a beatiful animal! It is a must do in Big Island. As a very begginers divers, me and my husband were scared to do our first night dive. But Joy - our instructor - is super fun and helpful, so we had a blast. To sum up: amazing experience and... More 

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

Aloha! We are so happy you had an amazing experience! You are right , we are VERY blessed to have Joi on our team! Hope to see you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Matt and Rick were awesome. Ask for them when booking any excursion. Going on the dolphin excursion was great. Only went for a half day, but they did so much in so little time. Rick and Matt did a great job keeping up with the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins and answering any questions. They'd give our party plenty of time to... More 

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

Aloha! We love to hear that you had a "Incredible Journey" with KOA! Please come play with our dolphins again soon. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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Address: Honokohau Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-930-9861
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona

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