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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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We got started in the morning with dolphin snorkeling. Tripp immediately put us in the middle of hundreds of dolphins. Momi took us down and taught us how to free dive down so we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We got started in the morning with dolphin snorkeling. Tripp immediately put us in the middle of hundreds of dolphins. Momi took us down and taught us how to free dive down so we could get the best look at the dolphins. We had to have seen at least 200 dolphins! Joi took us down scuba diving and was the... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We booked with Kona Ocean Adventures as a result of the good reviews on Tripadvisor and boy were you all right!! It was amazing! Our crew was Captain Travis and Matt. We were welcomed warmly and set off to see the sea critters. They positioned us right in the middle of a pod of Hawaiian spinner dolphins and using Matt's... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We had a phenomenal time on our dolphin encounter and dive. Trip and Joi were absolute pros in providing a first class experience. We are a family of five with one teenage daughter who is quite uncertain about swimming in the ocean. Both Trip and Joi gave her the confidence to jump in and experience snorkeling with the majestic spinner... More 

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

Aloha! We love to hear that you had a phenomenal adventure with us! You are correct in saying that Trip and Joi love what they do! We couldn't do it without them! Thanks for taking the time to share! Hope to see you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We had a great trip with Chad and Jenine. They organized our time masterfully as we were able to hit two great snorkel spots as well our planned snorkel with the Spinner dolphins. The boat was ideal for the 6 of us and we got to swim with so many dolphins it was incredible. The lunch was way better than... More 

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

Aloha! We are so happy that you had a fantastic trip! There isn't anything more magical than being in the ocean with the dolphins! Hope to see you again! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I went on three tours with this company - dolphin snorkelling, manta ray and Captain Cook snorkelling. All the people are great, really friendly and very welcoming as well as enthusiastic about what they do. Unlike many other tours I took they have a plentiful supply of drinks and snacks as well as a decent variety for lunch. Captain Tripp... More 

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

Aloha! Love to hear we hit the trifecta! Everyone should experience every adventure we have to offer! Thanks for sharing and hope to see you next time! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The experience with Kona Ocean Adventures could not have been better! Even with some chop in the ocean on that particular day, the captain (Travis) and tour guide (Sarah) made the experience very memorable. Travis could not have been more friendly and accommodating throughout. Sarah had a way of anticipating and meeting every need in a very genuine and friendly... More 

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

Aloha! So glad to hear you had such a memorable experience! We are so lucky to have the best crew on the island! Hope to see you again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Short Hills, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

My family had a phenomenal time with Kona Ocean Adventure's Manta Ray trip. Captain Trip, Penny, Tevin were knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and professional. After a speedy 25 minute trip to the site we were rewarded with a Manta Ray mania! Even before we got in the water Manta Rays were turning graceful somersaults next to the boat. It was a magical... More 

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

Aloha! We love to hear that your adventure was magical, it is! Thanks for taking the time to share with us! Hope to see you again soon. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Burlingame, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My entire family and I had a spectacular time snorkeling with the dolphins. What made it especially wonderful were the captain and his mate, Trip and Momi. They were organized, thoughtful, and real experts. They explained everything in great detail. The gear and boat were in great shape. My son was hesitant to go in the water and Trip was... More 

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

Aloha! Thanks for sharing your spectacular dolphin adventure with us! You are correct in saying our crew is wonderful! They love what they do and it shows! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We really enjoyed this tour for discovery scuba. Joi was a great guide and the boat captain Trip was super cool too. We got to see manta and eagle rays and even 13 foot Tiger sharks...lots of fish and over 100 foot visibility. A quality operation and from Laurie on the phone to Joi the guide making us feel safe... More 

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

Aloha! So glad we were the highlight of your trip! Please come play with us again and maybe get certified! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Long Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Captain Trip and Gina were our guides. The ride out was a bit bumpy. If you get sea sick easily, definitely take something before you get on. A bunch of people got sick which was pretty gross but I can understand why. Once we got to the spot, a bunch of boats were already there. Divers went down and had... More 

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

Aloha! Thanks for coming out with us! We are glad you got to see one incredible manta! We are so blessed to be able to share the ocean with these majestic creatures. 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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