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Kona Ocean Adventures

Honokohau Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-930-9861
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Ranked #2 of 179 activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. With over 15 years of experience traveling the Hawaiian Islands, Captain Danny, Captain Laure and their crew will make your adventure a memorable one. « less
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Dublin, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My family of 4 opted for a more personal snorkel experience, and that's exactly what we got! From booking trips with Laure, to riding with Captain Josh, and snorkeling with with Joi and Lindsey, we could tell that this is a small company that wanted to make sure we get the most out of our vacation time while on the... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I'm late entering our feedback but definitely wanted to give a big thanks to Kona Ocean Adventures for a memorable experience. Our family of four had signed up for scuba diving and the two adults ended up with sinus infections, making it a no go. The gang was able to get us fixed up on a dolphin snorkel instead, and... More

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Westport, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Amazing Manta experience with Josh, Matt and especially Joi the dislocated city girl! These people were fantastic, informative and a lot of fun to dive with. Me and my son did scuba and my wife and daughter did snorkeling. They took care of everything and made everyone feel safe and comfortable. Nice touch the hot chocolate at the end. If... More

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California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I went with Tanner and Shane. They broke away from all of the other snorkeling boats out there, and we found a pod of 17 dolphins that we swam with for almost a half hour. It was a magical experience.

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

Aloha, it was our pleasure spending the day with you and family. "we only have fun if you are having fun! " It was a great day and we look forward to seeing you next year. The Entire KOA team More

Campbell River, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The boat ride was great, the skipper handled the boat smoothly... we were told at the beginning of the trip towards the Manta Rays that if we saw anything else (fins, for example) we should let our crew know, so we could all go check it out. We did happen to see some dolphin fins on the way out, turned... More

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Lavalaure, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, wow! Thank you soooo very much for the awesome review. we really appreciate it an do strive to provide the best service possible while paying attention to your specific needs. Mahalo and A hui ho, The entire Kona Ocean Adventures Team More

Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My sister and I and our two teenage nieces went on the Captain Cook monument snorkeling excursion a few weeks ago. It was the highlight of our vacation. Josh and Joy went out of their way to ensure we would snorkel with dolphins. Then we went to the Captain Cook monument, which has a beautiful reef with many beautiful types... More

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Lavalaure, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

From all of us at Kona Ocean Adventures, we want to thank you for the wonderful review. Thanks to you we can keep doing what we love. Come see us again soon, Laure & Danny More

Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just got back from our snorkeling trip with Shane and Tanner! The best snorkeling trip I've ever been on! And I've snorkeled in Thailand, Galapagos, Costa Rica and Maui. What made this trip the best was that we were on a small boat with one other couple so it was easier than being on any of those big boats with... More

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Lavalaure, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Dear guest, we appreciate your feedback and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. A Hui Ho, Laure & Danny More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

I have been on the Big Island for 1 Year 7 months and had not yet had the opportunity to swim with dolphins. I finally pulled the trigger with Kona Ocean Adventures and they DID NOT dissapoint! The boat Captain Tanner wasted no time in taking us directly to an area with at least 60 dolphins. Our snorkel guide Sara... More

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Lavalaure, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, we had the best time with you guys and are sooooo glad you enjoyed your experience with Kona Ocean Adventures. See you soon The entire KOA team More

New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We dove with Kona Ocean Adventures during a trip to the big island. They are a top notch dive operator with a great boat, an excellent crew and a fantastic dive-master. We did both a reef dive and the night Manta dive and both were a great experience. The Dive-master (Joi) was very knowledgeable and helpful. Go with Kona....you will... More

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Lavalaure, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you soooo much for the wonderful review. we take great pride in making sure our guests have the best possible time while on board Kona Ocean Adventures. Were really appreciate the feedback and look forward to having your family on board again soon. Mahalo Nui Loa, Laure, Danny, Andy, Lindsay, Sara, Matt, Joi , Josh, Shane, Lori and... More

Laguna Beach, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

My husband and I went out with Kona Ocean Adventures twice this week. Monday night we did the Manta trip - which was awesome and everything people say it is - and a really fun trip thanks to our captain, Josh, and guide, Momi. They both have a lot of local knowledge and you can tell they love what they... More

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Lavalaure, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for the review. your input is crucial to our success and we really appreciate your positive review. The Entire Kona Ocean Adventures team looks forward to seeing you again in the near future. KOA team :-) More

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