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Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides

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Address: 78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-322-2788
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Description: Since 1971, Fair Wind has been the leader in snorkel cruises on the Big...
Since 1971, Fair Wind has been the leader in snorkel cruises on the Big Island of Hawaii. Cruises include morning and afternoon tours to pristine Kealakekua Bay aboard the spacious Fair Wind II. Enjoy one of Hawaii's top snorkel locations and site of the famous Captain Cook Monument. Perfect for families of all ages and experience levels. Includes (2) 15-ft waterslides and high-jump platform.
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Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise
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Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise

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We thoroughly enjoyed our snorkel experience with Fair Winds II.It was all we had hoped for and more. We look forward to doing it again next time we travel to Hawaii.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our snorkel experience with Fair Winds II.It was all we had hoped for and more. We look forward to doing it again next time we travel to Hawaii.

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Port Stephens, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Hula Kai manta ray swim was the highlight of our last trip to Hawaii. Swimming with these gentle giants was awesome. Crew and amenities on board top class. A must do!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

thanks to Fair-Winds.Com who made our snorkel event amazing! They fed us and guided us through our activity. They provided us with the gear and encouragement. They bay was fantastic. A great site to snorkel.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

The Fair Wind snorkel/sail trip to Kealakekua Bay is worth every penny! I cannot speak highly enough of the crew, the boat, the destination, or the experience. I loved every moment of this excursion!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This snorkel trip was one of the highlights of our 9 days on Hawaii. We were impressed with the knowledge and capability of the staff, cleanliness of the boat, of course the beautiful fish at Kealakekua Bay. We are not novice snorkelers, but not experts either. This cruise easily accomodates varying experience levels of snorkelers. Fun for teens that just... More 

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The staff and crew of the Fairwinds II went above and beyond to make everyone aboard feel welcome and made sure we were all well informed about the excursion. Even if someone hadn't snorkeled before they helped explain and show them how. I've been snorkeling for a while but my fiance had never been Even if you didn't want to... More 

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Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Family of 4, with a 17year old and a 10 year old. Booked the afternoon cruise, little apprehensive as we hadn't snorkelled before but no need to worry. The crew were excellent, had a beginners instruction class, albeit it doesn't really take long to teach the basics but they were all very patient. All good equipment available including floats, rubber... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My family enjoyed the morning snorkel and BBQ lunch. We were pleasantly surprised by the quantity and quality of food provided. There was plenty of food available and many went for 2nds with food to spare. With high meal prices in Hawaii, that alone could have made the experience worthwhile! :-) The location of our snorkeling was excellent as well.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I along with our children (11 and 13 years old), enjoyed this trip. We did the morning cruise to avoid the afternoon heat. They take you to a snorkeling spot with lots of fish. What I liked is they had masks for near-sighted people like myself, and viewers for people like my wife who did not want... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We booked the AM snorkel with bbq lunch trip, started with breakfast of pastries and fruit, crew very helpful and when it came time to snorkel they gave instructions and water aids to anyone who had not snorkelled before, the water is teaming with fish so its hard not to have a good time, after about an hour lunch of... More 

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Address: 78-7130 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-322-2788
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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