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Travel to a launch point on the shore of Keauhou Bay after meeting your guide at the town of Honalo in the morning around 7:30a.m. Gear up with all the equipment you need, and set off into the calm waters in a kayak. No kayaking experience is necessary for this tour.

As you navigate south toward Kuamoo Bay, keep an eye out for local marine life, including spinner dolphins, sea turtles, and manta rays. Admire the gorgeous scenery of the rocky coastal cliffs and natural blowholes. Paddle in and out of sea caves, and explore ancient lava tube formations with a flashlight while your guide shares the stories of Hawaii’s volcanoes.

Drop anchor in a lovely protected cove, and put on a snorkeling mask and fins to explore the vibrant underwater world. Swim among intricate coral gardens to get a glimpse of electric-colored fish, turtles, eels, and stingrays. Replenish with chilled beverages and a snack back above the surface.

For an adrenaline-pumping finale, scramble up a rocky cliff, and gather your courage to jump into the deep bay water below. After soaking up the spectacular scenery and warm water, climb back in your kayak to return to the departure point, where your 3.5-hour tour concludes.
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Aloha Kayak Co.
Explore the magnificent cliffs, sea caves, and marine life of Hawaii’s Keauhou Bay on this 3.5-hour kayaking and snorkeling adventure. Set off on the calm bay waters in a kayak, and paddle through rocky sea caves and lava tubes for a better understanding of the Big Island’s geologic history. Splash under the clear-blue water to snorkel among coral gardens and tropical marine life, and enjoy a heart-racing finish as you jump into the bay from a towering cliff.
  • 3.5-hour kayaking on Keauhou Bay with optional snorkeling
  • Paddle toward Kuamoo Bay, and see marine life
  • Admire the scenic views of the nearby cliffs and sea caves
  • Snorkel through coral gardens, and spot fish, turtles, and eels
  • Climb to the top of a cliff, and jump off into the bay
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Reviewed June 24, 2018
Amazing Kayaking experience with Jamal

Our family had an awesome time with our guide, Jamal. He was friendly, informative and you can tell he loves what he does. He is very knowledgeable about many different things and didn't hesitate to share that knowledge with us. Highlight was the spinner dolphins...More

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Reviewed June 10, 2018
Fun but unprofessional

We signed up with this company because they advertised as eco friendly, which is important to us. They were also competitively priced. Since we have done kayaking previously, we were pretty sure we would like it no matter what, and we did. However, the staff...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Jason, our tour guide, was well informed, funny, and super helpful! He was full of interesting facts and local knowledge (which plant leaves to use rather than spitting in your mask to defog). And very considerate of the dolphins (that literally swam right beneath our...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed May 6, 2018

I would give zero stars if I could... world’s most unprofessional company. They no-showed for our tour. Didn’t call/text/email— ZERO notification. We attempted to call them to ask if they were coming to work today, but the voicemail was full. Went down the road to...More

1  Thank silas2642
Reviewed April 17, 2018
Got some amazing views of the seaside cliffs!

Had a great time with Jason on what turned out to be a private tour. Just 2 of us and our guide. Swells were a little too large to allow us to do cliff jumping or enter sea caves. Unfortunate, but safety first. Jason was...More

Thank Que T
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