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Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise

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Cruise the Kona Coast and enjoy a morning frolicking in the warm Hawaiian waters. Snorkel equipment is available for use and expert instruction makes the Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise a great activity for the whole family.
  • Get a different perspective of the Kona coastline from a boat
  • Learn how to snorkel with onboard instruction and provided equipment
  • An onboard water slide and high jump platform are ideal for families 
  • Breakfast and lunch are included, and drinks can be purchased onboard 
What to Expect
Set sail in the morning from Keauhou Bay for your snorkel cruise. Admire the Kona coastline from your boat as you approach the turquoise waters of Kealakekua Bay. Enjoy a tropical breakfast onboard with fresh fruit, pastries, and locally-produced Kona coffee.
When your boat reaches Kealakekua Bay, relax on the sand or swim in the calm waters. Slip down the boat’s water slide and snorkel alongside colorful fish with provided equipment and onboard instruction.
Your captain will grill cheeseburgers and garden burgers for lunch. Afterwards, your boat will make its way back to your departure point in Keauhou Bay.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic crew, great breakfast and bbq lunch with bar on the way back in. The snorkeling was so crystal clear and it will not disappoint! Great for beginnings as well. Cannot say enough great things about the trip and the crew. Well worth it! One...More

1  Thank chargersox
Reviewed July 3, 2019

This tour exceeded all expectations and 13yr old boy with me rated this the best time of his first trip to Hawaii. It tied for first with me too (late 60s). Perfect for all ages- included 2 delicious meals, unlimited water coffee juices, all snorkeling...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

We were on Oahu and the Big Island for 2 weeks. My husband, my 2 boys (ages 11 and 12) and I signed up for this snorkel cruise at the last minute and we were SO glad we did. It was an AMAZING experience. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Jill F
Reviewed June 24, 2019 via mobile

My group of six (Mom, Dad, kids ages 11, 12, 12 with special needs, and 16) went on the Fairwinds II snorkel cruise to Kealakekua Bay last week (June 2019) and really loved it. The staff was extremely kind and helpful. For example, the staff...More

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank mdagia
Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

This was one of the best snorkeling boats we have been on. The crew was great. The snacks/drinks were awesome and the boat was perfect. The kids loved the slide and the diving area. The only drawback was the snorkeling itself. We are fortunate and...More

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Response from ATravelingFamilyGuy | Reviewed this property |
I would said that from experienced to pretty amateur would have a great time. By "pretty amateur", I mean you should maybe go by Snorkel Bob's snorkel shops, and then rent masks and fins a day or two before you go (Snorkel... More
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