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Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel

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    What to Expect
    Head to Honokohau Harbor in the morning and check in at the Hawaii Nautical dock. Climb aboard this luxurious cruising vessel, complete with private changing areas, fresh-water showers, and in-cabin restrooms, as you set off to experience the magic of coastal area near Kona.

    Depending on the day’s conditions and guest request, your vessel will head for one of several top-notch snorkeling spots. You might get to enjoy the swim-throughs, caves, and arches of Pawai Bay, or head to Makalawena, a secluded area that’s typically only reachable by boat or rugged off-road vehicle. Each guest will have access to an inflatable snorkel vest, gear, and even prescription masks to maximize the fun.

    When you’ve had your fill of snorkeling step back on board your yacht to enjoy an included lunch. Choose between a picnic lunch and special Japanese “Bento-style” meal options, washing it down with unlimited refreshments. Make sure to keep your eyes on the water as you eat, as you may be able to observe marine life like turtles, dolphins, and sometimes even whales, swimming nearby. At the end of your fabulous day at sea you’ll return back to the harbor where you started the trip.

    Certified Dolphin Smart Supplier

    Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat can be a thrilling experience. However, we can disturb dolphins’ natural behaviors, such as migration, breathing, nursing, breeding, feeding, and sheltering by approaching wild dolphins too closely in vessels; moving vessels too quickly, or making too much noise. The Dolphin SMART program is a voluntary education program that encourages responsible advertising and viewing of wild dolphins; thereby, minimizing the risk of disrupting their natural behaviors. You are a steward for wild dolphin conservation by being a Proud Supporter of Dolphin SMART!
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Our family of 4 sailed with Captain Kirk and his Skipper Bridgett on June 19th. We have been to The Big Island 4 times and have been on a boat each trip, but no other experience compared to this one. We did the 4 hour...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank glovergirls
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Memorable experiences are the best part of a good vacation. This trip on this specific boat and this crew delivered in spades. Priceless. Mike and Liz provided a perfect welcoming environment in the spirit of the island - a perfect blend of great hospitality and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank Oded N
    Reviewed April 26, 2019

    Absolutely amazing 4-hour adventure today (9-1) with Captain Kirk (yes!) and his Skipper Clark!! We were a family of 4 (2 adults, a 17-yr old son and 14-yr old daughter). The guys were so kind and very knowledgeable! We were welcomed with fresh fruit, coffee,...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Kinoshitasean
    Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

    Went out on 1/18 with Doug and Tess for the Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel tour. Early 50s couple with very little snorkel experience. They explained everything great and we had a nice quiet spot to snorkel for as long as we wanted. Many...More

    Thank 749marcr
    Reviewed July 14, 2018

    My husband and I visit the Big Island in December and we took this trip and it did not disappoint. The captain and first mate were wonderful and waited on us hand and foot. It was very relaxing and snorkeling was fun, saw lots of...More

    Date of experience: December 2017
    Thank pro1sro1
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