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Eka Canoe Adventures

Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96739
+1 808-756-3335
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Pros Nothing Cons Unprofessional people Cancel trips ( destroying vacation plans) More expensive... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Andrea T
via mobile
Manta ray tour

Definitely a must do! A lot of companies offering similar tours but I liked this company because... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa E
Springfield, Oregon
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Eka Canoe Adventures is the most unique way to experience Hawaiian waters along the Kona Coastline. Onboard a recreated historically accurate Hawaiian double-hulled sailing canoe, your experienced crew shares generations of knowledge in an old Hawaiian way, “story telling”. Guests are invited to paddle, sail or just kick back and enjoy their journey through History.
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Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96739
+1 808-756-3335
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Pros Nothing Cons Unprofessional people Cancel trips ( destroying vacation plans) More expensive the real companies Waste of time

Thank Andrea T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a must do! A lot of companies offering similar tours but I liked this company because the tour group was extremely small. There were five of us in total. The manta rays get really close to you. A little unnerving at first, but SO...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been by far the best activity we have done on our trip. I was expecting them to be small like what you would see at Six Flags or Sea World but they were huge, about as long as if I were to lay...More

Thank Sam_komo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only were Kat and Rob amazing and friendly but the experience of being that close to these majestic creatures is once in a lifetime. Mantas come face to face allowing a close up view of their beauty and size. Make sure you don't mind...More

Thank justletmedoausername
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Right when you walk up to the boat it is nothing like you expect. It is a modern day traditional version of a Hawaiian canoe. The boat's authenticity reminds you of the movie Moana. Captain Rob was awesome and immediately eased our nerves about everything....More

Thank Diana C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a 7:30 Manta snorkel, May 29, and it was amazing! With a max group size of 6, the whole experience is easier and less stressful, than being on one of the huge boats, with anywhere from 10-20 people. They depart right around the...More

Thank calidiver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on a nighttime manta ray snorkeling tour with Eka Canoe last week and had a great time. Rob and Danielle were friendly, knowledgeable, and ran an efficient tour. They did a great job keeping guests comfortable with wetsuit tops, hot chocolate when we...More

Thank Ryan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we were already close to the Sheraton at Keauhou, we chose this trip over the ones that leave from Kona (with their much longer boat ride). We were not disappointed! Only six passengers, very stable and safe traditional style vessel, rather than the much...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do! The mantas are incredible! To see them up close like that was an experience I won't ever forget. Our crew - David and Cat were wonderful hosts. They were very knowledgeable about the mantas. I would definitely recommend this outfit...More

Thank lisabnichols
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see if you are staying at the Sheraton near by and well worth it for those that are staying somewhere else. Parking is plentiful. Staff are knowledgeable and inviting. Everything is clearly explained and at least in my experience the manta...More

Thank Jeremy S
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Hi, I will be arriving to Kona airport on 16/07 evening. Before staying in Hapuna Beach Hotel for a conference I have three days to arrange. Are you based near to Kona airport? I would like to do kayaking/canoeing. Never do snorkling. Would like to have a go..
July 1, 2015|
Response from TravellingEnsemble | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Eka Canoe adventures is approx a 15-20 mins drive south from the airport. From Hapuna beach to Eka canoe adventures it is about a 40 min drive You can do a Sunset Sail aboard a Hawaiian Sailing Canoe which is... More
I'm concerned the water will be freezing. And you only provide a long-sleeve top. Can I wear long pants?
December 17, 2014|
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Response from Sarah M | Property representative |
The water temperature here in Kona is between 75 and 80 degrees year round. I have heard a guest compare the water to a heated swimming pool. We provide short sleeve 3mm wetsuit jackets and for most people this is more... More