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Adventure X Boat Tours

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Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-937-7245
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well run operation!

Did the dolphin/snorkel tour. The boat/tour is very well organized, efficient, and fun. I was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DavidBaraff
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Oakland, California
Dolphins and Mantas!

We did both trips and they were both flawless. The crew was off the charts kind, caring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam S
via mobile
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Dolphin swim and snorkels, Whale Watching, Night Manta snorkels! Located in Puako, Hawaii, minutes away from Waikoloa resorts. Looking for a fun and quality trip? Look no further than Adventure X Boat Tours.
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale watching” (56 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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+1 808-937-7245
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Did the dolphin/snorkel tour. The boat/tour is very well organized, efficient, and fun. I was surprised at the number of people such a (seemingly small) boat was going to hold, but it worked extremely well. The guides are excellent at what they do: dolphins were...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did both trips and they were both flawless. The crew was off the charts kind, caring knowledgeable and safe. 5 stars and I wouldn’t miss the manta trip on any visit to the big island.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not sure what to expect from this experience having done "swimming with the dolphin" experiences before. However, this was a true highlight and one I would highly recommend to anyone on the Big Island. The boat was comfortable and rode smoothly, and we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neat, fun and unique thing to do. The mantas come so close, they even may rub up against you. It’s something I’m sure we will remember for a long time. The crew did a great job and were very accommodating. They did...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to ever get up close and swim with dolphins in the wild, you need to book with adventure x boat tours. We had a great crew with captain Kelsey, Tess, and Riley and future captain Allie that were amazing. After about a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife wanted to swim with Dolphins. I did not want to be in a pool or be in a situation that seemed sad for the dolphins. We were staying in Puako, and we thought we'd give Adventure X a try, and it helped that...More

Thank flaviventris37
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I don’t know what is my favorite part of Adventure X Boar Tours...swimming with soooo many, many, many dolphins, seeing amazing mantas, snorkeling, seeing the whales and viewing so many fish, turtles and beautiful reef...I know, it’s the staff that treat you like Ohana (family)!...More

Thank Traci E
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We highly recommend the nighttime snorkel experience with manta rays. This company does a fantastic job in a smaller group setting away from the main hubbub around Kona. The crew were incredibly warm and helpful, and the snacks and drinks they provided at the end...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

If you want the most relaxed and personal snorkel trip, choose Adventure X! We went on the afternoon snorkel and had a group of 6. Captains Casey and Kelsey were warm and friendly and Kelsey even swam with us. We all came back to the...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Took my brother out with these guys and we saw over 100 dolphins. We snorkeled with them, cruised with them and then we went snorkeling at a neat spot with a sea cave and a ton of fish. Crew and Captain were amazing. The boat...More

Thank Ryan J
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aashpatel
May 12, 2018|
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Response from Ryan J | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, not that I’m aware of. Adventure X Rafting only does snorkel trips and dolphin swims. There is a company Kohala Divers which is good up north. Otherwise down in Kona Big Island Divers or Jack’s Diving Locker.
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ryankrysiak
October 2, 2017|
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Response from ATCGreg | Reviewed this property |
Boat capacity for our trip was 20. We had 11 and there was lots of extra room. Waters are relatively calm. I have a tendency for motion sickness and had zero issues on this trip. I think part of it is the crew mixes up the... More
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jimmy47216
September 27, 2015|
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Response from Ian A |
I agree we had to make our own way there and don't know if they offer a non swimming price.
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