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Address: 69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
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Great day for adults and kids!

We had a really nice time on this trip. We spent two weeks in Hawaii and this trip was one of the highlights. The crew was very nice, knowledgeable, and fun. Beautiful boat... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
apwall2
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Davis, California

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was the worst day we spent in Hawaii. We booked Scuba diving for 5 people for 1055$, the representative said that he is going to email us the invoice and schedule for demo session as well as Scuba dive. He didn't . Next day we had no clue where and when the scuba pool demo session is going to... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for providing us with this feedback (and thank you for posting it on Yelp too). I have forwarded your comments directly to the owner of the company that provides our Scuba Services, Waikoloa Coast Divers. I've also requested you contact us directly (the email contact is posted as a reply to the Yelp review) so that we... More 

Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a really nice time on this trip. We spent two weeks in Hawaii and this trip was one of the highlights. The crew was very nice, knowledgeable, and fun. Beautiful boat, good lunch and kid/adult drinks, great people, and amazing experience. We snorkeled with sea turtles, saw a pod of ~100 dolphins, and this crew really tried to... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us (and the Trip Advisor Community) with feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're really happy to read that you and your family enjoyed the snorkeling, the boat, the on-board amenities, and your interactions with our crew. And getting to see a huge pod of dolphins...what a treat! Our crew... More 

The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Awesome day, awesome crew. We ended up going to the Pentigon where they can only go a couple times a year due to the seas. We had a calm day and it was perfect. Saw lots of fish and the whole area is a shallow reef. You can go off by yourself or stay with one of the crew who... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback to us (and the Trip Advisor Community) about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure. We're really happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the snorkeling, the sailing, and your interactions with our crew. And we're also happy that you got an opportunity to see the "Pentagon"...definitely one of our favorite sites!... More 

Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

My family and I had a great time in Hawaii thanks to Ocean Sports. First, we signed up for Aloha Days in which we had unlimited use of all the fun water recreational toys for four hours. My tweens loved the HydroBikes. Then we signed up for the Snorkel Adventure and catamaran sail. It was amazing. The captain and crew... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about the Ocean Sports Aloha Days Beach Package and Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're delighted to read that you and your family were able to take advantage of our special promotion -- Buy One/Get One on any catamaran cruise when you buy an Aloha Days Beach Package. But we're even more happy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

I cannot say enough great things about our trip. The boat was fantastic and the crew was very helpful especially if this may have been your first snorkel. We also were able to snorkel along a reef not often seen because we had perfect weather conditions. Thanks for a wonderful time.

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the boat, and the snorkeling, and we appreciate your kind words about our crew! We hope we'll get to see you again on more adventures with us next time you're on the island! Mahalo More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

A Plus Plus... The Staff is great. We went out on a bit of a windy day and we were only able to snorkel one place. If the weather allows, they say they take you 3 or 4. That was ok, The staff made up for it with their pleasant and helpful assistance. One person gives a talk on the... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks much for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise despite the windy weather. Of course we're sorry that you lost your wedding band, but we do return to the spot where you were snorkeling, so if we find it, we'll be sure to contact... More 

Poway, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

A family of six, we took a half-day snorkel cruise with Ocean Sports on a beautiful sunny day. We left from the port on the northwest coast of the big island (about 40 minutes north of the airport). Very easy parking across the street from the cruise office and a quick shuttle to the catamaran. Guessing about 30 guests on... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to provide us and the Trip Advisor Community with feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and your interactions with our crew. Your comment about the low "quantity" of marine life at the snorkel spot is an interesting one...Hawaiian reefs are... More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed this so much! A relaxing ride to a beautiful reef and the captain spotted several dolphins for us. He pointed them out and steered the boat in their direction. Frankie explained some of the fish we would encounter and came into the water to let us hold different urchins. The food was basic but fresh. Drinks were strong.... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to provide us and the Trip Advisor Community with feedback about your Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the food and drinks, and your interactions with our crew. Since 1981, we've been running Snorkel Cruises along the Kohala Coast, and it is our intention... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

Boat transport to nice quiet bay with good reef and fish. Wouldn't recommend to beginners as the level of instruction and supervision was pretty basic.

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Snorkel Adventure with us. Sorry for our delayed response -- your review just popped up in our list. We're happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise...and we want to assure other readers that we're happy to provide thorough instruction, help, and even in-water guided tours to snorkelers that request any... More 

Fairbanks, Alaska
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We took the Glass bottom boat to get the local knowledge of the beach and see the snorkeling hotspots. It was quite a cool experience. They also rent Aqua Bikes, kayaks, snorkel gear SUPs and more. 2-3 days a week they have "Aloha Days" where for $35 dollars you can try everything they have to offer for several hours! Great... More 

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Glass Bottom Boat Trip. We're so happy that you enjoyed the cruise (we've always thought it was not just a good way to see the fish, but also a great way to learn about the bay)! We also appreciate your comments about our Aloha Days at the Beach program.... More 

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