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Hawaii Nautical

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“captain jon”(6 reviews)
“saw dolphins”(5 reviews)
Catamaran dolphin snorkel sailing, whale watching, sunset cruises, private charter options and more. Fleet of sailing yachts and powerboats serves the Kona-Kohala coasts from multiple harbors. Experience Hawaii Nautical's unparalleled adventures...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
+1 808-234-7245
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All reviews captain jon luxury catamaran saw dolphins fresh squeezed mimosas total luxury each couple had their own beautiful vistas sailing experience beautiful catamaran light breakfast big island dolphin watching mai tai awesome job fish amazing trip snorkel site
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I booked a sunset sail out of A-Bay near Hilton Waikoloa Village. Beautiful afternoon and only 4 of us on the catamaran. A virtual private charter! Captain Josh, Brooke and Diana took great care of us: drinks, snacks and good conversation. Bring...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day at the ocean, the crew was amazing and super friendly with the kids and made them fill safe in the water (ages 4, 7). Thanks Josh, Dian and Tyson.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 228talir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very safe and friendly operation. Crew was very attentive and the views around big island can’t be beat. We saw a pod of dolphin immediately upon waving the harbor and on our return. The snorkeling was unbelievable in a secluded cove just a short drive...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robertwjw88
Reviewed June 24, 2018

This is far and away the best option in the Kona area for a day on the water. Captain John is patient, enthusiastic and extremely courteous to everyone. And his first mate Brigette is a fantastic swimmer, a bundle of energy, and the best bartender...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank travelgirl4Dallas
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

As a 61 year old I was hesitant to complete these dives but Aliana walked me through it and encouraged me every step of the way. Safety is the number 1 priority at Hawaii Nautical followed by education and fun. The rest of the crew;...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank John W
Reviewed March 27, 2018

The Rurak's had a great experience!! This is maybe twice the price of other water trips in the Kona area for snorkeling, but it is 10 TIMES the Experience!!!! We had a great time with Captain John, Captain Dan, and Captain Lindsey!! It was especially...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dean R
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Total luxury!!!! They only take out 6 quest at a time so you have tons of room to move around and sunbath. Light breakfast when you get on board then after you leave harbor fresh squeezed Mimosas and Bloody Mary's.Went to very nice snorkel site...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mazasuns
Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

We love to go sailing when on vacation, so we booked a half day sail with Hawaii Nautical while we were in Kona, Hawaii. First, the boat was incredible. Immaculate and clean, three large sleeping cabins, fully stocked bar and super comfortable (down to the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Pablo V
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Great crew! Making sure we were having a good time and showed us a lot of cool things about Hawaii, would definitely go through them again!

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SarahHall8
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

This trip was absolutely awesome! Captain Leao was fantastic. He made this fun and educational and showed true compassion for the whales, turtle and dolphins we saw. We went late in the season and the trades and swells were high up north and were concerned...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Cindy C
January 16, 2017|
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Response from 236jonl | Reviewed this property |
Aloha As I am the captain, I can assure you that I sail whenever the winds are available but Kona has lighter winds than most of Hawaii but if we head north towards the beautiful Makalawena beach for a snorkel the winds... More