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Hawaii Nautical

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Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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About Hawaii Nautical
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. Family-owned and family-friendly. Come experience our five-star service. Looking for swim with dolphins in the wild? See them instead in a sustainable, eco-conscious way. Federal Noaa guidelines say "Do not swim with wild spinner dolphins." Hawaii's first Dolphin Smart recognized operator for proper viewing of dolphins, a program sponsored by Noaa & the National Marine Sanctuaries to educate about dolphin conservation.
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Skip the impersonal large group tours and head out into the waters off the Kona Coast on this half-day luxury sailing excursion capped at 6 guests to ensure a personal experience. In addition to offering background about the area’s marine life, your guide supervises snorkeling in secluded locations often inaccessible to visitors. A picnic lunch, private changing rooms, and fresh-water showers are available on board for your comfort and convenience.
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Dalene M wrote a review Sep 2020
13 contributions2 helpful votes
Just love the fact that because I am an essential worker they provided me a complementary sail and my ohana could join me at a discounted rate. The sail was beautiful, the crew was very cool and laid back. We saw dolphins, and schools of fish who were shimmering like diamonds on the waters surface. The sail went up mid trip and was beautiful. What a lovely way to take in a beautiful Kona sunset and thanks again Hawaii Nautical for taking care of us workers who have tirelessly continued to work in this covid situation.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Wasabi wrote a review Sep 2020
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Mahalo nui for providing REAL be out upon the ocean RELIEF during these stressful times for everyone whom are essential workers, as well as those laid off at affordable rates! Cindy & son did a wonderful job making me feel at home on a new boat, I had never been on before. May the generousity be returned 3 fold!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Cris L wrote a review Sep 2020
Kailua Kona18 contributions12 helpful votes
We went for a Mahalo sunset cruise on the Spirit of Aloha, it was a fantastic sail, the crew were helpful and safety conscious, a big mahalo to Hawaii Nautical for honoring essential workers and their families at these difficult times.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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konagirl2012 wrote a review Sep 2020
Orlando, Florida83 contributions13 helpful votes
Took a morning sail and so appreciate the awesome crew. They are helpful, and safety minded, and provided a welcomed break from my work schedule! We had a wonderful sail and a refreshing swim - Thank you for some awesome therapy you guys!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Stacey S wrote a review Sep 2020
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Four of us went on an afternoon cruise with the boat captain Brooke and deck hand Ethan. They were knowledgeable, fun, helpful and took great care with our safety. We traveled along the Kohala coast from Kawaihae harbor towards Hawi and back. We encountered a pod of spinner dolphins and spent about 30 minutes just drifting in their presence. It was an amazing experience for all of us. I can not recommend enough the amazing experience we had during this time. Highly recommended!!!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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