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Kona Boat Tours

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Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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About Kona Boat Tours
Climb aboard our 34' charter vessel at Keauhou Bay and join us on a cruise of the spectacular Kona coast viewing lava cliffs, lava tubes and sea caves. Reaching our snorkeling destination - Kealakekua Bay, you will spend 1.5 hours snorkeling then relax on board with cold drinks and snacks. Snorkeling gear and snacks are complimentary. Spinner dolphins are commonly encountered on our trips and often we stop to enjoy them. You'll enjoy the personal attention and small group size (maximum 22 guests) on our trips. Join us for an unforgettable journey!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the boat is for up to 6 people, we rented the whole boat for just the two of us. It was totally worth it! They had a wealth of knowledge of the area, plus very friendly. There’s plenty of snack and drinks provided. We...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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L H, General Manager at Kona Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind remarks and 5 star review! Remember the trip well and enjoyed your company too. Wonderful to hear about all your adventures and experiences here and at home. Wishing you the best adventures in paradise!

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Saw dolphins and flying fish on our way to snorkel. Our tour guide was also great and very accommodating...loved this trip!

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

We were so excited to be booked to go snorkeling at Captain Cook only to receive a phone call at 10pm, the night before, canceling the tour due to insufficient numbers. This gave us no opportunity to book with another company, as it was our...More

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Date of experience: May 2019
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L H, Manager at Kona Boat Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking a minute to review your experience with us. In the review, you say how disappointed you were that we gave you no opportunity to book with someone else. We called you back the same day you made the reservation - just...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019

I love the fact that it was a small boat (6) people max. That gives the captain more maneuverability and can take you to so.e really nice locations. Our captain took us right to the Dolphins and we swam with 12 of them for almost...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

A full day and well worth it! The driver we had was marvelous - named Jeff, and lived on the island since 1986. He was informative, helpful, and had wonderful stories to tell. Get your ticket via Travelzoo and save $

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Dory W
Reviewed January 12, 2019

We went on the kayaking trip as a family. The guide was thoughtful, informative and helpful. Everything was well organized and went smoothly. We went on the morning trip and were able to see dolphins and get to the snorkeling site before it was crowded....More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

amazing 3 hour journey to another world... sublime snorkeling snorkeling in the Captain Cook Bay area with the best of hosts, oh to do this every day....

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on Jeff’s boat - a fun boat ride and snorkel at Captain Cook’s Monument. The boat was perfect for our small party, and we were even greeted by numerous spinner dolphins on our way out of the harbor. We’ve heard...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MacPrice2015
Reviewed December 26, 2018

We booked this tour last minute after seeing an ad for it in a magazine. We had wanted to go snorkeling, and here was a great opportunity to do it! Overall, it was a great trip. The ride over to the bay was super fun...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank directyourmusic
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

Took an incredible kayak tour in Captain Cook’s cove. Our tour guide Patrick was the best! He made us feel welcome from the very first encounter even though we had folks who this was their first time in a kayak. The trip only got better...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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