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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
Phone Number: +1 808-987-1584
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Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and...

Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 7 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii adventure for swimming with Dolphins & Manta Rays. Eco friendly, we follow the guidelines established to make our tours safe for the Manta Rays, dolphins and our guests. We are on the GREENLIST FOR MANTA RAY TOURS. ONLY CHOOSE A COMPANY THAT IS REGISTERED FOR SAFETY OF THE MANTA RAYS on the Green List.

Morning Dolphin charters take you up the Kailua Kona coast to a pod of wild dolphins, usually 100 plus. Snorkel with them right next to you. Lunch & snacks included. Rated as #1 Night Manta Ray snorkel company by all the review web sites.

These are the most exciting activities you'll do here. All gear included. These 2 activities with marine life will be a highlight of your trip. We take children of all ages.

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We did the morning dolphin tour and absolutely loved it. Zach and Erin were friendly and easy to get along with. Their tour is 4 hours long while many other companies are only 3... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
kimber008
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the morning dolphin tour and absolutely loved it. Zach and Erin were friendly and easy to get along with. Their tour is 4 hours long while many other companies are only 3. This is beneficial because the bay where the dolphins are quickly becomes very crowded - so that extra hour comes in handy after everyone else has... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing experience out on the water. Thank you also for pointing out that our company utilizes the extra time spent on the water to insure that you have a great encounter with the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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100 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked with Coral Reef, they were quick in sending confirmation when you have paid for the tour. Instructions were clear on where to meet and what to bring. WARNING: This trip is not for the weak! Go on an empty stomach, the waves are strong, you will feel the boat rocking, big or small, they all rock! You are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When choosing an excursion in Hawaii, go with this company. You may find the experience for less money (not even sure about that) but with Coral Reef you will be one of 6 guests which allows you to see a lot quicky. Some boat had 25-30 people crammed on them which slows you down. It's a boutique aquatic experience. My... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to write our company such a detailed review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time out on both the dolphin and the manta trip. Thank you also for pointing out that you noticed our small boat experience is worth the little extra it may cost in... More 

Seattle
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fantastic time on our snorkel adventure with Capt Ron and Shannon. We snorkeled with sooooo many dolphins. There had to be over 100 of them! We also came upon a pod of probably 10 pilot whales! Such an amazing trip!!!!!!

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review we are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful trip out with us. Lucky you that you got to see pilot whales such a rare treat. Please come see us again the next time you are on the big island. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome time on the Manta Ray night snorkel. The boat trip was fast and the great thing about being a small group tour was that we got wetsuits on and were in the water quickly. The light board was easy to hold on to and we all felt safe and looked after. At the start we didn't... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such a great time on your manta charter. The crew always work hard through out the trip to make sure you are seeing mantas the whole time which can be a challenge because they are wild animals.... More 

Connecticut
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Totally excellent. Small comfortable safe boat. Good, complete equipment. Great crew - Shannon and Zack. Much more time in the water than you get with the big boats. And they know exactly where to go to see the most Rays right up close.

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience with our company. Please come back and see us the next time you are on the big island. More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVED the daytime dolphin snorkel trip! Justin & Erin took us out pretty far to try and catch up with some dolphins. We had an amazing time and they were very helpful. It was very important to us to have a swim guide in the water with us to show us where to go and look and what to... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company such an awesome review we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing time out on your dolphin tour. all of our captains and crew members work very hard to make sure you get to see the dolphins and have a good swim in the water... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the double excursion of dolphin snorkel and moonlight manta rays for our honeymoon whilst on big island. I cannot recommend coral reef adventures highly enough, the day was like a dream come true. In the morning captain Justin and Joy were amazing, we saw two species of dolphin. At one point I looked down and saw 14 swimming... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company such a detailed review about your experience with us. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on both the dolphin and manta charters. Our crew work very hard to make sure everyone is having a good time even if they are nervous which... More 

Lake Forest, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an awesome experience! My family and I just went on the Manta Ray snorkel, and I was great. Captain Zach and Dylan we're great! The were very patient explaining everything and friendly, putting us at ease. We had snookered at Kahaluu Beach the same morning, so everyone was fairly comfortable. Even so, my youngest (10) was at little apprehensive,... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company such an amazing review. We are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing experience with us. It so nice that you understand the mantas are wild animals and you never can predict how they are going to act but we try to make sure you get an... More 

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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Justin and Erin were helpful from making reservations to accommodating all family members including our Dad who needed a little extra help. Erin called the day before and offered to move our charter up so we could see more. We were lucky enough to see pilot whales and snorkel with dolphins. Even homemade brownies and pineapple for snacks. It was... More 

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Ron G, coral reef adventures staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company such an amazing review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing time with us on your excursion. We try really hard to make sure everyone no matter what age has a good experience and with our small group charters that... More 

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