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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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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A life-altering experience!

This activity was recommended by our Big Island hosts who joined me and my family on a beautiful evening with a calm sea and stunning sunset. Zack and Dylan were superb guides... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney J
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Adelphi
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This activity was recommended by our Big Island hosts who joined me and my family on a beautiful evening with a calm sea and stunning sunset. Zack and Dylan were superb guides, knowledgeable about the Mantas, and highly flexible in figuring out how to get me - a paraplegic - on/off the boat and in/out of the water. Because Coral... More 

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough great things about the morning dolphin/snorkling experience. It surpassed all our expectations. We were so lucky to have Keira (back after having been away for awhile - yay!!) and Zack guiding us. These guys delivered 100% and then some. We had been referred to a different company on a much bigger boat but looked around a... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a Manta Ray Snorkel with Justin and Jasmine and it couldn't have been better. They were friendly, funny and informative and just great overall. We also got to see a bunch of spinner dolphins as a bonus which was really cool. The mantas were amazing and the crew did a great job in every way. Highly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service of the Coral Reef team - Zack and Jassie (hope I spelled that right? :) ) - was so good we probably would have given the experience five stars even if the mantas had been absent. But the mantas were there! I think we counted fourteen, some of whom got so close (within an inch) we had to... More 

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Canton, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time to the big island and we absolutely loved these trips to snorkel with the dolphins and mantas! Justin was our captain for both trips and nothing could have been better. There were 6 of us and we all highly recommend these trips with Coral Reef!

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

Aloha and mahlo for you taking the time to write us an awesome review. Doing both the manta and the dolphin trips are really the best choice to do when on the big island. Please come visit us again the next time you are on the big island. More 

West Lafayette, Indiana
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They are small group which I strongly recommend; no extra time to wait for all members. Zach and Shannon took care us very well. Shannon kept checking and told us some stories of those Manta rays.

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Ron G, 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 and we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing trip out with us. All of our crew do a wonderful job to make sure you have the best experience. Please come back out with us again the next time you are on... More 

St. Albert Alberta
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of four adults are spending a summer week in Kona-Kailua. We just returned from an amazing night snorkeling adventure with Zach and Shannon as our captain and our snorkel guide. It was easy to book, easy to find and everything was exactly as advertised. There are a lot of boats that do this type of trip but the... 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 and we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing trip out with us. All of our crew do a wonderful job to make sure you have the best experience. Please come back out with us again the next time you are on... More 

Fort Mill, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of 4 join Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures for the manta ray experience. It was an amazing experience being able to get so close to the manta rays. Captain Zac and Shannon did a wonderful job making this a wonderful trip. I as specially like that this was a small group experience. Thank you Zac and Shannon.

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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 and we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing trip out with us. All of our crew do a wonderful job to make sure you have the best experience. Please come back out with us again the next time you are on... More 

WA, USA
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I wanted to do a dolphin swim/snorkel on the Big Island, and after a little research decided to go with Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures. We were so glad we did; the whole experience was outstanding from first contact to when we got off the boat. Communication by email was prompt and gave all details necessary, including specific... More 

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

Aloha and mahalo for your review we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing experience with us on your charter swimming with the dolphins it defiantly is a once in a lifetime experience. We really do strive to make sure your experience is exactly what you want and with a small boat like we have we can... More 

Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 8:30pm snorkel and I couldn't recommend it enough! Zack and Sandy were super friendly and helpful. Guided us every step of the way and were happy to answer any of our questions or concerns. Everything was smooth and professional and we got out to the Rays quickly. Once out in the water the Rays gave us an... More 

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

Aloha and mahalo for your review we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing time out with us and our fantastic crew. The later charter can be tricky and our crew sometimes moves fast but we are only doing that to make sure you get to see the manta rays because once they are full they will... More 

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