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Address: Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 808-854-4401
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Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row....

Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row. Aloha & welcome. If you want an amazing ocean adventure like no other offered in Hawaii, come see us! Only we can offer you the comfort and speed of the Ocean Warrior--an 11-meter Navy assault vessel designed for and used by the Navy S.E.A.L. Teams and Special Warfare Operations. With this amazing vessel we have a further range than our competition and can get you there fast and comfortably. And did we mention that our captains are world-class freedivers and underwater photographers with over 20 years of ocean experience? Take a look around the website to see what we offer and feel free to either book online or give us a call to reserve your seat! Mahalo!

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Amazing Fun!

This trip was recommended to us by a friend as a "must do" if you are on the Big Island. They were right! It was a ton of fun and we got to swim with wild dolphins a manta ray... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lisa H
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Sherwood, OR, United States

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Sherwood, OR, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip was recommended to us by a friend as a "must do" if you are on the Big Island. They were right! It was a ton of fun and we got to swim with wild dolphins a manta ray and snorkel in what I would say is the best snorkeling spot I have ever been too (and there have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A friend rented this boat for her birthday and we had an AWESOME trip! Saw whales on the surface, but the real highlight was getting in the water. Some curious rough-toothed dolphins swam right up to us, we swam with a school of mahi-mahi, and we saw some ono. This is THE boat for really seeing unusual animals!

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Thank Larry O
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best boat and best eyes on the water. We live in Kona and this is the only boat we go out on. Fast boat and superb crew.

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Thank TinaKona
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

This was an amazing trip and a must do while you are in Hawaii!! No matter what island you are on, book this trip and make your way to Kona. The crew was super knowledgeable and very funny as well. They really made this trip superb!! Saw tons of marine life. WHOA rocks!!!!!

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Very fast and exciting boat ride. Swam with (yes swam with) Pilot whales today. Boat is able to take your farther offshore and further to go to not your usual spots. Had a great time. If you have done the other ones try this one.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

great time again with WHOA, i make sure to go out with them every time i go to the big island. all 3 times i have been out with them has been a new experience from whales, dolphins and sharks to turtles,eels and humuhumunukunukuapua's. they are very knowledgeable and have a lot of fun on their trips. Enjoy the rush!

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Thank Dave H
Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

My daughter, best friend and I just returned from Hawaii. While there we went on a snorkel trip with WHOA. It was amazing. I loved everything about it. So exciting. The Navy Seal boat ride was the best, so smooth on the water. Being from Florida I have been boating my whole life. Nothing like this type of boat though.... More 

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Oakton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We had a great time with Captain Brett and First Mate Paul. Just to be on an actual Navy Seal boat was amazing, but when Brett showed us just some of what it could do...well, the fun went up a few notches. Paul was very knowledgable re local geology and fish. We snorkeled thru lava tubes and saw lots of... More 

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

We are return customers that fully intend do it all again in the future. This experience includes enjoying all a Navy SEAL boat can offer: standing with a roll bar at high speeds, quick stops and sharp turns, yet an amazingly smooth ride. But then! We snorkeled with pilot whales, multiple types of dolphins, 6 Oceanic White Tip Sharks (... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We heard of WHOA from a friend. Since we wanted to snorkel we gave them a try. Booking was a breeze. When we showed up at the dock we were asked which boat we were going out on. When we said Wild Hawaii the response was 'That's a really fast boat'. That was the understatement of the day! We went... More 

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