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Address: Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+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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Great day out on the water!

Great day hanging out on the water with captain Paul and first mate Darren. The boat's so fast and literally military-spec! We saw dwarf sperm whales, a huge pod of spotted... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Marc L
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day hanging out on the water with captain Paul and first mate Darren. The boat's so fast and literally military-spec! We saw dwarf sperm whales, a huge pod of spotted dolphins and mom and newborn calf humpbacks. Paul and Darren were great hosts. Wear comfortable (water soakable) shoes. Mahalo, WHOA!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour is for the people who are truly seeking the adventure water tour of the Big Island. It is not a commercial tourist trap. This is well worth your money. The crew are hardcore professional and seasoned pros. They are all about an Eco friendly tour and you will see things that you would not normally see on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A five star trip and then some! Definitely go for the animal encounter you won't regret it! The captains work hard to make your experience memorable! Bring and WEAR sunscreen!

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Los Alamos, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great adventure on our WHOA whale watching tour. Saw a whale and manta rays on this trip. The boat is unique and really gives you a feel of being up close to the ocean and marine life. Our guides were friendly and very knowledgeable about the environment and marine life. I would recommend this tour to others!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an experience, we saw a pygmy sperm wale, humpback wale and we got to swim with a school of hammerhead sharks after an amazing snorkel adventure in some "hidden" lava tube caves at the far south of the island. The top speed of the boat means you can range further than many other trips and Darren is a very... More 

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dallas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great tour! The sevice/guides were great...Seth is really high energy, enthusiastic and good at providing details in an interesting way. The boat is fantastic, very fast but also enjoyable. This is definitely trip for the adventurous.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This water tour was amazing. The boat is so special and different and an adventure in itself. Seth, our guide, absolutely loves his job and it makes the trip so fun. Captain Brett is a master of the boat and the search for wildlife. The boat has seats but most of us stood the entire time. We were really lucky... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On 12/28/16, we went on the most amazing snorkel trip ever on the fastest boat on the island. Along with our 8 YO, we swam with over 30 hammerhead sharks!!!! That was in addition to seeing whales, spinner dolphins, bottlenose dolphins, and tons of beautiful fish. Seth was a great, fun, knowledgeable guide and Captain Brett went out of his... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our teens (13,16) weren't sure what to expect but they were in for an awesome adventure. Boat is so impressive and is the fastest in the island! Saw humpback whales, spinner Dolphins and a school of Hammerhead Sharks! We are first time snorkelers and were very nervous.... Took us to a great area and we Loved it, saw cool fish... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great day on the boat and seeing whales. The boat ride on the Navy Seal boat alone was an adventure, but we were a little worried about seeing a whale when we passed another tour boat and they hadn't seen any whales. Darren and Brett knew what they were doing and within 30 minutes we had seen... More 

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