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Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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The highlight of our Big Island trip

We went on the nighttime snorkeling expedition out of Kona during our recent Hawaii vacation, and... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Scott B
Once in a lifetime experience.

Being a scuba diver I chose the dive option while my wife snorkeled. It was an incredible... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
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Experience diving or snorkeling with the world famous Manta Rays! Join us for Scuba Diving, Whale Watching, PADI Certifications and VIP Private Charters! For more information and videos of our EcoAdventures, visit our website! Mahalo!
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on the nighttime snorkeling expedition out of Kona during our recent Hawaii vacation, and it was definitely the highlight of our trip (and one of the most memorable wildlife encounters we have ever had). The snorkel guides (Deron and Brooks) were helpful, funny,...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Scott B! Thank you for taking the time to review us and for all your kind words! Mahalo for joining us and we hope to see you again soon for more ocean fun! :-) Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip home! Alycia

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Being a scuba diver I chose the dive option while my wife snorkeled. It was an incredible experience. The only down side was that my wife got sea sick as it’s fairly rough. 100% worth it.More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha hlynar! Thank you so much for your review! Many, many mahalos for joining us on our Manta Ray Night Dive & Snorkel EcoAdventure! We hope to see you again soon for more of our awesome EcoAdventures! Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The photos you see do not begin to do justice to how spectacular, visceral, this experience is. The guides do not exaggerate that the mantas will come within a couple of feet, even to us snorkelers. I had set my camera at telephoto. Big mistake....More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha yoga_always! Thank you for taking the time to review us and for all your kind words! Mahalo for joining us and we hope to see you again soon for more ocean fun! :-) Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip home! Alycia

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii was amazing. Not only is the dive a must do when you're on the Big Island, but also the service was incredible. Of all the dives that I've been on, the service provided on this dive was the best that...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha bryanlagasse! Thank you so much for your review! Many, many mahalos for joining us on our Manta Ray Night Dive & Snorkel EcoAdventure! We hope to see you again soon for more of our awesome EcoAdventures! Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my first time diving at night and with Manta Rays and I highly recommend it. The guides were friendly and informative and a very competitive price. As a single diver It was great to be able to share the trip with my family...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha! Thank you so much for your review! Many, many mahalos for joining us on our Manta Ray Night Dive & Snorkel EcoAdventure! We hope to see you again soon for more of our awesome EcoAdventures! Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip home!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have done 150 dives. Like shark diving in Beqa ( Fiji ) this is very different from a 50 minute reef or wreck dive. It feels more like a show. Having said that the mantas did perform and the whole experience was exhilarating. (...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha rttmcdnld! Thank you for taking the time to review us and for all your kind words! Mahalo for joining us and we hope to see you again soon for more ocean fun! :-) Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip home! Alycia

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing night snorkel trip with these guys, surprised how close to land we were but definitely the right place to be. Good safety briefing and instructions, good gear and plenty of it. 15min ride around the coast and 45 min in the water,...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Alison S! Thank you so much for your review! Many, many mahalos for joining us on our Manta Ray Night Dive & Snorkel EcoAdventure! We hope to see you again soon for more of our awesome EcoAdventures! Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

They took really good care of me and my family while a couple of us did the dive and others did the snorkel. Loved every single solitary minute of the trip from the boat ride out, diving, and of course seeing LOTS of Manta's. We...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Sherry B! Thank you for joining us on our Manta Ray Night Dive & Snorkel EcoAdventure! Many mahalos for kind words and we hope you join us again soon! Mahalo Nui Loa & have a great day! Alycia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enthusiastic and informative. Enjoyed the whole experience. Only had one ray but got a dolphin visit that was great. Professional group made a memorable trip. Thanks!

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha jcullenh! Thank you for taking the time to review us and for all your kind words! Mahalo for joining us and we hope to see you again soon for more ocean fun! :-) Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip home! Alycia

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The dive was amazing! We were up close and personal with these gentle giants. They even bumped into us while we were sitting. The staff seemed to like their job. They took very good care of us, and had fun at the same time. We...More

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Manta Ray D, Front Office Manager at Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha cballtx! Thank you for taking the time to review us and for all your kind words! Mahalo for joining us and we hope to see you again soon for more ocean fun! :-) Mahalo Nui Loa & have a safe trip home! Alycia

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Dev K
June 16, 2018|
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Response from Manta Ray D | Property representative |
Aloha Dev K! Alycia here from Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii! Thank you for your questions. We require all of the guests for our Manta Ray Night Dive & Snorkel EcoAdventure have to be able to swim and swim up to 50 yards... More
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Angela M
April 22, 2018|
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Aloha Jessica! Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii here. We do not recommend this tour for 6 years and under and we also require that everyone is able to swim up to 50 yards unassisted due to safety regulations. Please let us... More
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March 28, 2018|
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Response from Michelle M | Reviewed this property |
The boat ride was nice. We saw spinner dolphins from the boat and the sunset was nice. As far as seeing Mantas from the boat, you can see them from above.
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