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Kona Snorkel Trips

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Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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About Kona Snorkel Trips
Taking you on adventures such as Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Tours, Manta-Ray Evening Snorkels, and Whale Watching Cruises (seasonal).
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Manta Ray Swim

While in Hawaii, snorkel at a site known for its nightly gathering of manta rays. Watch as these curious creatures eat the plankton attracted to lights shining in the water. Your boat departs from Kona at sunset and a guide escorts your group into the ocean. Snorkel gear, wetsuits, and floatation devices are provided for safety and comfort. This 2-hour adventure is ideal for couples, friends, or families.
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2 hours
from $106.09

Kealakekua Bay Snorkel

This small-boat snorkeling cruise to Kealakekua Bay gets you there in the morning before the crowds. A guide helps you search for spinner dolphins and endemic fish that frequent these calm waters. See Captain Cook Monument and explore sea caves and lava tubes on the return ride up the Kona Coast.
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4 hours
from $106.36
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C S wrote a review Apr 2020
Hayden, Idaho11 contributions2 helpful votes
Review of: Manta Ray Swim
We travel to Kona annually and have always enjoyed our trips with Kona Snorkel. The snorkel with the manta rays at night is amazing the animals are so beautiful. We had a great snorkel during the day as well. The boat Crew are very knowledgeable and conscientious of the environment.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Wendy Kehoe wrote a review Apr 2020
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Kona Snorkel was AMAZING! What a wonderful experience...We were a small group, the captain and crew were super friendly and attentive, and it was all so much FUN. I loved how they kept saying, "This is your tour, guys. Let us know if there is anything else you want to do." It was like your good friends in Kona took you out on a boat.... SO....we swam with dolphins, hung out with a mama whale and her baby f(rom a safe distance), snorkeled and saw incredible tropical fish at the Captain Cook Monument....and even heard some myths and legends and stories. This was one of the best. tours I've ever been on...and a highlight of our entire trip to Kona! Thank you guys! We'll be back when we can!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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megm7002020 wrote a review Mar 2020
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The Captain Cook Monument Snorkel with Kona Snorkel Trips was an amazing experience that I won't soon forget. Not only was the snorkeling fantastic and beautiful, but we also stopped and got a chance to swim with dolphins on the way to the monument (which was incredible). And on top of that, on the way back, we stopped and saw a humpback whale and her calf -- what an experience to see those beautiful creatures with your own eyes! This entire tour was magic. Additionally, the captain and guides Charlie and Phil were so excellent -- knowledgeable, friendly, and really invested in all of us having the best possible experience.The storytelling about the monument and the different stops on the way back at the Madame Pele rock formation were some of my favorite parts of the trip. I felt like this tour was an epic deal and so much more than a morning of snorkeling. It really felt like four tours in one. I will definitely be booking another trip through this company when I return to the Big Island. Highly, highly recommended!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Dsgandlcf wrote a review Feb 2020
214 contributions63 helpful votes
We took a 3 hour tour on the zodiac and had a great time. We snorkeled with a manga ray baby and saw some spinner dolphins and whales too. Had a great time with Zack and Sheri. Definitely worth doing this. I’ve done other snorkel tours here and this one is the best
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Renee wrote a review Feb 2020
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Review of: Manta Ray Swim
Manta rays are huge and will get very close for an amazing unforgertable experience. I unfortunately got sea sick at the end of the trip and the guide did his best to make me more comfortable. Small group. Convenient later time at 8pm lets you enjoy the day before
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Date of experience: February 2020
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