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Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise

75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Peak into Kona’s underwater paradise without getting wet. Cruise along on Marian, a 36-foot glass bottom boat specially designed to cruise within inches of the reef. Have your cameras ready for some close and personal visits with colorful fish, corals, and other sea creatures. Marian is designed for uncrowded, shaded comfort and clear viewing. As you cruise along, you’ll enjoy breathtaking vistas of the island’s rugged shoreline. Step forward to the bow and you might see frolicking dolphins or whales. Throughout your adventure, the onboard naturalist will share tales and legends that evoke the magic
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We had such an awesome time on the glass bottom boat! We saw all kinds of tropical fish through the glass. My daughter loved it! It was also awesome to see the dolphins that they pointed out to us! The staff were great!!

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Amy J, Guest Relations Manager at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Aloha and mahalo for such a nice review. We are happy you had a great time and hope you will come again!

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

The boat is big and roomy and well maintained. It has lots of viewing portals so no one is crowded or can’t sea. The Lady narrating what we saw and answering questions was entertaining and informative. We saw so many beautiful fish!!!! Great price and...More

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Amy J, other at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2018

Thank you, Wendy, for the wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our tour. We take great pride in maintaining our boat and providing guests with an enjoyable and educational tour. It really means a lot to us to read such nice comments.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful sights, up close, otherwise hidden to the non water loving folk. Absolutely incredible views of the coral reef and all the creatures that call it home. So many kinds of neat colorful fish, eels, and urchins. Our tour ended with a lovely and surprising...More

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We appreciate that you chose our family run business and your feedback. Mahalo!

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Rosemary S
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The Cruise ships all moor in Kailua Bay and shuttle guests to the Kailua Pier. Our glass botom boat leaves from the pier, right next to the ship tender landing. Come check us out. jeannie Kailua Bay Charter Company Glass... More
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