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Kona Ocean Adventures

#6 of 201 Tours in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
Honokohau Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-930-9861
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We watched all the other Manta Ray diving/snorkeling boats launch with 20, 30, 40 people crammed... read more

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Great experience, with fantastic, fun, knowledgeable guides. Definite highlight of our trip to... read more

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Winner of the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and now 2017 Trip Advisor Certificate of excellence!. Come Experience the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii like never before. Private charters are our specialty! With a group tour, Swim with the spinner dolphins, snorkel with the manta rays at night, whale watch (seasonal),scuba dive or with a private charter, customize your water experience with Kona Ocean Adventures. No crowds, no rush, just a safe and exceptional trip for all. Family vacation, a spiritual journey, honeymoon, or simply looking to experience a once in a lifetime adventure, you have come to right place. We now have 3 boats to accommodate various size groups. With over 17 years of experience working the Hawaiian Islands, Captain Danny, Captain Laure and their crew will make your adventure a memorable one. We speak English, French, Japanese and Spanish (simply request a guide for that language if needed on your adventure)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Honokohau Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-930-9861

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Reviewed yesterday

We watched all the other Manta Ray diving/snorkeling boats launch with 20, 30, 40 people crammed on. Then Laura pulled our boat around. There were only 8 people for the adventure that night. They only take small groups which means personal attention and focus on...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great experience, with fantastic, fun, knowledgeable guides. Definite highlight of our trip to Maui and the Big Island. Trip and Gina do everything to make sure everyone has a remarkable trip. They take great care to make sure everyone is safe and confident - small...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I got the privilege of going out on two trips with this amazing crew. For the dolphins trip, our crew was Brian, Bobby, and Sarah. All three seemed very professional and were very friendly. The services was amazing, as was the food! We got to...More

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha! We love to hear you had an amazing experience! Thank you for taking the time to share and recognizing our crew, they are amazing! We hope to see you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a wonderful time seeing Manta Rays with the folks at Kona Ocean Adventures! Everyone was knowledgeable, friendly and worked hard to make sure we had a good experience. They had everything under control from the moment we took off from the dock to...More

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha! We are so excited to hear you had a great adventure! We hope you will come play with us again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

Reviewed 3 days ago

i did not want to do this. informed the crew I was uncomfortable in the water, They made me feel very safe, were right there, when it was over was the highlight of my Hawaii trip. If I go back I will do it again...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was my second KOA trip, having had a wonderful snorkeling experience last year with a different KOA crew. This time, we went out with Alicyn and Momi for a chance to swim with the dolphins. Well, wow, were we in for a fantastic treat!!!...More

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha! We are so glad you had an amazing trip and you are right, Momi and Alicyn are amazing and we are so lucky to have them. We look forward to seeing you again. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

Reviewed 5 days ago

Today i joined friends and family aboard Kona Ocean Adventures with Captain Danny and Allison. We booked a private charter to take our father/friend/family's ashes out to sea to say goodbye for now to a man we all loved. I worked with Lori, on the...More

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha! We are so honored that you chose us for your celebration of life. Thank you so much for sharing your experience with such kind words. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

Reviewed 5 days ago

My boyfriend and I booked a scuba diving adventure with Kona Ocean Adventures. I found them online while I was looking up Discovery Scuba since I am not certified. I spoke with Laura and she was very helpful with the questions I had about the...More

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha! We are thrilled you had such a great time with Bobby and Momi, we couldn't do it with them! Hope to see you both again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

Reviewed 5 days ago

The crew made this a fun no hassel trip, provided everything. Easy dive, just sat on the bottom and watched the show. Fast boat made more time on site.

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. We hope to see you again soon! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

Reviewed 6 days ago

Our guides were great. Scuba and snorkel! Safe, educational and fun! The young lady was considerate of the wildlife and so was our dive guide!

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha! We are so happy you had a great trip! Hope to see you again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew

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mrsduenas
I am interested in the Manta Ray Snorkeling Night Tour. How long is the boat ride? And is it a typically choppy boat ride or relatively smooth?
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Kelly J | Reviewed this property |
Boat ride was only 20 minutes or so. We had choppy ride coming back in bit I imagine it varies.
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grandmarymec
I would like to take my 10 year old granddaughter on a night swim with the manta rays. She is an excellent swimmer, much better than her grandmother. If we go with you, do you have someone who goes into the water with us while we swim to the float? Mary Collier
May 19, 2017|
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Response from Danny and Laure S | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for the email. We always have a guide in the water on all our tours and being that your daughter is 10 years old, we will pay extra attention to her. This is a very easy activity for all ages.
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Angela H
Hello, do you have tours over where we can see lava going into the ocean, if not, what reputable company do you recommend?
November 12, 2016|
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Response from Danny and Laure S | Property representative |
Aloha Angela, Thank you for the email, unfortunately we do not do lava tours. Our company is based in Kona and the lava flows on the Hilo side which is on the other side of the island. You can try Lavaocean... More
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