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“dolphin swim”(55 reviews)
“manta ray”(57 reviews)
Kamanu Charters has two boats our real sailing boat Kamanu catamaran offers snorkel sails and dolphin swims and manta night trips and sunset sails.Our state of the art raft Kamanu Elua has forward padded bench seating and is a fast exciting trip,we...more
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed today

We had a marvelous time with Captain John and Captain Cindy while swimming with the dolphins. We swam with scores of dolphins and saw, literally, over 100 dolphins. We had a marvelous afternoon on the catamaran. In addition, to the dolphins, we snorkeled on a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ed N
Reviewed today via mobile

Great trip out to see migrating humpback whales... Captain John didn’t disappoint as we had so many up-close encounters that we lost track of how many whales we saw. The only drawback was that this raft ride was pretty low to the water; I could...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RobynP512
Reviewed yesterday

I booked a dolphin swim and and snorkel on their RIB (zodiac). It was an outstanding trip and we saw many dolphins swimming right with us, sometimes 10 or 20 at a time. I got some great videos and photos! We also went to the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went on the zodiac trip from Honakohau harbour which is just south of Kona Airport. We were about 10 people and our 2 crew . The tour was about 3 hours long. We were able to get into the water and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an absolute MUST when visiting Hawaii! The night Manta Ray tour is unlike any other snorkel experience you’ll ever do in your life! This crew of John, Bailey, and Trevor were so hospitable. They truly maximize your experience with their knowledge of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KEJohner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Landon and Bradley were great. The trip was delightful. We were given a thorough safety briefing and had a beautiful ride to the snorkeling area. The fish and anemones were abundant, and the crew was knowledgeable: able to help identify fish and tell us about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RMJ199012
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

John and Randy gave us the best snorkelling swim we ever had. They’re very friendly, careful and knowledgeable. We’re not just had a fun trip, also learns some local tribe stories and history. They also teach you how to snorkeling swim without hurting the corals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This tour was great. Worth the money. Paul, Nick and Randy were excellent crew and made for a great night. We had our 8 year old son with us. He is still just learning to swim and hasn’t really snorkelled before. The crew was very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Anne967
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Had one of the best snorkeling trips ever with Joe and Bradley. Joe put us on the dolphins right away. Super close views at two different stops. Amazing experience to see and hear these beautiful creatures up close. Then spent time snorkeling at Cook Inlet....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jeffk470
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Amazing experience with Bradley The staff was so informative and helpful, Bradley took extra special care of everyone to board my family included, we would recommend this company due to the helpful staff Aloha Ray

Date of experience: January 2019
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Miwa N
July 17, 2017|
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Response from apriljrdn | Reviewed this property |
Only the ocean
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Response from captfralin | Reviewed this property |
Of course.
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Response from jbsail | Property representative |
We provide them for our night snorkels