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Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours

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Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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About Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours
We are a Hawaiian Owned and operated family business. We take pride in sharing our precious resources with all of our visitors providing accurate cultural information on all of our tours. All of our tours are private, custom, and unforgettable. Come out with us and see the difference 6 passengers max. All ages welcome. Experience true aloha with real local experts !
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2.5 hr Kona Morning Snorkel

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2 hours 30 minutes
from $132.00
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Rylee L wrote a review Yesterday
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This was a favorite on our trip! It was a once in a lifetime experience, with great guides!! Every staff member was extraordinary, between ensuring we are prepared and made us feel extremely safe the entire time. We saw several rays, up close and personal. Our trip would not have been complete without experiencing this. Super glad we booked with them!!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Belle wrote a review Oct 24
San Francisco, California11 contributions1 helpful vote
Absolutely amazing experience, totally worth it! Friendly and knowledgeable staff, took good care of us and there was hardly any wait. Highly recommend doing this when in Hawaii and recommend doing it with this company!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Victoria W wrote a review Oct 24
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Unfortunately, we were unlucky on our visit 10/15/21 and didn't get to see any mantas. It was disappointing, of course (2 friends of mine who've done this rate it as a thrilling must-do!), and since it was the last night of our vacation we couldn't go back the next night to try again. However, the lady I spoke with on the phone when booking was fabulous, the staff member who got us set up in our wet suits was very friendly, and I do believe that our guide in the water tried his best to get us to some mantas. I would still recommend trying this if you're in the Kona area.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Herk_Driver wrote a review Oct 23
Franktown, Colorado155 contributions33 helpful votes
Fantastic experience! When you get to the address listed it will be a boat launch. Look for the white truck with Hawaii Island and Ocean Tours on it. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff! They had one person prepping you with instructions, wet suits and gear, another piloting the boat to take you a short 5 min outside the Marina and a third staff member already in the water holding the surfboard with light and keeping tabs on the manta rays. The location is not as dark as I thought it would be as you only about 50 yards away from the Sheraton/Outrigger hotel shoreline. The hotel light stays on until 11PM and provides extra light. You spend about 40 minutes in the water and it’s totally worth it to watch these giant majestic creatures swim only feet beneath you!
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Response from Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for sharing. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tour and all of our incredible staff. We work hard to try and give guests the experience they came for while keeping it simple and smooth. Mahalo for the review and we hope to see you again. Aloha.
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heather s wrote a review Oct 22
Phoenix, Arizona9 contributions13 helpful votes
An amazing and slightly terrifying experience. Eli was our guide in the water and he was friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We consistently had manta rays coming up to us the entire time we were in the water. Definitely an experience you don’t want to miss.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Response from Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you. It's great to read you that you were able to experience this one of a kind tour. I agree it can be a little scary or intimidating jumping into the ocean at night, but that quickly goes away once the mantas start gliding underneath you. Mahalo for the kind words and we hope to see you again. Aloha.
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