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Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours

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74-381 Suite E Kealakehe HWY, Keauhou Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2709
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Personalized Amazing Experience with wild dolphins!

The captain was so knowledgeable, fun, and professional. He provided an amazing experience for just... read more

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Elizabeth S
Unforgettable

What an amazing experience! Seeing the mantas this close was unreal. This is something we’ll never... read more

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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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74-381 Suite E Kealakehe HWY, Keauhou Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2709
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Reviewed yesterday

The captain was so knowledgeable, fun, and professional. He provided an amazing experience for just 3 of us. Instead of a boat full of people, this outfit provided a personalized experience. We swam with dolphins but I never felt like we were intruding on their...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing experience! Seeing the mantas this close was unreal. This is something we’ll never forget. And this company was great. While other companies had lots of people crammed on their boats, we had only six. The diver was friendly and knowledgeable. They provided...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were exhausted from flying all day to the Big island but looked forward to our scheduled excursion to swim with the manta rays. We were blown away! The staff was friendly and informative. The experience of seeing five Manta Rays constantly swimming under us...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Snorkeling with the Mantas was a real highlight of our trip to Hawaii. It is unbelievable how close they come to you. Highly recomended!!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second manta ray snorkel but I'm very glad I chose Hawaii Island and Ocean Tours this time around. They only take a small amount of people which made it so much easier and more fun. Mantas got much closer to our board...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Fantasic time had by all the family. Big thanks and shoutout to Manu and Bayli. A family run business that caters for smaller groups (max 6). We were the only ones on board for our day snorkelling at Captain Cook memorial (Kealakekua Bay on the...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my second time going out with this company to see the Manta Rey night snorkel experience and the sightings were fantastic as always. The crew was good and you don’t have to go on a far boat ride from the dock to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew made the trip,friendly and very knowledgeable, the meals included and snakes were good and fresh.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We experienced this tour while visiting Kona on our honeymoon. Perfect for couples, family or friends! Great food, great crew and great stories of the island!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is absolutely worth it. My family went with two teens and two younger children (5 & 6). Everyone loved it.

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Bonnie H
February 13, 2018|
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Road side parking is available and also based upon the time of your tour at earlier times in the evening it's busier than later. If you are having trouble drive to our truck where we check in and ask for some help.
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Lizzylikestravel
March 5, 2017|
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Response from Jon D | Property representative |
Right now we are starting our 1st departure at 7pm we have been having good shows from then on typically doing 3 trips per night. Mantas are completely wild and therefore they are doing whatever they want to, however I... More
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