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Wahine Charters

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Kailua-Kona, HI, USA
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About Wahine Charters
Wahine Charters is a snorkel tour company specializing in Whale Watch, Wild Dolphin Swim, Historical Captain Cook Snorkel, Manta Ray Snorkel and Private Charters. Our boat is a 29' US Coast Guard Approved motor vessel with padded seating, shade and a marine toilet. We limit our tours to 12 guest for a more intimate experience. We are family owned and operated insuring the best care and service.
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NOLA wrote a review Aug 4
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This was the best snorkel experience we have ever had. The vessel accommodates 6, and we upgraded to a private 4 hour snorkel for our family of 4 for under $1,200. The boat has a cover if you don’t want to be in the direct sun, so that is a plus. They fed us lunch, water and snacks. They stopped at two snorkel locations. We saw tons of fish and even went to a third location and saw dolphins. The captain and mate told us fun Big Island facts the entire trip. The snorkel equipment was well maintained. Much better experience than the big boat tours!!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Jenna K wrote a review Aug 2
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This was amazing! I highly recommend doing this and with the crew of Wahine they were so accommodating, kind, and awesome! Mahalo!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Kmacdona wrote a review Aug 2
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This was definitely one of the best animal encounters we have ever had. We did the 6pm departure. We did use the shorty wetsuits they provide (for free) and were totally fine in the water. You float holding on to a rope attached to what looks like a surfboard. We saw many mantas that came so close to us we could have touched them (but we didn't as that's bad for the mantas). We got the entire experience on video thanks to the waterproof cell phone bags we brought ahead of time, which I highly recommend. The staff was great.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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SRFlips123 wrote a review Aug 1
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Manta Rays danced right underneath our bellys! Fabulous experience. The crew was very good and in particular I really appreciated learning about the Mantas while we were floating within inches of them feeding on the plankton. We went on the 8:30 pm cruise; ride took about 20 minutes and then we floated holding onto light boards (no effort). It gets chilly in the water after a few minutes, so I recommend accepting the wetsuit. Highly recommend the experience with Wahine Charters (the only Hawaiian owned charter!).
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Kanaiwai M wrote a review Jul 2022
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I’d say that was the funnest thing i ever did for my birthday, I have an uncle his name is bronson such a hammah,10/10 trip and rays were so dope wish i could stay longer. Leave a 5 star review it is totally worth it, also a tip if can. 👍👌
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Date of experience: July 2022
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