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Wahine Charters

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Fabulous morning snorkelling at Kealakekua Bay

We chartered Wahine Charters to take 11 of us (6 adults and 5 teenagers) snorkelling at Kealakekua... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sarah M
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London, United Kingdom
Great snorkling

We just got back from our tour on the “Wicked Wahine” from Wahine charters. They took us out to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
DJfromLondon
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London, England, United Kingdom
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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...more
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Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We chartered Wahine Charters to take 11 of us (6 adults and 5 teenagers) snorkelling at Kealakekua Bay. So much fun. Ali’i and Jasmine were our guides and they made us all feel so welcome and relaxed and were very knowledgeable about the local and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just got back from our tour on the “Wicked Wahine” from Wahine charters. They took us out to the Captain Cook memorial where we had over an hour of fantastic snorkelling. Captain Ali’i and crew person Jasmine were great fun and very knowledgeable. Sandwiches,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

cannot recommend any better a charter for a personal more intimate experience no more than 14 on a tour so NO CROWDS must do the night snorkel so many less boats out there so lots of manta's to see and not fighting for a sighting....More

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wahinecharters, Owner at Wahine Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so pleased you enjoyed the Moonlit Manta Snorkel with Wahine Charters. It is an advantage to go out with fewer boats to have the Manta Rays all to yourself. Other advantages are being able to have dinner before our tour. If you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small groups and very personal. Loved the fact that they kept working at it to make certain that everyone got to see the dolphins while in the water. They really take care of you. Much prefer this experience to the mass process large group...More

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Tim C, Owner at Wahine Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Gregory. We are so glad you enjoyed your experience with the wild Dolphins and Wahine Charters. We like taking small groups out so we can connect with everyone and give them the attention they deserve. I hope we get to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing thing to see! We went on this charter and had Ali'i and Jasmine as our guides, they were wonderful! Informative and friendly providing additional excellence to the experience! We saw 7-10 Manta's and were lucky enough to see bottle nose dolphins as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an absolutely amazing experience! I went on the Moonlit Manta experience with Captain Kaupena and crew member Paoe who were both very friendly and laid back. They answered all my tourist questions gladly. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. Seeing mantas...More

Thank Mo B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Never give them your credit card credentials on the phone. They made an unauthorized charge months after the trip

Thank Msayyef
Tim C, Owner at Wahine Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

This is simply not true.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After dark manta tour was magical. Pena and Paoe (sp?) were terrific hosts who knew what they were doing and enjoyed doing it. Fun and laid-back. Saw four mantas. Two came close repeatedly - amazing! Many fish as well. Boat was clean, snorkel equipment in...More

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Tim C, Owner at Wahine Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review. We pride ourselves on being the best at what we do. I will be sure to pass this on to captain Kaupena and our awesome crew Paoe. Sincerely, Captain Tim

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the late manta ray trip (8:30pm departure) with captain Ali'i and Poi'i...sorry if I butchered the names. Both were very friendly and knowledgeable, not to mention fun. We had an extraordinary trip with LOTS of Ray's swimming within inches of us. We were...More

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Tim C, Owner at Wahine Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your raving review. As the owner I am VERY happy to have Captain Alli'iloa and our crew member Paoe as part of our team. I will be sure to pass this on to them. Aloha, Captain Tim

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We took our 9 and 12 year old for the night time manta Ray experience. Both kids are excellent swimmers and snorkelers. The fish and manta rays do get up close and personal, but the experience is so worth it! Our captain, Ali’i, and guide,...More

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Longhorn_01
July 2, 2018|
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Response from Alohikea | Reviewed this property |
I think 12 is the max.
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MichelleandAlan
November 6, 2016|
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Response from wahinecharters | Property representative |
Aloha, To answer your question it depends on the child, their comfort level and the parents comfort level. We have had 3 yr old and 5 yr old children get in the water on our tours. We would suggest you try practicing... More
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