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Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides

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78-7130 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
+1 808-322-2788
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Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise
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Since 1971, Fair Wind has been the leader in snorkel cruises on the Big Island of Hawaii. Cruises include morning and afternoon tours to pristine Kealakekua Bay aboard the spacious Fair Wind II. Enjoy one of Hawaii's top snorkel locations and site of the famous Captain Cook Monument. Perfect for families of all ages and experience levels. Includes (2) 15-ft waterslides and high-jump platform. *Save 10-15% by booking direct at Fair Wind Cruises official website.
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78-7130 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
+1 808-322-2788
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took the night Manta Ray snorkeling tour. The entire crew was super friendly and professional. We got to see multiple rays that were so close to us. The hot soup and hot chocolate was just perfect after snorkeling. This was certainly an incredible experience....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great snorkeling by captain cook monument. Afternoon trip was fun and still long enough to enjoy. Crew was good, cash bar. What makes this trip perfect is the snorkeling location.

Thank fire_lilly
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took us on our underwater journey -- less cumbersome then SCUBA, more freedom than SNORKELING, DIVEMASTER BECKY taught us the ropes in no time flat, allowing for maximum underwater time, and it was a blast! My wife and 16 year old daughter especially loved it,...More

Thank R4495QUjm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my non-swimming wife on a snorkel trip with Fair Wind's, their crew was incredibly helpful and made my wife feel safe, she had such a good time, along with myself. Everyone from the office staff to the crew on the ship were very...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good combination of fun Nice ride Great snorkeling Good food Great fun slide for kids Had a blast Ps big boat so you can have some couples time

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip , this was our second time on Hula Kai. We would highly recommend it. The captain went above and beyond to ensure a great trip for everyone.

Thank JAN M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this tour to snorkel in Kona. Good breakfast and lunch. Good instruction for newbies. Got to see a turtle, lots of amazing fish. ❤️❤️

Thank IronGoatBrewing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From start to finish, this was a great experience! Staff at check-in were friendly and efficient; boats captain and crew were professional and focused on fun and safety. The boat is super clean, including the bathrooms. Food was delicious, and there was plenty of it....More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great way to see the beautiful Kona coast on the Big Island of Hawaii! Sail to Kealakekua bay marine reserve to snorkel in the warm blue water. BBQ lunch included. All floats fins and diving supplies provided by the friendly staff. Don't miss this fab...More

Thank Goldi I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My kids had a wonderful time doing snuba with Rebecca at Kealakekua Bay! She's very helpful and knowledgeable. Highly recommend the trip and doing snuba with her. Many thanks, Rebecca.

Thank John S
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July 24, 2017|
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Response from Johnny P | Property representative |
Aloha, we do not have a videographer or photographer on board. You are more than welcome to bring your own underwater camera.
Dayna C
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Johnny P | Property representative |
Aloha, Our afternoon cruise typically has fewer people than our morning trip. Whether the cruise is sold out or not is dependent on the time of year - any school breaks or the days surrounding any major holiday tend to be... More
Korri M
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Johnny P | Property representative |
Aloha, Fortunately, regardless of weather, the amount of marine life is the same morning vs. afternoon. Typically in Kona, the clouds roll over the mountain in the afternoon and can cause overcast weather conditions... More