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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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Thank FieryGuy
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been sailing on the Fair Wind down to Kealakekua Bay for many years. This company has consistently given it’s passengers a wonderful experience. You may wonder why I only gave it three stars then. The reason why is because the price of this...More

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Thank DizzyLizzy115
Reviewed 6 days ago

My family and I took the morning snorkeling cruise that included a light breakfast and a bbq lunch. We had a blast. The crew was extremely friendly and made sure everyone was taken care of. There was plenty of room on the boat and they...More

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Thank Opera_lover054
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on two snorkel cruises, this one a small zodiac cruise. To be honest I preferred the smaller one. It was more private and the area we snorkeled was better. However, if you have people in your party who are older and may need...More

Thank rataturium
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply a lot of fun on the water. Good opportunity for snorkeling in 3 different locations. Comfortable boat with lots of sitting areas, all with excellent views of the Kona Coast. Lunch included was good, considering prepared on board & was served quickly to not...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the Fairwinds. We did a morning cruise and tried the Snuba...highly recommend! The highlight was a manta ray swimming 10 feet away.

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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