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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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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 3 days ago via mobile

You're just not going to find better service and snorkeling with any other company. These people are professional and they really know how to take care of you every step of the way. We've done this cruise three times now and this last time was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After having a couple Captain Cook tours cancel on us, we booked last min for the morning tour & BBQ with Fair Winds. Even though I was last min, they had gluten free buns for me! Everyone was so kind, friendly and fun. I wish...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great trip with Fair Winds this wee. It was about a 40 minute boat ride to Kealakekua Bay during which we had a nice breakfast. Once there, the snorkeling was just off the Captain Cook monument, and the fish were so colorful and...More

Thank Eagles4me
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My Daughter flew in for my 60th Birthday and Surprised me. I booked for 2 then she had to discreetly added herself . This crew is so accommodating ..Even the Capt. We are Kama’aina & will be bringing visitors on the Tradewinds. Worth the Price.

Thank PetsRFamily2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked a 9:00 to 1:30 snorkel tour on Fair Wind. They were well organized, the boat was immaculate, the gear was clean and new, the crew were great and the food terrific. That sums up a great tour. We left promptly at 9:00 and the...More

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December 31, 2017|
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Response from Mary Jo N | Reviewed this property |
You can bring your own. The ones they provide are typical traditional style snorkel gear not those newer whole face masks. But, do try the snuba for a fun adventure. It’s a form of scuba, but the tank floats on a the surface... More
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