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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 4 days ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived, the customer care was excellent. Our Captain (Kirk-I believe) was simply awesome! He went around & introduced himself to everyone & remembered every single persons name on our ship - the Hula Kai. That was impressive! We went to two...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the deluxe kona snorkel and BBQ cruise and it was fabulous. The staff were so friendly and helpful always making sure you were comfortable and getting enough food and drinks. It was a very nice relaxing boat ride to some beautiful snorkel spots!...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second excursion that my wife and I made with this company. I would like to state up front the first excursion was during June 2015 and was on the boat Fair Wind II. We could not say enough good things about this...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've worked in the visitor industry and I've done a lot of tours. These guys are top notch. Some of the best customer service I've ever experienced. We were on the Hula Kai. Boat was sold out, but it never felt crowded. The food was...More

Thank AKStafford
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a 5 star activity. They go to 2 snorkel spots and have plenty of flotation, direction, instruction and crew members. Overall it is a great experience. It's really the best way to go snorkeling because you get 2 meals, 2 different spots and...More

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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