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“Sea Paradise/the best snorkel trip ever”
Review of Sea Paradise Tours

Sea Paradise Tours
Ranked #2 of 9 things to do in Keauhou
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Sea Paradise offers Morning and Afternoon Sailing & Snorkeling Tours to the Marine Sanctuary in Kealakekua Bay (Home to the World Famous Captain Cook Monument). As your snorkel adventure begins, be sure to bring an underwater camera to capture all the vibrantly colorful schools of sea life amid the landscaped ledges of ancient lava flows. Also offered by Sea Paradise is a Guaranteed Manta Ray night snorkel. Capture the graceful beauty of these majestic manta rays as you snorkel up close with them. The Travel Channel say "snorkeling with manta rays is one of the top ten things to do in your lifetime."
Reviewed January 30, 2013

This trip is excellent. I have gone on many morning snorkel trips but this was by far the best. The crew were great the captain and first mate Joi made the trip so much fun, joi treats you like a old friend. Captain Cook had Dolphins,turtles and most amazingly a marlin! If you want a trip to remember go SEA PARADISE

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Reviewed January 24, 2013

This excursion exceeded our expectations. The crew was very friendly, personable, and knowledgable. The captain was not in any hurry, and slowed down and even followed the sharks and whales that we unexpectedly seen. The captain cook snorkle area was beautiful and calm. We had a ton of fun and would highly recommed this company.The boat was very roomy and comfortable, and had enough room for everyone to move around. The atomosphere was very light and fun too. The only downer part was when it ended and we had to get off the boat, but overall, a fantastic experience. Well worth the $

1  Thank Jessica R
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Captain Phil & Crew Dave added to the perfection of an already lovely day with their smooth trip, limited (but interesting) patter, and pleasant service. We snorkelled at 2 different locations within the Captain Cook park (morning tour), lovely clear water, healthy coral and a multitude of gorgeous fish. The company provides prescription goggles on request, which improved the experience a lot. On the way out we encountered a female humpback whale and her calf, and we saw a pod of spinner dolphins in the bay, resting, but a few jumped for us. This tour is highly recommended! If you have AAA/CAA they give a good discount. Excellent value!

Thank ajs4travel
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Reviewed January 22, 2013

7 members of our family ventured out with Captain Phil and his great crew for a wonderful morning snorkel. Soon after leaving the marina we came upon 3 humpback whales. They put on a great show for us. Captain Phil stopped the boat and let them get close to us. It was magic. The crew was very helpful, fun and made our snorkel cruise a magical time. I would recommend this outfit by far over Fair Winds, It is a small, laid back adventure. NOT TO BE Missed. We encountered spinner dolphins upon entering the bay, and upon leaving.

Thank Sophiemom4
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

While on the island of Hawai'i last week, I took both the night manta tour and the morning Kealakekua Bay snorkel trip. Both trips were excellent, and the crew was outstanding as were making the reservations with the office. Captain Tanner and Captain Eddie are both safe and knowledgeable, and crewmembers Kiera, Kelli and Lauren (sorry if I spelled your names wrong) provided friendly, excellent customer service, were extremely knowledgeable about marine life, and have a genuine love for the sea and caring for the environment. On the way to Kealakekua bay, they stopped to watch whales when we had the opportunity to see them. We also snorkeled at two destinations, not just one like the bigger more crowded boats do.

I would not hesitate highly recommending this tour boat and crews to anyone going to the island of Hawai'i (big island)

Thank alaskabeachbum
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