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“Snorkel trip”

Ocean Safaris Kayak Adventures
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Owner description: Paddling Kona’s clear, pristine waters since 1994, Ocean Safari’s Kayak Adventures have introduced countless visitors and Kama’aina (Island Locals) to the fast growing sport of kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and paddle-surfing. We focus on small groups of adventurers, making safety and fun top priority. Every Kayak tour is different and may include dolphin and whale watching, snorkeling, sea cave exploration and maybe even cliff jumping. You may see tidal pools filled with eels, sea turtles and colorful tropical fish while wild parrots can at times be seen flying overhead. Join us for a night snorkel with manta rays!All our guided adventures are led by experienced watermen/women who are Hawaii Lifeguard Certified and we are fully insured. Ocean Safari’s Kayak Adventures assist with water safety at Kona’s annual Ironman Triathlon as well as other water events.
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Really fun. Crew was super helpful and friendly. The kayak trip out to the ocean was great exercise and the water was bright sapphire blue. The cave portion was a little rough but it was still very exciting. Snorkeling we saw lots of fish,coral and some brave souls jumped off the cliffs into the ocean-what fun :)

Thank LCVickie
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

Friendly informed guides led the way to a really fun morning of kayaking, snorkeling, cave exploring,and cliff diving.We were met with smiles and personal service even though we were a big group. We felt safe and well cared for on our adventure. We were treated as family and our guides were there to help with whatever we needed the entire 3 hour tour. I would highly recommend this company as it is a great value for the money.

Thank Vickie F
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Reviewed March 17, 2014

This concept could be interesting but it is not the case with this agency.
Once on the site, we secured a catamaran (internal business? ...) And start joining the factory tourist in the water without knowing if the rays are present. We are bonded to each other without being able to have any freedom.
You must have snagged a board, head down for an hour and you do not have the right to go for a swim ...

My sister and brother-in-law went through another agency kawak much better and adventure. Autonomous, they arrived on site without going into the water, all identified spots to see where the ray and found a shake whenever necessary to optimize the adventure. Free swim as they want.

I absolutely do not recommende "Ocean Safaris Kayak Adventures" for this trip except for families perhaps ...

4  Thank le_vince_11
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oceansafariskayaks, Manager at Ocean Safaris Kayak Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

We are sorry you had a bad experience and did not see any Manta Rays the night of your trip, as rare as that is, it does happen.

All of us here at Ocean Safaris pride ourselves on safety, fun, and have a deep respect for the ocean. Manta Rays are wild creatures and need to be respected and not harassed by people swimming after them. They are to be looked at and enjoyed for their size and gracefulness.

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Reviewed March 7, 2014

Guides Angus and Lee we very personable. I am happy that my wife and myself booked and went with them. Understand that conditions beyond their control affects your trip. Wish we stayed long enough to go again. Keep up the good work guys!

Thank Matt93z
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Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Kayaking trip down the beautiful coastline was amazing! Guides were wonderful! Snorkeling, cliff diving, watching the migrating whales. Not difficult for Mom and 10 year old. A fun day on Hawaii's crystal clear waters. Definitely recommend!!

Thank 23Sara2014
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