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COMBO: Kona Wild Dolphin & Reef Snorkel Adventure! 14 Guest Max, Speed Boat!

COMBO: Kona Wild Dolphin & Reef Snorkel Adventure! 14 Guest Max, Speed Boat!

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Explore the waters off the Big Island on this exciting combo tour. Get your adrenaline pumping as you cruise out and along the coastline on a speedboat. Look for caves, cliffs, whales, dolphins and other marine life along the way. Afterwards, jump into the clear waters and explore the underwater world as you snorkel around. Snacks, drinks and snorkel equipment are all included.
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  • 3 hours
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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History
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Big Island in a Day: Volcanoes, Waterfalls, Sightseeing, History

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The Big Island of Hawaii has a diverse ecosystem unlike anywhere else on the planet, and on this day-long nature tour, experience the beauty of its black-sand beaches, thundering waterfalls, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. If you’re lucky, find Hawaiian green sea turtles basking on the coast. Since the tour only requires a moderate amount of walking, it's an educational adventure for travelers of all ages, with snacks and refreshments included.
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  • 11 hours
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel Kona, Big Island
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel Kona, Big Island

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After dark is an excellent time to see manta rays in the waters around the Island of Hawaii. Make the most of your opportunity by joining this small-group boat tour. Enjoy watching the manta rays feeding at night and snorkeling close to them.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Keauhou Manta Ray Night Snorkel in Kailua-Kona, HI
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Keauhou Manta Ray Night Snorkel in Kailua-Kona, HI

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Have the opportunity to admire wild manta rays in their natural habitat on this evening cruise. Set sail after dark, when the manta rays come out to feed on plankton, and use a custom-made lightboard that attracts the rays. Float through the warm waters for up to 40 minutes, use your snorkel to watch as the rays swim and feed, and learn more about the majestic creatures from your guide.
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  • 1 hour 20 minutes
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Snorkel Tour to Captain Cook Monument Kailua-Kona, Big Island

Snorkel Tour to Captain Cook Monument Kailua-Kona, Big Island

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Explore the waters off the coast of Hawaii during a small-group snorkeling excursion from Kailua-Kona. Board an inflatable boat and enjoy easy transportation to Captain Cook's Monument at Kealakekua Bay for a couple hours of snorkeling time. Plus, view the sea caves and lava tubes along the scenic Kona coast and catch sight of dolphins and humpback whales, depending on the season.
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  • 3 hours
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Best Mauna Kea Summit Tour (Free sunset and star photo!)

Best Mauna Kea Summit Tour (Free sunset and star photo!)

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The 13,803-foot (4,207.3-meter) peak of Mauna Kea is Hawaii's highest point, and a popular spot for star-gazing. With this tour, travel up to the volcano summit with your guide, stop for dinner at the Onizuka Astronomy Complex, then arrive at the summit in time to watch the sunset. As dark sets in, enjoy a guided stargazing experience and marvel at the stars and planets using a refractor telescope and razor pointer.
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  • 8 hours
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Atlantis Submarine Kona - Hawaii Island
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Atlantis Submarine Kona - Hawaii Island

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On this exciting Kona submarine tour, dive deep below the cobalt waters just off the Kona coast, where an entire world of fish and marine creatures is waiting just below the surface. As the submarine descends towards the colorful reef, peer through the portholes at fish that swim to within inches of the submarine windows, and experience the sense of peace and calm in this world beneath the waves. This is a great way to explore underwater without even getting your hair wet, and, if you’re very lucky, there’s even the chance you could see a passing shark.
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  • 1 hour
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Snorkel with Manta Rays Guaranteed
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Snorkel with Manta Rays Guaranteed

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Embark on an evening adventure and swim near Hawaii’s manta rays. Start the tour with a sunset sail on a comfortable trimaran to ‘Manta Ray Village’. After a safety briefing, put on your snorkel gear and spend an hour in the water using a state-of-the-art, lit up flotation device to stay on the water’s surface and observe the manta rays bellow as they feed on plankton. Finally climb aboard the boat and warm up with hot chocolate and snacks as you return to shore.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Polynesian ATV Tour

Polynesian ATV Tour

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Combine a Polynesian cultural experience with an adrenaline-fuelled ATV ride on this unique tour. Hop aboard your own ATV or ride in a UTV driven by the guide, and set out on a fun 2-hour route, following forest trails and country lanes. Stop along the way at a series of villages and discover the rich history and heritage of Samoa, Tonga, Fiji, and Hawaii as you take part in traditional activities and learn about Polynesian culture.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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9-Line Zipline Experience on the Big Island, Hawaii
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9-Line Zipline Experience on the Big Island, Hawaii

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See the Big Island from a different angle on this 9-line zipline adventure that takes you over tree tops, waterfalls, and rivers. With four dual lines, you can even race a friend. With views of the Pacific Ocean from every platform, it’s the most scenic zipline experience on the island.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Kealakekua Bay: Captain Cook Reef Snorkel - Navy SEAL Boat, 14 Guest Max!

Kealakekua Bay: Captain Cook Reef Snorkel - Navy SEAL Boat, 14 Guest Max!

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Escape the crowds with a private snorkeling excursion around Kealakekua Bay. Cruise out on a fast Navy Seal Zodiac speedboat with just you and your group of up to 14 people. Look for sea caves, cliffs and Captain Cook’s Monument along the way. Then dive in for a snorkeling adventure above the reefs. Snorkeling equipment, snacks and drinks are all provided.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Night Manta Ray Adventure on the Big Island, Hawaii
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Night Manta Ray Adventure on the Big Island, Hawaii

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Have a unique Big Island experience snorkeling with manta rays on this tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll take a short cruise out to the manta site, where you’ll watch the beautiful Hawaiian sunset before dipping into the water to watch the manta rays up close. All necessary equipment will be provided for your excursion, as well as light refreshments and snacks to enjoy on board. Your tour will conclude at its original departure point. If you don't see manta rays on this excursion, book again for another night--no charge.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Big Island Circle Tour and Volcano: Coffee, Wine, Waterfalls and Hamakua Coast
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Big Island Circle Tour and Volcano: Coffee, Wine, Waterfalls and Hamakua Coast

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Spend a full day exploring the Big Island with visits to waterfalls, beaches, tropical valleys, stunning viewpoints, and so much more. Learn about Kona’s coffee culture with visit to Kona Joe’s coffee farm, where you go behind the scenes and taste award-winning locally gown coffee. See Hawaii’s natural beauty at Punalu’u Black Sands Beach and lookout for Hawaiian green sea turtles. Enjoy lunch, then explore stunning waterfalls and a panoramic view of Hilo from Waipio Valley.
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  • 11 hours
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Afternoon Kealakekua Snorkel Tour

Afternoon Kealakekua Snorkel Tour

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Take a Kealakekua Bay snorkeling cruise, and depart from the waters of Keauhou Bay to scour the Kona coastline for dolphins, turtles or, even, whales in the winter months. Upon arrival in Kealakekua Bay, peer overboard at the crystal clear waters that teem with colorful reef fish. After receiving expert instruction and snorkeling equipment onboard, you'll jump in the water to experience some of the best snorkeling on the Big Island.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Big Island Kohala Canopy Zipline Adventure
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Big Island Kohala Canopy Zipline Adventure

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Fly across the lush forest of the Big Island’s northern Kohala region on a zipline adventure near Kapaau. Trek through the treetops in a canopy park featuring a series of suspension bridges, platforms, and thrilling ziplines. Expert instructors are on-hand to ensure everyone’s safety while cruising across the customizable, whisper-quiet course.
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  • 3 hours
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Afternoon Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument

Afternoon Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument

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Sail up the scenic Kona coastline, getting views of ancient lava flows and verdant cliffs, and stopping at the Captain Cook Monument, on this afternoon sail in Kealakekua Bay. Slip into the water using the provided snorkeling gear to see vibrant schools of fish, living coral, and even pods of spinner dolphins. Learn about the area's underwater flora, fauna, and ecosystem through guided commentary.
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  • 3 hours
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Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument Big Island Kailua-Kona Hawaii

Dolphin Watch & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument Big Island Kailua-Kona Hawaii

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View dolphins in their natural environment with guides who respect these intelligent creatures’ boundaries. After feeding in deeper waters at night, spinner dolphins come close to the Kona shore where they often interact with boats, playing in their wake. The utmost respect and care are given to our aquatic friends to assure that we do not disrupt their rest, nursing and breeding behaviors. Depending on where and when we locate the dolphins there may also be time for a quick snorkel at one of the many beautiful reef areas along the Kona coast line, quite possibly Kealakekua Bay.
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  • 4 hours
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Manta Mania - Manta Ray Night Snorkel - Small-Group Experience In Kona, Hawaii
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Manta Mania - Manta Ray Night Snorkel - Small-Group Experience In Kona, Hawaii

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The Kona Coast is one of the most popular spots in Hawaii to see manta rays in their natural habitat. With this tour, set sail after dark, when the manta rays are most active. Hop onto a lightboard and watch as the manta rays come out to feed on plankton attracted to the boards, then head into the warm waters to swim and snorkel. Your guide will provide full instruction on how to safely swim and snorkel without disturbing the rays.
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  • 2 hours
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Maunakea Stellar Explorer from KONA
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Maunakea Stellar Explorer from KONA

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Hawaii’s natural wonders aren’t only on land and in the sea—the Big Island is also a prime spot from which to admire the wonders of the solar system. This tour is the only one that includes both afternoon solar viewing and nighttime stargazing, accompanied by astronomy experts. Visit different destinations and use a state-of-the-art solar telescope and Dobsonian telescope to spot solar flares, galaxies, star clusters, and planets.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls

Big Island Zipline Over KoleKole Falls

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The city of Hilo is surrounded by some of Hawaii’s most scenic wonders, on this 7-line Hilo ziplining tour you'll start off small and gradually increase in length and height per Zipline, you can literally soar past thundering falls as you zip through lush greenery. Learn about traditional Hawaiian agriculture, and once you’re comfortable sitting in the harness and feeling the exhilarating rush, prepare for the dramatic crossing that’s one of the longest zipines in Hawaii, and feel the rush of wind on your face as the forest opens up beneath you. Important tip, for this experience travelers must be between 80lbs-260lbs
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Deluxe ATV Waterfall and Swim Experience

Deluxe ATV Waterfall and Swim Experience

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Spend a couple of hours exploring the Big Island’s Hamakua Coast on this off-road excursion. Enjoy complimentary lessons on a practice track if needed, then cruise along picturesque coastal trails on 4x4 Honda ATVs or Side x Side UTVs. Enjoy magnificent views of Mauna Kea and Pacific Ocean, stop at scenic spots for memorable photos, take a swim in a private pond, and get muddy in “the Pit.”
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Glass-bottom Boat Reef Tour
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Glass-bottom Boat Reef Tour

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Experience the rainbow-colored fish and bright corals beneath the waves without ever getting wet during this glass-bottom boat trip from Kona. Climb aboard your 36-foot (10-meter) vessel (specially designed for floating above reefs) with an expert naturalist as you explore the incredible marine landscape of Hawaii. As you cruise, observe Hawaii’s underwater coastline and admire fascinating creatures like dolphins, turtles and maybe even a seasonal whale or two.
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  • 1 hour
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Big Island - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Driving Tour

Big Island - Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Driving Tour

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Explore the best sights at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island at your own pace with this flexible, self-guided driving tour. See highlights like Thurston Lava Tube, the Chain of Craters Road, Holei Sea Arch and more. Virtual tour guide provides hours of audio commentary that will give you background insights, interesting stories and legends, and even local music, along with turn-by-turn directions and maps, which can all be used offline.
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  • 2 days
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CAPTAIN COOK SNORKELING CRUISES 11:45am SNORKEL & DOLPHIN TOUR - Kealakekua Bay

CAPTAIN COOK SNORKELING CRUISES 11:45am SNORKEL & DOLPHIN TOUR - Kealakekua Bay

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Explore the Big Island’s Kona Coast aboard a small-group boat trip and spend your time swimming, snorkeling, and dolphin watching. Jump into the calm waters and don your snorkel gear to search for marine life at an underwater reserve. When you’re not in the water, enjoy snacks and light refreshments while keeping your eyes peeled for playful dolphins in the water.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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