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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.73
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$82.73

Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour from Kona
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour from Kona

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Swim near a manta ray natural habitat on this 1.5-hour night snorkeling tour from Kona. Led by an expert guide, journey five minutes off the Big Island’s west coast where the mantas come to feast on plankton. Dive in the water, and swim in an area known for manta ray sightings. The area is lit by your vessels diving lights, so you can get a clear view even in dark waters. Afterward, dry off, and enjoy warm soup, bread rolls, and hot drinks as you recount your underwater adventures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.60
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$138.60

Kealakekua Bay: Captain Cook Reef Snorkel Adventure!

Kealakekua Bay: Captain Cook Reef Snorkel Adventure!

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Set sail along the Kona Coast on Hawaii’s Big Island on this half-day charter cruise and enjoy a tailor-made experience for you and your group. Admire views of the Captain Cook Monument, explore lava tubes and sea caves, and dive in to swim and snorkel in the warm waters of the Pacific. This tour is completely customizable so you can spend as long as you like snorkeling or simply relax on deck and soak up the scenery.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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$125.00

Deluxe Snorkel & BBQ Adventure aboard a luxury catamaran

Deluxe Snorkel & BBQ Adventure aboard a luxury catamaran

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Discover Kona’s underwater paradise on this snorkeling cruise and dolphin watch. Cruise through the protected marine sanctuaries of Red Hill, home to more than 600 species of enchanting ocean wildlife. After a safety briefing and some basic instruction from the lifeguard-trained crew, jump in the water for a snorkel. While you're enjoying the crystal clear snorkeling the crew will be grilling a delicious BBQ burger lunch. Then relax with a cocktail from the premium cash bar and enjoy the timeless beauty of the Kona coastline on the return trip. Bring a towel. Everything else is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00

Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

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Journey back in time — when ancient, powerful Kings ruled the rugged, fertile land of the Hawaiian Islands — on this 3-hour dinner cruise to Kealakekua Bay. Travel 12 miles down the Kona Coast to the Captain Cook monument. Learn the many secrets of the Big Island as a local historian points out more than 50 points of interest along the way.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00

Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour - 4 hour Kona Zodiac Adventure

Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour - 4 hour Kona Zodiac Adventure

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Splash into the crystal-clear waters of Kealakekua Bay on this Big Island snorkeling adventure! Dart in and out of sea caves and explore the gorgeous Kona coastline in an agile Zodiac raft. Snorkel among colorful tropical fish, and keep an eye out for other marine life like whales, dolphins and sea turtles. Along the way, learn about the island’s geologic history and local legends from your expert guide, and see the spot where Captain Cook first landed in Hawaii.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.11
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$135.11

Atlantis Submarine Kona - Hawaii Island

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.12
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$152.12

Afternoon Kealakekua Snorkel Tour
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.32
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Kona Coast Snorkel Tour

Kona Coast Snorkel Tour

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Make your boat ride a luxurious experience on this snorkeling tour to the South Kona coast. Theater-style seating, arm and headrests, and both a breakfast buffet and barbecue lunch ensure a comfortable cruise, while high-quality snorkel gear for diving off the remote South Kona coast promise sightings of the tropical aquatic life you came to see.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$182.67
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Captain Cook Exclusive

Captain Cook Exclusive

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Kealakekua Bay was famously the spot where Captain James Cook was killed and lies along Hawaii’s scenic Kona Coast. On this afternoon tour, discover the bay’s historic sites and natural wonders on a thrilling boat cruise. See the Captain Cook Monument, explore the sea caves and lava tubes around the bay, and dive in to swim and snorkel amid colorful marine life.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$105.56
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Deluxe Morning Snorkeling Adventure

Deluxe Morning Snorkeling Adventure

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The Kona Coast on the Big Island has some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii. On this small-boat cruise, explore the sea caves and lava tubes along the South Kona coast, enjoy swimming and snorkeling at Honaunau Bay and Kealakekua Bay, and look out for bottlenose dolphins, green sea turtles, and pilot whales.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.25
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$129.25

Deluxe Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument
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Deluxe Sail & Snorkel to the Captain Cook Monument

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Ensure you find some of the best snorkeling sites in Hawaii on this sail and snorkel adventure leaving from Keauhou Bay Pier. Set sail along the Kona coastline toward the Captain Cook Monument, where your adventure begins. Jump into the clear water to explore the vibrant reef of the marine sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay, which is home to schools of colorful fish and pods of spinner dolphins. Your tour includes breakfast, lunch, and equipment such as snorkeling gear and boogie boards.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$141.82
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Glass-bottom Boat Reef Tour

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
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.44
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Kona-Kohala Coast Sunset Sail by Catamaran from Waikoloa

Kona-Kohala Coast Sunset Sail by Catamaran from Waikoloa

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Experience the magical Hawaiian sunset from the water on this evening catamaran cruise from Anaehoomalu Bay. Set sail along the scenic Waikoloa and Kohala-Kona coastline, sip a glass of wine as you gaze out across the Pacific, then relax on deck as you watch the sunset over the Big Island.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$119.58
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$119.58

Kayak Snorkel Capt. Cook Monu. See Dolphins in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island (5 Hr)

Kayak Snorkel Capt. Cook Monu. See Dolphins in Kealakekua Bay, Big Island (5 Hr)

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Aloha Kayak Co. exclusive tour permit to launch and land on both sides of the bay has a limit of 12 guests per guided tour. We are permitted for 2 tours daily, one afternoon, and one morning. Once on the water at one of the most pristine kayaking locations in the world, you will visit a protected Marine Life Conservation District (MLCD) while being narrated about the history and culture of the area. Along the way to our destination you will have the opportunity to see clear blue waters, Ancient Hawaiian Temples, Burial Caves, Towering Sea Cliffs and watch the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins play and rest in their natural habitat. We will spend time exploring the Captain Cook Monument snorkel area, snorkeling one of the most pristine coral shelves in the world, abundant with wildlife and breathtaking underwater landscapes.We will visit the monument and walk trails with historical sites all around us.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$161.87
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel Adventure

Manta Ray Night Snorkel Adventure

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The Kona Coast of Hawaii is one of the best places in the world to snorkel alongside manta rays. This small-group tour ensures that you have a magical experience by going out with a group of no more than 10 guests to a spot where they gather to feed in the evening. You'll float on the surface as the creatures glide beneath you, performing somersaults and spins.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00

Sunset Sail Experience at Kona from Honokohau

Sunset Sail Experience at Kona from Honokohau

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Escape the hustle and bustle of Kona and round-out your day on the Big Island of Hawaii in style with a relaxing sunset cruise. Aboard a comfortable and spacious catamaran, take in the views as you sail along the Kona coastline and toast the sunset with an included beverage or two.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$119.58
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$119.58

The Ultimate Private Adventure
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The Ultimate Private Adventure

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Complete your trip to the Big Island with a private customized boat tour. The day’s itinerary features a selection of secluded locations far from the crowds, including private beaches only accessible by boat. In addition to a catered lunch and on-board refreshments, the trip includes a snorkel/dive guide for your comfort and convenience.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,687.63
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Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise from Waikoloa

Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise from Waikoloa

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See the tropical fish, sea turtles, and coral of Anaeho’omalu Bay on a glass-bottom boat ride. Enjoy shaded seating and beautiful ocean panoramas aboard a 26-foot (7.9-meter) boat, departing from Waikoloa, close to Kona. Expert guides join you on board to discuss Hawaiian marine life and answer any questions as you examine the underwater world through the glass. This scenic cruise is engaging for travelers of all ages, and returns to your original departure point.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.00
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$29.00

Kona Sport-Fishing Private Charter Half Day

Kona Sport-Fishing Private Charter Half Day

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Charter a private boat and set out to sail with this four-hour private excursion from Kona. You'll have the chance to fish for marlin, tuna, and mahi-mahi using on-board equipment with the support and guidance of an expert captain and crew. Alternatively, you can simply use your time at sea to relax, sunbathe, swim, and snorkel.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$753.98
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Premium Morning Snorkel

Premium Morning Snorkel

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The South Kona Coast is dotted with sandy beaches, lava-formed sea caves, and colorful fishing villages. On this tour, set sail on a morning cruise around Kealakekua Bay and Honaunau Bay, and admire the scenic coastline from the water. Along the way, spot landmarks such as the Captain Cook Monument, relax onboard the shaded deck, and dive in to swim and snorkel in the Pacific.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$142.00
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$142.00

Pau Hana Sunset Cruise with the Whales

Pau Hana Sunset Cruise with the Whales

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Combine unparalleled views of the Hawaiian coastline from a stable and spacious catamaran with the biggest guests of all -- the Humpback Whales -- and you have perfect way to begin your evening in paradise! Cruise along the Kohala on a well appointed power or sailing catamaran. Also includes unlimited tropical juice, soft drinks, and a selection of beer and wine, and individually wrapped bar snacks. If you'd like, you can bring your own alcoholic beverages aboard...we'll keep them icy cold for you till you're ready for them! The on-board naturalist will provide interpretation of the whales behaviors -- great fun -- great photo ops! Please note: This Cruise departs either from Anaeho'omalu Bay at the Waikoloa Beach Resort, OR, Kawaihae Harbor.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$139.00
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Dolphin Watch and Reef Snorkel Adventure

Dolphin Watch and Reef Snorkel Adventure

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Enjoy a day on the Kona coastline, without the crowds that are typical of most boat tours. This small-group tour takes you to a sandy cove to see dolphins surfing the waves. Afterward, you'll head to a reef for a snorkeling adventure (no experience required). No worries if you work up an appetite, a delicious lunch is included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$218.67
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Kona Sport-Fishing Private Charter - 6 Hours

Kona Sport-Fishing Private Charter - 6 Hours

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Spend six hours sport fishing off the coast of Kona with this private charter out to sea. You'll be joined by an expert crew who can teach you all about angling and fishing techniques as you fish for ono, spearfish, bigeye tuna and striped marlin. Alternatively, you can spend your time snorkeling and swimming in the cool waters off shore.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$969.41
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