Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise
Experience the beauty of the Kona Coast at picturesque Kealakekua Bay on an afternoon snorkel cruise. With equipment onboard and expert instruction available, the Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise is great for the whole family.
Dolphin Encounter and Kealakekua Bay Reef Snorkel
COMBO TRIP: Swim with wild Dolphins and snorkel at Kealakekua Bay!
On this four hour excursion, you will travel to a beautiful marine sanctuary, Kealakekua Bay where the Captain Cook monument stands. This is a beautiful reef with over 600 underwater species! As we travel down the coastline to the Bay we will stop to swim with wild spinner dolphins. Expect the following while enjoying boat ride to our favorite snorkeling spot!
- 46' Delta with plenty of room to move around including cabin for shade, upper deck for unobstructed viewing, and plenty of room on bow and stern of the boat to move around
- Marine head
- Great views of Kailua Kona including lava flows and sea caves
- Amazing views of the Captain Cook monument and the bay with historical and cultural significance to the islands
Guaranteed Manta Ray Night Snorkel
Ensure a manta ray sighting on this 2.5-hour night tour. Head out in Kona, one of the best places in the world to see mantas, to see the sunset over the water before jumping in to enjoy swimming with manta rays in their underwater nighttime realm. "Manta safari" guides escort you around the site with a mobile light show that attracts these gentle and fascinating creatures. Relax on the observation deck with unobstructed viewing and plenty of room to move around. All snorkel equipment, including flotation devices and wetsuits, is included. Manta sightings are guaranteed, or you will be given a voucher for another tour.
Two Location Boat Snorkel
Come explore the Hilo coast in a way no one else can offer! We have the only commercial dive and snorkel boat in Hilo. This tour is a 2 location snorkel from our 6 passenger boat.
Beach Snorkel Tour
Explore the wonders of Hilo's stunning reefs. With a professionally trained guide we will visit some of the best snorkeling sites on the island. Home to vibrant corals, tropical fish, and our beloved Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, Hilo is not a sight to be missed. All necessary equipment and roundtrip transport from your Hilo bayfront hotel or Hilo cruise port are included.
Private Charter: Kealakekua Bay Snorkel and Wild Dolphin Swim
This four-hour, small-group dolphin excursion takes you to sea in a Willard Navy Seals boat to experience the energy and curiosity of wild spinner dolphins in their natural environment. Following the swim in waters where dolphins can often be found, travel south to explore the sea caves along the Kona Coast, and go snorkeling in the calm waters of Kealakekua Bay Reserve. Often called the best snorkeling spot in Hawaii, the reserve is only accessible by boat (or a very long hike). After exploring the colorful reef, relax onboard with snacks and green tea while learning about the historic and cultural background of this region. On your way back to Keauhou Bay, you may see other sea creatures such as whales (humpbacks when in season), manta rays, and sea turtles. There is also an option to build your own tour.
Kealakekua Bay Snorkel and Wild Dolphin Swim
This dolphin swim excursion takes you to sea in a super safe Willard Navy Seals boats to swim in areas known for wild spinner dolphins, to experience their energy and curiosity in interactions with humans. Following the dolphin swim, you will travel south to explore the sea caves along the Kona Coast, and go snorkeling in the calm waters of Kealakekua Bay Reserve, often called the best snorkeling spot in Hawaii, and only accessible by boat (or a very long hike). After exploring the colorful reef, you can relax aboard to enjoy snacks and green tea, while learning about the historic and cultural background of this region. On your way back to Keauhou Bay, you may see other natural sea creatures such as whales (Humpbacks, in season), manta rays and sea turtles.
On the rare occasion you don't see any Dolphin, you can join with us again for free on the next available scheduled tour (pending space availability).
Viator Exclusive: Wildlife guaranteed, snorkel & lunch in Kona
Hop aboard this terrific 54 foot catamaran, with ample seating and shade. Enjoy the coastal sights and a refreshing swim and snorkel.
Snorkel gear and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Picnic lunch, soda, juice & water served.
Small-Group Manta Ray Night Snorkel in Kona
Enjoy a 2-Hour snorkeling and swimming with Manta Rays in Kona Hawaii off the coastline. Swimming encounters with Manta Rays, are 6 to 18 ft in length, also wild dolphins, whale watching, snorkeling coral reefs, and sportfishing. The tour is in a protected cove. The maximum group size is 6 passengers. Meal, drinks, and gear are provided.
Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe Night Snorkel for Manta Rays
Skip the big crowds on this manta ray–viewing excursion at night, a Hawaiian experience you shouldn't miss while on the Kona Coast. You'll take an double hull Hawaiian canoe into Keauhou Bay after sunset and use provided snorkel gear for an underwater look at these plankton-feeding marine wonders. Because we don't have a motor our lights are right between the hulls. This means that you don't even have to get into the water to get a phenomenal view of the Mantas! You have the option of getting in the water and snorkeling or enjoying the view from the canoe!
Deluxe Kona Coast Snorkel and BBQ Cruise
Enjoy pristine snorkeling aboard the luxurious Hula Kai on the South Kona Coast Snorkel Cruise. Experience clear waters and dramatic cliffs along the remote South Kona coast - a part of Hawaii that very few get to see. Ideal for the experienced snorkel enthusiasts!
Blonde's Reef Express Snorkel Tour
This unique and fun adventure begins as soon as you climb on board our 20' inflatable boat for a fast and thrilling ride out to Blonde Reef, named in honor of the British frigate H.M.S. Blonde.
Hilo Bay is partially protected by a reef located in relatively shallow waters, named Blonde Reef after Lord Byron's vessel, HMS Blonde,
This reef is the foundation of the crescent-shaped breakwater constructed in 1929 to protect the Hilo harbor from storms and reaches about 23 feet deep, with occasional pockets extending to 40 feet.
Snorkel and swim between schools of fish and admire a wide variety of colorful, inquisitive marine life. The clear water allows you to see spectacular reef structures and sand patches that opens a window to Hawaii’s diverse sea life. On this 2-hour tour you will also enjoy a taste of authentic island snacks and juices.
This excursion is a must-do for nature and water lovers, sign up today and don’t miss out!
Kona Wild Dolphin and Reef Snorkeling Excursion
Snorkel by 20 to 200 wild dolphins! We have a RIB Zodiac Speed Boat that takes up to 14 guests max on a adventurous ride! This dolphin boat adventure is only for the guest that is up for an extreme adrenaline speed boat adventure, this is not a slow cruise boat it can be on bumpy. Snacks, drinks & gear are free. Tour time is NOT EXACT (2-4 hours) why? How far the wild dolphins that day, weather conditions, how long you snorkel, ETC. If no dolphins, come again FREE!
No touching, chasing, swimming after, pursuing, feeding or harassing Dolphins.
Captain Cook and Sea Cave Snorkel Excursion
14 guest max, no large crowds! Snorkel coral reef at Captain Cooks Monument in Kealakekua Bay & check out Sea Caves! ( Zodiac Navy Seal Speed Boat sitting on the RIB ) or (Regular style boat with sitting on the inside of the boat on a bench seat). Call us ASAP if you have preference, this is based on availability.
For the adventurous adrenalin riders ONLY ( this boat ride / ocean can be rough, bumpy & choppy on rare occasions) this is not a slow cruise boat, please don't come us if you feel you'll have a negative experience, feel free to cancel with us after booking. Aloha! This is not a big tourist boat crammed up with 30 to 100 people! Snacks, drinks & gear are free. Tour time is NOT EXACT (3-4 hours) why? Weather conditions, how long you snorkel, ETC.
Moonlight Manta Ray 2.5-hour Snorkel from Kona
A must do while in Hawaii! It's a lifetime opportunity to see up close manta rays feeding and interacting with other ocean creatures under the neon lights. Join for a 2.5 hour memorable and magical moment as you snorkel with beautiful manta rays gracefully gliding through the water. All snorkel equipment is included along with snacks and the guidance of a professional guide
Manta Ray Night Snorkel Kona
In Kona our visitors have the rare treat to experience a Manta Night Snorkel. The occurrence of an accumulation of plankton off of the shoreline makes for an incredible Night Manta Snorkel show that you get to be a part of. Like all of our tours we treat the Manta Night Snorkel with respect by not disturbing these gentle giants in their habitat. We abide by the established Manta Ray Tour Operators Guidelines. It is a privilege for us to take you on this trip and we do not take it for granted. The experience of seeing these massive gentle creatures in the wild is exhilarating. The Manta Night Snorkel is an adventure you have to see for yourself and is a once of a lifetime experience. Mahalo
Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise
Cruise the Kona Coast and enjoy a morning frolicking in the warm Hawaiian waters. Snorkel equipment is available for use and expert instruction makes the Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise a great activity for the whole family.
Big Island Manta Ray Night Kayak and Snorkel Adventure
Experience the thrill of seeing manta rays up close! Kayak and snorkel through the Big Island's pristine waters to see Hawaii’s playful manta rays at night. Watch these gentle giants feed on plankton, and then jump in for an unforgettable wildlife experience!
Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour With Optional Honaunau Bay
Snorkeling in Kona is the best in the State. Join us on one of our personal, unique, and award winning snorkel tours and see the hidden Kona Coast. Discover colorful fish, pristine coral reefs, sea caves, and marine life in Hawaii’s crystal-clear waters on a snorkel tour that visits the incomparable Kealakekua Bay where the monument to Captain Cook can be found. You can choose from one, two, or three snorkeling sites such as Honaunau Bay and our "secret spot". Watch for dolphins, turtles, as well as resident and seasonal whales as you explore our young and rugged coast. Our Coast Guard certified Captains and Interpretive Trained guides detail the geological features of the Island and the stories of our culture on our safe and exhilarating vessels. Sea Quest is one of the highest rated and longest standing tour companies on the Island and we cannot wait to share our home with you. We hope to see you on the water soon!
Wild Dolphin And Reef Snorkel
Experience a true Hawaiian adventure safely viewing dolphins as they travel along the coast. Along with our guide you will be able to get in the water and snorkel Kona's most pristine reef and admire colorful fish. Our modern 24-passanger catamaran allows our guests to sit back, relax and enjoy the view of Kona’s coast.