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 us for a memorable and magical moment of a night snorkel with beautiful manta rays gracefully gliding through the water. We guarantee Manta Ray sighting or your next trip is on us!!
Cruise coastline, admire marine life, such as fish, dolphins, whales (seasonal), or other ocean creatures we might see on the tour. Explore sea caves and other historical areas where ancient Hawaiians made history and created legends that are still being told to Hawaiian children and visitors who come to Hawaii year after year. Join us for a guided tour of Kealakekua Bay where Captain Cook Monument is located. Adore Hawai'i, doing what Hawaiians enjoy doing in Paradise. Hawaiian style. Living the dream.
Step aboard this double–decker catamaran, loaded with luxury features to provide you with most comfortable snorkeling experience. Cruise 10 miles to a protected and secluded marine sanctuary teeming with thousands of tropical fish. Bring your suit and towel, everything else is included: island style breakfast, lunch, sunscreen, snorkel gear, flotation toys, 20’ waterslide, bathrooms, showers and a full service cash bar. On board upgrades include GoPro Rentals and wetsuit rentals.
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.
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!
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!
Experience the Big Island from the sea on an outrigger canoe and snorkeling adventure. Set out aboard a traditional float-supported canoe similar to the Wa’a of Hawaii's ancestors, exploring the Pacific Ocean along the Kona Coast as they did centuries ago. Learn about local Hawaiian history from your guide as you go, then snorkel alongside schools of colorful tropical fish or simply hop into the waters for a refreshing dip.
SMALL GROUP minimum is 6 passengers- max 16
This adventure is 3-3.5 hr long.
Encounter spinner dolphins from onboard and observe sea turtles at Kealakekua Bay during this half-day boat excursion from Kailua-Kona. A professional captain and crew greet you aboard a Zodiac-style vessel at Honokohau Harbor and take you to explore sea caves and lava tubes en route to the marine conservation area. Use provided gear to snorkel with abundant
tropical fish on the coral reef and see the
Captain Cook monument.
Lunch and live commentary are included.
IMPORTANT: On this tour, we used to snorkel with the wild dolphins. As of 2021 The Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) is now being enforced and swimming with wild dolphins is now considered harassment. We will still be able to go encounter the dolphins at a safe distance but will not be able to enter the water with them.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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
Departure Times: Nov-Feb 6:00pm March-Oct 6:30 pm
The Kona Coast of Hawaii is considered the primary place in the world to view manta rays after sunset. During this 2- 2.5 -hour snorkeling tour with a knowledgeable guide, watch these extraordinary creatures feed on plentiful plankton attracted by underwater lights. With wingspans that can reach more than 20 feet (6 meters) across, manta rays have no teeth or barb on the tail. Includes Drinks,Snacks,Wetsuit,Flotation ,Snorkel Gear( Rx masks are available in a limited range and by request. Please add notes to the comments section when checking out)
This is a 4 hour trip south along the Kona coastline to the beautiful Kealakekua Bay or otherwise know as Captain Cook.
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.
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!
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.
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
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!