74-380 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Hawaii Island District Office
19° 40′ 10″ N, 156° 01′ 37″ W
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Experience some award-winning snorkeling in world-famous
Kealakekua Bay on this four-hour tour! All snorkeling gear and
Beat the crowd to the Kealakekua Bay, one of Hawaii’s premier
snorkel spots with incredible visibility and calm conditions, on a
Enjoy a morning wildlife watching tour with our experienced
Naturalist captains and crew, who share a passion & respect for
the ocean and its inhabitants.
Experience the majesty of nature on a three-hour whale watching
tour on the west end of the Big Island! Use the hydrophone and
hear the whale songs.
Take the concerns out of booking with large crowds and book a
Private Charter. Enjoy creating your own adventure with the family
during your Hawaii vacation.
Hawaii’s dive industry. As a result you can be sure your scuba diving or snorkeling
experience will be safe and high quality. Kona diving can be very relaxed and
easy. These standards help to ensure there is an experienced professional for
every diver and snorkeler on every tour.
adventure at every turn! You’ll feel like you’re on the boat with good friends who
happen to be coast guard licensed captains and local expert guides with over 30
years of experience navigating the Hawaiian waters! They are passionate about
what they do and love the ocean.
Visit Our Shop in Kopiko Plaza
75-5660 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Our goal is to give you the opportunity to share and explore the underwater
world in and around the near shore waters of Kailua-Kona. We focus on small
group sizes and strive to offer the best personalized service possible to our
guests. From the first timer to the old timer come with us and see what the Kona
Shore has to offer!
tell for the rest of your life. Strap on your snorkel gear, jump in the pristine
waters off the Kona coast, and your amazing experience instantly begins. Choose
from a variety of Kona snorkeling spots, or join us for a manta ray swim, private
experience, or Big Island whale watching tour. Where will your adventure take
you? Browse our tours to find out.
Captains Eric & Yumi Wakely
Nothing beats the tranquility of a Kona sunset cruise,
watching the sun set while sailing along the Kona coast.
Our Kona snorkeling tours offer snorkeling, dolphin
watching, whale watching, sailing lessons, or any
combination that suits our guests.
Have our beautiful sailing catamaran to yourself. Where
to go and what to do is completely up to you!
small number of passengers during a Kona sailing charter on Hawaii's Big Island!
Our beautiful new sailing catamaran features plenty of shade, comfortable
cushioned seating with tables, nice clean toilet facilities and the roominess,
stability and speed of the newest 36' sailing catamaran offering Big Island boat
tours. We offer a variety of Kona sailing charters including a relaxing Kona
Sunset Cruise and private catamaran charters.
Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure on this Kona
manta ray snorkel! The Kona coast is one of the best places
known to experience manta rays up close and in shallow
Travel the Kona Coastline to Kealakekua Bay, home of the
Captain Cook monument, a sacred, ancient, and historical
site with amazing snorkeling conditions.
Our signature experience tour in Kona, Hawaii! Visit TWO of
our favorite and most magical sites on the Kona Coast.
Each site will be unique and very different from each other.
Hawaii Island and Ocean Tours is a locally owned and operated tour
company that offers passengers the opportunity to explore the natural
wonders of the Kona side of Hawaii’s Big Island.
During the day, our experienced crew leads tours through clear blue
waters, where passengers can explore the local sea life, see Hawaiian
Spinner Dolphins playing in the wild, and learn about Hawaiian
culture. When the sun sets, we offer a unique nighttime snorkel
adventure with the majestic and graceful Kona Manta Rays near the
shores of the Keauhou Bay.
78-7138 KaleioPapa St. Kailua-Kona
Big Island’s ultimate small-group wildlife tour. Our signature 4-5 hour
snorkel tours feature the Kona Coast’s best opportunity for a true
Hawaiian adventure, but we also offer a wide variety of custom, private
charters. Whether it’s a private or public tour, we limit the passenger
count to ensure personalized service.
We are on the search for whales, dolphins, manta
rays, sea turtles, sharks and more; this is the
ultimate wake up with the wildlife experience.
Join us as we venture south to Kealakekua Bay, its deep blue waters
teeming with life and its towering cliffsides steeped in history. The
perimeter of this sheltered bay is alive with vibrant coral reefs which
host an abundance of diverse fish and invertebrates.
a kind boat. The boat is designed for open ocean conditions and will
allow you to sit back, relax and enjoy breathtaking views of the
beautiful Island of Hawaii. Our boats are operated only by
experienced United States Coast Guard licensed captains. Let's go
out to the ocean!
Head out into the Pacific Ocean off Kona to see the sunset over the
water before diving in to enjoy swimming freely with Manta Rays in
their underwater nighttime realm, an electric experience unlike
anything else in the world.
On this 3-hour excursion you can expect to see and snorkel with as
much sea life as possible. Trust our Captains and Crew with their
knowledge of the Kona Coast and all the beauty it has to offer. Keep
your eyes out for spinner dolphins, turtles, whales, colorful schools of
fish and vibrant reef. Our crew will be happy to share some fun
historical facts, snorkel tips, and fun fish stories.
Morning Encounter to Makalawena Strap on your snorkel gear and get
ready to jump into the warm Kona Coast for the swim of a lifetime.
On your 4-hour Ocean Encounters journey, you will make your way down
the beautiful Kona Coast heading north to Pu‘u Ali‘i Bay, home of beautiful
Makalawena. And believe us when we say… this is one of the most
stunning locations on the Big Island.
Take advantage of all the fun the Pacific Ocean has waiting for you on
snorkeling, fishing and seeking marine creatures in the Kona region, we
are proud to offer the best marine wildlife encounters in the area.
This bucket-list experience was described by the Travel Channel as
“one of the top ten things to do in your lifetime.” There’s something
incredible about sharing the ocean with wild giant manta rays at
night. Come experience it for yourself!
Cruise down to Kealakekua Bay to snorkel at one of the top snorkel
sites in the State of Hawaii. This protected marine sanctuary boasts
hundreds of species of marine life, as well the world famous Captain
Cook monument. We’ll stop to observe dolphins and whales (seasonal)
if we spot them, and every day’s adventure is unique. Along the way,
your Captain will call out historical sites and discuss the fascinating
history of the Kona coast. Grab your swim suit, hat, and towel, and
let’s go exploring!
beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled
underwater treasures at stunning snorkeling bays along the historic