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Experience some award-winning snorkeling in world-famous Kealakekua Bay on this four-hour tour! All snorkeling gear and instruction included.
Photo courtesy Captain Zodiac
Live Reservations
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.
Beat the crowd to the Kealakekua Bay, one of Hawaii’s premier snorkel spots with incredible visibility and calm conditions, on a five-hour tour!
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.
Hawaii Island & 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.
Honokohau Manta Ray Night Snorkel
Keauhou Manta Ray Night Snorkel
4 hour Morning Snorkel / Lunch
2.5 Hour Morning Snorkel / Marine Watch
Photos courtesy Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours
78-7138 KaleioPapa St. Kailua-Kona
Live Reservations
At Hawaiian Adventures Kona, we pride ourselves on offering the 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.
Whale and Dolphin Search with Snorkel
Kealakekua Bay Snorkel and Wildlife Search
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.
Photos courtesy Hawaiian Adventures
Live Reservations
Waikoloa Tradewind Sail
Hawaii Nautical takes you on an unparalleled yacht to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled underwater treasures at stunning snorkeling bays along the historic Kona coast.
Waikoloa Snorkel Sail with Lunch
Waikoloa Whale Watch
Luxury Catamaran Yacht Snorkel Sail
Kona Tradewind Sail
Kona Sunset Sail
No Wiki
Waikoloa Sunset Sail
Kona Snorkel Sail with Lunch
Kona Whale Watch
Hawaii Nautical
Photo courtesy Hawaii Nautical
Live Reservations
KONA HONU DIVERS - We take pride in having the highest standards in 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.
Photos courtesy Kona Honu Divers
Live Reservations
Dolphin Watch and Snorkel Adventure
Manta photo courtesy Kona Ocean Adventures
At Kona Ocean Adventures, we are not just another tour, we are a true 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.
Private Charter
Discover Scuba
Live Reservations
Exclusive Sunset Cruise
Kealakekua/Captain Cook Adventure
1-Tank Pelagic Black Water Night Dive
Afternoon Reef & Manta Snorkel /
2-Tank Scuba Adventure
Morning 2-Tank Scuba Dive
Reef Snorkel Adventure Express
Scuba Instruction: Padi E-learning Code
Snorkel Exploration Adventure
Padi E-Learning Advanced Open Water Diver
Majestic Manta Rays Snorkel/ 1-Tank Scuba Dive Adventure
Photos courtesy Kona Shore Divers
Visit Our Shop in Kopiko Plaza
75-5660 Kopiko St., Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
PADI Discover Scuba Dives
KONA SHORE DIVERS - 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!
Live Reservations
Guided Beach Snorkel
Guided Shore Dives
Scuba Diver Course
The Combo
Refresher Dive
Atmos Mission One Dive Computer
Open Water Diver Course Day 1
Open Water Diver Course Day 2 or 3
Open Water Referral Dives Day 1 or 2
Advanced Open Water Day 1
Advanced Open Water Day 2 or 3
Dive Gear & Snorkel Rental
Photos courtesy Kona Snorkel Trips
74-381 Kealakehe Parkway
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Captain Cook Monument Kealakekua Bay Snorkel
KONA SNORKEL TRIPS is dedicated to giving you a story you’ll be able to 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?
Live Reservations
Private Late Manta Charter
Deluxe Kailua Kona Morning Snorkel & Marine Life Encounter
Seafari & Discover Local Pawai Reef Afternoon Snorkel
Night Manta Ray Snorkel
Private Charter
Private Afternoon Charter
Private Manta Charter
Photo courtesy Paradise Sailing Hawaii
Captains Eric & Yumi Wakely
(808) 883-0399
Map to Slip J24 - Kōlea
PARADISE SAILING HAWAII - Enjoy a true sailing experience with a 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.
Live Reservations
Signature Dolphin Watch & Reef Snorkel
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.
Photo courtesy Sunlight On Water
Live Reservations
Manta Ray Snorkel
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 waters.
Kealakekua Bay Snorkel (Captain Cook)
Travel the Kona Coastline to Kealakekua Bay, home of the Captain Cook monument, a sacred, ancient, and historical site with amazing snorkeling conditions.
Humpback Whale Maui
Each winter there's an increase in visitors to the islands from thousands of Humpback whales, the State of Hawaii's official marine mammal. From as early as September until as late as May, humpback whales can be seen in the near-shore waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands. Taking a Whale Watch Cruise is the best way to view them up close in Hawaii.
A whale watching cruise can be an awe-inspiring experience from the water. Mothers can be seen teaching their calves to breach, and males can be seen competing with one another in fierce head-to-head battles. The underwater vocal stylings of male humpback whales can even be heard by divers, snorkelers and boaters. The thrill of such encounters has fostered a strong love of humpbacks in the islands.
The average season for most Hawaii Harbor's whale watching cruises is December 15 - April 15th, while some whale watching cruises are only available January - March. Live reservations show availability below.
Courtesy NOAA - Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
74-380 Kealakehe Parkway,
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Hawaii Island District Office
(808) 327-3685
email: DLNR.BD.HonokohauHarbor@hawaii.gov
19° 40′ 10″ N, 156° 01′ 37″ W
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Kona Sunset Cruise
Our Kona snorkeling tours offer snorkeling, dolphin watching, whale watching, sailing lessons, or any combination that suits our guests.
Private Sailing Charters
Nothing beats the tranquility of a Kona sunset cruise, watching the sun set while sailing along the Kona coast.
Kona Snorkeling Tours
Have our beautiful sailing catamaran to yourself. Where to go and what to do is completely up to you!