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COMBO: Kealakekua Bay and Wild Dolphin Snorkel with Lunch

From US$ 80.00
Highlights
  • Half-day snorkeling and dolphin tour to Kealakekua Bay from Kona
  • See wild dolphins, tropical fish, and a coral reef up close
  • Learn about the wildlife and history of the Big Island
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COMBO: Kealakekua Bay and Wild Dolphin Snorkel with Lunch
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Snorkel Combo with lunchMost Popular
4 hrs cruise along the Kona coast to the Kealakekua, enjoy the boat ride, view and lunch with lot's of fun. Snorkel one of the most pristine places and swim with wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins.
From US$ 89.00
Ride Along with Lunch
4 hrs cruise along the Kona coast to the Kealakekua, enjoy boat ride with lunch. Enjoy most pristine places and view the wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins off the deck of our shaded boat.
From US$ 80.00
Afternoon Kealakekua Adventure
Join us for a 4hrs guided snorkel tour to Kealakekua Bay, the Marine Sanctuary and one of Top 10 snorkel destinations. Admire Wild Spinner Dolphins if lucky and other sea creatures. Truly Amazing!
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Overview

Set out from Kailua-Kona for a half-day snorkeling tour to Kealakekua Bay, one of the top snorkeling destinations on the Big Island. Look for dolphins and other marine life in the wild, and then use the provided snorkeling gear upon arrival in Kealakekua Bay. This tour is suitable for all levels of experience and includes a picnic lunch.

What to Expect
Make your own way to Honokohau Harbor to board your catamaran. Your guide provides snorkeling gear and a safety briefing as your boat travels along the volcanic Kona coast to Kealakekua Bay. Keep an eye out for wild dolphins and perhaps whales (seasonal) along the way.

Hear from your guide about the marine animals and history of Kealakekua Bay, which was the birthplace of the Hawaiian monarch, King Kamehameha III, and the burial place of 18th-century explorer Captain Cook.

When you reach Kealakekua Bay, hop in the warm water for snorkeling at a coral reef loaded with tropical fish.

Your tour includes a picnic lunch served on board the boat, snorkeling instruction, and use of snorkeling gear. Be sure to bring swim gear, dry clothing, towel, and sun protection. Your tour ends with return to the harbor in Kona.
Reviews (94)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Skip the dolphins and watch that ladder

Simon and Jacob were great but we spent way to much time trying to find the spinner dolphins. We headed south from Kona. When we finally saw a group of boats we were told to quickly get in the water. With about 16 on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Edwin K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Highlight of our two weeks in Hawaii!

Simon and Jacob were awesome- very hospitable but it felt real vs fake. I recommend nausea medicine even if you don’t get boat sick! Just Incase! My husband and son got nauseous snorkeling in the big waves which was a surprise! Dolphins- I’m still amazed...More

1  Thank angelahX3541NI
Reviewed 30 October 2018
One of my favorite activities on the Big Island

I have taken this adventure at least 10 or 11 times. I enjoy it every time!! The majority of the trips, I have had the chance to see dolphins on the trip there or back. Occasionally - if its the right time of year -...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile
Best of the best

Loved this adventure! Captain Simon and Nathan were exceptional in so many ways!Fun, knowledgeable, attentive, professional and safety conscious. We enjoyed the time with the dolphins and at Capitan Cook and the interesting side highlights on the way back to the harbor. Even let our...More

1  Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 18 October 2018
Awesome day!

Great, friedly, experienced and helpful crew! Really worth going!! They knew a lot and they take excellent care of you.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Heli L
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P6091IPpaulac
26 November 2018|
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Response from MKP5456 |
I have taken the afternoon snorkeling trip with Fair Wind cruise four days back and seen older persons so there should not be problem. I have also seen many first timer doing snorkeling. While returning sea was bit rough so... More
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Deb H
23 October 2018|
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I booked tour with Fair wind 15 days in advance.I think 10 days in advance should be OK. There are other good companies also so you don't worry on that count.Further, cancellation policy allows cancellation without penalty.
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retiredatlast06
11 October 2018|
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It is a ladder and if you have trouble climbing you will probably have some difficulty because you can be in rough water at times. I will say that the crew is very good at helping because my wife hurt her knee on another... More
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