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Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures

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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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+1 808-987-1584
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and...

Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 7 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii adventure for swimming with Dolphins & Manta Rays. Eco friendly, we follow the guidelines established to make our tours safe for the Manta Rays, dolphins and our guests. We are on the GREENLIST FOR MANTA RAY TOURS. ONLY CHOOSE A COMPANY THAT IS REGISTERED FOR SAFETY OF THE MANTA RAYS on the Green List.

Morning Dolphin charters take you up the Kailua Kona coast to a pod of wild dolphins, usually 100 plus. Snorkel with them right next to you. Lunch & snacks included. Rated as #1 Night Manta Ray snorkel company by all the review web sites.

These are the most exciting activities you'll do here. All gear included. These 2 activities with marine life will be a highlight of your trip. We take children of all ages.

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We took the late night Manta Ray adventure with Dustin and Emily. This was our favorite trip while we were on the island. We left out of the Harbor and during the short 20 min... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the late night Manta Ray adventure with Dustin and Emily. This was our favorite trip while we were on the island. We left out of the Harbor and during the short 20 min trip Emily briefed us on the Manta Rays and what to expect once we reached their location. Once we were in the water we saw... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In one word, amazing! We are from Argentina, and went to hawaii for our honeymoon. We did the dolphin swim and the manta ray with Coral Reef Adventures. Both tours were increadible. Captain Ron and Erin knew exactly where the dolphins were and made sure to drop us where we should be to swim with the hundreds of dolphins coming... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First off our guides Justin and Emily were very professional, knowledgeable and fun. The boat is clean and the ride from the harbor is short. When we arrived instead of just putting us in the water like every other company they let us enjoy the sunset as Emily went over some history of mantarays and what to expect then they... More 

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Prior Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable Experience. Saw plenty of Manta Rays and had an incredible time. Caitlin and Emily were excellent guides too.

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Ron G, Staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it we are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on your trip. Please come back and see us again the next time you are on the big island. More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both Emily and Justin were amazing! They were helpful, patient and knowledge. We saw 3 mantas and had a once in a lifetime experience.

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Ron G, Staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on your trip. Please come back and see us again the next time you are on the big island the morning dolphin snorkel is just as amazing. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took this adventure with my two daughters. Captain Emily and snorkel guide Kaytlyn were great, very friendly,helpful and knowledgeable. The mantas swam by so close merely inches from us. It's tempting to try and touch them but we're not allowed. Fantastic experience.

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Ron G, Staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on your trip. It's so tempting to want to reach out and touch the mantas because you don't realize how close they actually get but thank you for respecting the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the company to go with if you are going out in search of Mantas at sunset. Why? The boat holds 6. 6 snorkelers. No divers. Very intimate. You do not have to wait for divers to suit up and dive. Its just six of you and two crew. Emily was in charge of us. She put the surf... More 

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Buckley, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our adventure with Captain Emily and our snorkel guide Kaitlyn. The small boat experience was awesome and the mantas at the south site did not disappoint! Next time I will definitely try the brownies after reading all the other reviews! And maybe a snorkeling trip!

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Ron G, Staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on your trip. Yes when you come back you should definitely try a morning dolphin snorkel it's just as amazing. More 

Sugar Hill, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The weather was perfect. We saw dauphins pretty soon after we hit the water but not many people were seeing the whales. Justin and Emily decided to take off and go find them and we did. There was a mom and her calf and this huge escort. The calf must have breached at least 20 times. What a beautiful site.... More 

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Ron G, Staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on your trip. Seems like we exceeded your expectations with whales and bonus mantas as well. Please come back and see us again the next time you are on the... More 

Pahoa, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome experience with Justin and Emily. We saw whales on the way out so we took our time to enjoy it instead of rushing straight to the mantas. Thanks guys! And then obviously the mantas were sick. And to top it off, the homemade mac nut brownie on the ride home, cheeeeeee, you guys are doing it right.

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Ron G, Staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing time on your trip. It's always nice to have something lie whales as a bonus to see and woth our small group operation it allows us to have the time to... More 

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