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Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures

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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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A Lifetime’s Worth of Magical Memories

Having traveled to many areas of the world in search of adventure, I can honestly say that I have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chad C
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Not just any ride to snorkel!

We normally spend our time on a scuba diving boat, but wanted a little time on the water before... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
URAQT2me
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 6 years in a row. Aloha & welcome. If you want an amazing ocean adventure like no other offered in Hawaii, come see us! Only we can offer you the comfort and speed of the Ocean Warrior--an 11-meter Navy assault vessel designed for and used by the Navy S.E.A.L. Teams and Special Warfare Operations. With this amazing vessel we have a further range than our competition and can get you there fast and comfortably. And did we mention that our captains are world-class freedivers and underwater photographers with over 20 years of ocean experience? Take a look around the website to see what we offer and feel free to either book online or give us a call to reserve your seat! Mahalo!
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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having traveled to many areas of the world in search of adventure, I can honestly say that I have never been on a better snorkel excursion than this one. Captain Brian and Jason were absolutely awesome. My six year old son had never been snorkeling...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We normally spend our time on a scuba diving boat, but wanted a little time on the water before going under. This was perfect for us! First, the weather wasn't great, it was raining when we were to meet up but instead of just cancelling...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the sunset excursion with my wife and daughter and a good friend. I especially appreciated the high-quality snorkel equipment -- no leaking masks!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an incredible trip that should be required if visiting the Kona Coast. And you HAVE to do it with Brian and Corey! These guys have the most awesome boat that makes the boat ride out to the snorkeling site half the fun. They...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very hesitant about a night snorkel, but so happy that I went on this trip— I’m now raving about it to everyone. This is a must on your vacation! Brian and Cory were very informative, enjoyable and easy to be around. Mantaray were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great trip! Great crew especially Cory who was very knowledgeable. Got very up close to one mantaray in particular and saw lots of others. And that boat is very very fast - cool!! Highly recommended

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The Open Ocean Safari on board this very fun Navy SEAL boat has to be one of the best snorkel/freedive tours in the area. The guide and captain make a great team, spotting large animals and then making their way over to the location in...More

1  Thank Michael U
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

One of the highlights of my first trip to Hawaii. Enjoyed the boat ride just as much as the whale watching, really fun, nice to see the island from the water side of things too. The captain and hand were very nice, helpful, and informative....More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We went on the 2-hour afternoon whale watching tour. The boat was really cool and a great experience in itself (if you are a boat person). It's a fun ride while seeking whales. The actual whale viewing was kind of slow at the start, but...More

Thank Jim H
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

Simply incredible! What an adventure for us and our kids! Manta rays, humpbacks, beaked whales, hammerheads, fabulous snorkeling, and a super cool boat! The only downside is that the kids think everything else is lame in comparison!

Thank Trevor H
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Majji
24 July 2017|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Aloha. If you are talking about the Humpback Whales then I would say a possible chance although it is little early in the season. We though look for other Whales that are residents in Kona waters. Thank you
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Korri M
10 February 2017|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Hi Korri You could bring a light jacket. But many just wear shorts and T- shirt. Some wear long sleeve as a protection from the sun. Wear shoes that might get wet. Thank you WHOA
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Deborah B
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Yes you pee while you're snorkeling. We can always stop the boat and you can go to the back of boat and hold on to the ladder as well while you're in the water.
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