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Kohala Sail & Sea

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Luxury sailing on the Beneteau 393 40' yacht. Our experienced crew offers exclusive​ sailing & snorkel charters, dolphin watching and idyllic sunset cruises year-round, along with humpback whale watching during winter months.​
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61-3527 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae Harbor South, Slip #8, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
+1 808-930-9857
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 6 adults had a wonderful trip! The boat was beautiful and the crew was extremely attentive. Kassandra provided a variety of fresh foods and drinks. We loved the morning salmon lox and the ahi nachos to end the trip. We snorkeled and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roving424197
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We had a nice sail/snorkel trip. If you enjoy being in a smaller group and visiting snorkel spots you probably might not see any other boats at this is your trip. Captain Steve and crew took care of everything -food, drinks, gear and the boat....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JimSei
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We’ve done 3 trips on the Reva, all have been nothing but relaxing and fun. If you want the best small laid back boat on the Big Island, you won’t go wrong!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

It was last day of our holiday when capt. Steve and his wife took us to see some whales. We were pretty disappointed from our last whale watching back in Vancouver Island but this was way far better. Actually it was one of the best...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Adam P
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We had a great joy it was looking for whales and watching the sun. Thanks so much to Captain Steve and his beautiful first mate Jessica. The six of us so enjoyed our time on the water. The crew is skilled in providing a safe...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank wendyweid
Reviewed 28 February 2018

We had a great afternoon with Captain Steve on our whale watching excursion. Steve is an experienced Captain and knowledgeable about the whales. Whale watching on a sail boat with only 6 passengers is the way to go. If you visit the Big Island of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank harth2o
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I highly recommend this sail to see the whales. Steve is knowledgeable about everything to do with whales. We saw many of them and had the best time.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 267elle
Reviewed 13 February 2018

I enjoyed the morning sail whale watching tour very much. The wind wasn't up enough to lift the sails, though the engine is quiet and the journey slow and calm to be able to enjoy the experience of seeing the whales (plenty of whales!) in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank lite29
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We had a great whale watching experience with Captain Steve. It was fun, relaxing, and exciting. Our small group made the trip very comfortable. The Riva is very well-maintained and comfortable. We listened to the whales via hydrophone and got some good pictures (see attached)....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a sunset cruise with Captain Steve and had an amazing time. The boat was beautiful, the water was calm, and the sunset was sublime. Steve was very knowledgeable and kind, and regaled us with some amazing stories from his...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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