For some of the best snorkeling on the Big Island, visit the protected waters of Kealakekua Bay. This remote area is also popular with hikers, who might come across the ruins of ancient temples and villages on their travels. Dolphins frolic ... 

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Great Snorkeling!

March 2012

The snorkeling here was fantastic. Tons of colorful fish and sea creatures. We even saw an eel and an octopus!!!

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Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in the Big Island’s Kealakekua Bay

Strange Fruit

March 2012

Our guide John was brave enough to pick and tell us about what locals call "vomit fruit".

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Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in the Big Island’s Kealakekua Bay

snorkel area

November 2014

This is near the Captain Cook Monument. You can hike down a trail to get there or take the Kayak tour (best option). The snorkeling was great. Boats of people were being brought here as the water is so clear and deep.

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Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in the Big Island’s Kealakekua Bay

Our Guide

November 2014

This is our guide as he was very knowledgeable. Knew the history of the Island and there was not a question he couldn't answer. Kudos to our Guide. They got a winner with him.

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Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in the Big Island’s Kealakekua Bay

our spot

November 2014

Our guide brought us to a great spot where we parked the Kayaks and snorkeled

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Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in the Big Island’s Kealakekua Bay

Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling

August 2012

Underwater snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay, Cooks Monument.

Docked and ready to snorkel

March 2012

After kayaking across the bay, we reached our great snorkel spot.

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Snorkel, Kayak and Dolphin Experience in the Big Island’s Kealakekua Bay

Cave under a lava tube

August 2010

We stopped in a cave on the way back

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Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure

Fish in the Corral reef

August 2010

Fish by the Cap Cook monument

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Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure

Corral Reef near Cap Cook Monument

August 2010

Corral Reef near Cap Cook Monument

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Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure

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