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Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

Historical Dinner Cruise to Kealakekua Bay

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Journey back in time — when ancient, powerful Kings ruled the rugged, fertile land of the Hawaiian Islands — on this 3-hour lunch or dinner cruise to Kealakekua Bay. Travel 12 miles down the Kona Coast to the Captain Cook monument. Learn the many secrets of the Big Island as a local historian points out more than 50 points of interest along the way. At Kealakekua Bay, enjoy a Hawaiian-style buffet dinner with live entertainment, then relax and experience a beautiful sunset on the return trip. One complimentary cocktail is included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD116.37
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USD116.37
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Snorkel & Dolphin Watch Adventure Aboard Luxury Catamaran

Snorkel & Dolphin Watch Adventure Aboard Luxury Catamaran

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Discover Kona’s underwater paradise on this snorkeling cruise and dolphin watch. Cruise through the protected marine sanctuaries of Red Hill, home to more than 600 species of enchanting ocean wildlife. After a safety briefing and some basic instruction from the lifeguard-trained crew, jump in the water for a snorkel. Also, enjoy dolphin watching and a Hawaiian-style barbecue lunch. Then relax with a cocktail from the premium cash bar and enjoy the timeless beauty of the Kona coastline on the return trip. Bring a towel. Everything else is included.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD149.19
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USD149.19
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Afternoon Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

Afternoon Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

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Sail up the scenic Kona coastline, getting views of ancient lava flows and verdant cliffs, and stopping at the Captain Cook Monument, on this afternoon sail in Kealakekua Bay. Slip into the water using the provided snorkeling gear to see vibrant schools of fish, living coral, and even pods of spinner dolphins. Learn about the area's underwater flora, fauna, and ecosystem through guided commentary.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD82.73
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USD82.73

Deluxe Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

Deluxe Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

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Ensure you find some of the best snorkeling sites in Hawaii on this sail and snorkel adventure leaving from Keauhou Bay Pier. Set sail along the Kona coastline toward the Captain Cook Monument, where your adventure begins. Jump into the clear water to explore the vibrant reef of the marine sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay, which is home to schools of colorful fish and pods of spinner dolphins. Your tour includes breakfast, lunch, and equipment such as snorkeling gear and boogie boards.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD141.82
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USD141.82

Kona-Kohala Coast Sunset Sail by Catamaran

Kona-Kohala Coast Sunset Sail by Catamaran

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Experience the magical Hawaiian sunset from the water on this evening catamaran cruise from Anaehoomalu Bay. Set sail along the scenic Waikoloa and Kohala-Kona coastline, sip a glass of wine as you gaze out across the Pacific, then relax on deck as you watch the sunset over the Big Island.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD119.58
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USD119.58
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Deluxe Kona Coast Snorkel and BBQ Cruise

Deluxe Kona Coast Snorkel and BBQ Cruise

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Make your boat ride a luxurious experience on this snorkeling tour to the South Kona coast. Theater-style seating, arm and headrests, and both a breakfast buffet and barbecue lunch ensure a comfortable cruise, while high-quality snorkel gear for diving off the remote South Kona coast promise sightings of the tropical aquatic life you came to see.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD175.16
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USD175.16
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Deluxe Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

Deluxe Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

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This half-day boat cruise takes you to the two best snorkeling sites in Kealakekua Bay: The reef beneath Captain Cook's monument and the underwater lava formations of Red Hill. In addition to breakfast and lunch, your guides provide all necessary equipment, basic snorkeling tips, and identification charts to help you spot fish and dolphins in their natural habitat. Don’t forget your camera—the route showcases sweeping views of the Kona coastline.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD141.82
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USD141.82

Big Island Snorkel Cruise Along Kohala Coast

Big Island Snorkel Cruise Along Kohala Coast

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On this Big Island snorkeling cruise, experience the beauty of the Kohala coast from its colorful reefs to its beaches, as you scan the horizon for splashing dolphins or, in winter, humpback whales. In addition to colorful reef fish, there’s always the chance you could find Hawaiian green sea turtles while snorkeling the pristine coves. Enjoy the attentive, personalized service from your professional captain and crew, who also help serve you lunch, and run the boat’s open bar.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD159.00
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USD159.00
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Afternoon Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

Afternoon Sail & Snorkel Captain Cook Monument at Kealakekua Bay

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Set sail down the Kona coastline aboard a trimaran, arriving in the Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve for an afternoon of snorkeling. Splash into the turquoise waters near the Captain Cook Monument, and search for pods of spinner dolphins that frequent the bay. All equipment is provided along with light snacks and reef-safe sunscreen to make the trip convenient.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD82.73
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USD82.73
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Kona Shore Excursion: Wild Dolphin - Reefs -Sea Caves -Kealakekua Bay Snorkel

Kona Shore Excursion: Wild Dolphin - Reefs -Sea Caves -Kealakekua Bay Snorkel

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Make the most of your time in port on this Kona shore excursion timed to your cruise's arrival and departure. Get picked up from the port and head out on a sailing adventure to the Captain Cook Monument and Kealkeaua Bay where you can snorkel, swim, and explore caves and lava tubes. Expect to see spinner dolphins, sea turtles, colorful fish, and ancient reefs. Lunch, snacks, and use of snorkeling gear are all included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD139.00
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USD139.00

Private Charter: Customizable Big Island Boat Adventure

Private Charter: Customizable Big Island Boat Adventure

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The Kona coastline is an aquatic playground that's filled with possibility, whether it's snorkeling with manta rays, searching for dolphins, or watching whales in winter. For an exclusive, comfortable, and private way to explore the Kona coast, this rugged, catamaran-style boat is perfect for small group excursions—since the itinerary and activities are completely catered to only you and your group. Along with a professional, knowledgeable captain who can recommend fun-filled activities, experience a private charter in Kona that you and a group of up to 24 people are sure to never forget.
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  • 4 hours
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USD1,000.00
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USD1,000.00
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Snorkel with Manta Rays Guaranteed

Snorkel with Manta Rays Guaranteed

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Embark on an evening adventure and swim near Hawaii’s manta rays. Start the tour with a sunset sail on a comfortable trimaran to ‘Manta Ray Village’. After a safety briefing, put on your snorkel gear and spend an hour in the water using a state-of-the-art, lit up flotation device to stay on the water’s surface and observe the manta rays bellow as they feed on plankton. Finally climb aboard the boat and warm up with hot chocolate and snacks as you return to shore.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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USD125.70
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USD125.70

Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls and Highlights

Hilo Shore Excursion: Volcanoes National Park, Rainbow Falls and Highlights

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Sample a cross-section of outdoor sights on the Big Island during this shore excursion exploring Volcanoes National Park, waterfalls, orchids and more. Discover the postcard-perfect Rainbow Falls before visiting the amazing volcanic steam vents and unique geology around Kilauea Volcano. Before your day is done, check out a botanical garden filled with rare orchids, snack on macadamia nut treats at a local farm, and visit a gorgeous black sand beach. A guide, park entrance fees, snacks, and round-trip port transport are included.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD153.34
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Big Island BIG Volcano Adventure from Kona: Small Group

Big Island BIG Volcano Adventure from Kona: Small Group

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The Big Island is one of the most diverse places on earth. For visitors, it can be difficult to comprehend the vastness of the island's diversity but this tour offers the chance to immerse yourself in it. You'll explore the rainforests and waterfalls along Mauna Kea's Hamakua Coast and the summit of the active volcano Kilauea in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, before watching Kilauea's lava lake glowing after sunset.
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  • 9 to 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD196.16
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USD196.16

Majestic WATERFALLS

Majestic WATERFALLS

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Experience the Big Island’s lush Hamakua Coast on this half-day excursion. After a convenient hotel pickup, visit top destinations like Akaka Falls State Park, Rainbow Falls, and Richardson Beach Park. Capture memorable photos, watch for Hawiian Green Sea Turtles, and stop by Big Island Candies to satisfy your sweet tooth.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD108.97
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USD108.97

Pau Hana Sunset Cruise with the Whales

Pau Hana Sunset Cruise with the Whales

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Set sail into the Pacific Ocean on this Big Island whale-watching cruise that takes you out into the open waters and along the gorgeous Kohala Coast. Onboard naturalists help you spot migrating humpback whales and learn about their amazing behavior, while an open bar serves up tropical cocktails and appetizers for a festive Hawaiian voyage.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD139.00
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USD139.00
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Expedition South Kona

Expedition South Kona

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This action-packed day trip takes you to three snorkeling spots around South Kona, one of which is a remote location many locals don’t even know about. Explore sea caves, lava tubes, and reef systems, and keep your eyes peeled for pilot whales and spinner dolphins who play in the boat’s wake. Lunch and snacks are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD159.41
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USD159.41

Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

Evening Volcano Explorer from Hilo

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Explore the fascinating world of active volcanism, biological diversity and past and present Hawaiian culture at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Visit Kalapana, a village destroyed by advancing lava, and the black sand beach on the island. Learn about everything from active volcanic craters and steam vents to the historic Jagger Museum. Enjoy dinner at Volcano Winery, featuring a private tour with wine tasting, then watch for current activity at Kilauea Volcano, the most active of the five volcanoes in Hawaii. Hotel pickup and drop-off provide for a seamless experience.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD187.43
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USD187.43

Captain Zodiac Beat the Crowd Raft Expedition

Captain Zodiac Beat the Crowd Raft Expedition

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Beat the crowds and get an up-close experience of the marine life of the Big Island's Kona Coast on this guided excursion. In a small group, board a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) and get out onto the water. Snorkel in the clear waters of Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve, get close up to lava tubes, sea caves, and blow holes, and keep an eye out for pods of Hawaiian spinner dolphins, sea turtles, and (from December to April) humpback whales.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD149.67
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel from Kona

Manta Ray Night Snorkel from Kona

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Swim near a manta ray natural habitat on this 1.5-hour night snorkeling tour from Kona. Led by an expert guide, journey five minutes off the Big Island’s west coast where the mantas come to feast on plankton. Dive in the water, and swim in an area known for manta ray sightings. The area is lit by your vessels diving lights, so you can get a clear view even in dark waters. Afterward, dry off, and enjoy warm soup, bread rolls, and hot drinks as you recount your underwater adventures.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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USD138.60
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USD138.60

Kona Shore Excursion: Kona History and Culture Tour

Kona Shore Excursion: Kona History and Culture Tour

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Sample the rich culture and history of Big Island life on this half-day shore excursion. Led by a local guide, make a stop at Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park, a historic sanctuary for Hawaiian lawbreakers. Then, admire the three-dimensional paintings inside St. Benedict’s Church, and taste a flavorful cup of island caffeine as you learn how Kona coffee is processed. Complimentary port pickup and drop-off are included with your adventure.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD70.77
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USD70.77

Kohala Coast Wildlife Watch, Snorkel and Lunch

Kohala Coast Wildlife Watch, Snorkel and Lunch

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Explore the marine environment of the Koahala Coast with the benefit of guided commentary on this excursion. Your guides will take you to the wildlife hot spots, which gives you a great chance to spot dolphins, turtles, and whales (in season: December to April). Hop off the boat for some swimming and snorkeling, with assistance and instruction in the water by your crew. A picnic lunch with water, soda, and juice is included midday.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD146.76
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USD146.76
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Hilo Chocolate and Waterfalls

Hilo Chocolate and Waterfalls

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Step off the beaten path on an exploration of the back roads, local farms and hidden waterfalls near Hilo on this half-day excursion. Savor fresh tropical fruit and just-picked macadamia nuts during a visit to a family-owned farm overlooking a lush waterfall. Continue your exploration with a stop at Wainaku Center to learn about Hawaii’s longstanding sugar industry before finishing your day at a towering 120-foot (36-meter) waterfall, where you can cool off with a dip in the refreshing waters. A guide, lunch and round-trip hotel transport are also covered.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD156.02
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USD156.02
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Discover Volcano Country

Discover Volcano Country

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Immerse yourself in the tropical paradise of the Big Island for a 7-hour exploration of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and local island culture. Discover highlights of the island’s most famous volcanic region during stops at 'hotspots' like the Thurston Lava Tube and Halemaumau Crater. Continue your exploration with a visit to a gorgeous black-sand beach frequented by sea turtles and then a local coffee plantation where you’ll sample tasty treats like honey, chocolate and macadamia nuts. A guide, entrance fees, lunch and round-trip hotel or port transport are also covered.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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USD187.43
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