Hawaii, United States
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Enjoy two Hawaiian underwater adventures for the price of one with this 4-hour combination dolphin-swimming encounter and snorkeling trip. Start by exploring the 600+ species of marine life like sea turtles, coral and tropical fish that call the reefs of Kealakekua Bay home. Then meet up with a local pod of wild spinner dolphins for an optional swimming session. A trip choice without the dolphin swimming portion is also available.
  • Snorkel among some of the 600+ species of marine that call Kealakekua Bay home
  • Learn about Kealakekua Bay's connection with British explorer Captain Cook
  • Jump in the water with a pod of wild spinner dolphins on an optional swimming experience
  • Great way to get an in-depth look at Hawaii's amazing marine life
Meet in front the ‘Bite Me’ sport fishing store at the Big Island’s Honokohau Harbor. You’ll continue by 46-foot (14-meter) boat to the marine life sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay, also home to the historic marker for seafarer Captain Cook. During the ride make to watch for views of the Big Island’s sea caves and volcanic lava flows.
Spend the next 45 minutes of your trip enjoying snorkeling amidst the area’s mix of vibrant reefs. Depending on where you go you might see creatures like sea turtles, coral, tropical fish, and much more. During the winter, Humpback whales have been known to frequent the area as well. Once you’re back up on deck, you’ll also learn about the historical significance of the area, known for its connection to British explorer Captain Cook.
Continue your trip by heading out to find the pod of wild spinner dolphins that frequents the bay. Those who selected the dolphin swimming package will then have the opportunity to jump in the water with these wild fish, a magical experience that is sure to delight. You’ll return back to the harbor at the conclusion of your trip.

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D
, Oct 2018

My family and I went on the dolphin snorkel trip and loved it. The boat maneuvers to the area where the dolphins are swimming through. You jump in the water and swim with them. Some playfully come closer and even jump out of the water. Later we went to the Captain Cook area to snorkel with fish. We were so exhausted but it was so much fun!

M
, Aug 2018

It was a great crew and the small size of the boat and small number of people on board made it fast to get in and out of the water so we could make multiple stop to see the most dolphins possible.

D
, Feb 2018

One of the most amazing experiences of my life. We swam twice with the dolphins, saw two pairs of whales and heard them sing too. The snorkeling spot was a little underwhelming, but seriously after swimming with dolphins twice who cares. The boat and the crew were fabulous and really knew their stuff. Did I mention we swam with the dolphins twice!!! Floating around in the ocean with dolphins surrounding you is breathtaking. Our Uber driver didnt drop us in the right spot, so make sure you dont get out until you can see the Biteme fishing shop.

T
, Jun 2017

Best trip ever. Everyone enjoyed swimming with the dolphins. Even though it took several attempts, the Captain and JJ were able to catch up with the dolphins so that we were able to swim with them. Our non-swimmer was also able to see the dolphins jumping out of the water and swim around the boat. In the ocean, JJ was great in pointing out the other sea life. Would recommend this trip with Bite Me Sportfishing highly.

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, Jan 2017

we were 6 total so we didn't spend a bunch of time getting ready and listening to rules. Our Captain took us right out to where the dolphins were swimming and we enjoyed at least an hour of swimming amongst them. My daughters were able to swim fast enough that when the dolphins came up, they were surrounded! Then she took us to her 'special' cove and we snorkeled, no other people around, so many beautiful fish! I would do this again!!!!!


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