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Snorkeling with Manta Rays on the Big Island of Hawaii
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Night Manta Ray Adventure

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Kailua-Kona, United States
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Night Manta Ray Adventure
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Have a unique Big Island experience snorkeling with manta rays on this tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll take a short cruise out to the manta site, where you’ll watch the beautiful Hawaiian sunset before dipping into the water to watch the manta rays up close. All necessary equipment will be provided for your excursion, as well as light refreshments and snacks to enjoy on board. Your tour will conclude at its original departure point. If you don't see manta rays on this excursion, book again for another night--no charge.
  • Snorkel with manta rays on this Big Island adventure led by an expert guide
  • Watch the Kona sunset before dipping into the water
  • Sit back with light refreshments and snacks on board the boat
  • Enjoy complimentary use of all snorkel equipment
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Live commentary on board
Professional guide
For snorkeling option: Snorkeling gear, jacket style wetsuit top, floatation device
Light refreshments including snacks and bottled water
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
GoPro rental (upon availability -call to reserve)

Departure Point

74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA

After turning into the harbor, TAKE the very first road to the RIGHT. Follow the road, pass Gentry's Kona Marine and a small gas station -Sea Store and Deli on the left, then TURN LEFT. As you drive in, you will see a small brown roof building to the right (restrooms). Meet crew under the pavilion.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must have previous snorkeling experience
  • Must be comfortable in the water, be comfortable using floatation if needed (we have Ride Along option available for non-swimmers)
  • Must be in good health and fit condition, must be able to climb a short ladder
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled by the supplier, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Recommended to bring towel, clothes for change, sweatshirt or light jacket
  • Age restriction: minimum age allowed is 2 years old; maximum age allowed is 70 years old (unless approved by the supplier)
  • Not recommended for participants with back or neck problems or injuries within the last 3 years
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers in an advanced pregnancy
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hang Loose Boat Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Night Manta Ray Adventure?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Night Manta Ray Adventure.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Night Manta Ray Adventure?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Night Manta Ray Adventure.

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Traveler Tips


  • "The water can get cold so keep that in mind." See review
  • "Whether you can swim or not does not matter as you will be provided numerous safety device to ensure your encounter." See review
  • "Bring warm clothes after to be comfortable on the way back (: Also remember to relax and enjoy every single moment of the beautiful manta rays!" See review

Reviews

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1,418 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-4
The trip was overall a 4,...
Vinay_S
, Dec 2021
The trip was overall a 4, based on my experience. Seeing the Manta rays was an awesome experience. We had two 8 foot long Manta Rays that came within arms length of everyone. And the duration of this was about 45 minutes. The host and his crew are very experienced and reliable. They assist people that are advanced swimmers to those who can't swim. They are prepared with snorkeling equipment and life jackets. However, I would recommend that people take seasickness medication prior to the boat ride. Because of the large waves on the bay, people may experience elevated levels of seasickness.
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snorkeling in thunderstorm day is a nightmare
Xuebo_C
, Dec 2021
Captain and crews are very nice and friendly. but the weather is not good at all. My husband vomited whole way. Wave is super strong and tight. I will never come back again.
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star-5
Don’t miss this excursion!
Cathy_W
, Dec 2021
Amazing and surreal experience. The rays were swimming so close to us - just inches away at times. These beautiful, benevolent creatures are one of the wonders of the deep. Worth every single penny!
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We all (six in our group)...
LaVonne_P
, Dec 2021
We all (six in our group) thoroughly loved this!!! The manta rays are so huge and beautiful!! The entire crew was awesome and made the whole experience lots of fun!
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A wonderful trip with...
Katelynn_B
, Dec 2021
A wonderful trip with tons of Manta Rays! They are absolutely beautiful and the crew that took us was very pleasant and humorous!
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Beautiful
leighana_c
, Dec 2021
The mantas come right by your face it's amazing. They're beautiful Don't do this if you have neck or shoulder issues
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star-5
Memorable experience for my family.
lori_K
, Dec 2021
The constant attention the team provided to all patrons on board. Information was ongoing. Simon checked in on individuals as they returned to the boat.
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Super close up to the...
Yingying_Z
, Dec 2021
Super close up to the manta rays. Amazing experience! They offer hot shower after we finish, which is helping a lot to stay comfort and warm.
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star-5
Gentle giants
Ryan_T
, Dec 2021
The manta ray adventure was great! We were in awe that we were able to see these beautiful creatures so close in their natural habitat. The ship and crew were great but the belle of the ball were the manta ray! Take a camera so your friends believe what you tell them!
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star-5
Enjoyed the Manta Rays!
GeriJacobs
, Nov 2021
We enjoyed the boat ride and we got to see several Manta Rays! The boat Captain was very informative and helpful! The crew also was very helpful and they were there to meet everyone’s needs. Thanks!
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Product code: 8571P1

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