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Keauhou Bay Sunset & Night Manta Ray Snorkel Cruise with Manta Ray Guarantee

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What to expect

Explore the Big Island waters with a nighttime manta ray snorkeling cruise in Kona. Take your pick from a sunset or evening tour, and experience the wonder of being in the water with wild manta rays as you embark on an adventure for up to six guests.

Packages

Packages

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Sunset Cruise with Appetizers & Night Manta Ray Snorkel (90 mins)
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 120.00
USD 120.00
Total:
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 120.00
USD 120.00
Price per Adult :
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 90.00
Ride Along
USD 100.00

As the sun makes it way below the horizon, take a short cruise to historical sites along the Kona coastline, and learn about the area's history and cultural significance while enjoying delicious sushi and fresh tropical fruit.

Once the sun has set, get ready for the magical experience of seeing manta rays in the wild as you snorkel for about 45 minutes while accompanied by expert crew members.

Child (Age 5-11)
USD 90.00
Ride Along
USD 100.00

Overview

Evening
2 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Beverages / Wetsuit / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Flotation aids / Light meal (Fresh sushi & fruit platter)

Schedule

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Start time :
17:00

Check-in at Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp

17:15
Safety Briefing (15 mins)
17:30

Depart from the harbor

Enjoy Sunset & Sushi Offshore
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18:10
Manta Ray Snorkel (45 mins)
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18:55
Warm Up with Hot Tea (5 mins)
19:00

Check-out at Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • Guests with neck, back or joint problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children 4 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Guests must be able to tread water without assistance.

Other requirements

  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Change of clothes
  • Sweatshirt / light jacket
  • Motion sickness preventative

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Complimentary parking available.
  • Although manta rays are almost always seen, there due to the unpredictable conditions of nature and the wild, you may not be able to enter the water with the manta rays. No refunds will be given should you not be able to swim with manta rays, but you can come back for free as long as space is available.
  • There are no restrooms aboard. The last chance to use a restroom is at the boat ramp before check-in.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
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Night Manta Snorkel (60 mins)
Total:
Price per Adult :
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 115.00
USD 115.00
Total:
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 115.00
USD 115.00
Price per Adult :
Child (Age 5-11)
USD 85.00
Ride Along
USD 100.00

It will be a quick ride from the shore to a spot in Keauhou Bay that is famous for being a feeding for wild manta rays. Enjoy approximately 45 minutes in the illuminated waters to snorkel among the manta rays, and there will be an expert staff member in the water with you the entire time. Once you are done, it is just a five minute ride back to the harbor with hot tea provided to warm you up.

Child (Age 5-11)
USD 85.00
Ride Along
USD 100.00

Overview

Evening
1.5 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Not Accessible
Inclusions: Wetsuit / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Flotation aids / Hot tea after the snorkeling

Schedule

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Start time :
18:30

Check-in at Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp

18:45
Safety Briefing (15 mins)
19:00
Depart from the harbor (5 mins)
19:10
Manta Ray Snorkel (45 mins)
Manta Swim
19:55
Back to the harbor (5 mins)
20:00

Check-out at Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • Guests with neck, back or joint problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
  • Children 4 years old and above can participate in this activity.
  • Guests must be able to tread water without assistance.

Other requirements

  • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
  • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
  • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.

Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)

  • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 6.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Change of clothes
  • Sweatshirt / light jacket
  • Motion sickness preventative

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
  • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
  • Gratuity is not included in the price.
  • Complimentary parking available.
  • Although manta rays are almost always seen, there due to the unpredictable conditions of nature and the wild, you may not be able to enter the water with the manta rays. No refunds will be given should you not be able to swim with manta rays, but you can come back for free as long as space is available.
  • There are no restrooms aboard. The last chance to use a restroom is at the boat ramp before check-in.

Reviews

Amazing once in a lifetime experience

2020/01/25 Friends Gill

What a privilege to be in the water with these magnificent, graceful creatures, the small group ( max 6) made for a very personalised tour, Keith and Cassie were so knowledgeable and passionate about the mantas, knowing ...

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Most amazing experience of my life

2019/12/02 Friends Amy

This was an amazing experience. We had the boat all to ourselves and the sunset cruise was unforgettable. The manta rays were so beautiful and you got so close to them! Worth the money and I’d go 1000 times again.

Up close with manta rays

2019/07/13 Couples Stacy

We had an amazing time on our tour! We saw wild goats (kau) climbing along the coastline, Cassie taught us some history about Queen Ka’ahumanu, and we saw several mantas up close (hit my snorkel gear close), including Am...

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Activity Provider Kona Ocean Experience

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. What kind of boat will be used?
A. Kona Ocean Experience utilizes a Willard Marine Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) that will easily cut through the water with ease to get you quickly to your snorkeling destination.
Q. Can I get the directions for the check-in location at the Keauhou Harbor?
A. The address is
Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp, 78-7100 Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

FROM THE NORTH (Kohala Coast or Waikoloa Resort Areas):
• Take HI-19 South and continue onto HI-11
• Turn RIGHT onto Kamehameha III Road
• Turn LEFT onto Ali'i Drive
• Turn RIGHT onto Kaleiopapa Street
Going downhill, continue over the series of speed bumps. Pass the Sheraton’s entrance (on the left), stay to the right and arrive at Keauhou Bay.

PLEASE NOTE: When traveling from the Kohala Coast or Waikoloa Resort Areas, please allow a minimum of 1 hour travel time for the morning and afternoon tours. Due to local evening traffic, a minimum of 1.5 hours of travel time is advised for either Manta Tour.

FROM THE SOUTH (South Kona or Ka`u Districts):
• Take HI-11 North.
• Turn LEFT onto Kamehameha III Road
• Turn LEFT onto Ali'i Drive
• Turn RIGHT onto Kaleiopapa Street
Going downhill, continue over the series of speed bumps. Pass the Sheraton’s entrance (on the left), stay to the right and arrive at Keauhou Bay.

MORNING DOLPHIN SWIM & SUNSET MANTA TOURS:
The Kona Ocean Experience dive guide or captain will meet you in front of the public restroom area.

AFTERNOON SNORKEL & NIGHT MANTA TOURS:
The Kona Ocean Experience dive guide or captain will meet you at the water’s edge where the boats go in and out.
Q. Do you have a bathroom on the boat?
A. There are no restrooms aboard. The last chance to use a restroom is at the boat ramp before check-in.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 15:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change Policy
  • Any changes made after 15:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. This includes, but not limited to, change of the activity date/ time, package, the number of participants, etc.

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Restrictions
Required items to bring & attire
Other requirements
Additional notes
Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Restrictions
Required items to bring & attire
Other requirements
Additional notes
Booking requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Keauhou Bay Sunset & Night Manta Ray Snorkel Cruise with Manta Ray Guarantee
Explore the Big Island waters with a nighttime manta ray snorkeling cruise in Kona. Take your pick from a sunset or evening tour, and experience the wonder of being in the water with wild manta rays as you embark on an adventure for up to six guests.