Kona Ocean Experience Night Manta Ray Snorkel Cruise (from Keauhou) [Open Soon] tours, activities, fun things to do in Big Island(Hawaii)|VELTRA
Kona Ocean Experience Night Manta Ray Snorkel Cruise (from Keauhou) [Open Soon]
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Have an evening to remember as you set out on a semi-private sunset cruise with delicious fruit and sushi, and then snorkel among the majestic giant manta rays.
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Night Manta Snorkel (60 mins)
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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 4-11)
USD 85.00

Take the short ride off-shore to witness the breathtaking Mantas while in the water for about 45 minutes. Snorkel along with the lighted board, assisted by an experienced dive guide. Once out of the water, warm green tea will be provided on your quick 5-minute return journey back to the harbor.

Child (Age 4-11)
USD 85.00

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 :
18:45

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

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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.

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

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

Required items to bring & attire

  • Clothing that can get wet
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Wear swimsuit under clothing
  • Change of clothes
  • Sweatshirt / light jacket
  • Motion sickness preventative
  • Sandals

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.
  • 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 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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Kona Ocean Experience Night Manta Ray Snorkel Cruise (from Keauhou) [Open Soon]
Have an evening to remember as you set out on a semi-private sunset cruise with delicious fruit and sushi, and then snorkel among the majestic giant manta rays.