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Fair Wind Cruises - Kealakekua Bay Morning & Afternoon Snorkeling Tours
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What to expect

Catapult down a water slide into the pristine waters of Big Island's Kealakekua Bay! Sail out on the Fair Wind II and enjoy snorkeling and diving in Hawaii's crystal clear waters! Depart in the morning or afternoon to explore Hawaii's waters.

Packages

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Morning Snorkel Cruise & BBQ
USD 164.96
USD 164.96
USD 164.96
USD 164.96
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 105.18
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 32.11

Departing from Keauhou Bay, this 4.5 hour cruise along the stunning coast of the Big Island includes 2.5 hours of snorkeling at the pristine Kealakekua Bay and loads of fun!

Child (Age 4-12)
USD 105.18
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 32.11

Overview

Morning
5 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Breakfast, Lunch
Inclusions: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Flotation devices / Breakfast / Lunch / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / No-host bar / High Dive / Two (2) 15' Water Slides / "Reef-safe" sunscreen

Schedule

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Start time :
08:30

Check-in at Keauhou Bay

09:00
Morning Snorkel Cruise & BBQ (4.5 hrs)
13:30

Check-out at Keauhou Bay

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Due to the nature of the boats being tied to the dock, rocking back and forth with the movement of the water and a series of about 4 stair steps up to board our vessels, each passenger will need to be able to cross the threshold under their own power (there is not a ramp from pier to vessel).
  • To help ensure the safety of our guests and crew, no one is permitted to be carried up the steps and across the gap between the boat and dock.

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 maximum of 110.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit
  • There are shade canopies on both lower and upper decks on the boat. However sun-protection and light cover-up is still strongly recommended.
  • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Due to the changes in tide, the start time will vary depending on the season.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • 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.
  • The vessels are reef safe zones, not allowed to use "non reef-safe sunscreens". Complimentary environmentally-friendly “reef-safe” sunscreen is provided for the guests.
  • Drinks, including wine and beer, are available for purchase.
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Afternoon Snack Cruise
USD 105.18
USD 105.18
USD 105.18
USD 105.18
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 60.89
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

A later departure time for this 3.5 hour afternoon cruise includes 1.5 hours of snorkeling time in the crystalline waters of the well-preserved Kealakekua Bay.

Child (Age 4-12)
USD 60.89
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Overview

Afternoon
4 hour(s)
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Breakfast, Lunch
Inclusions: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Flotation devices / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / No-host bar / High Dive / Two (2) 15' Water Slides / "Reef-safe" sunscreen

Schedule

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Start time :
13:30

Check-in at Keauhou Bay

14:00
Afternoon Snack Cruise (3.5 hrs)
17:30

Check-out at Keauhou Bay

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
  • Due to the nature of the boats being tied to the dock, rocking back and forth with the movement of the water and a series of about 4 stair steps up to board our vessels, each passenger will need to be able to cross the threshold under their own power (there is not a ramp from pier to vessel).
  • To help ensure the safety of our guests and crew, no one is permitted to be carried up the steps and across the gap between the boat and dock.

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 maximum of 110.

Required items to bring & attire

  • Swimsuit
  • There are shade canopies on both lower and upper decks on the boat. However sun-protection and light cover-up is still strongly recommended.
  • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.

Additional notes

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Due to the changes in tide, the start time will vary depending on the season.
  • The menu is subject to change without notice.
  • 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.
  • The vessels are reef safe zones, not allowed to use "non reef-safe sunscreens". Complimentary environmentally-friendly “reef-safe” sunscreen is provided for the guests.
  • Drinks, including wine and beer, are available for purchase.

Reviews

snorkelling, great trip

2020/03/14 Couples D & J

staff were great, boat not over crowded, facilities & service was terrific

Great tour

2020/01/06 Couples Hawaii8888

This tour is very good for aged people and Baby. Everyone can enjoy.

Very attentive staff

2019/07/20 Couples Kaschuess

The staff was great and made sure everyone had a great experience

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Activity Provider Fair Wind Cruises, Inc.

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. Is this activity suitable for children?
A. Yes. There will also be flotation devices available for children.
Q. Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
A. Yes, there are prescription snorkeling masks for those who need them.
Q. How far in advance should I book this activity?
A. We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last minute availability is often possible, but limited.
Q. Will our guide help us with snorkeling if it is our first time?
A. Yes. If you need instructions on how to snorkel, there will be a 5-10 minute snorkeling class with a crew member before you enter the water.
Q. Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
A. The only type of storage available is the space around your seating area. There will always be one crew member on board at all times, so it is advised that you keep your belongings with you rather then leaving them in your car.
Q. What kind of boat will be used?
A. The Fair Wind II is a 63 ft. aluminum catamaran. It has shade canopies on both lower and upper decks, fully covered cabin, two 15-foot water slides and a high dive platform, two stairways for easy access in and out of the water, fully equipped bar and galley, two spacious restrooms, and fresh water showers.
Q. How long has this company been in business?
A. This award-winning company has been providing exclusive Hawaii snorkeling excursions to Kealakekua Bay for 31 years. The Hawaii Visitors Bureau has honored them with the "Keep it Hawaii" Award For Environmental Preservation and the Kealakekua Bay Snorkel cruise has also been awarded a Certificate of Excellence for Best Snorkel Cruise on the Big Island by the West Hawaii Today magazine.
Q. Can I snorkel if I'm pregnant?
A. Yes. The Fair Wind vessels can easily accommodate pregnant snorkelers with spacious stairs that let you easily get in and out of the water, as well as large on-board bathrooms.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Fair Wind Cruises - Kealakekua Bay Morning & Afternoon Snorkeling Tours
Catapult down a water slide into the pristine waters of Big Island's Kealakekua Bay! Sail out on the Fair Wind II and enjoy snorkeling and diving in Hawaii's crystal clear waters! Depart in the morning or afternoon to explore Hawaii's waters.