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Fair Wind Cruises - Kealakekua Bay Morning & Afternoon Snorkeling Tours Instant Confirmation

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Cruise and snorkel with Fair Wind

Catapult down a water slide into the pristine waters of the 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.

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Sail to Kealakekua Bay and enjoy a delightful dip and dive as you explore the Hawaiian waters just off of the Big Island's South coast. This spectacular marine sanctuary is the highest rated snorkeling destination on the Big Island, filled with tropical fish, epic coral gardens, and impressive visibility often reaching up to 100 feet. The calm and protected waters of the bay are the perfect spot for this Kona snorkeling cruise, offering superior snorkeling and diving year round. Everything you will need for your snorkeling tour is included. Join the Fair Wind II cruise to see why Frommer's Guidebook rates this as "The Best Snorkel Cruise on the Big Island!"
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Due to a Coast Guard mandated dry dock, this activity will be unavailable from November 26th until December 15th, 2018.
Price
Morning Snorkel Cruise & BBQ
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 110.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 159.74
USD 159.74
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 98.05
USD 98.05
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 31.95
USD 31.95
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 159.74
USD 159.74
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 98.05
USD 98.05
Infant (Age 0-3)
USD 31.95
USD 31.95
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
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    Captain Cook Monument
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!
The Menu:*subject to change

Breakfast: Bagels and Cream Cheese, Muffins, Egg Frittatas, Croissants, Fresh Island Fruit, 100% Kona Coffee, Herbal Tea and Juice.

Lunch: BBQ Cheeseburgers, Garden Burgers and Hot Dogs with Condiments, Pasta Salad, Fresh Island Fruit, Chips, Cookies, Soft Drinks and Tropical Fruit Juice.

  • Duration: 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Flotation devices / Breakfast / Lunch / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / No-host bar / High Dive / Two (2) 15' Water Slides
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 08:30 Check-in
  • 09:00 Morning Snorkel Cruise & BBQ (4.5 hrs)
    The morning snorkel includes all snorkeling equipment and snorkeling instruction for beginners. You'll have a full 2.5 hours to snorkel. You'll also be given breakfast in the morning and a freshly-grilled BBQ lunch after your snorkel.
  • 13:30 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
Afternoon Snack Cruise
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 110.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 98.05
USD 98.05
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 53.98
USD 53.98
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 98.05
USD 98.05
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 53.98
USD 53.98
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
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    A great activity for the whole family
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.
Snack Menu: *subject to change Fresh Island Fruit, Snack Mix, and Tropical Fruit Juice.
  • Duration: 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Flotation devices / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / No-host bar / High Dive / Two (2) 15' Water Slides
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • 13:30 Check-in
  • 14:00 Afternoon Snack Cruise (3.5 hrs)
    Depart on a 3.5-hour afternoon snorkeling cruise from Kealakekua Bay, complete with snacks and snorkeling gear provided! Once you arrive at the snorkeling spot, you'll have 90 minutes to snorkel or relax on the boat!
  • 17:30 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
    • Wheel Chair Accessibility: The lower level of the boat will provide excellent comfort to wheelchair guests and are equipped with accessible bathrooms. Depending on the tide you may need to climb 2 stairs with assistance. Participating in ocean activities will require going up and down several stairs which lead right into the water.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Swimsuit
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • All Packages
    • You can book a maximum of 110.
Activity provider
FAQ
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Is this activity suitable for children?
  • Yes. There will also be flotation devices available for children.
Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
  • Yes, there are prescription snorkeling masks for those who need them.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • 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.
Will our guide help us with snorkeling if it is our first time?
  • 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.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
  • 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.
What is the boat like?
  • Amenities include an upper sun deck, fully covered cabin, water slide, high dive platform, two stairways for easy access in and out of the water, fully equipped bar and galley, two spacious restrooms, fresh water showers, and is wheelchair accessible.

How long has this company been in business?
  • 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.
Can I snorkel if I'm pregnant?
  • 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.
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

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(4.79/5.00) 4.79 / 5
(63 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 4 - 5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Breakfast, Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

Very organized and friendly staff. The restroom I used was very clean. The gears were clean. Excellent experience. If I have another chance to come back, I would definitely come back again!
by: Tony
Great day out on the water. A time for the entire family, very friendly crew and the food was great.
by: Tony
I would recommend this for all ages that are good swimmers all the boat crew were qualified life guards and very helpful. I even seen some babies is tubes with their parents pushing them in the water....more
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