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Lavakai Kona Snorkeling Cruise & Dolphin Watching Tour (from Kawaihae Harbor)

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Set sail to the tropical paradise of the Kohala Coast aboard the Lavakai II. Get a glimpse of dolphins gracefully swimming in the water and admire the spectacular marine biodiversity of Hawaii by snorkeling in the bay.

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Dolphin Watch Guarantee! (until 2019/12/31)

If no dolphins are sighted during your cruise, you will receive a second trip for free. Don't miss your chance to witness this majestic display.

Please Note: This offer is valid for only one free trip. In the unlikely event that you do not see any dolphins on your second trip, you will not receive a third trip for free.

Create wonderful memories in Hawaii! Bring your family or friends to embark on an unforgettable catamaran ride en route to the Kona Coast. See colorful schools of fish, graceful dolphins, vibrant coral reefs, sea turtles and other marine creatures in their natural habitat as you go snorkeling in the bay. During the whale season, get the chance to see the gigantic humpback whales when they visit! Complete the experience with a delicious lunch and enjoy dining with panoramic tropical views aboard the boat.
Vessel Information

Name: Lavakai II
Size: 34 ft.
Type: Metal lava powerboat
Capacity: 26 passengers
Amenities: Shaded seating & onboard restroom

Lunch Menu
(Please indicate choice at the time of booking)

Picnic-Style Lunch
    A. Deli Sandwich (Ham or Turkey)
    B. Island Style Curried Chicken Wrap
    C. Garden Vegetable Spinach Wrap

All picnic lunches also include:
  • Tropical Fruit Cup
  • Molokai Sea Salted Edamame
  • Maui Potato Chips
  • Potato Macaroni Salad
  • Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bento Lunch
  • Grilled Fresh Catch (seasonal) such as Ono or Mahi Mahi
  • Furikake Rice
  • Korean Chicken
  • Molokai Sea Salted Edamame
  • Tamagoyaki
  • Grilled Garden Vegetables
  • Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Snorkel & Dolphin Watch Cruise
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 146.02
USD 146.02
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 73.01
USD 73.01
Infant (Age 0-3)
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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 146.02
USD 146.02
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 73.01
USD 73.01
Infant (Age 0-3)
Taxes & Harbor fees included
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Beverages (no alcohol) / Flotation devices / Lunch / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
    Time & Location

Starting time: 09:00 13:00 (May - Nov)
Starting time: 09:00 13:00 (May - Nov)
  • 08:45 Check-in at Honokohau Harbor
  • 09:00 Wildlife Watch Sail
    Board Lavakai II vessel and set sail through the waters of Kona. Enjoy a relaxing cruise as you take in scenic ocean views. Don't miss watching the enigmatic dolphins putting on a show! Bring out your camera and snap photos of this lovely and intelligent marine mammals.
  • Kohala Coast Snorkeling
    Put on your snorkeling gear and prepare to be amazed by unparalleled beauty beneath the water. Admire a diverse marine life & fix your gaze on various sea creatures. Snorkeling location will be chosen based on the day's weather conditions, which may include Pawai Bay & Makalawena offshore.
  • Lunch
    Delight in a scrumptious meal aboard the boat. Choose between a picnic or bento lunch options and enjoy dining with your company. Other menu options are available at separate cost.
  • 12:00 Check-out
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Swimming attire
    • Towel
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
Additional Note(s)
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or the ocean conditions.
Activity provider
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 146.02
USD 146.02

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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Lavakai Kona Snorkeling Cruise & Dolphin Watching Tour (from Kawaihae Harbor)