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Kealakekua Bay Snorkel & Ocean Rafting Sea Cave Expedition (from Keauhou Bay) Instant Confirmation

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Enjoy rafting along Kona Coast's ancient lava tubes and sea caves and snorkel at Honaunau Bay (Place of Refuge) and beautiful Kealakekua Bay!

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Departing from Keauhou Bay, your adventure takes you along the western coast of the Big Island on an amazing island rafting and snorkeling excursion. Cruise along the beautiful coastline as your US Coast Guard licensed captain talks story about Big Island history. As you raft the open waters, visit lava tubes, narrow sea caves and snorkel amid the calm waters of Kealakekua Bay. Keep your eyes peeled for Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins and the migratory Humpback Whales!
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Price
5-hour South Kona Expedition with Lunch
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 147.89
USD 147.89
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 123.25
USD 123.25
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Adult/Child (Age 13 & over)
USD 147.89
USD 147.89
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 123.25
USD 123.25
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
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    See historical Captain Cooks Landing!
Journey 22 miles down South Kona and explore the historical coastline. Visit sea caves, lava tubes & enjoy 3 snorkeling sites!
Snorkel sites include:
  • The Place of Refuge at Honaunau Bay is a National Historic Park and is home of the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle.
  • Kealakekua Bay, a beautiful marine sanctuary that offers amazing snorkeling conditions with more than 100-foot visibility!
  • The third snorkeling site will be determined on that day based on weather and ocean conditions.

Lunch: Deli-style lunch with turkey and roast beef sandwiches, chips, fruit, and cookies with bottled water. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available with 24 hours advance notice.
  • Duration: 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Bottled water / Lunch / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins)
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  • 08:00 Check-in
  • 08:15 Expedition South Kona (5 hrs)
    307074 Snorkel at 3 sites including Kealakekua Bay & Honaunau Bay. Enjoy lunch in the shade of the canopy within view of the monument to Captain Cook!
  • 13:15 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
4-hour Deluxe Morning Adventure
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 120.03
USD 120.03
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 98.60
USD 98.60
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 120.03
USD 120.03
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 98.60
USD 98.60
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
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Experience two of South Kona’s most precious treasures – Pu’uhonua O Honaunau and Kealakekua Bay. Snorkel in pristine waters, explore the sea caves, lava tubes ans learn about the rich cultural and geological history of the Island.
  • Duration: 4.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Bottled water / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins)
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  • 07:45 Check-in
  • 08:00 Deluxe Morning Tour (4 hrs)
    IMG_2327-e1438044796109-1024x614 Snorkeling begins at Honaunau Bay at the Place of Refuge. Then off for more snorkeling at famous Kealakekua Bay and the Captain Cook Monument. After snorkeling, cruise the coastline to explore ancient lava tubes and sea caves.
  • 12:00 Check-out
Package detail / Schedule
3-hour Afternoon Captain Cook Express
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 20.
Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 94.31
USD 94.31
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 81.45
USD 81.45
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 94.31
USD 94.31
Child (Age 5-12)
USD 81.45
USD 81.45
GE Tax and Harbor Fee included
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Snorkel the crystal clear waters of historical Kealakekua Bay and explore sea caves & lava tubes!
  • Duration: 3.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Bottled water / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins)
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  • 12:30 Check-in at our office at the Akule Supply Co. Restaurant
  • 12:45 Captain Cook Express (3 hrs)
    307081 Enjoy an hour of snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay, a beautiful marine sanctuary where you can actually see the Captain Cook Monument from the water. After snorkeling, cruise along the Kona coastline and exploring ancient lava tubes and sea caves.
  • 15:45 Check-out
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Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 5 years old and above can participate in this activity.
    • Must be able to climb a ladder.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Please wear your swimsuit to the activity.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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    • You can book a maximum of 20.
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FAQ
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Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, it is not required. Snorkeling involves floating on the ocean surface and looking down at the beauty below. There are plenty of snorkel vests and noodles for extra flotation to help put you at ease.
Are we allowed to bring in our own food and drinks?
  • No, but drinks and snacks are provided.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • No, life jackets are not required.
Can I go into the sea caves on this tour?
  • Yes, weather permitting, you will be entering several sea caves along the coast. The longer the tour, the more sea caves we are able to enter to explore!
What kind of boat will be used?
  • Hop aboard one of the three 26-foot heavy duty Naiad Rafts with twin 130 HP Honda Engines, 4 stroke/no smoke which can accommodate a maximum of 14 guests or a 22-foot heavy duty Nauticas with twin 50 HP Yamaha Engines, 4 stroke/no smoke which can accommodate a maximum of 6 guests. There are no restrooms on board and no canopies for shade. Canopies prevent the rafts from accessing the intricate caves for exploration.
Will we see whales?
  • Every year Humpback Whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii, and although not guaranteed, they are often seen between the months of December and April.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 16:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 94.31
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(4.95/5.00) 4.95 / 5
(22 reviews)
Pick-up Not available
Duration 3.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Amber
Captain Steve and Sam were great! They were very knowledgeable and took great care of our family. The snorkeling was wonderful and we were able to see a lot of different species, including sea turtles...more
by: Barb Gregory
Frantastic. Trip could not have. Been better well worth the money
Captain Steve was hilarious and Michael was a great assistant captain. Both Steve and Michael were entertaining and very knowledgeable about the southern part of the island of Hawaii. We saw dolphin...more
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