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For guests staying near Keauhou Bay, on the southern edge of Kailua-Kona, this area is the birthplace of King Kamehameha III. Well known for its rugged sea caves and pristine ocean conditions, this protected bay is home to the sacred stone that is said to have revived a stillborn King, as well as an ancient warriors burial ground from a fierce battle in 1819. Explore Keauhou Bay's vast history and underwater paradise and every corner of its breathtaking landscape.
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  1. No.1
    Take a short sail to Manta Ray Village for a personal and intimate snorkeling encounter with wild Manta Rays at night from Keauhou Bay! Get to see the gentle giants of the ocean at their most active.

    From USD120.33

    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. No.2
    Enjoy rafting along the lava tubes and sea caves of the Kona Coast in a small, 14-person raft. You'll be taken to Honaunau Bay (Place of Refuge) and beautiful Kealakekua Bay to snorkel among the vibrant and diverse marine life of Hawaii!
    Meal Provided

    From USD105.56

    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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    Discover the beauty of the majestic manta ray, considered to be one of the most memorable experiences to be had on the Big Island. Watch as these gentle giants glide through the water feeding on plankton which are attracted by underwater lights.


    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  4. Experience one of the best luau on the Big Island of Hawaii with an evening at the Haleo Luau. Complete with an open bar, delicious food, and world class Polynesian entertainment, spend the evening with your family and friends at a private table.
    Meal Provided


    3 hour(s) (evening)
  5. Head to the Captain Cook Monument and explore the island's finest snorkel spots on a sail at a marine sanctuary filled with tropical fish, coral reefs and more. Enjoy the calm and clear waters of a Marine Life Conservation District.
    Meal Provided

    From USD82.73

    3.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Experience the once-in-a-lifetime spectacle of swimming with manta rays! Every night, these graceful, nocturnal sea creatures come out to feed. Don't miss this opportunity to snorkel with mantas in Kona!


    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. Kayak along the beautiful Kona coast. Paddle along sea cliffs, over underwater lava tubes and into sea caves and go snorkeling among tropical reef fish at Keauhou Bay! Watch for dolphins, manta rays & sea turtles on this Big Island eco-adventure!


    4 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Kayak Keauhou Bay all day or for just a quick half day! The bay is home to dolphins who may swim by as you kayak and snorkel along the gorgeous Kona coast.

    From USD60.73

    2 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  9. 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.
    Meal Provided

    From USD105.18

    4 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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.


    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  11. Experience an evening of delicious food and authentic Polynesian entertainment with an unforgettable luau, rated the best Family Luau on the Big Island!
    Meal Provided


    Sun, Tue, Thu
    3.5 hour(s) (evening)
  12. Cruise the Big Island in a styling, convertible beach buggy! Turn heads as you cruise the highway to a secluded beach or create your own adventure and visit the sites that captivate you! Half day, Full Day and Multi-Day rentals available!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD150.55

    (morning, afternoon)
  13. One of the most famous attractions in Kona, go night diving to see the manta rays as these nocturnal fish come to feed in the waters of Keauhou Bay. For certified divers only.

    From USD144.89

    5 - 7.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  14. Explore the uncharted waters of south of Keauhou Bay. Swim and snorkel in an untouched aquatic paradise only accessible by water on a luxury boat, Hula Kai!
    Meal Provided


    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Explore some of Hawaii's best diving locations created by the volcanic landscapes of the Kona coast. Explore a few of the many dive spots, including some less-frequented underwater locations. For certified divers only.

    From USD156.48

    5.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Sail from Keauhou Bay by Hawaiian Sailing canoe for Hawaii's #1 marine encounter! A unique way to go see and snorkel with Mantas at night.


    1.5 hour(s) (evening)
  17. Explore the mystical underwater world when you set out to the beautiful Kona Coast and swim with manta rays in the moonlit waters of Keauhou Bay! See the graceful giants up-close on this once in a lifetime manta ray night snorkel adventure!


    2 hour(s) (evening)
  18. Set out on a search for wild spinner dolphins! Kona’s first and original “Swim with Dolphins” Adventure! Spot and swim with wild dolphins on this 4 hr adventure with one of Kona’s most experienced dolphin tour company, Dolphin Discoveries!


    4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Experience a one-of-a-kind canopy zipline course through Kohala's eucalyptus forests and waterfalls! Zip across 9 lines, cross 5 suspension bridges, and rappel. Combine your zipline with a waterfall swim for the ultimate Big Island adventure.

    From USD197.91

    3.5 - 8.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. Explore the beautiful waters of Keahou Bay on a stand-up paddle board! With a proper lesson included in your tour, this Kona eco-adventure is perfect for first time stand-up paddle boarders.


    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)

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