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$157.54 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Big Island Snorkel Cruise Along Kohala Coast

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Kohala Coast, Island of Hawaii, HawaiiAfter boarding your boat via our shuttle (at Anaeho'omalu Bay) or directly from the dock (at Kawaihae Harbor), enjoy refreshing tropical juices as you explore your vessel. Your Captain will provide a safety briefing as you get underway. The crew will brief you on the marine life you're going to see, and outfit you with snorkel gear. Upon arrival to the site, your crew will help you into the water and even provide a personalized tour of the reef (though you're free to explore with your buddy). When you're done playing in the water, return to the boat and enjoy a deli style lunch buffet and beverages from our complimentary tropical bar. Cruises departing from Anaeho'omalu Bay also include real near-coastal sailing on your return to the bay. Take the helm under the guidance of our experienced captains, or relax on deck and let us do the work!Duration: 3 hours

$249 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Reef Snorkel & Sail

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Puako Bay, Puako, Kohala Coast, Island of Hawaii, HawaiiWe leave Kawaihae Harbor and either head north or south, depending on weather. Watch playful spinner dolphins & humpback whales as we make our way to some of the island's best snorkeling spots.Duration: 3 hours

$146.02 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Big Island Catamaran Snorkel Tour with Dolphins and Turtles

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productCruise the scenic Kona-Kohala coast on a fast and nimble power catamaran. See dolphins, turtles or whales when in-season or come back and cruise again free on a same- or lesser-value trip, including on Oahu. (Rerides only, no refunds). Or use reride ticket value toward the upgrade price of any higher-value trip. Depart from Kawaihae Harbor, convenient to Kona-Kohala resorts, and head along the rugged and scenic shore of Kohala, viewing lava walls, rocky points, patches of sandy beaches, and gulches rising to the Kohala ridge -- the oldest part of Hawaii Island. Pods of dolphins can be spotted along this shore and whales in whale season. It is a serene and unspoiled scene with very little boat traffic, making for an extraordinary experience. Snorkeling is among some of the best on the island, and ours is often the only boat at the sight. Snorkel sights include Lapakai State Park, Puako, Crystal Cove, Turtles, Beach 69 and Kiholo Bay. Sitting above Kawaihae Harbor is Pu'ukohola Heiau, meaning hill of the whale. One of the newer power catmarans on the Kona coast and delivers a terrific, safe and thrilling ride. Snorkel gear and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Picnic lunch, soda, juice & water served. Picnic lunch served (sandwich, chips and cookie). Soda, juice & water are served aboard. Enjoy the coastal sights and a refreshing swim and snorkel. Snorkel gear and in-water assistance from expert crew are included.Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Hawaii Nautical, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii