Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure

Skim across the waves on an exciting Big Island Zodiac tour to Kealakekua Bay, site of the Captain Cook monument and Hawaii's finest marine sanctuary. Snorkel with a rainbow of tropical fish among beautiful coral gardens in the bay's clear, crystal waters. Enjoy the delightful picnic snack provided before you head out again, exploring vast sea caves, lava tubes and the rugged beauty of the coastline.
5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Zodiac Raft Whale Watching Adventure

The experience of watching 40 foot (12 meter) whales from a 24 foot (7 meter) Zodiac raft is something you'll never forget! Following Hawaiian Marine Park laws of stopping at least 100 yards (90 meters) away from these magnificent animals, you get a close up look at the migrating humpback whales. It is not uncommon for them to be curious about the raft and come right under the boat!
3 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel

We take you on an unparalleled yacht to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled underwater treasures. Every guest is provided with use of an inflatable snorkel safety vest and snorkel gear including prescription masks if needed. Cabins for rest and rejuvenation and private changing areas, plus in-cabin restrooms and fresh-water showers for comfort and convenience.
4 hours
Water Sports

Big Island Manta Ray Night Kayak and Snorkel Adventure

Experience the thrill of seeing manta rays up close! Kayak and snorkel through the Big Island's pristine waters to see Hawaii’s playful manta rays at night. Watch these gentle giants feed on plankton, and then jump in for an unforgettable wildlife experience!
1.5 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Kailua-Kona Segway Historic Kona Town Tour - 120 Minutes - Rating: EASY to MODERATE (due to duration)

HISTORIC KONA TOWN TOUR (120 Minutes - Rating: EASY to MODERATE - due to duration) The Kona Historical Tour offers the beginner and novice alike a chance to glide through Kona experiencing the history and the mana that created Old Kona Town. Experience the fun of gliding on a Segway PT (personal transporter) gliding into tomorrow... today! This Segway Authorized Tour is an experience you must have when you visit Kona. On this 60 minute glide your certified guide will teach you how to ride a Segway and offer a historic tour of Kailua-Kona.
2 hours
Outdoor Activities

Kealakekua Snorkel and Sail Adventure

Join us aboard our luxurious 50’ catamaran “Kona Style”, as we sail the Kona coast.  Scan the horizon for dolphins and whales (seasonal) from our shaded cabin or sunny splash nets.  Snorkel calm waters and lush coral gardens using our grand staircase for the easiest water entry/exit in the industry.  Brilliant reef fish, sea turtles and Hawaiian storytelling around every corner.  This executive adventure includes a continental breakfast with 100% Kona coffee, freshly baked banana bread and seasonal fruit, along with a build your own sandwich bar with chips, pasta salad and freshly baked cookies for lunch.  All non-alcoholic beverages including water, juice and soft drinks are complimentary and we have the best liquor prices of any boat in Kona with beer, wine and liquor available for purchase at only $5 per drink.  All snorkel equipment, floaties and instruction provided. 
4.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whales guaranteed in Kona

See whales guaranteed or cruise again free! Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through APRIL, Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.). Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions.  Dolphins are likely to be seen, too. Soda, juice and water aboard.
1.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Big Island Catamaran Snorkel Tour with Dolphins and Turtles

Kona, departing from Honokohau Harbor. Guaranteed to see dolphins or turtles (and whales when whales are in-season December through April) or come back FREE on same or lesser-value trip including on Oahu. Hop aboard this terrific snorkel power catamaran, with ample seating and shade. Enjoy the coastal sights and a refreshing swim and snorkel. Snorkel gear and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Picnic lunch, soda, juice & water served. Wildlife guaranty is for rerides only, no refunds. Or use reride ticket value toward the upgrade price of any higher-value trip. LUNCH MENU: Sandwich, chips and cookie. For sandwich choose filling (a) Veggie, (b) Turkey or (c) Ham; choose cheese (d) American or (e) Swiss; choose bread (f) White, (g) 12 Grain or (h) Sourdough. Toppings will include all of the following unless you request no-fixings: mayonnaise, mustard, lettuce, tomato, onion, alfalfa, pickles and olives
3 hours
Private & Custom Tours

The Ultimate Private Adventure

With Kona Ocean Adventures, we are not just another tour but a true Adventure! This charter is for up to 6 guests. If you have a larger group, be sure to call us. This one is our specialty!  With the boat to yourself, you can swim with wild dolphins, visit private beaches only accessible by boat, discover Kealakekua Bay or other remote reefs, try our discovery dive program and more... The choice is yours. No experience or snorkel gear is required… and we’ve got lunch, too! Creating Your Own Custom and Private Kona Ocean Adventure. Perfect for Family reunions, spiritual journeys, honeymoons, dive club trips or special vacations. Book online and we will help you plan your perfect experience!
4 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Snorkeling & Marine Life Experience

Come aboard the Ocean Warrior, a Navy Seal vessel with the distinction of being one of the fastest boats on the island.  Depart Honokohau Harbor and begin this 4-hour experience with an offshore ocean journey that may include once-in-a-lifetime encounters with pilot whales, sharks, mantas, and dolphins.  Then head back closer to shore and let the captain take you to the best spot for the morning to enjoy some snorkeling. Light snacks, fresh fruit, and cold beverages will be waiting for you when you return to the boat.  On the return trip back to the harbor, hold on tight and get ready for some thrilling maneuvers as the captain shows you exactly what the Ocean Warrior is capable of doing.
4 hours