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Deluxe Morning Snorkeling Adventure

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    What to Expect
    The Deluxe Morning Adventure is the original tour Sea Quest has been operating for 30 years along the South Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Snorkeling in Kona is the best in the State and this particular tour features the two most pristine locations of them all. Explore the unseen Hawaii by climbing aboard our safe and exciting rigid hull inflatables that were custom made to explore the sea caves and lava tubes, and experience the embodiment of the aloha spirit with the best customer service in Kona. 
    Check in is at our office & gift shop in historic Keauhou Bay located near the Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa. Our warm protected waters are a haven for the marine life that abounds and the first thing we do is spend time scouting for whatever is in the vicinity that morning. We regularly see pilot whales, bottlenose and spinner dolphins, green sea turtles, beaked whales, and more. Of course in the winter months, the humpback whales are everywhere you look. 
    Snorkeling Locations:
    • Pu'uhonua o Honaunau- A culturally and historically significant location that boasts incredible coral formations, crystal clear water, and Sea Quest is one of very few companies that are a permitted to visit by sea.
    • Kealakekua Bay- A 315 acre marine sanctuary that is often referred to as one of the best in the World and certainly the best in the State. This is where you will find the monument to Captain Cook and you will snorkel directly in front of it. 
    Sea Caves & Lava Tubes:
    The base of Hualalai mountain is riddled with sea caves and awe inspiring geological features. Our custom made vessels were designed to get you up close and personal, actually pulling the boats into the sea caves surf permitting. Our guests book to snorkel at some of the best locations in the World, but they come back talking about the sea caves. 
    All in all, the Deluxe Morning Adventure is the epitome of an adventure snorkeling tour and an excursion you'll want to do over and over! 
    Tour Details:
    • 7:45am check in time, approximately 12:15pm return time (4 hours duration)
    • 2 Pristine snorkeling locations- Honaunau Bay & Kealakekua Bay
    • Sea cave and lava tube exploration
    • Excellent snorkeling gear, snorkeling vests, flotation devices and view-finder boogie boards provided
    • Minimum age of 5 
    • Snacks, juice & water provided
    • Bring along towels & sunscreen
    • Beach bag welcome onboard 
    • Guests with a back injury, or guests that are pregnant are restricted from this tour
    • 48hr cancellation policy
     
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We're repeat customers. We went on this same tour about 12 years ago. The quality 12 years later is still top-notch. Every part of the process from booking on the phone (Jessica) to check-in was smooth and professional. We went on the 3-hour morning trip...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank hypnovision
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    First off I'll say Michael and McKenna were great. Michael is a great Captain and wonderful host. The boat ride was great. The narration even better. My family seen so many fish. 12 hours later they are still gushing. These are the memories we were...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Yoopermurk
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We live in Kona and have done adventures with several of the other snorkeling tour companies but Sea Quest is BY FAR our favorite! They are the complete package, our trips are always seamless. From the person who takes the reservation, to the people who...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ShannonBroderson
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I would like to say that the tour guide and her assistant were absolutely outstanding! Made this trip fun and memorable, I could not of asked for a better day check in was easy and fast the boat ride was so much fun and it...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank cassidy93551
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great experience! This was our 1st day snorkel & we loved it. Captain Bill & Kave very friendly & helpful Enjoyed Captain Bill sharing his knowledge of Hawaiian culture & fun facts about what we saw, sea caves, face in rock, the marine life! Highly...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Daisymae3475
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    AdirondackRN
    15 November 2018|
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    Response from 783darrinu |
    Yes, its a tube boat and has a rack on top that works as a shade. Pretty smooth ride too
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