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Captain Cook Express Afternoon Snorkeling Tour

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    What to Expect
    With the world-renowned and historic destination of Kealakekua Bay just minutes from our point of departure, the Captain Cook Express is a personal, exciting, and efficient way to see the Bay named one of the world’s best snorkeling locations. Kealakekua Bay is a 315 acre marine sanctuary that boasts incredibly protected waters year round making it the best place in Hawaii for beginning snorkelers. 

    After a full hour of snorkeling in the crystal clear waters directly in front of the monument to Captain James Cook, you'll make your way back to Keauhou Bay along the South Kona coastline. Your Captain will maneuver our custom made vessels into the sea caves at the base of Hualalai, hugging the coast and detailing the culturally significant and geologically fascinating features along the way. Watch for dolphins, whales, sea turtles, and even herds of thousands of goats! If you plan on snorkeling while in Hawaii and want to see what few do, this is the tour for you.
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    Departure Point
    Keauhou Bay, Kahaluu-Keauhou, HI 96740, USA
    Departure Time
    12:30 PM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Snacks
    • Water & Juice
    • Snorkeling Gear
    • Flotation Devices (including snorkeling vests & view finder boards)
    • Bottled water
    • Towels
    • Sunscreen
    • Swimsuits
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Swimming & snorkeling experience not necessary but recommended
    • Must be able to climb a short pool ladder
    • Women that are pregnant and individuals with back injuries are restricted
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Great way to spend 3 hours. Our captain Carson was very informative and attentive. Takes about 20 minutes to get to Captain Cook monument where you snorkel for about 90 minutes then come back along the coast line explring caves and lava tubes. Smooth boat...More

    Thank Grahame S
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We loved the Capt Cook Express tour! Only six of us on the boat made for a comfortable and personalized trip. Our Captain (Brian?) was so helpful and knowledgeable. Plenty of time to snorkel, saw lots of cool fish and then ended with a huge...More

    Thank Klauram
    Reviewed 12 August 2019 via mobile

    I highly recommend this excursion! We had an amazing afternoon with Bill and McKenna. Bill spent a lot of time providing the group with information about the history of each area we stopped at and he had us laughing most of the time. McKenna was...More

    Thank 413orlao
    Reviewed 2 August 2019

    Captain Bill made the experience very enjoyable. He was delightful, informative, accommodating, and very knowledgeable about local history and folklore. We have been on two previous trips with other companies, but this was by far the best. There were literally thousands of fish to see...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ellenqr
    Reviewed 17 July 2019

    Our family of 5 did the Capt Cook monument snorkel trip. Our boat Capt - Bill made t ge e trip informative and fun. The boat is about a 20 ft. inflatable twin engine craft that was comfortable and fast. The boat is rated for...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank RogerH_rn
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    Leo H
    5 October 2019|
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    Response from 413orlao | Reviewed this property |
    No you can not access the monument
    26 September 2019|
    Response from JAKBWI | Reviewed this property |
    The over all tour provider is a KapohoKine Adventures who provides the land portion. Following the land portion of the tour they drop you off at the Sea Quest Hawaii location for lunch, change into swim ware and board the... More
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