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Kona Shore Excursion: Hawaiian Sea Turtles , Historic Kona & Coffee

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    Stop At: Kailua Pier, 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612

    Tour departs from the Kailua Kona Pier

    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, 73-4786 Kanalani St #14, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2600

    Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park where you can explore Hawaiian history, archaeology, petroglyphs, and ancient fishponds. This beautiful white sand beach is also home to many of our Green Sea Turtles and local wildlife! There is an optional thirty to forty minute trail walk for passengers wanting to stretch their legs, and for those who like a more relaxing stroll, a shorter trail is a 100 yards (10 minute walk) available to get to the sea turtles.

    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Kona Coffee Center, 83-5427 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303

    Next you'll visit the Kona Coffee Farm to sample the tasty roast, home of the legendary beans farmed in the rainforest. Your guide will walk you through to see the beans and learn how they are farmed and processed.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Royal Kona Coffee Center, 83-5427 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8303

    After your coffee experience and sampling. There is lava tube on these grounds that you can explore!

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kaaloa's Super J's, 83-5409 Mamalahoa Hwy A, Captain Cook, HI 96704, USA

    Stop is made to purchase lunch at local vendor. Our regular stop provides an authentic Hawaiian food known as Lau lau along with other local favorites such as lomi lomi salmon and home made mac salad. This lunch stop is not guaranteed to be open on some days and we will include another option to purchase.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Kahaluu Beach, Alii Drive, Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96739

    This tour has 3 optional endings. Snorkeling, Shopping or Kona Brewery.

    Upon driving through the lush rainforest, you'll reach Kahalu'u Beach, where you will have the option to snorkel around the nearby reef (snorkel gear is not included and can be rented at the beach). Depending on the season, there are a wide variety of colorful fish to see.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kona Brewing Company, 75-5629 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1664

    Our third optional stop available to guest is the Kona Brewery & Pub. At the end of a hot sunny day enjoy a locally crafted cold brew. This Kona brewery is famous for its classic ales and lagers, including, Longboard Island Lager, Big Wave Golden Ale, Hanalei Island IPA, Fire Rock Pale Ale and many more.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI

    Kailua-Kona was primarily a small fishing village. Now the historic seaside town hosts many historical sites, souvenir shops and markets.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Painted Church, 84-5140 Painted Church Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8409

    Going south towards South Kona and through Captain Cook Village, we will visit the famous nick named, "Painted Church", due to its painted 3D depictions of the bible in the interior wooden walls all done with ordinary house paint.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    We had a fantastic time on our tour. Our guide’s name was Dre and he was awesome. He was very knowledgeable and accommodating and didn’t rush our tour. We had a large group that included a 7 year old, teens, 20’s, and then of course,...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Z6295XRstephaniek
    Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Wow what an exciting group you must have been! So glad you enjoyed your Kona shore excursion with kona coffee and Sea turtles......my favorite part is the sea turtles of coarse :) Thanks for the review!

    Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

    Took the Sea Turtle, Historic Kona and Coffee tour with Dre as our guide. We had a great time. Dre was a great guide, with tons of knowledge and just an all around fun guy. Saw turtles, did the coffee tour and tastings, checked out...More

    Thank jamesonj875
    Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2019

    Aloha and many thank yous for the review! So glad you enjoyed the Kona Coffee and even got to see the Sea Turtles! Dre is quite the character and one of the most experienced guides, so glad you enjoyed him.

    Reviewed 26 May 2019

    We had an excellent tour with Dre. He had fun facts to tell us about Kona and the surrounding area. We thouroughlt enjoyed our day tour with him and would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Kona. He also took us to an authentic Polynesian...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Vicki A
    Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2019

    I have done this tour a few times myself and I really enjoy seeing the Sea Turtles every time! This tour is so enjoyable and I am so glad you got to enjoy it with Dre. Our team is grateful for the reviews. Hope to...More

    Reviewed 19 May 2019

    My husband and I were sailing the Pride of America. When we got to Kona, we met "Dre" who was waiting on the pier to fill up his tour. We had originally planned on just beach hopping, but none of the taxis were interested in...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Mary W
    Oletocbig, Owner at C Big Island Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2019

    I am so glad we had space for you to join us on the Historic Kona Coffee and Sea Turtles tour! I dont drink coffee either and this is one of my absolute favorite tours as well! You made a great choice joining Dre. He...More

    Reviewed 7 May 2019 via mobile

    We were on a NCL Cruise on the Pride of America. In Hilo we took the volcanoes national park tour with Dre. He was so much fun and so knowledgable that we signed up for the next day in Kona. A great way to see...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Doug E
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    Response from cbig |
    Aloha, just noticed this question. Yes Kailua Kona is the port. June 5th will be a 9:45 am check in 10:00 am departure for customers arriving off the pride of America.
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