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We spent a couple days snorkeling in this bay and we saw beautiful fish, a sea turtle and an eel. The surf can get a little rough so having floatation with us was a smart choice. Gorgeous, clean area. Can rent kayaks but we didn't...More
There are only two things you can't forget, if you decide to visit this bay:
- you can choose between kayaking ad trekking (hiking, when you return back). The first option has a main rule: leave your kayak on the rocks "parking" it on them...More
Visited Kealakekua Bay twice. Once on the south side of bay and second time to the north (See Captain Cook Monument Review). The south side was a bit disappointing in regards to coral and fish. We swam around a bit and were contemplating going around...More
We had a short stop late on a rainy afternoon. Bay was quite choppy and not much activity. Had a view of Captain Cook's monument across the bay. It is a very scenic bay from where we were told you can view dolphins on a...More
We enjoyed a morning snorkel adventure at Kealakekua Bay. We arrived around 8:00 an rented kayaks at Bayside Adventure. They are a great family run company right on the water. Once on the water we were able to observer and snorkel with spinner dolphins and...More
If you have ever dreamed of swimming with wild dolphins, this is the place! We came here four days in a row and each day got to swim with Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins for 2-3 hours before they swam out to sea. It is a big...More
Kealakekua Bay is beautiful and a great place to kayak on the Big Island, you should see dolphins while kayaking. You can snorkel by the monument right from your kayak and it is a great place to snorkel. I would highly recommend seeing and experiencing...More
This Is a wonderful day trip for the whole family to experience the wonders that make up what Hawaii is all about. It has history in that it was the site of a thriving Hawaiian village, you can rent kayaks to take across the bay...More
Response from HawaiiJoy | Reviewed this property |
The Vog level is dependent on Tradewinds. Even prior to recent volcanic events, Kona has the reputation for the most voggy days - especially during summer. It does make for very lovely sunsets ;-) Kealakekua Bay is still... More
The Vog level is dependent on Tradewinds. Even prior to recent volcanic events, Kona has the reputation for the most voggy days - especially during summer. It does make for very lovely sunsets ;-) Kealakekua Bay is still very lovely when close to the ocean; especially in the mornings.
Response from HawaiiNut02760 | Reviewed this property |
All Trails calls it at 3.6 miles, with a 2-4 hour roundtrip time. Also describes it as a moderate hike - there is a 1256 foot elevation change. We kayaked to the monument area so can't comment on parking availability or... More
All Trails calls it at 3.6 miles, with a 2-4 hour roundtrip time. Also describes it as a moderate hike - there is a 1256 foot elevation change. We kayaked to the monument area so can't comment on parking availability or the difficulty of the trail.