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Address: 74-381 Suite E Kealakehe Park Way, Keauhou Pier Next To Akule Supply Cafe, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-313-1116
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We are a Hawaiian Owned and operated family business. We take pride in...

We are a Hawaiian Owned and operated family business. We take pride in sharing our precious resources with all of our visitors providing accurate cultural information on all of our tours.

All of our tours are private, custom, and unforgettable. Come out with us and see the difference 6 passengers max. All ages welcome.

Experience true aloha with real local experts !

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Amazing experience and outstanding customer service

We got canceled by 2 different people for various reasons and we called them the afternoon of the last day we were on the island and they took my husband, son and me out on our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Valerie B

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We got canceled by 2 different people for various reasons and we called them the afternoon of the last day we were on the island and they took my husband, son and me out on our own private manta tour giving us one of the coolest experiences of our lives. A family company, they were amazing and we highly recommend... More 

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Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Valerie for the awesome review. We are so glad we could make your experience a special and memorable one ! More 

Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These people were incredible, super helpful, experienced, they waited for us and catered to our very needs. Awesome group to see the Mantas with.

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Thank you Alejandro for the awesome review ! More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great experience for the entire family. Would recommend to anyone that wants up close manta viewing. I would recommend that you fit mask and snorkel prior to getting on the boat. Also the grade of mask and snorkel could be upgraded. Better stuff would enhance this great trip.

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Aptos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and safe. When holding to the little raft in the water , look for plastic handles on top - if you hold to the base under water, manta ray will literally rub against your hands - it's a nice feeling, but not good for the manta's skin.

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Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours, responded to this review

Thank you Boris for telling everyone what not to do... More 

Golden, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LeAnne and Jonathan hosted a wonderful night-time manta ray snorkel! They both have a deep and honest passion for the animals, the island and the beautiful culture and history. They only take 6-people maximum and it's a short boat ride to the snorkel location. They had wet suits and made sure we were fully prepared and comfortable. We were so... More 

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Thank you Ann for the awesome review ! More 

Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Manta Ray night snorkel, which is a fantastic experience. Everything is superbly organized from the moment you check in (about 30 min before the scheduled time) where you meet up with the great people that organize this and you get your wet suit and snorkeling mask. You then do a short boat trip to the Manta Ray... More 

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Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review. We truly appreciate the opportunity to share in your experience. More 

Ontario, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The night time manta snorkel was a spectacular experience! My wife was concerned about swimming and didn't go, but ANYONE can do this. It's more of a float: after a very short boat ride, you slip into the water with a pool noodle and everyone holds on to a modified surf board. You just float & watch the mantas beautifully... More 

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Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours, responded to this review

Allan it was awesome to meet you ! I am really thankful that you came out with us. We look forward to meeting the rest of your family. Take care until we meet again. Aloha More 

Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was wonderful. Very experienced. Nice to come back and have a hot chocolate and talk about the trip.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the short 4 min boat ride. Other companies have a longer ride but we get seasick easily. Great to see manta rays up close!

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We are glad you chose us ! Thank you for giving us a review. More 

Ojai, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took the 8:00 tour and it was truly one of the best things I've ever done. (Hubby liked the Lava boat tour best, but this was a close second). I can't express the feeling I had as the first Manta was drawn to the zooplankton swimming to our light, but I was simply overwhelmed with awe... More 

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Jon D, Owner at Hawaii Island & Ocean Tours, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the awesome review ! Thank you for choosing us and supporting the small local business. I appreciate you coming out with our team, and I hope we get to see you again. Aloha ! More 

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