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Address: 78-7138 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
Phone Number: +1 808-329-7238
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Snorkel the most pristine reefs in Hawaii! Explore sea caves and lava tubes...

Snorkel the most pristine reefs in Hawaii! Explore sea caves and lava tubes along the rugged Kona Coast and observe dolphins and whales in their natural habitat as your US Coast Guard licensed captain shares with you the rich history, legends, and lore of the Big Island of Hawaii. For over 25 years we have specialized in snorkel tours designed especially for small groups creating an intimate and unique snorkeling adventure in one of the most beautiful and diverse places on Earth.

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Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling Tour With Optional Honaunau Bay
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Hawaii Combo: Wild Dolphin Swim and Kealakekua Bay Snorkeling
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Our family snorkeled in Kealakekua bay by the Captain Cook monument. Snorkeling time is around an hour, but it felt like just a few minutes. Captain Dave was an excellent guide... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family snorkeled in Kealakekua bay by the Captain Cook monument. Snorkeling time is around an hour, but it felt like just a few minutes. Captain Dave was an excellent guide, he showed some shoreline attractions, and he can tell great stories.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I snorkeled at Captain Cook Monument with sea quest snorkel tours. I am a non swimmer and the crew did everything to make me feel comfortable in water . The whole experience was enjoyable and I would definitely try their manta ray /dolphin swim tour next time I visit Big Island.Highly recommend them.

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Star Prairie, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Snorkeling at night with the manta rays was a once in a lifetime experience with12, yes 12 rays in the water with us! Zoologist on board, what more can you ask for!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the night snorkeling to see manta rays. It was a great trip, but three of us got sea sick. You float in the water, holding on to a board that rocks kind of like a boat. I'd recommend wearing those motion sickness wrist bands. That said, you get insanely close to the manta rays. One brushed me several... More 

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Northern California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have been snorkeling with Sea Quest for almost 20 years! They always deliver. We have never had a disappointing trip with them. Lauren and Skylar were fantastic and Lauren's historical commentary of the island was most informative. We usually bring "newbies" with us each time and they always have rave reviews as well! Thank you, Sea Quest!,

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Manu P, Owner at Sea Quest Snorkel Tours, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for visiting with us over and over again! We are so glad that you continue to have a positive experience and we hope we have another 20 years worth of opportunities to consistently impress. Judging by your kind and generous words, I take it the 1 star review was a mistake? As all reviews are... More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice tour on captain cook. Great family experience. Seaquest captain very humorous and informative. Also great walk through on the kona coast caves and very informative and personalized would definitely recommend this

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the deluxe morning adventure tour and our Captain Steve and crew Kai were simply amazing. It was an wonderful experience. They took us to two different reef backgrounds and we really enjoyed the breath taking views at Captain cook. Some of us are non-swimmersand they made sure we were comformtable and enjoyed each bit of it. The fresh... More 

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seattle
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was expecting to see only one or two dolphins. I swam with over 40 dolphins that day. Wow! An amazing experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to the Big Island many times, and done a zodiac boat snorkel tour to Kealakekua Bay on two other occasions. This tour out of Keahou to both the Place of Refuge and Kealakekua was the best snorkel tour I have ever been on there. Sign up and check in were organized, the guys in the boat were very... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Captain Bill & Kevin were great hosts and guides taking us to three snorkel sites with completely different reef backgrounds. Cruising close to the coast line to view sea caves and blow holes was an extra treat. After a pod of bottle nose dolphins was spotted they cruised by so we could view them,, which was appreciated by all on... More 

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