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Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides

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Address: 78-7130 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Since 1971, Fair Wind has been the leader in snorkel cruises on the Big...

Since 1971, Fair Wind has been the leader in snorkel cruises on the Big Island of Hawaii. Cruises include morning and afternoon tours to pristine Kealakekua Bay aboard the spacious Fair Wind II. Enjoy one of Hawaii's top snorkel locations and site of the famous Captain Cook Monument. Perfect for families of all ages and experience levels. Includes (2) 15-ft waterslides and high-jump platform.

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Great trip to Captain Cook

We did the Captain cook snorkel trip. It was awesome. It came with breakfast and lunch. Great snorkel and saw lots of fish.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Battle Creek, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the Captain cook snorkel trip. It was awesome. It came with breakfast and lunch. Great snorkel and saw lots of fish.

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travels83
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a nice relaxing afternoon. Arriving for a 1:30pm check-in and boarded the Fair Winds II before a 2pm departure. It took just under an hour to arrive at the bay/monument. We were given an hour and twenty minutes approximately to enjoy our time...diving off the many jumping off spots (high and low), using the slides, snorkeling, snuba diving... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Crew genuinely interested in answering questions and talking to guests. You can tell they also care about the bay and preserving it for future generations. Captain Kurt very knowledgeable, they all seem to love working there. Water, juice and light snack foods provided (chips, Chex mix etc) Fantastic place to snorkel, fish are breathtaking. Boat comfortably fits 100 people, lots... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Absolutely perfect day out on the water! Crew is knowledgeable, fun, and SAFE! Great for the first time snorkeler or one whose been around the bay a few times. Meals on board were delicious. Water was great, even in March. Will do this again if I ever make it back!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was friendly and it was worth every penny we spent👍.We had young children with us.The trip was very comfortable and safe.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We chose the morning snorkeling tour after our concierge pointed out that the water clarity and weather were likely to be much better than in the afternoon. We had beautiful weather, and ended up choosing to try "snuba" (for an additional cost), which was a great experience. Everyone was friendly and fun, and the boat ride to the snorkeling location... More 

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Marion
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As advertised there is a 94% chance of viewing mantas. I have been on this manta cruise seeing one the first time but this time we saw 3 different individuals. We saw them immediately on ocean entry and throughout the entire one hour viewing. They will be very close to you as they perform their loop, feeding pattern. Knowing what... More 

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

I love this company! I always bring my guests on one of their cruises. The crew is always great, their equipment is in good condition and everyone is friendly and helpful. The food is good too!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on Fair Winds boat ride and snorkel trip to Captain Cook Cove. Trip was great. Snorkeling was a blast. The crew was extra special! Great breakfast, lunch and excellent service. Captain was a hoot and was wonderful. I think everyone on the boat loved the experience. Thank you Fair Winds!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only a fun trip but a very well organized and orchestrated Cruise. The crew was very helpful . The cruise out to the snorkeling area was beautiful - the snorkeling was absolutely fabulous and the food was very very good. This trip is good for grannies all the way down to young kids. There was something for everyone to... More 

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