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“Awesome experience with awesome boat and crew”

Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA)
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row. Aloha & welcome. If you want an amazing ocean adventure like no other offered in Hawaii, come see us! Only we can offer you the comfort and speed of the Ocean Warrior--an 11-meter Navy assault vessel designed for and used by the Navy S.E.A.L. Teams and Special Warfare Operations. With this amazing vessel we have a further range than our competition and can get you there fast and comfortably. And did we mention that our captains are world-class freedivers and underwater photographers with over 20 years of ocean experience? Take a look around the website to see what we offer and feel free to either book online or give us a call to reserve your seat! Mahalo!
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for older children
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome experience with awesome boat and crew”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Didnt expect it would be as much of an awesome experience to ride the navy seal boat. The snorkeling was great but the rode there and back are worth the cost!!

Highly recommend this company and experience. Great for an entire family

Visited July 2014
2 Thank Teamharman
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Centennial, Wyoming
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Wish we could have had more time on this one!”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Had a great tour with another family and shared an unforgettable experience. The boat and crew are truly amazing. We were lucky enough to come across some pilot whales and share the ocean with them for a time. Then they took us to a secluded area and not only was the snorkeling excellent (take an underwater camera!) but we were able to walk on the only black sand beach we got to see while we were on the island. Really enjoyed the black sand, the wild life and the historical information on our tour. My husband was blown away by their boat and it's performance. My 10 year old and 15 year old had the time of their lives.

Visited July 2014
Thank Suzanne S
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Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Tour!! ++++++”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

We were so pleased we booked this tour after reading all of the great reviews on Tripadvisor!

Our family of 4 (kids 7 & 9) booked the afternoon Captain Cook's snorkel. We wanted to do some snorkeling while we were here and being able to get out there via Navy Seal tactical boat was a no brainer! We happened to be the only ones on the tour so it was almost like having a private charter, BONUS! Brett and Darren we're great Captains and tour guides. We learned a lot about the different sites we passed and about Captain Cook. On the awesome boat ride out we felt bad for the folks that we flew by on the overcrowded barge that we're headed to the same snorkeling spot! When we arrived to snorkel we had the place all to ourselves and it was amazing! Brett said that Disney came out here to film the reef so they could emulate it in the movie Finding Nemo. My kids loved hearing that and told everyone they saw that night about it!

The boat is super cool and my kids likened it to an amusement park ride!

This outfit deserves all 5 stars plus!!

1 Thank TexasAgGirl
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Eatonville, Washington
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great time”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

This was a blast. The boat was amazing and the guys were very knowledgeable. They found a pod of pilot whales for us to snorkel with.

Visited July 2014
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2 Thank Sherry T
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Oakland, United States
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“One of our best days ever!!!!!”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Before we even got too far past the harbor, we were in the water snorkeling with a shark! Our family of four, with 16 and 19 year old sons, enjoy scuba and are quite adventurous, but this day was right up there with our top ocean thrills. Captain Brett and Deron made the day incredibly exciting and took us from in the water experiences with sharks to pilot whales to spinner dolphins to a huge bait ball to reef and all the while on the amazing Navy Seal boat. The day was a total blast and we would love to come back and do it again next time in Kona. Two weeks later and we are still talking about it!

Visited June 2014
1 Thank Martin & Holly B
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