Kona Coast Snorkel Tour

34 Reviews | Big Island of Hawaii, USA

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Enjoy pristine snorkeling aboard the luxurious Hula Kai on the South Kona Coast Snorkel Cruise. Experience clear waters and dramatic cliffs along the remote South Kona coast - a part of Hawaii that very few get to see. Ideal for the experienced snorkel enthusiasts!



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Average 4.97 out of 5 stars based on 34 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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tkasper3, Dec 2021 Verified
This was awesome. The best place in the world to snorkel. Our second trip with them and they did not disappoint. We love Fairwinds!
TwoSwimmers, Nov 2021 Verified
This was our first trip with Fair Winds on the Hula Kai for the South Kona Coast snorkel trip. We headed first to Rob's Reef after about an hour motoring from Keauhou Bay, spent quite a bit of time snorkeling there, then went over to Captain Cook's monument in Kealakekua Bay. Snorkeling in the reserve right by the monument is very good; although the area was busy, Captain John picked a great spot and then set us free! The breakfast and lunch were both plant-based; my husband and I agreed the sliders, slaw, and taro chips served for lunch was one of the best meals we had in Hawaii! We also really appreciate the Fair Winds/Hula Kai commitment to protecting the environment. The crew was attentive and helpful, the weather magnificent, and seeing spinner dolphins just added to the wonderful day.
Victor_C, Oct 2021 Verified
SNUBA diving was an awesome experience but Rebecca made it ten times better as she was so easy going it made learning a breeze. The captain and crew also made the whole trip better by making sure we were comfortable and having a good time. At the end of the tour, on our way back we spotted a pod of dolphins and the captain gave us more time to cruise alongside them.
684nanciem, Sep 2021 Verified
I took my friend from Colorado on this tour. I have experienced both the Fair Winds and Hula Kai many times and knew it would be a highlight of her trip. The crew and staff are professional, knowledgeable and lots of fun. I highly recommend this activity. I have never been disappointed.
jessicamB5820FN, Sep 2021 Verified
My husband and I had a fantastic time! It was absolutely beautiful. The trip was smooth and fun. The crew was awesome! The food served was delicious! That being said my only complaint is that their reef safe sunscreen was very thick and doesn’t seem to be very effective. We’re both pretty fair and over the five hour trip I applied the sunscreen 4 times and still came back hot pink :(
625aubreyh, Jul 2021 Verified
This was our third snorkel trip with Fair Wind and somehow it just keeps getting better. Crew were amazing and the plant-based breakfast and lunch offerings were absolutely delicious. It’s obvious this family business cares deeply about the ocean environment they shared with us. Top notch.
chi2007, Jun 2021 Verified
We had 6 people including 3 older adults. The staff on the boat was incredibly friendly. They took excellent care of everyone. The food was great as well. I would not hesitate to use again and highly recommend.
P5092REkeving, Jun 2021 Verified
I rarely write reviews, who has time, but this tour is A+ across the board. Great snorkeling, crew, and food. This is an unforgettable experience for everyone whatever your risk level. You can front-flip off the side of the boat or, if you (or your kids) are scared of the water, Fair Winds has every type of floatation device available. Do this, you won't regret it.
630mandyr, Jun 2021 Verified
Awesome snorkeling experience! Two adventurous teens (age 13 and 17) had a great time too. The crew was great with all of the guests - young, old, adventurous, and the couple of us that got a little queasy at the first stop. The snorkeling spots were great - crystal clear water and plenty of fish and coral.
Terrabeat, May 2021 Verified
Jenn and Cap'n (and crew of course!) showed my wife and I an amazing time on our snorkel trip aboard the good ship (I should say incredible ship) Hula Kai this week. The value and quality we received surpassed any we've had on many previous snorkel excursions. The food, breakfast AND lunch, was flat out delicious. If you want an all around excellent tour in crystal clear water, this trip is for you.

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