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Address: 82-6020 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8202
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+1 808-447-0080
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kayak and snorkel tours offered at Kealakekua Bay and Capt Cook Monument -...

Kayak and snorkel tours offered at Kealakekua Bay and Capt Cook Monument - Hawaii's BEST snorkeling site! State of Hawaii permitted to provide both kayaking on Kealakekua Bay and to land at historic Ka`awaloa Cove in Kealakekua State Historical Park. In addition to paddling across beautiful and protected cobalt blue, warm, ocean waters and a 600' high pali (cliff), we commonly see Hawaiian spinner dolphins and dramatic tropic birds along our path. Join us in this amazing paradise...

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Awesome Adventure!

Our kayak tour with Mike and Deanne was great. When we got to the launching site we were given fins, snorkel masks and instructions on what to do. On our trip to Captain Cook... read more

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Eagan, Minnesota
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Southold, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We're sorry we missed this paddle and scuba. The surf was "marginal" the day we arrived, so our 11:30 launching was cancelled. We had watched that morning as one couple immediately flipped their boat (twice!) and had to be pulled out of the churning water before giving up. Our money was refunded. The website should have warned, however, that even... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Mike is da man and his counter balance of cool Hawaiin Vibe aka D-girl made the day really fun. Despite high surf we landed easily, saw dolphins and an eagle ray. Good info on the area shared by this local company.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our kayak tour with Mike and Deanne was great. When we got to the launching site we were given fins, snorkel masks and instructions on what to do. On our trip to Captain Cook Monument we saw a pod of spinner dolphins. Mike was very informative and careful not to disturb them but yet close enough to get a good... More 

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Seattle, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Saw so much marine life and dolphins! LaTisha was very helpful even with beginners. Bring lots of sunscreen open kayaks.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This trip to Captain Cook was one of the best snorkeling and kayak trips my wife and I have done in the Hawaiian islands. Captain Cook is typically rated as the best snorkeling spot on the Big Island and it's easy to see why that is. The water is crystal clear and offers a beautiful view of the surrounding coral... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place. Mike our guide brought snacks and all equipment needed. He performed the story of Capt Cook and it was a thrill

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Stevenson, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to take the morning tour and beat the crowds that show up after you have explored the snorkeling area in relative solitude.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on many snorkel / kayak adventures and this one was great! The guides were wonderful and the experience was about 4 hours long! I recommend the 11:30 tour as the mornings can be a little too cool for water adventures during the winter months. The equipment was good, but not great. It got the job done. Everyone in... More 

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Hebron, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time! The spinner dolphins were super active and the kayak trip and snorkel were a beautiful way to experience just some of the beauty of the Big Island. Great team work with Kalani and Natasha. All of the guests had fun and interacted. It is a super way to spend a few hours in paradise.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful snorkeling reef. The Kayak trip across went well too. the staff was friendly. Mike, the supervisor was enthusiastic and very friendly, educated us well on kayak procedures, and told us about great places to see/eat at in the Captain Cook area like Keoki's for fabulous fish and chips and the painted church.

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