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Ocean Eco Tours

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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Went the extra mile to make sure we got our surf lessons!

I received a text from our surf instructor the morning of our lesson and we was super sick and was... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Leahviolet
Manta tour

Amazing captain! Saw whales in the distance and he went out of his way to give us an experience... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
acn232
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Portland, Oregon
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Ocean Eco Tours is your "In, On, or Under the Water" specialist!! Join us for: Wild Dolphin Snorkel/Swim Manta Ray Night Snorkel Whale Watching(seasonal) Scuba - Intro Dives, Scuba Certification, Gear Rental Surf Lesson - Beginner to Advanced
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  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“surf lessons” (9 reviews)
“learned how” (2 reviews)
“the big island” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

I received a text from our surf instructor the morning of our lesson and we was super sick and was hoping we could reschedule. Unfortunately we had a tight agenda and we told him that we could not, but that we really were looking forward...More

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Robert H, Owner at Ocean Eco Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2018

Aloha We thank you so much for your business and support. keep surfing. Mahalo, Rob n Crew

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Amazing captain! Saw whales in the distance and he went out of his way to give us an experience. He was very accommodating and let us stay in the water as long as we wanted with the Mantas.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing tour with captain Rob and Kaleo. The crew were so kind, laid back, great with the kids and considerate of the wildlife. Swimming with the dolphins was epic! Highly recommend! Rob also suggested some great spots to hit afterword. Can’t thank...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

Charles was a great instructor. He took us out to a beautiful area on the coast where the waves were perfect. The lesson was all about getting hands on and getting experience out in the ocean, which really helped things click for us. We were...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2017

I had experiences I had only ever dreamed about on the boat with Rob an his crew. Being able to see all of the beautiful animals so close and personal really was a highlight for my family and I on our trip. The night dive...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017 via mobile

Meeting Rob and his crew was the highlight of our trip! Super fun, safe, and professional! It was an absolutely priceless experience <3 we will definitely be back for more adventures next time! #donotsell

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

We live on the Big Island and heard about Ocean Eco Tours through mutual acquaintances. Our Captains were pretty amazing in their knowledge of our tour "Night Manta Ray swim". The ride out to the site was smooth, but when we got there thats when...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Very cool experience. No cattle call excursion here. Only 10 folks on the boat, 6 from our group. Captain Rob and Assistant Aaron were EPIC! They spent the perfect amount of time necessary at each stop. We swam with dolphins which was a one of...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

If you think you can't surf, you're wrong. Charles will get you up on that board in no time at all. He has the experience and expertise to keep you safe and get you riding waves in no time at all. Our session for two...More

1  Thank Jenifer M
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Captain Rob was fantastic! My in-laws took us snorkeling at the Captain Cook monument and he was super knowledgeable and funny. He slowed down when my MIL wanted to go slower, but made sure my spouse and my brother-in-law got their fun speed rides. It...More

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