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Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures

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Open Now: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures
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“brownie”(119 reviews)
“manta ray”(94 reviews)
Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 10 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii adventure for swimming with Dolphins & Manta Rays...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
+1 808-987-1584
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Reviewed yesterday

Manta rays are amazing animals, but it takes a well organized, friendly and knowledgeable crew to help visitors enjoy the experience to the full, and that’s what Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures delivered. The whole operation went perfect, the crew was there on time to greet...More

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Thank EduLavin
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful sunset on the boat ride out, all the equipment is provided and the crew go through the instructions about what will happen and what to expect and what you're not allowed to do. Then into the water and wait for the Manta rays truly...More

1  Thank 202vwcamper
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time with Emily and Leslie. Nice, funny ladies and also very informative before and during the boat ride out to the location, which also included a brilliant sunset. They gave clear instructions on what to do when in...More

2  Thank TheLittleRock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can’t speak highly enough of our time with our guide (Leslie) and Captain (Jim). Departure was timely, informative, and we counted 10 different mantas, many swimming within inches of our faces. We didn’t read the thorough instructions very far in advance. When you are in...More

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2  Thank MN_PAUL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small, clean, efficient boat with great crew. No on board bathroom or party atmosphere but lots of up close interaction with mantas and that's what I wanted. There were other larger boats near ours with party music playing and adult beverages flowing, but their groups...More

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3  Thank Happiness34338836274
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I did the dolphin and coral reef snorkeling tour yesterday with Coral Reef Adventure- and it was amazing. We we able to swim the spinner dolphins time and time again. When we weren’t in the water watching then we were on the...More

1  Thank JohnandMartogether
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coral reef adventures in Kona were excellent. Emily and Lao were the best guides ever. I would highly recommend them to anyone coming to the big island. We got to see so many Manta Ray's and dolphins

2  Thank Jim E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wound up with a 2 person charter. Both the Captain and his assistant were very helpful. My wife is relatively new to snorkeling and both went out of their way to make her feel comfortable in the water. Because of the Captain's vast experience...More

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1  Thank dianeg4790
Reviewed October 8, 2018

This experience was fantastic and a must-do if you’re in Kona! The hosts were great and very knowledgeable. Don’t miss out on this opportunity! You won’t regret it!

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Thank kvyoung26
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Emily and Leslie gave us a great night manta ray snorkel. We felt safe and cared for, and the manta rays were AMAZING. The gear was all in great shape. The boat was a bit crowded for having 8 people on it, but not too...More

1  Thank Jenny_in_Palo_Alto
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Chunling L
October 4, 2017|
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Response from Ron G | Property representative |
Aloha. We like to meet one hour before Sunset. And that changes throughout the year. So it can be anywhere from 5 to 6 for our first Charter. This way we arrive to the site right at sunset when the manta rays start to feed... More
Deanna L
August 11, 2016|
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Response from dar0898 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a custom time if you call them....or do the afternoon dive....or evening manta dive
May 7, 2016|
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Response from palegail2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I paid $250 for two adults, for the half day tour. That does not include tax and tip.