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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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C$309.12
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2–3 hours
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Adventure Tours
7–8 hours
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C$352.76
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1–2 hours
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Walking Tours
3 hours
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C$306.45
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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C$381.35
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Sailing
4–5 hours
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C$242.06
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3 hours
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C$177.06
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4 hours
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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Catamaran Cruises
4–5 hours
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Bus Tours
6+ hours
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1 hour
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Day Trips
6+ hours
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C$392.20
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3 hours
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Adventure Tours
6+ hours
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Water Tours
1 hour
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Adventure Tours
4–5 hours
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Helicopter Tours
2 hours
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  • Shannon C
    1 contribution
    Probably the best day tour I've ever done! Our guide Mia Fagundes couldn't have been better in her wealth of knowledge and superb delivery of information about the big island! Loved seeing and hearing about the different biogeoclimatic zones, wildlife, Native Hawaiian culture, and colonizer history. Everything on the tour was smoothly scheduled and well-organized in terms of food, snacks, and bathroom breaks.
    Written January 28, 2023
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  • Mateo
    Washington DC, DC1 contribution
    One of the best things that you might ever do in your life! Can't recommend it more. The staff was great and very funny and helpful to any concerns. Was a truly surreal experience and hope that more will be done to protect these beautiful animals.
    Written January 27, 2023
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  • Doug - Travel
    Columbus, OH13 contributions
    This was my favorite tour of our trip. You go in two vans. The one that picks you up and the one that is equipped to go up to the summit. It is very cold at the summit, and the gloves and coats were warm and good quality. Use the facilities at the stop where you acclimate to the altitude. Ride to the summit is slow and bumpy which is to be expected from a totally dirt road. Personally I enjoyed that part. The star viewing was excellent. Our guide set up the telescope to see the rings of Saturn and the moons of Jupiter. One of the other guides did a talk with a laser pointer. It was a perfectly clear night and there were so many stars and quite a few shooting stars. I was able to get a shot of the Milky Way with my camera which of course does not do it justice.

    This is a must do even if you aren't into astronomy.
    Written January 27, 2023
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  • Maria R
    15 contributions
    Amazing trip. Simon and Aiden were super cool people. Really enjoyed our trip. Saw whales and dolphins and Aiden had a lot of cool stories. Lunch was nice. Overall a great experience
    Written January 25, 2023
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  • Arnab S
    2 contributions
    Me and my wife had a truly amazing time on the Whale watching cruise from the Big Island. All Thanks to the staff on the cruise. I strongly recommend this trip to anyone.
    Written January 26, 2023
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  • Cindy B
    Gore, Canada1 contribution
    Nice crew, and is good to be only 6 on the trip. We saw 5 mantha ray and cory gave a lot of explication and information about the mantha ray! I loved it
    Written January 27, 2023
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  • JoAnn S
    Hudson, MI34 contributions
    What a great afternoon. Saw whales, sharks and my favorites, spinner dolphins. The captain and crew were very knowledgeable and entertaining. They provided plenty of snacks and drinks
    . There were reminders to drink to stay hydrated and salty or sweet treats also.
    All in all a great day.
    Written January 25, 2023
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  • WhyWeWork
    Spokane, WA13 contributions
    Captain Allen and our guides did a fantastic job. I'm a scuba diver who has done many night dives, so jumping in the water at night was no big deal. My wife however was very nervous. Once in the water, she relaxed after seeing how easy it was to just hang onto the floating board and observe the beautiful mantas. Our guide Honi was very informative, giving us great facts about the Manta's. We were fortunate to see 10-12 Mantas, along with many fish. I highly recommend Dolphin Discoveries for your manta snorkel.
    Written January 26, 2023
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  • mbleonard
    Menlo Park, CA3 contributions
    The sights were spectacular and the walks off the beaten path were a plus. Our guide, Chadwic, was exceptionally knowledgeable, friendly, accommodating, good-natured and professional. We appreciated all the instructions and attention to safety. We’ve done many tours on all the Hawaiian islands over the years and this was a highlight.
    Written January 22, 2023
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  • Katherine E
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    Uncle J I M !!!! Oh my, our tour guide was Jim, he was amazing!! From the moment we hopped on the van to the time we got dropped back off at night. He makes me wants to move there! We had a family with littles on board and uncle Jim ( he said to call him that since we are now Ohana) made sure they had enough space to move around if needed on the bus, included them in the fun facts, constantly expressing care for them all while teaching us about the culture. He kept us all engaged and highly entertained with his animated way of story telling. He picked my hubby and I up from the airport so we could tour the big island for the day. It was my first time in Hawaii (hubby use to be stationed while serving in the Marine Corps.) I learned soooooo much!! That man needs a podcast or a tv travel show! He is hilarious, kind, so knowledgeable and so patient. His amazing voice always carried while visiting the many stops to where others around would naturally gather around to hear him talk so passionately about the history of every spot. He would start talking to just the private group and when he ended I would look around and there were 20 additional people that gravitated to him. He was always patient and respectful with the ones not in the group. Uncle Jim definitely has a true deep love for not just Hawaii but for the whole culture and its rich history. His love is so great that you also leave the tour with so much information and love for the culture as well. We ate breakfast before but the tour includes a light breakfast which was perfect because of all the walking definitely works up an appetite. Lunch was included and it was a delicious chicken and rice as well as a snack in the afternoon. Definitely travel light since you really don’t need much. I had a backpack with a couple of snacks, 2 reusable water bottles, sunscreen, hand sanitizer, flip flops (so I could put my feet in water at the beach) and extra pair of socks. When I go back for another tour I will only tour if he is available!! Thank You Uncle Jim for such an unforgettable experience!
    Written January 28, 2023
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  • marbond007
    Toronto, Canada3 contributions
    The staff were amazing! Very helpful and kept our safety in mind. They took us to two great locations. The snorkeling gear was very clean. The boat was in great shape including the washrooms.
    Written January 14, 2023
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  • Lisa L
    Los Angeles, CA12 contributions
    My 14 year old son and I went on this trip and had a great time. Our drive and dive team were friendly and knowledgeable about both the region, the water and snorkeling. We were there in January and had the opportunity to see a small pod of dolphins and we had 4 different whale sightings. The snorkeling is really great, with many different kinds of fish to see. The equipment is good quality (better than our resort rentals).

    There is a mention, after you sign up, that there is a 250lb weight limit. The driver explained that the weight has to be equally balanced on both sides of the boat for optimal speed. If you were close to that weight I would call ahead, because it could be uncomfortable to be singled out as particularly heavy if they have to keep rebalancing the weight on board. Just something to know.

    I recommend this trip for anyone who loves to go fast!
    Written January 28, 2023
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  • Amber S
    Cartwright, ND72 contributions
    Captain Chad is the best. He also acted as a tour guide giving us historical information about the islands and also showing us the whales.
    Hoenie (sorry if I didn't spell that right) was excellent during check in. They both rocked! Made my post chemo trip great!
    Written January 24, 2023
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  • Katie L
    1 contribution
    Shoyo was a great guide. He gave us a lot of information about the island on the way up. He took a lot of photos and dropped them to us before the end of the tour. Stargazing was great, especially with the super laser pointer to guide the viewing. It was awesome to see the mountain and surrounding skies in the daylight, at sunset and at night.
    Written January 21, 2023
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  • Claretp
    North Wales157 contributions
    We did the Deluxe Snorkel & Dolphin Watch on the 4 January 2023. What an amazing trip out, so glad we did this.
    We arrived at the Body Glove shop at 7.30 to check in and then its a short walk down to the pier where the boat departs from.
    The crew were really friendly and provided a great service, asking if we wanted drinks regularly.
    Breakfast and lunch was included in the trip and the food was great.
    All snorkel gear was provided with instructions.
    We all absolutely loved the slide and the high dive platform.
    We saw Spinner Dolphins swimming right next to the boat.
    Length of the trip was just right and I cannot recommend this highly enough! Just do it if you are in Kona.
    Written January 25, 2023
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