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Address: 78-1728 Kaleiopapa Rd, Keauhou Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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+1 808-326-4699
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Paddling Kona’s clear, pristine waters since 1994, Ocean Safari’s Kayak...

Paddling Kona’s clear, pristine waters since 1994, Ocean Safari’s Kayak Adventures have introduced countless visitors and Kama’aina (Island Locals) to the fast growing sport of kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, and paddle-surfing. We focus on small groups of adventurers, making safety and fun top priority. Every Kayak tour is different and may include dolphin and whale watching, snorkeling, sea cave exploration and maybe even cliff jumping. You may see tidal pools filled with eels, sea turtles and colorful tropical fish while wild parrots can at times be seen flying overhead. Join us for a night snorkel with manta rays!All our guided adventures are led by experienced watermen/women who are Hawaii Lifeguard Certified and we are fully insured. Ocean Safari’s Kayak Adventures assist with water safety at Kona’s annual Ironman Triathlon as well as other water events.

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Great day and great work out. Just make sure to have a hat and sunscreen. The sites are unbelievable. We bought disposable waterproof cameras for some wet photos which turned out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great day and great work out. Just make sure to have a hat and sunscreen. The sites are unbelievable. We bought disposable waterproof cameras for some wet photos which turned out good.

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St. Albert, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

"Happy" our Guide for the day was great. Hard work kayaking on the ocean and being open kayaks be sure to wear sunscreen. The caves, the snorkeling, the cliff jump and the picnic were fantastic. 3 Hours of exploring - so worth it.

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Thank deirdrea458
Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ha-Ole is a friendly, knowledgeable tour guide. I was lucky enough to have a very small group of 3, including myself, and Ha-Ole told us a bit about Hawaiian legends, the best places to get poke, and a bit about the sea life. The pace was nice and leisurely, nothing too strenuous. I'd definitely do it again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time with this tour! It was a bit of a paddle out and back but so worth it. The time was wonderful.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This kayak tour departs from Keahou Bay. You have the option of being in a one- or two-person kayak. The kayaking portion of the tour spans about 3 miles total, with stops for attractions throughout. I will start with the tour guides, Devin and Keahi (I apologize for any spelling errors). They were both professional, kind, knowledgeable, and fun to... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Go off the beaten path and enjoy a non-commercial, personal, local experience. Two thumbs up for Ha'Oli (sp?) as a guide. He recovered my son's sunglasses while we were cliff jumping--he didnt have to do that. We really, truly enjoyed our morning. So relaxed. Easy to talk to. My 9 and 12 yr old had a blast. I enjoyed being... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were able to go out, but the water was a bit choppy, especially in the entrances of the sea caves as well as end of the world jumping spot, so we weren't able to see beyond from a far. We tried snorkeling but the water was pretty murky that day so it made it difficult to see well. We... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For Feb. 23, 2017, I had scheduled a Sea Caves Kayaking and Snorkeling adventure for 2 with a 9:15am departure from Keauhou Bay. As I was gathering my clothing essentials, I received an 8:00am call from a Hawaiian young man saying he was to be our guide (unfortunately I was unable to catch his name) for the morning's adventure. He... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

When we turned up, they told us the rest of the group cancelled but they were more than happy to give me and my partner a private tour! We got to kayak into the sea caves which was a grand sight to see then we also snorkelled in a secluded area, it was very beautiful. All in all a fantastic,... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Couldn't have been better! Fantastic guide, wonderful views, well equipped. Memories to last a lifetime!

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