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Address: Honokohau Marina, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-930-9861
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Winner of the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and now 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate...

Winner of the 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and now 2016 Trip Advisor Certificate of excellence!. Come Experience the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii like never before. Private charters are our specialty! With a group tour, Swim with the spinner dolphins, snorkel with the manta rays at night, whale watch (seasonal),scuba dive or with a private charter, customize your water experience with Kona Ocean Adventures. No crowds, no rush, just a safe and exceptional trip for all. Family vacation, a spiritual journey, honeymoon, or simply looking to experience a once in a lifetime adventure, you have come to right place. We now have 3 boats to accommodate various size groups. With over 17 years of experience working the Hawaiian Islands, Captain Danny, Captain Laure and their crew will make your adventure a memorable one.

We speak English, French, Japanese and Spanish (simply request a guide for that language if needed on your adventure)

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Great experience

Did the night manta dive and it was majestic. Our dive master Joy was awesome. She calmed all fears and was very knowledgeable. She even helped us through a problem we had. Would... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Justin h
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Sebring, Florida

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Sebring, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did the night manta dive and it was majestic. Our dive master Joy was awesome. She calmed all fears and was very knowledgeable. She even helped us through a problem we had. Would recommend this company and trip as a must do on the big Island.

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1 Thank Justin h
Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for your kind words! Joi is a gem, we are so lucky to have her! Hope to see you again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Loveland, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We couldn't be happier with the care and attention this outfitter gave us! My wife can't swim, but due to the care and attention my wife had a great time! Snorkeled in the Pacific Ocean. Manta's galore. Everything promised was delivered. Would recommend Kona Ocean Adventures to anyone. Trip of a lifetime!

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! We are so glad you had a trip of a lifetime! Please come see us again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Cobleskill, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coolest thing I have ever done in my life.. tour guide was super chill and friendly.. would recommend it to everyone!

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! We are so glad you had such a great time! We look forward to seeing you again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Boise, Idaho
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our adventure! Everyone was very friendly! So glad we had the chance to go whale Watching.

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Glad that you enjoyed the whale watching, we would love to see you again for one of our many other adventures. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took this trip in January. Swimming with the dolphins was really a magical experience. Trip and Sarah our guides were really amazing! made the trip awesome.

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We are so lucky to have Trip and Sara on our team! Hope to see you again soon. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great dive with divemaster Joi and boat captain Brian. I'm a DM myself and I hate diving off of commercial "cattle boats." This was nothing like that. We had just five divers on the boat. The boat ride to the site near the Sheraton was fast, smooth and dry. I've done the manta dive with other operators... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! We are so happy to hear you had an excellent manta dive and hope you will come dive with us again. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great divemaster and fun trip. I'm a divemaster myself and appreciated the professionalism and knowledge the team demonstrated. I went with my family (2 snorkelers and 1 other diver) and normally feel the need to watch out for them with gear checks, safety concerns, etc., but the divemaster and snorkel leader were both on their games. The divemaster was knowledgeable... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review and we are so glad you had a great trip! We hope you will join us again! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I went last year with Capt Travis and Momi. They were both great. There was another couple so only 4 of us which was great and personal. They were very patient with my sister who had only been snorkeling one time and just couldn't get out of the boat. They didn't make her feel bad and she... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your rave review! We look forward to seeing you in 2018! Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

Franklin, Tennessee, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 amazing and riveting tours with Kona Ocean Adventure in Hawaii - Whale Watching and Night Swim with the Manta Rays. WOW! The crew on both boats were fun, knowledgeable,helpful and made sure we got what we paid for. They took great care of us! I would recommend to all.

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for joining us twice! We look forward to seeing you next time. Mahalo nui loa, The entire KOA crew More 

West Jordan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Captain Cook Snorkeling and it was awesome! The snorkeling was great! We saw fish we hadn't ever seen before, eel, and octopus. There were only 6 guests and 2 crew and the crew did a great job. I wish I could remember their names (I should have written them down) but both ladies were so helpful and... More 

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Danny and Laure S, Owner at Kona Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Emily B, Thank you so much for the fantastic review! Our crew does have a definite respect of the ocean and loves to share the island history with our guests. We all try to make your adventure as memorable as it can be. Big Mahalo and see you again soon, The entire KOA team More 

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