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Sunlight on Water

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74-381 Kealakehe Pkwy Ste A, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2709
+1 808-896-2480
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Great trip

The crew was great! Very helpful and nice. They put a lot of effort in making their customers... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gainesville, Florida
via mobile
Loved Both Trips with Sunlight!

We took two trips with Sunlight on Water this past week: one to swim with dolphins and one to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pixie E
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  • Poor1%
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74-381 Kealakehe Pkwy Ste A, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2709
+1 808-896-2480

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The crew was great! Very helpful and nice. They put a lot of effort in making their customers happy. We went to a site to see the mantas but didn’t see any, so the captain took us a long way to find a spot to...More

Thank ibethandrea8
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took two trips with Sunlight on Water this past week: one to swim with dolphins and one to the manta rays. The crew on the first trip to free swim with dolphins - Victoria and Josh - were excellent. Knowledgeable, kind and fun. Got...More

Thank Pixie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The water guide wasted paid dolphin swimming time by engaging in an arguemmet with other swimmers in the water for about 10-15 minutes. Captain finally told the crew to get back on board and the boat moved. Very inappropriate and unprofessional of this charter to...More

Thank AbbyPebbles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an adventure the activity by itself would merit 5 stars but I have to give kudos to Sunlight on water for being the most professional crew on the water the night we did this. Other boats had their swimmers in the water much earlier...More

Thank Liveforetravel
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was a definite must do on the Big Island of Hawaii. I researched quite a bit of companies that offers the night manta ray snorkel and ended up using Sunlight on the Water because if you book online and 10 days out there is...More

Thank Misssly
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

As A local Islander 🏝️ Here On The Big Island Of Hawaii I Had Previously Heard Many Great Things About this experience..But It wasn't until I went Out with The very Enthusiastic and Professional Crew of The Sunlight In Water Charter Tour, Did I Actually...More

Thank LopakaRootzInHawaii
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I would highly recommend these awesome folks to anyone - novices and experienced alike. The captain was very good and found numerous spots for us to experience dolphins. The guide was excellent and genuine. It was easy to tell they respected the ocean and all...More

Thank Donna K
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The Sunlight on Water crew was amazing! They were friendly and funny and gave us plenty of time with the manta rays. On our way to the site, they spotted spinner dolphins from far away and brought us straight to them. We watched the dolphins...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

These guys were awesome! They knew exactly where to find the dolphins and manta rays and they made sure we saw what we went for. Definitely would go with them again!

Thank katebailey17
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Sunlight on Water delivered!! AMAZING!! Skilled and knowledgeable with the dolphins. They wanted us to experience the dolphins and they wanted the dolphins to be safe. Captain Shawn was great in keeping the boat with the dolphins. Steve was an excellent guide in the water...More

Thank LB5K
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23 March 2016|
Response from M Y | Property representative |
Aloha! We do take photos of you on the boat and in the water. We provide 10-15 photos to you at no cost. You are welcome to bring your own camera also! Aloha Melainah
20 August 2015|
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Response from manwanger | Reviewed this property |
we had about an hour in the water. however, about 15 minutes of this time was as the sun was setting without light boards out. i was the only person that jumped in the water and just snorkeled. this was vastly superior to... More
Phil E
19 January 2015|
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Response from M Y | Property representative |
Aloha, We do have space on Tuesday, January 20 Night Manta Snorkel. However, there is big surf predicted and may impact our ability to go out. Please give us a call. Mahalo Melainah