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Endless Summer Charters

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Address: Kawaihae Harbor, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI
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EXCEPTIONAL family private charter experience!!!

Our family of six had the time of our lives on this morning charter. The boat is a really cool catamaran commanded by Captain Bryan, who is a fantastic host who seemingly bent... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mark B
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of six had the time of our lives on this morning charter. The boat is a really cool catamaran commanded by Captain Bryan, who is a fantastic host who seemingly bent over backwards to show us a great time! Minutes out of Kawaihae harbor, we were in the water swimming with a pod of dolphins. Next we were... More 

Thank Mark B
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain B is incredibly devoted to making sure everyone has a fantastic time. He goes out of his way to make sure you get the best sights of dolphins, whales (when in season), and the beautiful coastline of this part of the island. We were lucky enough to find a huge pod of dolphins, so we just jumped in with... More 

Thank Whitney B
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You do not want to miss out on this amazing experience!! Captain Bryan ensures a safe ride and is very knowledgeable about dolphins and whales! We encountered huge pods of dolphins TWICE during the tour. We saw a handful of breaches, plenty whale tails and many whale spouts! Thank you!!!

Thank Effiedrab
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Captain B is quite the guide. He is a professional who knows his stuff. It seems like his number one goal is your comfort and satisfaction. My wife and I did a morning sail. A couple minutes into our excursion we saw 5-6 full body whale breaches, quite the experience. On our way over to the snorkel spot we saw... More 

Thank Adam B
Alameda, California
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Captain Bryant and crew Shane made our day today really nice. The small number of guests really was an advantage that we felt the captain was asking our opinion of what we wanted to do. We saw plenty of whales, then we got to jump in the water and swim with a pod of dolphins... we would have done more... More 

Thank mackanna
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

A fun mid-day excursion to find some whales! Great food, fun personality and great conversation. We ended up face to face with several whales - it was amazing. Great hospitality - and well worth the price. We always find private charters to be the best value without the hoards of people!

Thank Jan C
Windsor, Canada
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97 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Every time we are on the Big Island we make sure to spend a day with Captain Brian....it consistently turns out to be the best day of our trip! Several whales were spotted relatively quickly, including one that surfaced about a yard from our boat. Following that we discovered a few different dolphin pods, which we swam with, in and... More 

Thank John D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went out this morning on Captain Brian's catamaran to see humpback whales. We were delighted to see several pairs, some close to the boat. And we saw a pod of dolphins which came right up to the bow, playing. Brian and crewman Chris were skilled and helpful. It was very much fun.

Thank Tom L
Potomac, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Of all the things we did over 9 days on the Big Island, I think that our cruise with Captain Brian was our favorite. We were expecting to snorkel and maybe see some sea turtles. Instead we saw probably 40 humpback whales (including a mother and baby), we came across a group of 25 dolphins and my wife jumped in... More 

Thank Brian H
Geneva, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Captain Brian Clark was phenomenal. We saw whales, dolphins, turtles and plenty of fish. Boat was well-stocked, and service was impeccable. Brian is very knowledgeable, service oriented and committed to an enjoyable trip. We scheduled our first trip for Christmas Day, but he called 2 days in advance to let us know the weather was not going to be good.... More 

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