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Sea Paradise Tours

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“manta rays”(164 reviews)
“kealakekua bay”(65 reviews)
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Sea Paradise offers Morning and Afternoon Sailing & Snorkeling Tours to the Marine Sanctuary in Kealakekua Bay (Home to the World Famous Captain Cook Monument). As your snorkel adventure begins, be sure to bring an underwater camera to capture all...more
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78-6831 Alii Dr Ste 144, Keauhou Shopping Center, Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2440
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+1 800-322-5662
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 June 2007

Sea Paradise runs snorkel trips to Kealakekua Bay (and usually another good spot accessible only by boat) out of Keauhou Harbor, near the Sheraton. (They also do sunset dinner sails and night manta dives/snorkels.) The boat is a nimble sailing catamaran that has never been...More

11  Thank Honu_Ohana
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 August 2009

First, let me say that I spoke with the owner Richard about my concerns. He agreed to check with the crew and get back with me, but I am disappointed that he has not called me back. We went out on the Sea Paradise on...More

6  Thank The_Phelps
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2010

Since your trip out with us we have improved light source it now has 4 Aqua Sun LED lights. We now also put a spotlight on the bow of the boat and have a light box that the divers bring out as well. We also...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved this 3 hour tour! Mid-sized catamaran that only holds up to 36 people. The captain and staff were super friendly and helped us with awesome snorkel tips at Captain Cook monument. Helped us into and out of the boat and while we snorkeled. We...More

Thank Kari E
Reviewed yesterday

The crew was fantastic, we saw turtles, eels, octopus and dolphins. Captain Morgan took us down to The Kealakakua Bay in the morning while it was nice and glassy and the visibility was so clear. We had a nice continental breakfast on the way and...More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, what a great find! These folks are super close to where the manta rays hang out, but add a lovely 30 minute sail beforehand, with pupus and beverages to give you that lovely iconic Hawaiian sunset at sea experience. The boat was super clean...More

Thank ArielleA
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and for taking the time to review your manta tour with us. We are happy to know you had a great time and the crew treated you right. We hope you will join us on another adventure soon. A Hui...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The captain and crew were brilliant - very knowledgeable and they worked hard to ensure we saw some Manta Rays. I am not overly keen on being in the sea but this was an incredible experience - thoroughly recommended!!

Thank Zog_8
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your time to review the manta tour, we are happy you enjoyed the experience. Mahalo Nui Loa!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and attentive crew, food was tasty and the snorkeling was great! I’ve done tours like this in the Caribbean 3x and always felt like the guides were going through the motions. This group made me feel like it was all about my friends and...More

Thank Terri H
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Terri, Thank you for taking the time to review your charter. We're so happy you and your friends had a great time and that the crew treated you right. We hope to get the opportunity to have you aboard again soon. Mahalo Nui Loa!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Headed out with Sea Paradise on their 9 pm cruise.....excellent boat and crew...very informative of the background on the mantas and where we would be snorkeling. Also explained the procedure very well. We had snorkel gear and wet suits provided since we would be in...More

Thank EscoDave
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Mahalo for the detailed review! We are so happy to hear you had a wonderful experience. We hope you'll join us on your next trip out here. A Hui Hou!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very professional tour and funny crew. Sadly, we didn't see any mantas during our trip, but were offered a free second try without any questions.

Thank Sören B
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your manta tour, even though the rays did not show. We hope you are able to take us up on the offer to try again. Aloha!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent adventure. The crew were amazing. Very helpful as all three of us were a bit nervous. The Manta Rays were magnificent, such a sight to behold. Drawback, having to go up the shopping centre to sign in rather than just going down to the...More

Thank Laurinda K
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and thanks for taking the time to review your snorkel with the mantas. We are so very happy you and the girls had a great time! We hope to serve you again next time you're on the Big Island. After...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took the tour Oct 10, six of us, grandparents, parents, and teens. Snorkeled at Cook’s Monument and one other place. The snorkeling was great and the crew’s care of us was excellent, light meals, a variety of equipment, easy access to the water, with a...More

1  Thank Susan H
SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Susan, thank you for taking the time to review your tour to Kealakekua Bay. We are happy to know you and the family had a great time and that the crew treated you right! We hope to get the opportunity to serve you again....More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the smaller ship, I get sea sick on larger vessels. The crew was sweet and attentive. It was a smaller more intimate trip and I liked it better. The crew caught a big fish along the way, so my girls got to see...More

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your tour. We are glad you and the family had a good time and the crew took good care of you. We agree, the Hokulani, our 45ft sailing trimaran is the perfect size, not...More

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atlantisaug
14 March 2017|
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Response from SeaParadiseInc | Property representative |
Aloha, thank you for your interest in Sea Paradise. Our sunset and moonlight manta ray tours are both very similar. On the sunset tour, we have you sail out and watch the sunset before getting in the water with the mantas... More
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Lizzylikestravel
5 March 2017|
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Response from SeaParadiseInc | Property representative |
Aloha, thank you for your interest in booking with Sea Paradise. Our snorkeling tours are first time friendly. We offer instruction and we have a few tricks up our sleeve to make sure everyone is relaxed and comfortable. The... More
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28Elbas
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Response from Christopher H | Reviewed this property |
You start off in deeper water; maybe 150 feet. This is where the boat holds. It is a short swim to shallow reefs; 10 - 40 feet of depth. The water is very clear and usually calm. Make sure you do not get too close to the... More
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