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Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures

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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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Jim and Shelley were great! They did an awesome job with us, explaining what would happen and... read more

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kellybole
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Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 10 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii adventure for swimming with Dolphins & Manta Rays. Eco friendly, we follow the guidelines established to make our tours safe for the Manta Rays, dolphins and our guests. We are on the GREENLIST FOR MANTA RAY TOURS. ONLY CHOOSE A COMPANY THAT IS REGISTERED FOR SAFETY OF THE MANTA RAYS on the Green List. Morning Dolphin charters take you up the Kailua Kona coast to a pod of wild dolphins, usually 100 plus. Snorkel with them right next to you. Lunch & snacks included. Rated as #1 Night Manta Ray snorkel company by all the review web sites. These are the most exciting activities you'll do here. All gear included. These 2 activities with marine life will be a highlight of your trip. We take children of all ages.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
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Reviewed today

Jim and Shelley were great! They did an awesome job with us, explaining what would happen and worked very hard making us feel right at home!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went with captains nick and jim; they were excellent! Such good guys - we felt completely safe with them as they were very knowledgeable but also high energy. We got to see multiple rays up close and they were amazing. Overall great experience and...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved that the tour was only 6 people. The guides were amazing and so friendly. We saw so many rays!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great family adventure. A true highlight of our trip!!! The team was super accommodating and flexible and fun !! I recommend it to everyone!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had been afraid of getting into dark water. Despite swimming a lot, as we approached the site, I could feel a tension in my body. The Coral Reef team was so capable and held us all so well that I was able to jump...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked the evening mantaray snorkel last minite thinking, eh..it may be fun!! Not that guides control the underwater life BUT, we hit the best experience ever! 8 to 10 massive beautiful creatures swimming all around. The excitement of the staff led us to believe,...More

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1  Thank tammy j
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick & Shelly made this a very intimate experience, as we were the only ones on the trip. Both were very knowledgeable about mantas and the manta snorkel experience. Would do this again and recommend Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures!

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1  Thank Tracey E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of 6 had the best day with Ron and Emily! We Highly recommend this trip to everyone! We saw spinner dolphins And bottle nose dolphins! We also swam with a sea turtle!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We randomly decided to book this only a couple of hours before the start time, and we are so glad we did. Sharon and Ron were incredible guides. Sharon was so knowledgeable and it was so clear that this company puts the well-being of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I did the manta ray snorkel our last night in Kona, it was amazing. Loved how the group was small, compared to the big companies around us who had to rotate people out of the water. We saw a bunch of mantas,...More

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Chunling L
5 October 2017|
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Response from Ron G | Property representative |
Aloha. We like to meet one hour before Sunset. And that changes throughout the year. So it can be anywhere from 5 to 6 for our first Charter. This way we arrive to the site right at sunset when the manta rays start to feed... More
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Deanna L
12 August 2016|
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Response from dar0898 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a custom time if you call them....or do the afternoon dive....or evening manta dive
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Charlotte93667
8 May 2016|
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Response from palegail2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I paid $250 for two adults, for the half day tour. That does not include tax and tip.
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