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Dolphin Encounter - Snorkel Kealakekua Bay Tour - Ocean Encounters

Tour Highlights:
  • 4-hour Tour. 
  • 46' Delta - spacious & comfortable 
  • Kealekekua Bay pristine reef, spinner dolphin area, colorful fish
  • Pristine vibrant reef world class snorkeling
  • Shaded areas and restroom
  • Snorkel gear & flotation
  • Specialize in 1st time snorkelers
  • Shaded area
  • Bow railing
  • Clean Restroom
  • Swim Step/extra sturdy ladder
  • Flotation devices, masks, snorkels, rubber fins size 1-13, wet suit if necessary.
  • 10-minute Gear Instruction
  • Snorkel Instruction
  • Soda, water and dry snacks provided.
  • Up to 37 passengers
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Your snorkeling adventure will begin in the pristine waters and the vibrant reef of the marine sanctuary at Kealakekua Bay, near the Captain Cook monument. This is perhaps the best snorkeling spot you will find anywhere in the state. Take your underwater camera to capture the colorful schools of fish, reefs and pods of spinner dolphins that are also commonly spotted in the bay. First-time snorkeler? - Not a problem - We specialize in first-time snorkelers, because we believe that everyone should get the chance to experience Kona's spectacular under-water beauty. If you feel uncomfortable at first, don't worry! Our first mates will snorkel with you until you feel comfortable on your own.
Operates: Daily. Check in at 8:00am for departure at 8:30am.
Departure Point: Honokohau Marina and Small Boat Harbor.
Duration: 4 hours.
Equipment: 46 foot Delta with a restroom, plenty of shaded areas, easy on and off swim step and ladder, and lots of room to walk around. - Ocean Encounters Charter 1.
Capacity: 37 passengers.
Light snacks.
Soft drinks and water.

Inclusions: Excellent flotation devices and a wide assortment of masks, snorkels, and rubber fins, from sizes 1 to 13. All gear is included for your enjoyment. There is a 10 minute lesson on how to use the gear properly, so that you will enjoy every moment of your snorkel.


Parents of infants must bring their own flotation devices if they plan on taking their children in the water.

There are no guarantees of seeing dolphins, due to the fact that these creatures are in the open ocean and not in an aquarium. However, we know where they like to hang out and are hardly ever disappointed.

Cancellation Policy: This tour has a 48 hour cancellation policy. This means that once you're within 48 hours of the start time, the tour the tour is non refundable. If you choose to cancel before this time, the standard 3% cancellation fee will apply. If the vendor needs to cancel your tour because of weather, a mechanical issue or any other reason you will receive a 100% refund of the price you paid.

****Note regarding change of boat** Bite Me Sportfishing/Ocean Encounters is the largest fishing fleet, not just on the Big Island, but in all of Hawaii. Though this booking is set for the Ocean Encounters 1, we do reserve the right to move you to another comparable boat should it become necessary for any reason.

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Debra White
Best tour I've ever taken. We had a blast swimming with the wild spinner dolphins

Dolphin Encounter - Snorkel Kealakekua Bay Tour - Ocean Encounters

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