Manta Ray Adventure - Kona Style

Get the best view possible of the famous Kona sunsets as you sail to Keauhou Bay to snorkel with giant manta rays. State of the art engineered light boards are the best that the industry has to offer. Your return trip to Kailua Pier features a short educational stargazing opportunity with your captain and crew sharing ancient wisdom of how Hawaiians navigated to this special place. Enjoy hot cocoa, coffee or the signature mamaki tea. A no host full bar is available. A manta guarantee promises that if you do not see a manta ray during your tour, you may return for another tour during your stay at no cost (subject to availability).
Operates: Daily between 5:30 to 6:00pm departure. (times vary seasonally with sunset).
Departure Point: Kailua Bay Pier.
Duration: 3 hours. 1 hour snorkeling adventure, 2 hours of sailing.
Equipment: Sailing catamaran, the "Noa Noa" is 50' long with a 21' beam.
Capacity: Minimum of 8 and up to 43 passengers.


Menu:
Island cookies, Mamaki tea, hot cocoa and coffee. Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase.

Inclusions: Wet suit top, snorkel gear, light snacks.
Exclusions: You may purchase beer, wine, or cocktails from our full bar.
Serves Alcohol: There is alcohol that is available during the activity.
Foreign Language Translation: There is no foreign language translation available.
Handicapped Accessible: This tour is not suitable for handicapped individuals.
Required Certifications: The participant is not required to have any certification or special license in order to participate.
What to Bring: It is recommended that you bring a camera with you. We suggest bringing your camera in a ziplock bag in case you need to protect it from the elements. We recommend that everyone in your group brings swimwear, sun protection, towel and a small bag to keep your things organized.
Restrictions: People who do not have a moderate level of physical fitness will not be permitted on this activity. Cancellations of this reservation cannot be made within forty-eight hours of the scheduled check in time.
Please bring a light jacket if you tend to get cold. Persons with physical limitations or injuries should consult with their doctor before participating on this tour. 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 10% 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. Must have valid photo ID to be served alcohol.




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Please bring a light jacket if you tend to get cold. Persons with physical limitations or injuries should consult with their doctor before participating on this tour. 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 10% 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. Must have valid photo ID to be served alcohol.


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There has been 1 review written about the Manta Ray Adventure with Kona Style.

Average Product Rating: 2.0 / 5





David Spruzen
This was the most commercial and touristy of all our trips. Big boat and lots of people. The two Manta sightings were brief and amazing but some of the "guests" did not follow instructions and should have been moved out of the water as they were spoiling it for everyone. However, the crew did not seem to want to pursue that route. There were drinks but no real snacks - just a cookie on the way home and 4.5 hours from 5pm to 9.30pm was a long time without anything substantial. I would not really recommend this trip based on our experience. There were just too many people and the crew were ok but not personal. We felt just like a number with a ticket...