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Big Island’s Top Rated Snorkel Company

Our Most Popular Kona, Hawaii Snorkeling Trips

We also offer

Whale Watching Tours | Private Excursions | More Snorkel Trips

Our Most Popular Kona, Hawaii Snorkeling Trips

We also offer

Whale Watching Tours | Private Excursions | More Snorkel Trips

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Once In A Lifetime Experience

I was honestly apprehensive, because I had a phobia of snorkeling, but I had no issues snorkeling with manta rays! Shari is a very experienced and knowledgeable guide, and of all the boats on the water, the 3 manta rays out and about decided to hang out only under ours! Seeing these 1400 lb beauties swim up inches near your face was unforgettable.

– Kim A., TripAdvisor
Wonderful Experience. Highly Recommend!

Went out for the Sunset manta snorkel with a friend of mine and we were beyond pleased with the whole experience. From the knowledge the boat team had of at the Mantas and sea life, to the professionalism in the water when seeing so many of these gorgeous creatures. The owner was super sweet and informative and Jillian was an exceptional guide, making my friend and I feel super comfortable in the water.

– Heather L., TripAdvisor
Manta Love!

We were instructed on how to hold our bodies on the floating light up board in order to attract the mantas and thankfully we had multiple close encounters, one even touched my belly with its fin when it came super close to my face! Absolutely in awe of the experience, felt totally worth it and wish I could do this kind of trip every week to truly appreciate these gentle giants in their natural habitat!

– Sidra N., TripAdvisor
Above and Beyond

It was amazing. They did not cut any corners... we swam with dolphins on the way, checked for Manta Rays, snorkeled unhurriedly, and were treated to some sightseeing on the way back, all the while getting loads of info about the area and its history. Outstanding people, great equipment and an amazing all round experience. Go for it, you won’t be disappointed!

– Mike S., TripAdvisor
So Much Fun!

A must do while on the Big Island, such an amazing adventure. Captain Charlie and Shari were wonderful tour guides. Their passion for what they do, their care and concern for everyone's safety, and to ensure everyone had an amazing adventure was beyond compare. I highly recommend this excursion to anyone visiting the Big Island. I’ll certainly be back.

– Terri S., TripAdvisor
Amazing Adventure- Not to be missed!

I have been a diver for over 25 years, but doing the Manta snorkel has always been on my bucket list. It did not disappoint, I not only went once, I booked a second night:). Shari and Captain Charlie were great. They went above and beyond to educate us on what to expect and make sure we had an amazing experience, but also a safe experience.

– Sandy S., TripAdvisor
5 Stars

The crew works really hard to ensure that you have the best experience you can have. I went out twice with them, the first time we only saw one manta and that was only because they moved the boat to a different location. Everyone else that night didn’t see anything. The second time we saw lots of mantas and they were doing belly rolls right underneath us. It was everything I hoped to experience.

– Vicky Stone, Google
5 Stars

Did the morning snorkel trip as well as the night manta snorkel one. What a blast! Great crew and boat. Highly recommend!

– Gary Armstrong, Google

We did the evening manta snorkel. The tour guides did great at working to see the manta rays. We had to stay out a little longer, but we got very close. They made sure everybody had a great experience.

– Laura H, TripAdvisor
Manishaa F-T

I went on the Manta Rey snorkel. We took the 5:00 pm tour and we were able to see the sunset. We also were able to see the stars going back. During the snorkel we were well informed by the crew and well taken care of. We saw a lot mantas as well!! Highly recommend for those that are interested in seeing mantas!

Ambyr Rose

This was a wonderful experience (snorkeling with Captain Zach and our guide Phil), complete with whales, dolphins, eels, the most vibrant tropical fish, gripping stories about local history and a top notch crew that made you feel safe and comfortable. Definitely worth every penny... and another outing.

Raphael Chew

We had such a fun morningZach and Phil made the trip very enjoyable. They were attentive to our safety and made sure we were comfortable the whole time! We got to swim witg dolphins and see many beautiful fish! Thank you!

Make your Hawaii trip unforgettable!

If you’re going to come all this way to the Big Island of Hawaii, you might as well make it unforgettable! Kona Snorkel Trips specializes in simple, convenient, fun snorkeling tours, along with seasonal whale watching trips.

You’ll have plenty to brag about to your friends, family, and coworkers when you get home after one of our trips. Go home with a story you’ll be able to tell for the rest of your life: Schedule your tour today!

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