Join us for a Manta Ray Night Snorkel, Wild Dolphin Watch, Captain Cook Snorkel, or Whale Watching Tour

Come explore the ocean with us on one of our several unique adventures. Snorkel the world famous Kealakekua Bay and snorkel with the Majestic Manta Rays.  No matter which tour you take, we are here to make your Big Island visit magical.

Join us for a Manta Ray Night Snorkel, Wild Dolphin Watch, Captain Cook Snorkel, or Whale Watching Tour

Come explore the ocean with us on one of our several unique adventures. Snorkel the world famous Kealakekua Bay and snorkel with the Majestic Manta Rays.  No matter which tour you take, we are here to make your Big Island visit magical.

Why choose us?

At Dolphin Discoveries we provide variety of ocean adventures to suit everyone.  We provide ocean tours that entertain and educate our guests about Hawaii’s marine life and history.  Let our naturalist crew guide you through fair seas, blue skies and spectacular views of the Big Island from one of our four fully outfitted rigid hull inflatable vessels on our quest to find marine life.  Along your journey you may see dolphins, whales, manta rays, and sea turtles. Every day is different, we travel to the most frequented locations for sea life.  Let us share it with you and your family!

Dolphin Discoveries is a leader in ethical dolphin treatment and dolphin education; we always put the interest and welfare of the dolphins in the forefront of everything we do.  Our charters focus on observing dolphins, manta rays, and whales, while providing high-quality snorkeling experiences at Kealakekua Bay, home of the Captain Cook Monument and Honaunau Bay (Two Step).

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  • star rating  By far the highlight of our trip. Colleen & Justin were crazy knowledgeable. This should be on everyone's bucket list! What a great time!

    850kima
    July 1, 2022

    star rating  Amazing experience! We saw 7 different manta rays and our in-water guide was able to name them all and point out features on each to help us identify them too.... read more

    HeatherDoo
    July 1, 2022

    star rating  This was our second trip with this company because they are super professional, fun and just great experience makers. Both times they tailored the experience to us - we... read more

    Wanderer29162131054
    June 30, 2022
  • star rating  Kai was our captain and we had a wonderful trip. 2 great snorkeling spots and tons of stops along the way. We highly recommend this adventure, particularly the early morning... read more

    Michael O
    June 30, 2022

    star rating  Fabulous tour. I was completely angst ridden to spend time bobbing in open water waiting for a monster fish to come swooping in...and then we saw them. OMG! The... read more

    CaraClay
    June 30, 2022

    star rating  A trip highlight! Everyone made sure we had a great time. The rays were AMAZING! Would do it every visit. Easy for all ages.

    L_LOVES2TRAVEL
    June 29, 2022

Kona Snorkeling & Adventure Tours

Dolphin Discoveries offers unique ocean experiences that will touch your heart and live in your memory for a lifetime

Manta Ray Snorkel Hawaii

Manta Discovery Adventure

$120 Adult/$110 child

The manta ray night snorkel may be the most exciting adventure you and your family will ever experience. If you only have time for one snorkel trip while visiting Hawai’i this is the one to choose. This adventure is considered the most exciting, most memorable and best value of any of the island’s numerous snorkel trips.

Dolphin Discovery Adventure

Dolphin Discovery Adventure

$149 $139 ADULT/$139 $129 CHILD

This dolphin watch and snorkel combo is like no other. Enjoy viewing Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins while our naturalist guides teach you about their life cycle, habitats and behaviors.  Afterwards, we will take you to snorkel the pristine reef at Kealakekua Bay, Captain Cook Monument.

Kona Snorkel Adventure

Premium Kona Snorkel Adventure

$130 $120 ADULT/$120 $110 CHILD

Snorkel two of Kona’s best spots on one trip! On this 4-hour adventure, not only will we take you to Kealakekua Bay, but we will also take you to snorkel Honaunau Bay! What could be better than seeing Kona’s two most sought after snorkel locations? During your adventure, your guide will provide you with cultural information relevant to the Island of Hawai’i and its history!

Captain Cook’s Afternoon Snorkel Adventure

Captain Cook’s Afternoon
Snorkel Adventure

$104 $99 Adult/$94 $89 child

Coming in on a cruise ship or have morning plans but still want to snorkel?  Our Afternoon Snorkel to Captain Cook’s monument is for you!  On our 3-hour tour, we will take you to the pristine Kealakekua Bay where you will see a large variety of tropical fish and get an up close view of sea caves and lava tubes along the way.  We will have you back in time for dinner!

Manta Discovery Adventure

Captain Cook Express Snorkel Tour

$66 per person

This is a trimmed down version of our Captain Cook Snorkel Adventure. We’ve removed all of the bells and whistles and provide you a direct to Kealakekua Bay snorkeling trip. Once aboard you’ll be out fitted with masks, snorkels, and fins.

Captain Cook’s Afternoon Snorkel Adventure

Whale Discovery Adventure

$104 Adult/$94 child

Only offered December – April. Board one of our sleek, powerful, twin engine, rigid hull inflatable vessels to search for and observe the seasonal migration of the Humpback Whales along with some of their year-round cousins – Pilot Whales, Beaked Whales, Melon-headed Whales, and others that are regularly found along the Kona coastline. Your adventure focuses on finding these magnificent mammals and spending quality time with them.

Manta Discovery Adventure

Private Charter

Private Charter up to 12 guests – $2000.00

Join us on our exclusive and private “Holo Holo” excursion.  This excursion is built exclusively for those who want a unique experience that is customizable and goes above and beyond a standard pleasure cruise.

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