Gently slip into the ocean, relax and let our knowledgeable crew guide you to the areas to view the magnificent Kona Manta Rays. If you only have time for one snorkel trip while visiting Hawai’i this is the one to choose.
KONA SNORKEL ADVENTURES & BOAT CHARTERS
FOR A MANTA RAY NIGHT SNORKEL, WILD DOLPHIN WATCH, CAPTAIN COOK SNORKEL, WHALE WATCHING TOUR, AND MORE! BOOK YOUR ADVENTURE TODAY!
Explore Our Diverse Kona Ocean Tours & Adventures
Book a Kona Snorkel Tour!
A snorkel tour is truly one of the best ways to experience the Big Island of Hawaii. There is so much to see while swimming along the bustling reefs. These tropical sanctuaries are filled with an incredible array of marine plant and animal life; lucky for you, our expert team at Dolphin Discoveries knows just where to stop off to give you the best possible experience!
Our daytime snorkel tours go to two of the most popular snorkel destinations on the Kona Coast: the beautiful marine sanctuary at Kealakekua Bay, home of Captain Cook’s Monument, and the Place of Refuge at Pu’uhonua O Honaunau. On this tour, you will see tropical fish and, if we’re fortunate, maybe a Hawaiian sea turtle (Honu) or two!
Enjoy Our Signature Kona Ocean Adventure: The Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour!
Our most popular tour, the night snorkel with manta rays on the Big Island is something you’ll never forget. You will descend from the boat into the water where you will hang onto our floating platform, with the aid of our in-water guide, and enjoy the wondrous ballet that is the manta rays of Manta Ray Village in Kona, feeding on microscopic phytoplankton.These magnificent creatures, with an average 12 foot wingspan, will barrel roll and skim the ocean under and alongside you.This has been voted the best tour that we offer. However, it is very popular so be sure to reserve your spot aboard the boat, today!
Adventure on a Captain Cook Snorkel Tour!
Noted as one of the most beautiful snorkeling destinations in the world, our Captain Cook Snorkel Tour will take you through the reefs that populate Kealakekua Bay. You are sure to come face to face with plenty of tropical fish whose colors span the entire rainbow. Our Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour offers a 1 hour chance to dive into the warm waters of Kona Coast. This means even greater chances of seeing amazing Honu (sea turtles), fish, and if you’re lucky, some other rare marine life that might cruise by.
Explore the Kona Coast on a Private Boat Charter
The luxury of our Private Boat Charter experience is the ability to go anywhere along the Kona Coast at your own pace. Whether you would like us to drop anchor in the most popular snorkel spots or allow our captain and crew to show you some hidden gems; there is no shortage of amazing underwater views to be had.
If snorkeling isn’t your main priority our private boat charters are an amazing way to have a dolphin or whale watching experience in a more intimate setting. Make sure that you look into this touring option if you want a memory that is unique to you and your family and friends!
This is also a great option for celebrating any occasion– be sure to check out our Private Boat Charter page to learn more about what you can expect.
Set Sail on a Dolphin Tour in Kona!
Unlike other dolphin watch tours in Kona, Dolphin Discoveries offers an experience that blends all of the top rated oceanic activities of the islands. You will be able to safely view spinner dolphins aboard the boat, and then travel to Captain Cook Monument to get into the ocean and explore the underwater world that makes Hawaii so special.
Explore Marine Life and Scenic Views While Whale Watching in Kona
This Whale Watch Adventure is an exclusive 2.5 hours trip to find the seasonal Humpback Whales (Dec.-March) and/or the year round Pilot Whales, Beaked-Whales, Melon-headed whales, and other species that can be found along the Kona coastline. We will focus on finding these magnificent mammals and spending quality time with them to observe, learn, photograph and listen to their song and other vocalizations with our underwater hydrophone system.
Reserve Your Spot on the Kona Ocean Adventures of Your Choice
There is so much to discover aboard one of our signature Kona ocean adventures! These experiences are popular among a variety of different visitors to the island and locals alike for a wide array of different reasons! Be sure to check out our tour pages and book your ideal adventure right away before our intimate oceanic experiences sell out!
If you want to foster a close encounter with the elusive manta ray then look here. If you want to drop into the water and explore Kona’s greatest snorkeling destinations then look no further than our Kona snorkel tour! Likewise, if you’d prefer a shorter tour that highlights Captain Cook then check out our page here. Our dolphin watch tour not only will allow you to view dolphins from a safe distance, but enjoy a dip in the ocean afterwards. While, a whale watching tour during the winter season is an incredible encounter with the world’s biggest mammal.
And, if you want to accomplish almost all of the above with those you love the most, then check out our private boat charter page for more information!