Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook Monument Snorkel - Small-Group Experience

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Kailua-Kona, US
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Kailua-Kona, US
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Experience the famous Kealakekua Bay and Captain Cook Monument like never before with our small-group snorkel adventure. Unlike the crowded "cattle boats," we cater to only 14 passengers, creating a more intimate and personalized experience. With our small group size, you'll have more time in the water, allowing for quicker entry and exit as you explore the stunning Kealakekua Bay. And if you book all 14 seats, you'll have the entire boat to yourself, giving you the freedom to customize your trip with the captain. Snorkel in pristine waters filled with vibrant marine life and enjoy breathtaking visibility. Don't miss this unparalleled opportunity to create unforgettable memories in the most beautiful underwater paradise.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • 4 hours
  • Suitable for 1-6 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Self Guided Experience
  • More time in the water for snorkeling
  • Customizable private charter option available
  • Opportunity to see the famous Captain Cook Monument
  • Chance to make lifelong snorkeling memories
  • Use of snorkelling equipment
  • Bring your own towel, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and swimsuit.

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Discover the breathtaking beauty of Kealakekua Bay and the Captain Cook Monument with this unforgettable small-group snorkel experience. With a maximum of only 14 passengers, this intimate and personalized tour offers a more private and comfortable snorkel adventure compared to larger "cattle boats" in Kona. Prepare to be amazed as you explore the protected Marine Sanctuary and state park, renowned for its coral reef, crystal clear waters, and abundant marine life. Your journey begins at the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, where you'll meet your friendly and experienced captain.

What to expect?

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Kealakekua Bay as you embark on a 45-minute boat ride from Honokohau Harbor. Upon arrival, your swim guide will assist you into the water and accompany you across the reef to the best snorkeling spots in the bay. Spend up to an hour snorkeling, marveling at the vibrant coral, tropical fish, and perhaps even spotting dolphins or sea turtles. The visibility in these serene waters is simply breathtaking. With a maximum of one hour in the water, you'll have ample time to explore this underwater paradise.

Who is this for?

This small-group snorkel experience is perfect for anyone seeking an intimate and exclusive adventure in the iconic Kealakekua Bay. Whether you're a seasoned snorkeler or a first-time explorer, this tour caters to all skill levels. Families, couples, solo travelers, and groups will all feel welcome aboard this intimate boat. The smaller group size ensures a more personalized experience, allowing you to fully appreciate the beauty of the bay without feeling crowded or rushed.

Why book this?

By choosing this small-group snorkel experience, you'll enjoy the unparalleled advantage of having a more private and comfortable adventure. Unlike larger boats, the small group size allows for more time in the water, ensuring you can truly soak up the snorkeling goodness. Additionally, if you book all 14 seats, you'll have the entire boat to yourself and the freedom to customize your trip in collaboration with the captain. This unique selling point gives you the flexibility to decide whether to explore different locations or continue snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay, depending on time and conditions. Don't miss this opportunity to create unforgettable memories and experience the magic of Kealakekua Bay and the Captain Cook Monument on this exceptional private small-group snorkel tour.

Good to know

When joining this tour, make sure to meet at the Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, conveniently located near Kailua-Kona or the Kona Airport. The boat ride from the harbor to Kealakekua Bay takes approximately 45 minutes, offering scenic views along the way. Remember to bring your own sunscreen, towels, and a reusable water bottle. Snorkel gear will be provided, including masks, snorkels, fins, and flotation devices. As this tour takes you to a protected Marine Sanctuary, it's important to respect the environment and avoid touching or damaging the coral or marine life. Keep your camera ready to capture the awe-inspiring beauty beneath the surface of the water.


Customers rave about the unforgettable experiences they've had on this small-group snorkel tour. They appreciate the small group size, which creates a more intimate and personalized adventure unmatched by larger boats. The friendly and knowledgeable swim guides receive high praise for their assistance and guidance in finding the best snorkeling spots and ensuring everyone's safety. Customers love the abundant marine life, crystal clear waters, and stunning coral reefs that Kealakekua Bay offers. Many mention spotting dolphins, sea turtles, and a colorful array of fish. The overall satisfaction and positive feedback reflect the exceptional value and unique experience provided by this small-group snorkel tour.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

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Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Kealakekua Bay

Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve

The Captain Cook Monument


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