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Check in a half hour before your tour time at Keauhou Bay Pier. From there, enjoy the sights of the Kona coastline as you head out to Kealakekua Bay on your boat. Along the way, catch a glimpse of spinner dolphins who are known to pop up near the shore.

Once in the bay, the onboard crew equips you with snorkeling gear and provides instructional guidance for beginners. Also available are an assortment of flotation devices for those who would prefer not to swim.

After your time in the water spotting reef fish, coral, and other sea life, try out the boat’s water slide. From the top deck, make a big splash into the water. Light snacks and water and juice are provided free of charge.

The tour ends back at Keauhou Bay Pier.
Locations visited
Kealakekua Bay
Kona Coast State Park
Kealakekua Bay Marine Preserve
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Spot dolphins, turtles, and schools of colorful reef fish in their natural habitat along the Kona coastline of the island of Hawaii on this Kealakekua Bay snorkeling cruise. The tour is family-friendly and open to beginners on up, as all snorkeling equipment and instructions are included. All you have to do is to relax and spot reef fish, coral, and other sea life.
  • Swim with schools of fish, dolphins, and turtles along the Kona coastline
  • Snorkeling gear is provided, as are inner tubes and flotation devices
  • The boat features a 15-foot (4.5-meter) water slide
  • Snacks, fruit, water, and juice are provided
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Reviewed 3 days ago
Amazing snorkling and great staff!

Took the "Morning Kealakekua Bay Cruise & BBQ" The entire experience is well planned and executed. Trip begins at check-in 30 minutes prior to set departure where free reef-safe sunscreen is provided. Then quick boarding and as the catamaran heads south to the bay, breakfast...More

Thank traveller187B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience

This is my first snorkelling experience in the ocean. We took the afternoon trip. The water is calm, the crew made me feel comfortable. There are a lot of floating device we can use and we saw a lot of fish. On our way back,...More

Thank travel4ever2world
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Good experience overall

No complaints. Trip to the bay and back was smooth and the crew did a good job. I've been on a lot of these snorkel trips over the years and this one is a solid choice. The troll the entire way so it's no speed...More

Thank DougM3
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Consistently enjoyable

I have taken this tour twice (once in March 2018 and once in July 2018). Fair Wind is organized and their staff always friendly, informative, and entertaining. On our first trip we saw a hammerhead shark on our way back. On our second tour we...More

Thank Monique L
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile
Such a highlight to our Hawaiian adventure!

Fantastic company who made sure all in our party had a great time! The boat was clean and comfortable. The crew was fantastic and fun! We saw dolphins, mantas, and a huge variety of fish! If you’re going to snorkel—- you need to choose this...More

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