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Adventures in Paradise Kayak & Snorkel

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Intersection of Napoopoo Rd & Puuhonua Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8202
+1 808-447-0080
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Exactly what the adventure promised

Our guide gave us local knowledge and history about the bay, native Hawaiians, Captain Cook, and... read more

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Reviewed yesterday
dianegibsonusa
Best snorkeling ever

We weren't sure what to expect but we loved this adventure. The guides were friendly and went out... read more

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Kayak and snorkel tours offered at Kealakekua Bay and Capt Cook Monument - Hawaii's BEST snorkeling site! State of Hawaii permitted to provide both kayaking on Kealakekua Bay and to land at historic Ka`awaloa Cove in Kealakekua State Historical Park. In addition to paddling across beautiful and protected cobalt blue, warm, ocean waters and a 600' high pali (cliff), we commonly see Hawaiian spinner dolphins and dramatic tropic birds along our path. Join us in this amazing paradise...
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Intersection of Napoopoo Rd & Puuhonua Rd, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8202
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+1 808-447-0080
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Reviewed yesterday

Our guide gave us local knowledge and history about the bay, native Hawaiians, Captain Cook, and the surrounding area. He was helpful and taught us how to kayak and enter/exit the bay safely while in the kayaks and while snorkeling. This was the best snorkeling...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We weren't sure what to expect but we loved this adventure. The guides were friendly and went out of their way to make sure we were safe and comfortable. We saw dolphins and lots of colorful fish, and the water was crystal clear. The best...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This activity was one of the highlights of the trip to the Big Island. The tour guides Patrick and Brett were excellent. They were well prepared, knowledgeable about the area and history and handled everything with a smile. The snorkeling was amazing. I recommend booking...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed learning about the bay and snorkeling over the reef! On the kayaks there and back we got to see spinner dolphins! Our guides Patrick and Jeff were absolutely wonderful and made sure everyone was safe! We also appreciated how conscientious they were about keeping...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks Patrick & Brett for a great experience on and in the water! They are true gentlemen and helped each adventurer as needed throughout the trip. They really know how to make it fun, challenging & safe. They took great care of all of us....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our family of five (with two young teenagers and an 8 year old) had a fantastic time out on the water with Patrick and Brett on the morning tour. Well worth an early start for easy parking and a hassle-free start on empty waters. Everything...More

Thank Penelope T
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had two guides who were great, Patrick and Jeff. We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend this trip.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guides, Patrick & Jeff, were friendly and knowledgeable. We had a fun and safe kayaking trip across the bay. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiance and I originally booked the afternoon kayaking/snorkeling trip but were unable to actually complete it due to a (pre-existing) knee injury and unusually high swells in the bay. Sam, our guide, was wonderfully kind and supportive throughout the whole ordeal and Geoff, the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone enjoyed our Kayak and the leaders. We went from having dolphins charge at us and jump around us to seeing lots of great fish/turtles in the area. We did the early trip and the timing was great because we were able to snokel see...More

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L H, Manager at Adventures in Paradise Kayak & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your thoughts and review! The area in which we conduct our tours has arguably some of the best coral in all the Hawaiian Islands! Most scientific experts believe the coral at Kealakekua Bay is actually healthy and thriving. Not certain what might...More

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icecreamtabata
12 April 2018|
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Response from L H | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. In cases of dangerous weather or sea conditions we do cancel trips and guests whose trip has been cancelled on one of these rare dangerous weather events (maybe 2% of the time) guests have the... More
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ShadowHusky2415
2 May 2017|
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Response from L H | Property representative |
Guests receive full refunds or can reschedule when guides cancel a trip due to high surf or wind, lightening, or any other situations which make paddling dangerous.
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lim1234567
8 March 2016|
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We have guided kayak tours that leave on Sundays at 7am and 11:30am, year round. See our website for details on our motor boat trips to Kealakekua Bay. The website is konaboattours.
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