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Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures

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Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 6 years in a row. Aloha & welcome. If you want something a little different than your ordinary sail and snorkel trip, come see us! Only we can offer a unique experience aboard the Ocean...more
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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This tour was absolutely amazing! Swam with Blainsville beaked whale, a pod of Pygmy killer whales as well as a small school of dolphins and a manta ray! I have been snorkeling in the waters off the Kona Coast since 1983 and this was a...More

Thank Marc H
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Marc! Jason and Brian will be happy to hear that you had a great time with them on Sunday morning! Thank you for coming out with us and we hope to see you again soon! Mahalo!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

an amazing once in a lifetime opportunity to swim with whales sharks and see really cool places griff and bryan are super chill, nice and welcoming they know what they’re doing

1  Thank Celeste A
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Celeste, we enjoyed having you aboard the Ocean Warrior! Already looking forward to the next adventure with you! Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want the fastest , most fun boat , book this one. I went on last year and could not wait to bring my 18 year old twins and their friend on it. We saw pilot whales plural times 12-20... not sure... got so...More

1  Thank Beachgirl9999
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for coming out with us! We're glad you had such a great time with our crew. Thank you for sharing your experience. Until next time, aloha!

Reviewed 1 week ago

With this tour you'll have your senses going crazy for days! After Brian took us on an amazingly fast boat ride with an ex-marine vessel we were dropped right into the water with manta rays basically waiting for us! Hanging onto a surfboard onto which...More

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo so much for taking the time to write a review. The mantas are definitely a must-see when you're in Kona and we're glad you had such a great experience. We hope you come back to Kona again soon because we would love to have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a *must do* experience! The captain was professional, respectful, and fun. The snorkeling guide was knowledgeable, experienced and a true leader. The boat was *A BLAST*!!! Mantas, sharks, plenty of fish and some of the best snorkeling I've ever experienced! As another review...More

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo Sandy, for taking the time to write a review! We had a wonderful time with you as well! We wish you the best and hope to see you again on the Ocean Warrior soon. Aloha!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite things to do ever! Swam with Oceanic Whitetip Sharks, Swam with Manta Rays, Reef Snorkeling, and what a boat! Just a fantastic day. Wow.

1  Thank 240doty
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for your review! Not all of our guests get to swim with the oceanic whitetips. You lucked out! We hope to see you again the next time you are in Kona!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I booked this excursion impulsively (I am 24 and she is 18) after hearing rave reviews on our snorkeling trip about manta ray night diving. While the actual snorkeling portion of this experience certainly met expectations (the water was beautiful and we...More

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Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Gabrielle, We have already reached out to you via email to follow-up on your experience with us but we just wanted to clarify a few more things that was not included in our private response to you. Our boat does not have propellers but...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018

Love, love, love the snorkeling tour we did with Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures! They use a modified navy boat with high speed so we can go great length in short time in search of big animals. We snorkeled with pilot whales and giant manta rays,...More

1  Thank Maew S
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Maew, thank you so much for your review! We are glad you had such a great time and we look forward to hopefully having you back soon so you can show us your newly acquired freediving skills! Much aloha to you, Maew!

Reviewed 28 June 2018

From a thrilling boat ride (that will feed your inner GI Joe) to watching mantas dance inches away, we adored this truly memorable experience. It far exceeded all expectations! A professional, knowledgable crew entertains and masterfully guides you through this amazing adventure! We loved it!

1  Thank grdnz7999
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We appreciate your review and we're glad you had a great time. We look forward to another adventure with you again in the future! Mahalo!

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Quite possibly one of the best water excursions I’ve ever done. Not one complaint - only praise. We saw plenty of marine life, the boat and staff were fantastic, pure Hawai’i bliss!!!

1  Thank jennX4
Wild-Hawaii-WHOA, Guest Relations Manager at Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Mahalo for taking the time to share about your experience! We hope to see you back on the Ocean Warrior again soon!

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Majji
24 July 2017|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Aloha. If you are talking about the Humpback Whales then I would say a possible chance although it is little early in the season. We though look for other Whales that are residents in Kona waters. Thank you
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Korri M
10 February 2017|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Hi Korri You could bring a light jacket. But many just wear shorts and T- shirt. Some wear long sleeve as a protection from the sun. Wear shoes that might get wet. Thank you WHOA
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Deborah B
20 March 2016|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Yes you pee while you're snorkeling. We can always stop the boat and you can go to the back of boat and hold on to the ladder as well while you're in the water.
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