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Big Island Watersports

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75-5664 Kaahumanu Pl, Kailua Pier, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1611
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Last adventure in Kona

We decided to rent jet skis on our last day. We made the reservations for 9:00 am on our last day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
497kareno
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Petaluma
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Fast new jet ski's

Friendly fun crew. Private island is just a big floating dock but who needs more. We had a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stacy B
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Big Island Watersports' one-of-a-kind ocean sports experiences offer guests crowd-free swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, and more from its secluded "island" located off shore in Kailua Bay. There's also a lounge area and dry bar for observers. We offer Jet Ski Rentals, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, SNUBA Diving, Manta Ray Night Dives, Private Parties, Equipment Lessons, and more.
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  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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75-5664 Kaahumanu Pl, Kailua Pier, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1611
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided to rent jet skis on our last day. We made the reservations for 9:00 am on our last day. The company telephoned us a couple of hours later to ask if we can move it back to 10:00 am due to the request...More

1  Thank 497kareno
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly fun crew. Private island is just a big floating dock but who needs more. We had a blast..the boyed area was large..no need for more space! Picture shows doc in the distance.

Thank Stacy B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I took my son jet skiing and Brice and Cody couldn't have been more patient and super nice. My husband, who is handicapped, could not go. Originally we had hoped that he could but after the experience, I realized there was no way. Only my...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

We rented 2 jet skis this morning from Big Island Watersports and had a great time. It was our first time ever and won’t be our last. The two young men that looked after us out on the water were amazing. Polite ,helpful, very knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Bev V
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Four of us rented jet skis this morning for 30 minutes. We were concerned about the limited area being boring. NOT! We all had an absolute blast!! The gals at the pier were friendly and helpful. The guys on the boat and dock were fun,...More

Thank Tori D
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Went out with big island water sports in search of Whales and dolphins and was not disappointed. Had one of the best days of my life followed by one of the best naps of my life. Took a boat out and Captain Cody was able...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

The worst ever. Booked online for 10:30a.m. snuba experience only to have them call the day of my grandson's outting and cancel. Asked if we could be at the docks at 8:30 a.m., less that 20 minutes notice. Couldn't tell me if they were going...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I went jet skiing for the first time. The whole experience was great. Everyone was very friendly and when I fell in and had difficulty getting back up on my ski they came out to help. Lots of fun!

Thank Corey M
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

The Snuba Experience it's amazing. Franky and Brian are great guides and they lead you and help you as many times as you need it! It was the first time I did Snuba and I was very nervous but, with the help and guidance of...More

Thank Mariana D
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Bud was excellent from start to finish. Gave my son some quick instructions and let him run with it while we sat and relaxed. It was a cloudy day so we were the only ones on the "island" and Bud sat with us and answered...More

1  Thank mngelinas0214
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Response from FGOlsen | Reviewed this property |
No, they have life vests for everyone and as long as your comfortable with water it's fun for the whole family. I just took my 11 yr old daughter jet skiing for her first time. Worth every penny!
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