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Paradise Sailing Hawaii

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Great evening!!

My husband and I enjoyed a fun, beautiful sunset cruise with Paradise Sailing. Eric and Yumi were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tina B
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Great family experience

Our family of four had a great sailing trip with Eric and Yumi! They took us to a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Enjoy a true sailing experience with a small number of passengers while sailing Hawaii in Kailua-Kona! Our beautiful new sailboat features plenty of shade, comfortable cushioned seating with tables, nice clean toilet facilities and the roominess...more
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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip J24, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a fun, beautiful sunset cruise with Paradise Sailing. Eric and Yumi were fantastic hosts. I even assisted Yumi with putting up the sails. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family of four had a great sailing trip with Eric and Yumi! They took us to a great snorkeling location. Their boat is beautiful, very clean, and well maintained. Eric and Yumi were very professional and we truly enjoyed getting to know them. Eric...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Kona, I wanted to take my wife and mom-in-law on a sunset cruise that wouldn’t be the typical overcrowded, noisy cattle call. We found Paradise Sailing online and thought we’d give it a try. From the moment you meet them in the pier,...More

Thank Troy R
Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sailing with us Troy. It was great meeting you guys. Glad you enjoyed the Sunset Cruise with us. Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of five agrees, parents and 3 20-something-year-old daughters, that our cruise with Eric and Yumi was the highlight of our trip! The sail was awesome and we knew we were in really great hands. The snorkeling in the cove was great, Eric knew...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo Bev! It was a pleasure having you and your very nice family as our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your private charter with us. That is always nice to hear! Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi. P. S. Hawai’i

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Capt Eric & Yumi took our family on a wonderful 4 hour sail. It was a light wind day. Lots of dolphins. Eric's music mix is great, and might include his own band. on the serious side... these two really know what they're doing, and...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for sailing with us! We are glad you enjoyed the boat and the music! Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Great food, beautiful boat, fantastic people, unforgettable experience!! My family (of 5) booked the private catamaran charter and had an unbelievable time with Eric and Yumi! They were wonderful hosts - starting with a wonderful pineapple and banana bread breakfast, moving to great snorkeling spots,...More

Thank Cheryl N
Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Mahalo for sailing with us Cheryl. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your private charter with us and we greatly appreciate you taking the time to write a nice review. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 9 August 2018

This boat is immaculate! Eric and Yumi are very personable and knowledgeable. We had great snorkeling and an over-the-top dolphin experience - surrounded by pods of jumping dolphins (even Eric and Yumi were impressed!) My family of 9 is still talking about our charter last...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Mahalo for all the kind words Dale, we really appreciate it! We're not sure we could call our boat Immaculate.... but we are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience aboard Kolea. Thank you very much for sailing with us. Warmest Aloha, Eric &...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018

LOVED IT! My family of 10 had the best time on our private snorkel sail with Paradise. Cannot say enough good things about Eric and Yumi, their boat, their snacks & lunch, the whole experience. Make this your first reservation when vacationing on the Big...More

Thank Brettson
Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your private charter with us. Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We felt right at home with Eric and Yumi and had the best time sailing, snorkeling, and dolphin watching. They catered to us and we had an incredible experience! We would highly recommend them to ANYONE!! Beautiful boat. Excellent food. Fabulous time.

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Mahalo nui loa Paige for this wonderful comment! We were happy to be a part of the celebration of your parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Great having you and your wonderful family onboard Kōlea. Warmest aloha & a hui hou, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

We had the catamaran for ourselves, and the trip was wonderful. We first stop in a little bay to snorkel. The water was so clear! We saw a lot of different fishes, and two eagle rays. Incredible!!! Then we moved to different spot to find...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Mahalo Marcia! It was a pleasure having you and your family as our guests. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your private sailing charter with us and happy that we had such great conditions that day. The eagle rays were definitely a special...More

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Asha C
26 February 2017|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Sorry, It's not. To my knowledge, there is no boat on the Big Island named "Sprit of Aloha". There was one named The "Spirit of Kona", but it broke it's mooring last winter and was lost on the rocks in Kailua Bay.
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Melissa S
10 October 2016|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
There is no charge for children 5 and under.
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6 June 2016|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Prices are on the Paradise Sailing Hawaii web site. Right now there is an on-line special 10% off!
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