Afternoon Sailing & Snorkeling Tour
$125 Per Adult | 3 Hours | 2PM Departure | Pristine Waters and Vibrant Reefs
$75 Children Select an adult rate first before selecting child rate
$45 Toddlers 4 yrs and under
After sailing down the beautiful Kona Coast on our spacious 50 foot catamaran, your snorkeling adventure will begin in the pristine waters and the vibrant reef of the Marine Sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay. “Hawaii the Big Island Revealed” guide book says, “snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay near the monument is perhaps the best you will find anywhere in the state.”
Adult – $125 Per person
Children (4-12) – $75 per person
Toddler (3 and under) – $45 per person
The Hoku Nui sets sail from Keauhou Bay at 2 pm. Keep a watchful eye out for Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins, Hawaiian Humpback Whales (seasonal Dec-April), and other marine life while you sail down the beautiful Kona Coast. As you enter Historic Kealakekua Bay, you will observe the World Famous Captain Cook Monument (sail time approx. 45 min.) Your snorkeling will then begin in the pristine waters and the vibrant reef of the Marine Sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay. “Hawaii the Big Island Revealed” guide book says, “snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay near the monument is perhaps the best you will find anywhere in the state.” Make sure to bring an underwater camera to capture the colorful schools of fish, pods of spinner dolphins that are also commonly spotted in the bay, and the landscaped ledges of ancient lava flows. As your snorkel adventure comes to an end, we will set sail back to Keauhou Bay arriving by 5 pm (approx.), with majestic memories of your Sea Paradise trip that will last a lifetime.
Be sure to sign the e-waivers for each guest prior to check in and meet directly at Keauhou Bay located at the end of Kaleiopapa Street, Kailua Kona, HI 96740. Please do not check in at any buildings. Public restrooms are located on the east side of Kaleiopapa Street near the end parking lot. Restrooms are also onboard our vessel.
(Please allow additional drive time in anticipation of possible traffic delays)
You will be met by crew at the end of the pier approx. 15 minutes prior to departure and will be boarding Hoku Nui which is a 50ft Sailing Catamaran with a blue sail bag.
Return to Keauhou Bay at approx. 5pm.
Things To Bring
We have limited space to stow gear. Be sure to dress comfortably. Sea Paradise operates “shoe-less boats” so wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove. We suggest you bring: swim wear, a cover-up, sunglasses, reef safe sunscreen, hat, towel, and camera. Gratuity is not included in the price of the tour but tips are greatly appreciated.
*Snorkel equipment is provided on all of our tours. Personal gear is welcome aboard, please note, we NO longer allow the use of full-face snorkeling masks on our excursions due to safety concerns.
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Water, soft drinks, local juices, snacks are provided for the tour.
Adult Premium Beverages will be available for credit card purchase after guest participate in water activities.
** BYOB not permitted.**
In The Water
Your captain will select the best snorkeling sites in Kealakekua Bay, as our friendly and professional crew members provide site briefings and historical facts. Our crew members will provide snorkel tips and basic instructions to guests of all ages and experience levels. Floatation noodles, masks, fins, and snorkels are provided aboard Hoku Nui. Snorkel time is approximately one hour.