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Private Charter: Customizable Big Island Boat Adventure provided by Hang Loose Boat Tours

Private Charter: Customizable Big Island Boat Adventure

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2 adults
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  • You'll start at
    Honokohau Small Boat Harbor
    Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, Kalaoa, HI 96740, USA
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  • 1
    Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    Hang Loose Boat Tours
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Honokohau Small Boat Harbor
    Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, Kalaoa, HI 96740, USA
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Important Information
Departure Point
Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, Kalaoa, HI 96740, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water
  • Light refreshments
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Private tour
  • sandwiches, fresh fruit (special diet requirements -please bring your own)
  • Entry/Admission - Hang Loose Boat Tours
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Underwater disposable camera is available for purchase on board
  • GoPro rental (upon availability -call to reserve)
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Additional Info
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multilingual guide
  • Not recommended for pregnant women in advanced pregnancy
  • Age restriction: minimum age allowed is 4 years old; maximum age allowed is 65 years old
  • Snorkel, mask, fins, safety jackets and wetsuits will be provided.
  • Book one adult for a voucher. One voucher is good for up to 10, 15 or 24 passengers. (depends on the choosen option)
  • Supplier's cancellation policy is 7 days in advance of the start date of the experience for a full refund. Cancellations made after that will receive no refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Jason B wrote a review 24 Nov
Anaheim, California7 contributions1 helpful vote
Great day on the water with Captain Jacob and Ryan. They had their hands full with a large group some of which had limited ocean swimming experience. Everyone felt safe and we were able to see some pretty amazing sea life including spinner dolphin, an octopus and safely from the
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Date of experience: November 2020
lisako B wrote a review Sep 2020
5 contributions3 helpful votes
Thank you Capitan Jacob and guide Ryan aka Spinner for the perfect day on the water today. We saw a manta, lots of fish, sharks and even Eagle Rays! A wonderful boat, great crew- good snacks! Get some friends and enjoy the trip!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Jason wrote a review Mar 2020
36 contributions7 helpful votes
17 of my family members were onboard the boat as Captain Jacob and Nathan were our guides. There was rough water to the north so we headed south towards Kealakakua Bay with hopes of swimming with dolphins. We ran into some humpback whales which came up near the boat. Saw 2
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Date of experience: February 2020
Stacie G wrote a review Jan 2019
10 contributions1 helpful vote
We traveled to Hawaii as a family of 17 with ages ranging from 6-85. We booked with Hang Loose for their competitive pricing and stellar reviews. We were not disappointed! Jacob and Captian Charlie we’re friendly and knowledgeable and made sure everyone was having a great time.
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Katy W wrote a review Dec 2018
Sherwood, Oregon2 contributions2 helpful votes
We were traveling with a family of twelve (all ages). Simon and Jacob made the private charter exciting for everyone. We were lucky enough to see wild dolphins, whales, Captain Cook's Cove for snorkeling, etc, which was mixed with great knowledge of the wildlife and history of
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Date of experience: December 2018
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About the operator

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By: Hang Loose Boat Tours
Night Manta Ray
Excellent night with Captain Simon and crew. The experience watching the beautiful Manta’s is unbelievable. Captain
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A must do!!
I had such an amazing time! I got to see so many manta rays as well as other types of marine life. The guides were
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Must do activity while on the big island!!
The idea of swimming in the middle of the ocean and at night is definitely terrifying...but it was actually a very
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Must do !!!!
This was such an amazing and unforgettable experience . The manta ray was so close I could have touched her
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A must do!
Such an amazing trip. Staff was awesome and made for a great experience! Kelly was the best! The actual time out on
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Simon and crew were absolutely awesome, so friendly yet very professional. This is a bucket list item that you mus
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Great visit review by Three couples
The guide Simon was great. We got an opportunity to see Manta rays up so close which is once a lifetime experience.
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Loved it!
I recently did the morning dolphin swim that also goes to the bay where you can snorkel. The dolphin swim was defin
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Dolphins Tour/Manta Ray Tour
This was now our second adventure with Hang-loose can’t say we’ve been disappointed yet! First with the day tour of
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A great ride
The boat is just the right size. It was easy to get a good view but large enough that it was a nice ride. The capta
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Patty R
Memorable experience
The crew was friendly and helpful and the mantas are magnificent. There were about half a dozen swimming in our vic
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Incredible experience with a great crew!
Seriously the most incredible experience!!! I am nervous about open waters but stuck to the instructions of the cre
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Night Manta Ray snorkel was so fun!!!
I have to admit that I was scared to death to do this, but it turned out to be my favorite thing that we did. The t
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Eye to eye with Manta Rays during their dinner!
This was an amazing part of our trip to the Big Island. While I recommend anyone who has motion sickness to take yo
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Amazing crew and Experience!
Nathan Simon and Adam were amazing and my entire family had a great experience! Definitely recommend!
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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