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Guaranteed Manta Ray Night Snorkel provided by Ocean Encounters

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Guaranteed Manta Ray Night Snorkel

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Spot and swim with manta rays in Kona off the coast of Hawaii’s Big Island without the hassle of arranging your own excursion logistics during this night-time tour. Benefit from the insight and guidance of expert divers to learn more about these creatures than you could alone both in and out of the water. Plus, enjoy panoramic sunset views from the viewing deck.
  • Swim with manta rays in Kona, one of the world’s best ray-spotting destinations
  • Take advantage of your diver guide’s insight to learn about the rays
  • All snorkeling and safety gear is provided for a seamless experience
  • Receive a voucher for another tour if you don’t spot manta rays first time around
Important Information
Departure Point
Bite Me Sport Fishing- Kona Deep Sea Fishing Charters, 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy #1, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Bottled water and Juice
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Flotation device
  • Snorkel equipment including wet suits
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under the age of 5 must provide their own life vests
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Collapsible-wheelchair accessible—if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own assistant.
  • Manta Guarantee. It's extremely rare, but if we do not see any manta rays on our tour, you are welcome to come back out with us again during the same vacation, based on availability, free of charge. We recommend you book early in your trip so if you need to take advantage of the guarantee you have more flexibility.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Please note the departure time throughout the year adjusts to the sunsetting sky. Jan 1- March 31 departure time is 5:30PM. April 1- September 31 departure time is 6PM, October 1- December 31 departure time is 5PM
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jennifer S wrote a review May 2020
Olympia, Washington2 contributions3 helpful votes
This was my third time going diving with the manta rays, the other times were with other companies. I highly recommend it as an activity, but DO NOT go with this company. They pack the boat with so many people you can barely move. Their equipment is substandard. They have
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Date of experience: August 2019
3 Helpful votes
gen336 wrote a review Mar 2020
Montreal, Canada97 contributions7 helpful votes
This is a MUST do on the Island! We booked via Hawaii Discount with Ocean Encounters. I highly recommend them. They are super professional, very friendly and fun :) The experience is amazing.
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Marc M wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Manta ray night snorkel delivered! Great boat and crew, would absolutely recommend and would go again.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Bsmith wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions1 helpful vote
We did the night Mantaray and we were in the water with a mantaray giving us the best show ever. You would think is was just for us. The crew, unsure of their names maybe Sean and Charles???? They were just as good and was totally attentive to assure we were good. Can't beat
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Date of experience: January 2020
Kristi wrote a review Jan 2020
Beaverton, Oregon1 contribution
Such a wonderful experience. The sunset was amazing from the boat and the captains were friendly and made it so fun! We only saw 3 rays so I wish we had seen more, but it was still awesome.
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Date of experience: January 2020
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Ocean Encounters
Pam H
Snorkeling with dolphins
Justin and Rory gave us a great experience swimming with dolphins. Saw several large pods. Snorkeling was just ok,
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Highly Recommend Dolphin Tour!
I did the Dolphin Encounters tour. We swam in a pod of 100 dolphins 4 times!!! It was the most incredible experienc
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Whale watching
Crew very knowledgeable and personable enjoyed every minute: but your map for directions is wrong, they are no long
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Great Dolphin encounter but very poor snorkeling experience
We signed up for the Dolphin Encounter and Kealakekua Bay Snorkelling Tour. There were four of us at $135 each. We
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Amazing experiences and beautiful scenaries
That was the first time for me to experience a whale watching. It was really exciting to see whales come out of the
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Mark A
Great Whales thank goodness
Watching today was amazing. Captain n deck hand were "serviceable" on this afternoon. They added very little insigh
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Amazing trip. Will remember forever.
We saw so many whales. They were everywhere. Mums and their babies came right up to the boat and stayed with us f
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Lots of dolphins, great trip
We had a great time. The crew were super nice. We went down the water 3 times. We saw a big pod of spinner dolphins
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Great Day
Taylor and Rory led our family on a day we will never forget. Swimming with the spinner dolphins in the wild is on
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Skyland S
The BEST part of our trip!
I can’t even describe the amazing time we had in enough detail. The staff were fantastic. The equipment was great.
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Manta Ray Snorkel
What a great trip! The guys were very helpful and we saw several mantra rays up close and personal. I could swear
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Best ocean adventure on island
WOW is all I can say! This was my first trip with my partner and a Christmas gift for him. Ocean encounters really
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Unbelievable experience! Will be back!!!!
I went on the nighttime Manta Ray tour - it was such a unique experience! We arrived to the snorkel sight about 45
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Manta Ray Tour was Awesome!
This tour was so great. I highly recommend this tour group. I did snorkeling with this group and another tour compa
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Such a rad day!
We went out on the boat with Brian and Captain Taylor for a dolphin encounter and snorkel. Safe to say we had an aw
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Key Details
  • Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Bite Me Sportfishing, and 1 more
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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