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Manta Magic - Night Manta Ray Snorkel provided by Hawaii Oceanic

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Manta Magic - Night Manta Ray Snorkel

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Overview
Watch manta rays perform their nightly plankton feeding routines during a sunset boat trip along the Kona Coast. You can immerse yourself in the experience by snorkeling with the rays or enjoy the display from onboard the boat while taking photos of the sunset over the ocean. Either way, a small-group tour ensures each participant get a chance to see the rays up-close.
Highlights
  • Snorkel with manta rays on a sunset boat excursion
  • Manta rays are harmless so you can enjoy snorkeling worry-free 
  • Learn about the majestic creatures from an onboard manta ray specialist
  • Savor the experience with complimentary photos to take home
Important Information
Departure Point
78-7106 Kamehameha III Rd, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Professional guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Local taxes
  • Red Cross certified ocean life guard
  • Manta Naturalist certified by the University of Hawaii
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 3 people per tour is required for boat to go out
  • Beginner swimming experience is required
  • Maximum weight per person that can be accommodated is 275lbs
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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 12 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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YXEReviewer wrote a review Mar 2020
Saskatoon, Canada3 contributions4 helpful votes
PROS: - The captain and guide were pleasant and informative - Got a great view of the mantas and the tour lasted the full hour - Overall great experience, despite the cons listed below CONS: - We had no idea where we were supposed to stand to meet Hawaii Oceanic when we
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Wanderlustutah wrote a review Mar 2020
Utah99 contributions49 helpful votes
We were on a small boat with 11 people in total. Small no frills operation. But, the most amazing experience due in part to the size of the crew and tour group. We saw other groups with 20-30 people all crammed together in the water. Our water guide (Aaron) pulled/swam our group
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Alex V wrote a review Mar 2020
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My best friend and I had a *fantastic* trip; the mantas were incredibly active and we saw tons of activity! Only reason I'm docking a point is we never got the photos from our trip. I'd 100% recommend this if you're on Big Island, though! The tour operators were very friendly
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Date of experience: February 2020
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kbw828 wrote a review Mar 2020
Portland, Oregon2 contributions
I randomly selected Hawaii Oceanic based on a recommendation from the Love Big Island website, and I was very pleased. We went on the moonlight manta snorkel on March 1. Yes, the parking lot was in a weird spot, but the directions on our booking were very specific. We arrived
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Date of experience: March 2020
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MrsHood wrote a review Mar 2020
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First of, let me say the crew we had for the night was awesome! Micah and Chad were very nice. While this was not the first time out on the water in a boat for my husband and I, they explained everything for all the beginners which was great. Micah was so sweet and informative
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Hawaii Oceanic
Thaigirl13
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Rip off
Bad service. Rude locals, wouldn’t return my call after being overcharged, don’t go or waste your time
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angeladZ1359ME
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Wonderful family experience
We choose to book a private tour which was well worth it. We were able to pick what we wanted to experience and th
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lizbeths514
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Awe Inspiring
This trip was truly amazing. Imagine swimming with a pod of 200 dolphins! And the best part is your the fisrt group
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Trail471810
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Well worth the early start!!
We arrived to Kona the night before and were up before sunrise to catch the boat. So we saw our first sunrise on H
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J1603IEvictoriat
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Definitely a dream come true.
It really was a dream!! The day was perfect the boat ride was awesome. We saw a couple of humpback whales on our wa
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raymondg972
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Manta Snorkel
We saw 6 mantas...a couple swam within inches of us...they were swimming all around us...they were spectacular...we
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alexis1152
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Definitely worth the time and money
We had such an amazing time! Our guides Ali'i and Caleb were fantastic and very knowledgable about the island and t
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Aloha47Reno
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Great Experience!
Our guides Ali'i and Micah made our trip fun and informational! We learned about the dolphins and we had incredibl
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hoonkaorukim
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Really fun swim with knowledgeable guide with a great vibe!
We had a great time with Frank and Caleb - took us out to a few spots around the coast until we met a pod of dolphi
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Sakry78
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Fantastic trip swimming with dolphins!
Our tour to swim with the wild dolphins was amazing! Our boat captain, Justin drove us up the coast until we found
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Jesena
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We loved the tour
This is a great tour and can only be recommended. The guides are very knowledgeable and it is also great that the t
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christinemccartney
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Manta Magic - WOW!
An awesome experience and worth every cent. Imagine gazing at a giant 1,200 lb. Manta Ray doing a barrel roll 5 in
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Jackie W
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Dolphin swim
The dolphin experience was amazing!! We were swimming with over 100 dolphins. Would 1000% recommend doing this if p
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lindzy123
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Must See
This was a smaller boat, but the staff is so knowledgeable and friendly. We did the sunset manta tour, as well did
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Kristinamc1999
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Dolphin Swim
Amazing experience to see so many dolphins in their natural habitat. So beautiful and to see them jumping/ spinnin
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