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Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel

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    What to Expect
    Head to Honokohau Harbor in the morning and check in at the Hawaii Nautical dock. Climb aboard this luxurious cruising vessel, complete with private changing areas, fresh-water showers, and in-cabin restrooms, as you set off to experience the magic of coastal area near Kona.

    Depending on the day’s conditions and guest request, your vessel will head for one of several top-notch snorkeling spots. You might get to enjoy the swim-throughs, caves, and arches of Pawai Bay, or head to Makalawena, a secluded area that’s typically only reachable by boat or rugged off-road vehicle. Each guest will have access to an inflatable snorkel vest, gear, and even prescription masks to maximize the fun.

    When you’ve had your fill of snorkeling step back on board your yacht to enjoy an included lunch. Choose between a picnic lunch and special Japanese “Bento-style” meal options, washing it down with unlimited refreshments. Make sure to keep your eyes on the water as you eat, as you may be able to observe marine life like turtles, dolphins, and sometimes even whales, swimming nearby. At the end of your fabulous day at sea you’ll return back to the harbor where you started the trip.

    Certified Dolphin Smart Supplier

    Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat can be a thrilling experience. However, we can disturb dolphins’ natural behaviors, such as migration, breathing, nursing, breeding, feeding, and sheltering by approaching wild dolphins too closely in vessels; moving vessels too quickly, or making too much noise. The Dolphin SMART program is a voluntary education program that encourages responsible advertising and viewing of wild dolphins; thereby, minimizing the risk of disrupting their natural behaviors. You are a steward for wild dolphin conservation by being a Proud Supporter of Dolphin SMART!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Honokohau Small Boat Harbor, Kalaoa, HI 96740, USA
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Unlimited refreshments
    • All snorkel equipment
    • Picnic or Bento Lunch
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Transportation.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Certified Dolphin Smart Supplier
    • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Please select #1 Picnic or #2 Bento in notes menu when booking, or inquire with provider about catering upgrade options for purchase
    • A maximum of 6 people per tour
    • Make it a private charter by purchasing all 6 available tickets on the four-hour tour
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our trip was outstanding! The boat is so large and comfortable, no problems with a choppy sea. Great food, good drinks and a nice and friendly crew. I think it's the only tour like this on the Big Island and will definitely go again.
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    Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel
    Responded 3 days ago
    We’re so happy you enjoyed your sail! We hope you come back soon.
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    Our family of 4 sailed with Captain Kirk and his Skipper Bridgett on June 19th. We have been to The Big Island 4 times and have been on a boat each trip, but no other experience compared to this one. We did the 4 hour Kona snorkel adventure and saw several spinner dolphins.
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    Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel
    Responded 5 days ago
    Mahalo for your feedback! We're so happy you had a good snorkeling experience and really appreciate you taking the time to review the sail. :0)
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    Memorable experiences are the best part of a good vacation. This trip on this specific boat and this crew delivered in spades. Priceless. Mike and Liz provided a perfect welcoming environment in the spirit of the island - a perfect blend of great hospitality and leaving us
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    Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel
    Responded 5 days ago
    We really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback with us and are so happy you enjoyed the experience!
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    Absolutely amazing 4-hour adventure today (9-1) with Captain Kirk (yes!) and his Skipper Clark!! We were a family of 4 (2 adults, a 17-yr old son and 14-yr old daughter). The guys were so kind and very knowledgeable! We were welcomed with fresh fruit, coffee, orange jc and
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    Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel
    Responded 1 week ago
    Mahalo for your feedback! We're so happy you had a good snorkeling experience and really appreciate you taking the time to review the sail. :0)
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    Went out on 1/18 with Doug and Tess for the Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel tour. Early 50s couple with very little snorkel experience. They explained everything great and we had a nice quiet spot to snorkel for as long as we wanted. Many cool things to see up and down the
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    Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel
    Responded 1 week ago
    Mahalo for reaching out and sharing your experience with us! We're happy you had a great time and hope to see you again soon.
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