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Address: Keauhou Shopping Center, Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Sea Paradise offers Morning and Afternoon Sailing & Snorkeling Tours to...

Sea Paradise offers Morning and Afternoon Sailing & Snorkeling Tours to the Marine Sanctuary in Kealakekua Bay (Home to the World Famous Captain Cook Monument). As your snorkel adventure begins, be sure to bring an underwater camera to capture all the vibrantly colorful schools of sea life amid the landscaped ledges of ancient lava flows. Also offered by Sea Paradise is a Guaranteed Manta Ray night snorkel. Capture the graceful beauty of these majestic manta rays as you snorkel up close with them. The Travel Channel say "snorkeling with manta rays is one of the top ten things to do in your lifetime."

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Super Snorkeling trip to Capt. Cook Monument

Had a great trip with Sea Paradise. Corey and the Captain were fun and informative. We enjoyed the trip over to the monument. They told us the story about Capt. Cook and his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Concord, New Hampshire
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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a great trip with Sea Paradise. Corey and the Captain were fun and informative. We enjoyed the trip over to the monument. They told us the story about Capt. Cook and his demise. The fruit and chocolate chip cookies were delicious after snorkeling. I would recommend this company for anyone who wants a small boat experience.

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review your tour with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed yourselves. We hope to be able to serve you again on your next visit to the Big Island. Mahalo Nui Loa! More 

Stanley, Idaho
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our third trip with Sea Paradise, and all have been wonderful experiences. For us, the motorized sailing catamaran trip along the coast to Kealakakua Bay is an exceptional experience in itself. The crew is personable and knowledgeable of the area, and we usually see whales, dolphins, false killer whales, and whatever the ocean chooses to provide. The boat... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to review your tour. We are so glad you decided to come out with us again this year and hope to be able to serve you in the near future. A Hui Hou! More 

Kamloops, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We saw 6 different Manta Rays the night we were out. They were beautiful. However we did not get barrel rolls or the Mantas coming to our lights. We noticed the boat beside us had blue lights and the Manta Rays were going crazy. We were lucky to see the Mantas doing their show under the other lights but it... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your manta tour. We are glad you enjoyed the trip and think the manta rays are beautiful. Yes, every experience is different. Sometimes they hang with us, sometimes with the other operators. We hope to be able to serve you again. A Hui Hou! More 

Livonia, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the morning trip which included continental breakfast, snorkeling in 2 spots, and lunch. The captain (Captain Morgan, believe it or not) and crew were very helpful and pointed out whales and dolphins which were exciting to see. It was a wonderful trip - highly recommended!

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your tour to Kealakeakua Bay. Happy to hear you had a good time. Hope to see you again soon. A Hui Hou! More 

Lanesboro, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trip, billed as a must-do, is truly that. We boarded our motorized catamaran, complete with captain, crew, and FOUR other guests. We sailed out to the spot where the crew knew that mantas would gather. We were given complete instructions, both boat safety and manta ray safety. The crew put the float with lights into the water, we donned... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your manta snorkel. It makes us so happy to know you enjoyed the tour and that you love seeing the mantas as much as we do. We hope to be able to serve you again the next time you visit the Big Island. Mahalo Nui Loa! More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first time with Sea Paradise celebrating a girlfriend's birthday. The crew Capt. Dom & Cory were very customer service oriented and took care of us to ensure we were having a great time. Couldn't be a better time with the crew, boat, & snorkeling. We saw mantas & whales, an incredible day. Will definitely go again and recommend to... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your trip and thanks for celebrating a birthday with us! We are so happy to hear you had a good time and the crew took good care of you. Hope to be able to serve you again soon! A Hui Hou! More 

Show Low, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We snorkeled with the manta rays on 2/21/17 and it was such an amazing experience. Our guide in the water, Alex, was very knowledgeable and friendly. She stressed the importance of not touching the manta's, which I hope the other tour guides are doing as well. There were only five of us on board the beautiful trimaran as we headed... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to review your tour. We are happy to know you enjoyed your manta tour and we hope to be able to serve you again in the near future. Mahlalo Nui Loa! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great trip we had with Sea Paradise! From the phone conversation with Jamie to the trip with Tony and Sam everything proceeded seamlessly. Having only snorkeled once before, the crew helped me gain confidence even in the deep waters of the bay. We saw lots of beautiful fish and really enjoyed the ride on the boat to and... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking the time to review your trip with us. So happy to hear you had a good time and that the staff took good care of you. Hope to see you again soon. A Hui Hou! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome tour! Got to see dolphins & whales! Snorkeling at Kealakekua Bay was beautiful! Staff & captain were super helpful, informative, & made sure we had fun & were safe! Breakfast & lunch was perfect! Not too heavy, just right! We were lucky with weather! Great job Sea Paradise!

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your morning snorkel to Kealakekua! We so happy to hear you had a good time and the staff took care of you. Hope to serve you again in the future. Aloha! More 

Kailua Kona
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

We live in Kona and to be honest, we won this trip. However, we were very pleased with the organization, the trip in general and the staff. We loved the fact that we were taken to Kealakekua Bay early, before the swarm of boats arrived. We had about 45 minutes in the water without many other snorkelers. They had fresh... More 

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SeaParadiseInc, Manager at Sea Paradise Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again soon. (FYI heads have been fixed) A Hui Hou! More 

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