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Kauai Sea Rider Snorkel & Whale Watching Tours

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Address: Kukuiula Boat Harbor, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96741
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+1 808-332-7238
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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At team Sea Riders we pride ourselves in what makes us different from other...

At team Sea Riders we pride ourselves in what makes us different from other companies. Kauai Sea Riders has been providing specialized small group Zodiac Eco Tours on Kauai since 2005. As a Marine Biologist, I have always focused on providing Eco Tours to our guests – focusing on education while at the same time having a great time. All of our staff are professionally trained and share the same passion and reverence for this amazing ocean environment we get to play in everyday! We choose snorkel locations that aren’t over crowded or common, and you will have a Divemaster guiding your snorkel adventure ensuring you have an exceptional snorkeling experience. At the end of the day, our goal is to have our customers feel that they have been expertly cared for, had an experience of a lifetime, and have learned something new about the ocean and its incredible inhabitants.

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Great snorkeling adventure

Could not have asked for better guides. Nat and Julie took great care of us and were very patient. We got to hear whale sonar on our trip. The boat ride was a blast and we saw... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Julie S
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Kapaa, Hawaii
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I called these people 4 times, left several messages and emails to find out if we were confirmed and what the price was. We got a call 30 minutes before departure and we already had left the Poipu area. We turn our car in on Saturday so we miss miss seeing the whales because these people were very disorganized to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Could not have asked for better guides. Nat and Julie took great care of us and were very patient. We got to hear whale sonar on our trip. The boat ride was a blast and we saw beautiful scenery that is not easily accessible by land. We saw lots of sea turtles and beautiful marine life. Our guides were very... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is Our third year going on this tour with captain Tara. This year Julie was her excellent assistant. So full of knowledge and passion for the Sea. We loved it. We had a small group of five on board and we had a blast. So many green sea turtles, too many fish to count and a rare up close... More 

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

So much better than going out on a big boat. Rob, Julie, and Elijah were so awesome. The snorkeling spots they picked out were great. So many turtles to be seen. Saw some whales. Julie really takes the time to inform you about what you are seeing. You can tell she is really passionate about what she does. Lunch after... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This exciting guided tour took us out to snorkel with some beautiful fish. We were surprised to find many giant sea turtles swimming all around us at some lava tubes. The captain also found some humpback whales that we followed for a while as well as some fun loving bottle nose dolphin swimming around the boat. It was a trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Captain Tara, Julie and Elijah provide a fantastic experience for everyone ! I am not a strong swimmer and Elijah made sure that I enjoyed every moment. We saw dolphins, whales, and lots of fish!! They also share lots of information on ocean life! Nice lunch after. Absolutely would recommend!! We loved it!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Tara and her crew were extremely knowledgeable and informative on a recent whale watching trip. They ensure that everyone on the boat had a good time. They also took the time to explain about whale and dolphin behaviour. The trip was really great and we had a wonderful time and learnt a lot about the whales of Kauai.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went snorkeling with Tara, Nat, and Elijah (crew). They were beyond comforting and made the whole trip so enjoyable. And helped the ones that were becoming sea sick. They are filled with knowledge! And we saw some pretty amazing stuff!

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Thank Miller B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Christina, Elijah, and Captain Ron were outstanding. We had a great time snorkeling with the sea turtles and Ron was able to get us close to some dolphins once we were in the zodiac. We spent out lunch with Elijah who is an outstanding young man (and great diver). He was very knowledgable about the sea life and the island... More 

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San Diego, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second trip in as many years with Sea Riders. Earlier in the week we went out on a Catamaran trip with Holo Holo and were disappointed in the snorkeling. Sea Riders seems to have the most expertise in terms of knowing where to find sea life. We did see whales and hundreds of spinner dolphins with Holo... More 

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