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Captain Zodiac Raft Expeditions

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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Suite 16, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
+1 808-329-3199
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Captain Zodiac has entertained guests for over 42 years on our exciting 24-foot Zodiac rafts. You will see the rugged coastline up close as you explore a sea cave and see exposed lava tubes, blowholes and archways. You will snorkel in the crystal clear waters of Kealakekua Bay Marine preserve viewing over 150 varieties of fish. You must keep a sharp eye out for pods of dolphins, whales and other marine mammals that come close to our rafts. The Zodiac ride is fast, fun and educational! You will hear about the Hawaiian history of the area, learn about marine life behaviors and learn the island’s geology.
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74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Suite 16, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
+1 808-329-3199
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even kids old enough to understand how to snorkel enjoy this excursion. We booked through NCL. We tendered in, got assigned a group, got on the zodiac, went out onto the water, saw the sea life and then back to where we started. Captan and...More

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Thank Jerrilyn R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great site seeing and snorkel tour. Scenery was and snorkeling was breathtaking and our guides Raj and Bryce were very knowledgeable and friendly! HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!! Thanks, Rich

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Devante and Captain Chris were so great!! We went on several excursions during our week stay in Hawaii and our rafting trip DEFINITELY stole the show. The snorkeling was beyond amazing. It will simply take your breath away. The raft itself is definitely an adventure...More

Thank Maggie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I did the Captain Zodiac half day snorkel tour with #Zac,#Bryce and #Adam. We had a great time with these guys on their boat #interceptor. They are great guides. Their knowledge and expertise shone through. We did this on the 8th Nov...More

Thank grant3110
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hop on a zodiac boat for an exhilarating ride along the Kona Coast. There are several boats and if you are lucky you will have Captain Chris and Davonte as your capable guides for this adventure. Davonte and Chris will talk story as you pass...More

Thank Danielsj6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the only ship excursion we booked for our trip on ncl pride of America. What a good pick. Devante & captain Chris were our hosts. Loved loved loved devante. Super friendly entertaining informative ex New Yorker. I highly recommend this tour. We saw...More

Thank scp427
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time Zack and crew mate were very accommodating. We saw pilot whales, dolphins and many colorful fish. Lava tubes and caves were very exciting. Great day.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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Response from Caryl R | Reviewed this property |
We were on an NCL cruise so I do not know. They picked us up at the dock. The excursion was excellent though. My daughter did it a second time a week later.