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Address: 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2708
Phone Number: +1 808-987-1584
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and...

Swim with Wild Dolphins & Manta Rays everyday. Established in 2002 and still going strong; We have been the Winner of the Certificate of Excellence for 7 years now. We are a Big Island of Hawaii adventure for swimming with Dolphins & Manta Rays. Eco friendly, we follow the guidelines established to make our tours safe for the Manta Rays, dolphins and our guests. We are on the GREENLIST FOR MANTA RAY TOURS. ONLY CHOOSE A COMPANY THAT IS REGISTERED FOR SAFETY OF THE MANTA RAYS on the Green List.

Morning Dolphin charters take you up the Kailua Kona coast to a pod of wild dolphins, usually 100 plus. Snorkel with them right next to you. Lunch & snacks included. Rated as #1 Night Manta Ray snorkel company by all the review web sites.

These are the most exciting activities you'll do here. All gear included. These 2 activities with marine life will be a highlight of your trip. We take children of all ages.

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Amazing mantas!

Happy that we picked Coral Reef for our night manta ray snorkeling adventure! They only book 6 max per booking so that was great. had a great time with the crew who were very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Happy that we picked Coral Reef for our night manta ray snorkeling adventure! They only book 6 max per booking so that was great. had a great time with the crew who were very helpful and informative. We had full length wetsuits which helped keep us warm while bobbing in the water holding on to the surfboard waiting for mantas... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I wanted to give my niece and special birthday present and the Coral Reef and crew did not disappoint! My niece was a little afraid of the deep water but Erin calmed her fears and once we were among the dolphins she totally lost any thoughts of fear. I've had many dolphin encounters while swimming in the Kona waters and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Emily and Justin for a special night we will all remember for the rest of our lives. We did the night manta swim and the entire 45 minutes that we were in the water, we had multiple mantas barrel-rolling literally inches in front of our faces. These creatures are so huge, and yet so graceful! I know there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the sunset manta ray tour with Captain Jim and Emily. We had excellent time from beginning to end. We were a group of 6 and we had our own private tour, we requested this since most of us are non-swimmers. We had a gorgeous view of sunset during the boat ride. Emily was amazing - informative, friendly and... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing time on your manta swim and that we were able to accommodate your group of 6 non swimmers. We have really amazing crew that are able to work with people who have... More 

Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used Coral Reef Adventures twice during our vacation. We did the manta ray night dive on Thanksgiving evening, and it was awesome. Unbelievable how close you get to these magnificent animals. We had captain Ron and marine biology graduate Emily, both of whom we highly recommend. We had such a great time, when we found they were available the... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. The package of swimming with dolphins in the morning and mantas and night is really the best way to experience what the big island has to offer in terms of ocean life. Please come back and see us again the next time you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How great can it get?….Manta rays on Halloween! Well, Halloween had nothing to do with my immensely unique and gratifying experience of snorkeling with manta rays. I have spent a great part of my life in and around water (swimming, teaching, snorkeling, and scuba diving a bit), but hold a fear about the “unseen” that lurks in the ocean. Taking... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company such a wonderful review we are so pleased to hear you had such an amazing and life changing experience on your adventure. One of our goals is to make sure everyone feels safe and secure in the good hands of our amazing crew, especially at night when the darkness... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are completely against enclosed dolphin experiences so when we saw this tour we couldn't wait to do it. We had a great time on our wild dolphin snorkel with Justin and Erin. During our tour Justin was on the upper level of the boat to watch out for the wild dolphins. Once we spotted them we... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it and we are so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful experience on your dolphin adventure. We are also happy you pointed out how much better this wild dolphin encounter experience is compared to a captive dolphin experience. Please come out with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Last time I did a different swim with the Manta rays with a different company and it was Ok. This time I had a party of 6 and went with Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures and it was the best adventure of the trip. The crew made sure we were in the middle of the Manta Rays which were in abundance... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company a review we really appreciate it. We are so glade that we were able to show you a better experience than you previously had with another company. Please consider us again the next time you are on the big island the morning dolphin snorkel is just as amazing. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We got to swim with dolphins and manta rays and the whole experience was awesome! Justin and Erin were amazing guides! Justin drove the boat and has possibly the keenest eye, I don't think he missed anything that was swimming in the water. He was pointing out dolphins and manta rays from the top of the boat and had a... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write our company such a very detailed review we highly appreciate it. We are of course also so pleased to hear you had such a wonderful time on your dolphin adventure. Thank you also for pointing out our small group advantage out there on the water. Please come out with us again... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great time with Justin and Erin on the dolphin swim trip! Justin was a pro at finding the dolphins and predicting where the pod would swim, and he'd drop us right in the middle of where the dolphins were swimming. We saw several other boats in some of the same areas but they looked crowded with 15-20 people... More 

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Ron G, staff at Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to write such a detailed review we really appreciate it. We are also so pleased you had such a wonderful time out on the water and were able to see so many wonderful things (dolphins, mantas, reef, and even sharks how lucky). With the small groups we take out we are able to... More 

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