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Dolphin Encounter and Kealakekua Bay Reef Snorkel

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    Meet in front the ‘Bite Me’ sport fishing store at the Big Island’s Honokohau Harbor. You’ll continue by 46-foot (14-meter) boat to the marine life sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay, also home to the historic marker for seafarer Captain Cook. During the ride make to watch for views of the Big Island’s sea caves and volcanic lava flows.

    Spend the next 45 minutes of your trip enjoying snorkeling amidst the area’s mix of vibrant reefs. Depending on where you go you might see creatures like sea turtles, coral, tropical fish, and much more. During the winter, Humpback whales have been known to frequent the area as well. Once you’re back up on deck, you’ll also learn about the historical significance of the area, known for its connection to British explorer Captain Cook.

    Continue your trip by heading out to find the pod of wild spinner dolphins that frequents the bay. Those who selected the dolphin swimming package will then have the opportunity to jump in the water with these wild fish, a magical experience that is sure to delight. You’ll return back to the harbor at the conclusion of your trip.
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    Departure Point
    Bite Me Sport Fishing- Kona Deep Sea Fishing Charters, 74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy #1, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Professional guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Infants four and under must provide their own life vests
    • Collasible wheelchair accessible - if assistance is required, passenger must provide their own carer
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great time. The crew were super nice. We went down the water 3 times. We saw a big pod of spinner dolphins about 10 meters from us in the water. We also drove north and saw a big whale. We also snorkeled in some nice reef with lots of fish. Water was a big cold though.
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    Taylor and Rory led our family on a day we will never forget. Swimming with the spinner dolphins in the wild is one of the highlights of a life. We were also fortunate to see whales very close multiple times and were followed by very playful bottleneck dolphins on the way in.
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    Captains Taylor and Mollie went out of their way to deliver our just-right-sized group of passengers an exceptional trip. We had just wanted to see and snorkel with colorful reef fish at Kealakekua Bay. We spent lots of time there, with Mollie pointing out and sometimes
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    First of all, you DON’T want to take a boat to captain cook monument for snorkeling. Go rent a kayak at the nearby bay and spend as much time as you wish there. What you want from these folks is to take you where the dolphins are...and that is what they are good at. We had a
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    We went out with Tyler, Brian and Vic for the dolphin and snorkeling experience, and what a treat it was. Those 3 guys, plus Terri, who was also extremely helpful, made this experience well worth the money. They all were so kind and patient, and the dolphins we encountered, were
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