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Ocean Eco Tours

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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-324-7873
Review Highlights
Surf Lesson with Charles

Charles was a great instructor. He took us out to a beautiful area on the coast where the waves... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Austin, Texas
It was an adventure of a lifetime!

I had experiences I had only ever dreamed about on the boat with Rob an his crew. Being able to see... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Ocean Eco Tours is your "In, On, or Under the Water" specialist!! Join us for: Wild Dolphin Snorkel/Swim Manta Ray Night Snorkel Whale Watching(seasonal) Scuba - Intro Dives, Scuba Certification, Gear Rental Surf Lesson - Beginner to Advanced
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good6%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“surf lessons” (10 reviews)
“dive master” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-324-7873

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Charles was a great instructor. He took us out to a beautiful area on the coast where the waves were perfect. The lesson was all about getting hands on and getting experience out in the ocean, which really helped things click for us. We were...More

1  Thank gorosenbaum
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I had experiences I had only ever dreamed about on the boat with Rob an his crew. Being able to see all of the beautiful animals so close and personal really was a highlight for my family and I on our trip. The night dive...More

Thank jennifermarie156
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Meeting Rob and his crew was the highlight of our trip! Super fun, safe, and professional! It was an absolutely priceless experience <3 we will definitely be back for more adventures next time! #donotsell

Thank Jodi R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We live on the Big Island and heard about Ocean Eco Tours through mutual acquaintances. Our Captains were pretty amazing in their knowledge of our tour "Night Manta Ray swim". The ride out to the site was smooth, but when we got there thats when...More

Thank djburton71
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Very cool experience. No cattle call excursion here. Only 10 folks on the boat, 6 from our group. Captain Rob and Assistant Aaron were EPIC! They spent the perfect amount of time necessary at each stop. We swam with dolphins which was a one of...More

Thank Sichfam
Reviewed 5 May 2017

If you think you can't surf, you're wrong. Charles will get you up on that board in no time at all. He has the experience and expertise to keep you safe and get you riding waves in no time at all. Our session for two...More

1  Thank Jenifer M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Captain Rob was fantastic! My in-laws took us snorkeling at the Captain Cook monument and he was super knowledgeable and funny. He slowed down when my MIL wanted to go slower, but made sure my spouse and my brother-in-law got their fun speed rides. It...More

Thank kogrady08
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I don't think the family could have had a better time with OET. We book with them every time we come to the Big Island and always have a great time. Learning something new about the island each trip out.

Thank William N
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had 2 amazing sessions with Charles on a recent trip to the Big Island. He made it really fun for my husband, myself and 2 kids, all beginners. He had a really easy way with the kids, and was clear and patient but firm about...More

1  Thank Kristina G
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing time swimming with dolphins. Our captain Tim and guide Aaron found the best spot away from the crowds. We must have seen 75-100 dolphins. They were extremely knowledgeable and lots of fun.

Thank CathyR5533
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