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Address: 74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Honokohau Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721 (Formerly Sea Hawaii Rafting)
Phone Number: +1 808-325-7444
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Get up close and personal with the Hawaiian coastline and marine life on...

Get up close and personal with the Hawaiian coastline and marine life on our exciting boat tours, whale watching excursions and snorkeling adventure! Located in Kona in Hawaii's Big Island, Sea Hawaii Rafting offers an adventure of a lifetime. Our Zodiac adventures are state of the art and environmentally friendly. Our experienced captains and crew will lead you to discover the best Hawaii has to offer.

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Excellent Boat / Scuba Excursion

My wife and myself joined the Kealakekua Bay Excursion with Captain Chris & Marylyn in early November. The Excursion was well planned and organized. They were very particular... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Amak353
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Calgary

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Calgary
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14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and myself joined the Kealakekua Bay Excursion with Captain Chris & Marylyn in early November. The Excursion was well planned and organized. They were very particular about all the passengers' safety. Simple lunch and drinks were provided during the tour. Chris was very knowledgeable about the ocean in the area. He showed us the dolphins, reefs, caves, etc.... More 

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NY
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This company came to the rescue when no other would. They heard our trip was canceled and like an angel Rassad came out his Boat in specially for us and we were off. Great captain and super knowledgable. Best snorkeling. Saw lots of dolphins and even some rays. Can't that AOE enough for the amazing trip and coming to the... More 

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Everett, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Our trip today was amazing! So much so we are giving a huge shout out to Jamal! He was so knowledgable, helpful and truly loves his job. He actually cares about the bay, the Dolphins, the history. We had ourselves and two teenage daughters and he made it fun and relaxing. The lunch was delicious. He is an amazing guide... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This was the best day we had on our 7-day trip to the big Island. The marine preserve at Kealakahe Bay is everything that is promised - schools of yellow tang, and many other varieties of fish. Captain Chris and Mary Lynn did a great job in the Zodiak raft of getting us out to the preserve quickly, on a... More 

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Romeo, Michigan
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This day started out rocky as aloha ocean forgot that the 6 of us had prepaid. We had to sit on the pier for 1 hour waiting for them. We did have a great day with wonderful snorkeling.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

BEST SNORKEL TRIP EVER out of 12 we've done in the islands. Our "2-3 hour" trip lasted nearly six hours and included whale-watching, snorkeling with spinner dolphins, and lots of tropical fish at Captain Cook monument. Guide Chris Henry was very friendly, knowledgeable, and FUN to be with! -- Ron and Ann 1/23/16

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Aloha Ocean Excursions is by far the ultimate and best outdoor experience in all of the Big Island. The Owner and Host is Chris, who is one of the most fun, enjoyable, down to earth and knowledgeable people I've met in Hawaii, and goes above and beyond to make sure every person has the best experience. I come to the... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We had so much fun with Captain Kris and Shawn!! And the dolphins!!! Couldn't have asked for a better experience on Kona. Mahalo Kris and Shawn! Aloha !

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Seattle, Washington
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

DO NOT USE THIS BUSINESS - VERY UNPROFESSIONAL AND UNRELIABLE We were excited for a night with Manta Rays and received an email confirmation and an email appointment reminder a couple of days before our appointment. The email confirmation gave us no directions on where the meeting point was so we hung around the Marina. We waited for 15 minutes... More 

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kaimitehani, Owner at Aloha Ocean Excursions, responded to this review

Is like to respond to this in regards to the situation. First of all there was a 45 discussion of what circumstances took place. A phone conversation with said person was conducted by myself and they were looking for compensation of trip after nearly an hour of what transpired. The cell phone had gone dead while talking about putting this... More 

West Palm Beach, Florida
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

Amazing trip! Captain Kris and his crew (Shawn) were amazing! They were fun, friendly, genuine, very knowledgeable and exemplified the aloha spirit! We saw dolphins, whales, snorkeled at an amazing protected reef, learned about ancient Hawaiian history & stories, and overall just had a great day! I would recommend Captain Kris and his team to anyone who is visiting the... More 

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