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Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (WHOA)

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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-854-4401
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WHOA is WOW

My two teenage nieces and I had a fantastic snorkeling adventure with WHOA. Small group experience... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
MelsJazz
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Santa Cruz, California
A little bit of everything on this trip!

You get a little bit of everything on this trip! They take you out on a Navy SEAL pontoon, which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
918SarahJane
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Winner of the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 5 years in a row. Aloha & welcome. If you want an amazing ocean adventure like no other offered in Hawaii, come see us! Only we can offer you the comfort and speed of the Ocean Warrior--an 11-meter Navy assault vessel designed for and used by the Navy S.E.A.L. Teams and Special Warfare Operations. With this amazing vessel we have a further range than our competition and can get you there fast and comfortably. And did we mention that our captains are world-class freedivers and underwater photographers with over 20 years of ocean experience? Take a look around the website to see what we offer and feel free to either book online or give us a call to reserve your seat! Mahalo!
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“navy seal boat” (41 reviews)
“pilot whales” (144 reviews)
“boat ride” (54 reviews)
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Honokohau Marina & Small Boat Harbor, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-854-4401

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My two teenage nieces and I had a fantastic snorkeling adventure with WHOA. Small group experience (with a translator for Japanese people in our group). Dive guides were knowledgeable and fun, you get to snorkel in both the deeper ocean and closer in to shore...More

Thank MelsJazz
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a little bit of everything on this trip! They take you out on a Navy SEAL pontoon, which is more like a roller coaster than a pleasure cruise -- they can (and do) turn on a dime, giving you a few bonus thrills...More

Thank 918SarahJane
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great boat and crew. We spent the morning snorkelling with pilot whales and had an awesome time. The crew are very knowledgable and very experienced at how to interact with the pilot whales.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great experience! An intimate tour with only a few people, great weather and swimming with pilot whales! Dive guide and captain were professional and experienced with good stories!

Thank jellybeansaredelish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

June 2017: What a great way to experience the ocean that surrounds Hawaii. We covered a lot of ground, and looked for baby sharks, picked up ocean trash (yeah!), swam with the playful spinner dolphins, swam alongside the huge bottle-nose dolphins, experienced awesome snorkelling, heard...More

Thank PDXRunr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An amazing adventure on the open ocean. We swam with Mahi-Mahi and had a great time just snorkeling at all the sites along the coast. The vessel is impressive and like no other, Super cool, super fast! Fantastic host and a day we will never...More

Thank DaveHom1796
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our fourth trip with WHOA was another success. If you want to travel off the beaten path and avoid the cattle boats, WHOA is your best option. I highly recommend it. Now, I could just get them to offer scuba trips...

Thank alpensurf
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

An amazing adventure to be had by all👍🏻Thank you Brett, Corey, Ryan & Tuk (sp?) for an adventure I will never forget. The vessel impressive and like no other! Super cool that Brett got his hands on the Navy Seals Attack Boat. Impressive as the...More

Thank Kristin G
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I would do this tour as many times as possible. The boat ride alone is a blast and able to cover more ground than the average tour boat, but the real highlight is the knowledge and passion of the crew. Deron rattled off understanding of...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Ok. Listen. This is the most fun that you will have on an excursion in Kona! Please! Spend the money, and do it. Deron and Jason are great tour guides! And Moana is a dream to book your tour with! Second time we went in...More

Thank Annelisemartin
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Majji
24 July 2017|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Aloha. If you are talking about the Humpback Whales then I would say a possible chance although it is little early in the season. We though look for other Whales that are residents in Kona waters. Thank you
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Korri M
10 February 2017|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Hi Korri You could bring a light jacket. But many just wear shorts and T- shirt. Some wear long sleeve as a protection from the sun. Wear shoes that might get wet. Thank you WHOA
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Deborah B
20 March 2016|
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Response from Wild-Hawaii-WHOA | Property representative |
Yes you pee while you're snorkeling. We can always stop the boat and you can go to the back of boat and hold on to the ladder as well while you're in the water.
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