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Peak into Kona’s underwater paradise without getting wet. Cruise along on Marian, a 36-foot glass bottom boat specially designed to cruise within inches of the reef. Have your cameras ready for some close and personal visits with colorful fish...more
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75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this excursion through our Norwegian cruise. It was very entertaining and well run. Kat was our guide, and she was one of the best we have ever encountered! She was so knowledgeable, and entertaining at the same time. The water was crystal clear...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This tour was so much fun Everyone on the boat was in a position to see the Glass Bottom all the time Amy our guide was so knowledgeable and so nice and treated us to wonderful info about what we were seeing This is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amy J, Crew, Narrator and Office Staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. It is so nice to know that you had a fun time on our tour. We really do enjoy sharing our knowledge with our guests and is good to hear that you enjoyed the narration. Aloha!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

We had a wonderful time on the Glass Bottom Boat Tour. Our guide Cat was very knowledgeable, pointing out subtle fish behaviors that we would have otherwise missed. It was very fun, we learned a lot, and it was well worth the drive to Kona...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Amy J, Crew, Narrator and Office Staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for the review. We are so glad that you made the trek from Kohala to join us, and we are especially happy that you had a good time. Aloha!

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

A beautiful day out on the ocean for a one hour tour. We truly enjoyed learning about the various fish and coral out in the waters in the ocean. A good tour for families with children and for just anyone who wants a water tour....More

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Amy J, Crew, Narrator and Office Staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

We are so happy to hear that you had a good time on our tour. And how lucky to have a visit from our local spinner dolphins! Thank you for the review.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Our tour guide was a wonderful host and did a wonderful job sharing her knowledge about the wildlife and ecology of the area. This was a great way for our 3 year old to experience the undersea life. Even the adults had a good time....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Amy J, Narrator, crew and office staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Mahalo for the kind review. We are so glad that you and your family enjoyed the tour.

Reviewed 5 July 2018

This short boat ride (about 1 hour) featured several glass windows in the bottom of the boat so that we could view fish, coral, and other undersea creatures in the shaded comfort of the slow-moving boat. It was a perfect alternative to snorkeling or diving...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Amy J, Narrator, crew and office staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are so happy that we were able to offer the folks in your group an opportunity to see the underwater world. Thank you for the great review!

Reviewed 11 June 2018

This tour is not just for kids. We decided to take this tour as we do not scuba or dive and so glad we did as the amount of lovely different fish and beautiful coral was out of this world. Would recommend this tour to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Amy J, Crew, Narrator and Office Staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

We greatly appreciate your wonderful review. Thank you for recommending us.

Reviewed 7 June 2018

This meeting place was very easy to find. The lady that conducted the tour was extremely knowledge. It was very apparent that she loved what her does and was concerned that everyone had a good time. Seeing under the water at the fish and learning...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Pattie S
Amy J, Crew, Narrator and Office Staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. We narrators really do love what we do, and I am glad it shows. It sounds like you had a great time and learned a thing or to as well. Mission accomplished!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

The lady was very knowledgeable of the fish names. It was cool seeing through the bottom. It was a ways down to see and some people got sick so I would recommend taking a drama pill before going on the tour. The owner built this...More

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Amy J, Crew, Narrator and Office Staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you for the review. We are so glad to hear that you had a nice time!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

First glass bottom boat tour I had ever done. It was very interesting to see under the water in that way and see the wildlife. I would prefer snorkeling however this would be great for someone that is older or does not like to get...More

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Amy J, Crew, narrator, and office staff at Kailua Bay Charters - Glassbottom Boat Cruise, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2018

We are glad that you found our tour interesting and the guide knowledgeable and personable. We find that even those that enjoy snorkeling and diving have a nice time on our tour because we share fun and fascinating information regarding the local marine life and...More

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The Cruise ships all moor in Kailua Bay and shuttle guests to the Kailua Pier. Our glass botom boat leaves from the pier, right next to the ship tender landing. Come check us out. jeannie Kailua Bay Charter Company Glass... More
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