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Kamanu Charters

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Dolphin Swim and Captain Cook snorkeling

Awesome trip! Our captain John and first mate Bronson were great! Saw dozens of dolphins and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather G
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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WOW- Dolphin snorkel trip is AMAZING

We had a spectacular time on the catamaran snorkel trip. We swam with over a dozen WILD ( not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simi Valley, California
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“dolphin swim”(47 reviews)
“manta ray”(45 reviews)
Kamanu Charters has two boats our real sailing boat Kamanu catamaran offers snorkel sails and dolphin swims and manta night trips and sunset sails.Our state of the art raft Kamanu Elua has forward padded bench seating and is a fast exciting trip,we...more
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome trip! Our captain John and first mate Bronson were great! Saw dozens of dolphins and snorkeling the reef was beautiful! John added lots of information about the local culture. Bronson was great with the kids and showing us where to look. Totally worth it!

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a spectacular time on the catamaran snorkel trip. We swam with over a dozen WILD ( not captive hostages like the hotels have) dolphins. The dolphins circled us and even swam in between us. The second spot was a reef with lots of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic snorkeling adventure. It was our first time ever and we had a great experience. The crew was perfect. Captain John and Branson were awesome. We will definitely repeat when we visit again.

Thank Hector B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Trip with Kamanu Charters. Night Snorkel with the Manta Rays was Awesome! The system they use (light board) was both great for Video and Pictures and it is great for someone who is not a swimmer. You just hold onto the board rail and...More

Thank iwanagak2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the manta Ray tour with our 9 and 11 yr old children. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this tour, not only did they make us all feel comfortable and safe at all times, we also got to see amazing manta...More

Thank ehg2009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There's a lot of companies doing this tour and I was worried about making the right decision. So glad I went with them. The crew was amazing. Landon, Chase and Raden were relaxed and still right on top of making sure everyone was safe and...More

1  Thank 4-1Aries
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the tour with Capt. Landon, Megan, and Radan. They really did a good job keeping everyone happy during the boat ride and in the water. This was by far the best excursion we have ever been on for any of our vacations....More

Thank debbiewatts123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did two excursions with Kamanu Charters and they were both wonderful. First we did the dolphin swim plus snorkeling on kealakekua bay (near Captain Cook). This was really wonderful and great views of many fish and the dolphins! We had Bronson and Cooper for...More

Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best Tour EVER! Went out with Capt. Chandler, Chase & Radim (not sure if I spelled that right). Before leaving the dock, the crew helped get folks into wet suits. It was quite a long trip out to the Manta Ray site, but once we...More

Thank DoreneH_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The crew of the Kamanu were great! They provided a safe transit to the snorkeling location, historical information and good conversation during the trip. Minutes after getting into the water, we were surrounded by a number of beautiful manta rays! This was a very cool...More

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Miwa N
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Response from AD J | Reviewed this property |
Only the ocean
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Response from jbsail | Property representative |
We provide them for our night snorkels