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Fair Wind Big Island Ocean Guides

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78-7130 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
+1 808-322-2788
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USD 138.24*
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Manta Ray Night Snorkel from Kona
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USD 87.09*
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Kealakekua Bay Snorkel Cruise
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USD 153.13*
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Kealakekua Bay Deluxe Snorkel Cruise
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Since 1971, Fair Wind has been the leader in snorkel cruises on the Big Island of Hawaii. Cruises include morning and afternoon tours to pristine Kealakekua Bay aboard the spacious Fair Wind II. Enjoy one of Hawaii's top snorkel locations and site of the famous Captain Cook Monument. Perfect for families of all ages and experience levels. Includes (2) 15-ft waterslides and high-jump platform. *Save 10-15% by booking direct at Fair Wind Cruises official website.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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78-7130 Kaleiopapa St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
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+1 808-322-2788
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Thank Edd L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

By far probably the best one to Se many Manta rays. Big boats nice crew. Last trip we had choppy water still saw. A few very close Manta rays. Only issue only one crew in the water dealings with a lot of inexperienced customers. I...More

Thank William Y
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the first time I snorkeled and I’m terrible at swimming. But the operators were super professional in giving guidance. And they provide all the floating devices needed to make me feel safe in the water. And the the steps to go in and...More

Thank Vivian C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I went on the Fair Wind Deluxe Kona Coast Snorkel and BBQ Cruise. We spent two weeks in Hawaii, did many different tours and attractions, this was our favourite by far. It is an approximately 5 hour venture, but the time flew...More

Thank Kim H
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Thank FieryGuy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been sailing on the Fair Wind down to Kealakekua Bay for many years. This company has consistently given it’s passengers a wonderful experience. You may wonder why I only gave it three stars then. The reason why is because the price of this...More

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Thank DizzyLizzy115
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I took the morning snorkeling cruise that included a light breakfast and a bbq lunch. We had a blast. The crew was extremely friendly and made sure everyone was taken care of. There was plenty of room on the boat and they...More

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thereadbaron
25 July 2017|
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Response from Johnny P | Property representative |
Aloha, we do not have a videographer or photographer on board. You are more than welcome to bring your own underwater camera.
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Dayna C
9 April 2017|
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Aloha, Our afternoon cruise typically has fewer people than our morning trip. Whether the cruise is sold out or not is dependent on the time of year - any school breaks or the days surrounding any major holiday tend to be... More
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Korri M
7 February 2017|
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Aloha, Fortunately, regardless of weather, the amount of marine life is the same morning vs. afternoon. Typically in Kona, the clouds roll over the mountain in the afternoon and can cause overcast weather conditions... More
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