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Paradise Sailing Hawaii

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This boat is immaculate! Eric and Yumi are very personable and knowledgeable. We had great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dale L
Perfect morning with Paradise Sailing

LOVED IT! My family of 10 had the best time on our private snorkel sail with Paradise. Cannot say... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Enjoy a true sailing experience with a small number of passengers while sailing Hawaii in Kailua-Kona! Our beautiful new sailboat features plenty of shade, comfortable cushioned seating with tables, nice clean toilet facilities and the roominess...more
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74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Slip J24, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-883-0399
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This boat is immaculate! Eric and Yumi are very personable and knowledgeable. We had great snorkeling and an over-the-top dolphin experience - surrounded by pods of jumping dolphins (even Eric and Yumi were impressed!) My family of 9 is still talking about our charter last...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Mahalo for all the kind words Dale, we really appreciate it! We're not sure we could call our boat Immaculate.... but we are glad to know that you enjoyed your experience aboard Kolea. Thank you very much for sailing with us. Warmest Aloha, Eric &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

LOVED IT! My family of 10 had the best time on our private snorkel sail with Paradise. Cannot say enough good things about Eric and Yumi, their boat, their snacks & lunch, the whole experience. Make this your first reservation when vacationing on the Big...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very happy to hear how much you enjoyed your private charter with us. Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We felt right at home with Eric and Yumi and had the best time sailing, snorkeling, and dolphin watching. They catered to us and we had an incredible experience! We would highly recommend them to ANYONE!! Beautiful boat. Excellent food. Fabulous time.

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo nui loa Paige for this wonderful comment! We were happy to be a part of the celebration of your parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Great having you and your wonderful family onboard Kōlea. Warmest aloha & a hui hou, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the catamaran for ourselves, and the trip was wonderful. We first stop in a little bay to snorkel. The water was so clear! We saw a lot of different fishes, and two eagle rays. Incredible!!! Then we moved to different spot to find...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo Marcia! It was a pleasure having you and your family as our guests. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your private sailing charter with us and happy that we had such great conditions that day. The eagle rays were definitely a special...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been fortunate enough to visit Hawaii on several occasions, each time including a sunset sail on our agenda. This time, because we would have our young grandchildren with us, I wanted to find a boat that allowed and provided for them, too, and...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your private sunset cruise with us so much! It was great to have the dolphins join us that evening, a special treat that usually doesn't happen on a sunset sail. Thank you very much for sailing...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great way to spend an evening watching the sunset. The boat is very comfortable. Not to big. Good snacks. Thank you Eric and Yumi for a wonderful time

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us Sue. We are glad you enjoyed the sunset cruise with us and liked the size of our boat. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend 4th of July! My family of 8 had a wonderful full experience. Eric & Yumi were the best hosts! Beautiful catamaran, lovely snacks; highly recommend...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo Michael for joining our special 4th of July Sunset Sail & Fireworks cruise! It is always fun to watch fireworks from water. We are very happy to hear you and your family enjoyed sailing with us. It was a pleasure having you and your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a private catamaran tour PLEASE don’t miss this one. It is simply the best!! I’ve been on several and Eric and Yumi made this one of my favorites!

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo nui loa Sherry for this nice comment! We had as much fun as you did on the private snorkel/sailing charter. We hope to see you and your family again sometime. A hui hou, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii

Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of my two weeks In Hawaii. Eric and Yumi could not have been better hosts. The food was excellent and the boat was immaculate. We did a sunset cruise with five couples and there was plenty of space to walk around...More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2018

Thank you for the nice review Heidi. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your private sunset cruise with us! It's always a wonderful added bonus to see dolphins in the evening, especially because it doesn't happen very often. Mahalo Nui Loa, Eric & Yumi,...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Our half-day Snorkel Charter went off without a hitch. Eric and Yumi have a spotless well appointed Cat that has ample shade, a clean marine restroom, delicious food and a fantastic approach that truly made us feel welcome and well cared for the entire time....More

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Eric W, Owner at Paradise Sailing Hawaii, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Mahalo for sailing with us Pete! It was a pleasure having you as our guests. Warmest Aloha, Eric & Yumi, P.S. Hawaii.

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Asha C
26 February 2017|
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Sorry, It's not. To my knowledge, there is no boat on the Big Island named "Sprit of Aloha". There was one named The "Spirit of Kona", but it broke it's mooring last winter and was lost on the rocks in Kailua Bay.
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Melissa S
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
There is no charge for children 5 and under.
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Response from Eric W | Property representative |
Prices are on the Paradise Sailing Hawaii web site. Right now there is an on-line special 10% off!
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