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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We just got back from a four hour trip with OneLoveOneSpirit aboard the Na Pali Kai. Captain Mike and dive guide Rachael were simply amazing. We got to see spinner dolphins surfing boat wakes and frolicking about directly outside of the harbor. Then after half an hour of delightful motoring (standing and sitting in the bow with fresh breezes...not a shred of motion sickness) we made five or six swims around a pod of dolphins in about 60 feet of water. A few times there were a couple of other boats in the area, but it never felt hectic. At one point, nearly all the other operators vacated the area, leaving just the handful of people from the Na Pali Kai to enjoy close-up viewing of the pod of twelve dolphins cruising.

Guide Rachael was awesome. She recently completed an undergraduate degree in Marine Biology and is heading off to Australia for graduate work on coral ecology in the fall. She was full of interesting biology facts and incredible stories about diving in the area. Our 10-year-old daughter, Zoë, was completely enchanted by her, and Rachael went out of her way to make Zoë's trip absolutely the best. Before the trip, Zoë had been a little nervous about swimming offshore in deep water, but that evaporated the moment she got in the water with Rachael.

After leaving the dolphins, we had more fine snorkeling at Pawai Bay.

The vibe on the boat was super-chill, and Mike brought along his aquatic wunder-dog Scout, who thrilled us all with his daring exploits balancing on impossibly small ledges on the boat and locating dolphins by ear.

There were refreshments and snacks on the boat, including fresh fruit, croissant sandwiches, Hawaiian juices, cookies, etc.

I'd recommend this trip to anyone with no hesitation. We will certainly be doing this again, and also look forward to joining them for some night manta-ray viewing.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mike M, Owner at Torpedo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you so much Eric! We were thrilled to have you guys come out for a day of adventure with us!! So happy to know that you enjoyed yourselves. Hope to see you back soon!!

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

Awesome all the way around! We first booked with a sketchy company (be ware: ask the company about their lighting to attract rays), but luckily Torpedo Tours was there to save the day. The battery on our zodiac boat ran dead, and it looked like we were stranded. Many of the boats at the snorkel spot for Manta Rays declined to help. The staff at Torpedo Tours was not only willing to take us back to the harbor, but also towed our original company vessel and staff back to harbor. Even though we were not paying passengers on their boat, their hospitality was amazing. They made us all feel welcome. Bonus! A sea worthy dog on board named Scout -- he was the cutest! Highly recommend for a Manta Ray snorkel. Very family friendly.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mike M, Manager at Torpedo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much Jal1_traveler! We are always happy to help when it comes to issues on the water. Glad everything worked out, hopefully see you on one of our charters soon!

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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

An absolutely wonderful experience that I will never forget! I had no idea the Manta Ray were so graceful and huge. Captain Mike and Aaron were knowledgeable and fun. I would definitely do this again.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mike M, Owner at Torpedo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks so much Shelly!! Hope to see you out again soon!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Captain Mike and snorkel guide Rachel were awesome and gave us an incredible tour. Had a varied group in age and skill level and they accommodated us all. Rachel was particularly impressive with her free-diving skills, sharing her marine biology knowledge, and was very engaging with my daughters for a trip and experience they (and I) will never forget. Totally recommend!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mike M, Manager at Torpedo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you so much BD314! Hopefully see you on another charter soon!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We had a blast snorkeling on the night tour. The weather was cloudy and rainy, but the crew was amazing and accommodating. Joshua and Mike were so knowledgeable and moved us to where the Manta Rays were. By far one of the top things we did on our trip!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Breck J
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Mike M, Manager at Torpedo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

So glad to hear you had fun! Hopefully see you out again soon!

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