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Enjoyed this trip. Saw a beautiful array of fish and everything was well explained by the crew. Excellent experience.
Spanning the leeward side of Hawaii's Big Island, the district of Kona presents a majestic coastline highlighted by dramatic lava fields, shimmering white sand beaches and the mountains of Mauna Kea, Hualalai and Mauna Loa rising in the background. From the waters off Kailua-Kona, visitors onboard touring vessels can view such sights as Ahuena Heiau, Hulihe'e Palace, and Mokuaikaua Church, the first Christian church built in the state of Hawaii. Colorful underwater sights also abound.
View More View Less. Glide over calm, crystal-clear waters to snorkeling destinations including protected reefs, where more than species of ocean wildlife are found. Snorkeling lessons with certified instructors and all gear are provided, as are plentiful snacks and stories told by captains and crews.
Historic Kailua-Kona: Kailua Village has several historic sites worth checking out. These include Ahuena, King Kamehameha's temple, the grass-thatched structure sitting on a rock that you can see from Kamakahonu Bay to the front and left from where you get off tender ; Mokuaikaua Church, the first Christian church in Hawaii; and Hulihee Palace, once a summer palace for Hawaii's royal family. These sites, as well as others along the seven-mile Alii Drive, are included in the Royal Footsteps Along the Kona Coast free smartphone app, which lets you take a self-guided historic tour of the area.
Your expert naturalist guide provides insight to the world of corals and colorful tropical fish. Bring along your camera and wear comfortable clothing and footwear. Sit back and relax while the boat skims over the reef, putting you within inches of the underwater world. Let us take you for an awesome journey on our fast powered catamaran that has shade to offer while spotting whales.
Dolphins, whales, sea life and more, are the focus of this Eco Adventure Come aboard Kona's largest glass bottom sight seeing boat. Watch Wild Spinner Dolphins swim, frolic and jump, while enjoying the panoramic views of the Kona above and below the surface of the ocean. View undersea View undersea vistas generally reserved for scuba divers through our large glass bottom wells.