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Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures

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Standing out from their local competition in Kailua Kona, Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures offers snorkeling excursions around the island that include an on-board marine naturalist, an in-water swim guide, a maximum group size limit of six people for an intimate experience, and even delicious brownies for you and your guests to enjoy while you’re in the boat. Read on to learn more about this homegrown Kona company!

An Intimate, Guided Snorkel Adventure of Coral Reef Water Excursion

Specializing in snorkeling and swimming adventures off of the coast of Kailua Kona, Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures has excursions tailored to all types of interests. See Hawaiian Spinner dolphins and manta rays in the wild, go Humpback whale watching during the winter season, and swim with a plethora of species of turtles, tropical fish, and even whale sharks occasionally! The crew of Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures has a 98% success rate of finding dolphins on a daily basis!

Snorkeling excursions through Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures include snorkeling equipment, food, and drink. This one-of-a-kind adventure tour is a wonderful choice for families, couples on their honeymoon, adventure travelers, visitors on healing retreats, or even tourists looking to cross off activities on their Hawaii bucket-list!

The Guided Snorkel Adventure of Coral Reef uses a twenty-seven-foot boat called the Makua, or Sunfish, to take you to places around the island that can’t be easily reached on foot. Explore secluded beaches and coves and watch the diverse and beautiful marine wildlife of the island from the dry and shaded comfort of the cabin.

The boat can be chartered for special rates, provided that all people on board can swim, are over the age of eight years old, are not pregnant, weigh less than 270 pounds, and have family members to supervise all children.

Tour rates will vary depending on which tour you choose. Dolphin tours are priced at $175.00 per person before tax for a four-hour tour. For $1,050.00, you can charter a private boat tour for four hours with a maximum of six people.

Manta Ray night tours cost $105.00 per person plus tax for snorkelers. Prices for afternoon dolphin and whale watching tours, which also include coral reef snorkeling, are $125.00 per person without tax for a two and a half to three-hour-long tour.

Dolphin and manta ray packages combine dolphin tours and manta ray tours at a $20.00 discount per person, for a total of $260.00 per person plus tax.

Helpful Information

Coral Reef Snorkel Adventures’ office is located at 74-425 Kealakehe Parkway, Kailua Kona, HI 96740. The company can also be contacted by phone at (808) 987-1584, or by email at

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