Look for playful dolphins as you raft to snorkel the pristine marine sanctuary at Capt.Cook's Monument, Kealakekua Bay and Place of Refuge!
Considered to be one of Hawaii's finest snorkel sites, the marine sanctuary at Kealakekua Bay is truly a wonder of nature. Also of note are the unbelievable coral gardens at the Place of Refuge, home of the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle. Enjoy snorkeling among a variety of tropical fish, eels and coral reefs. The wide array of marine creatures that frequent this area will take your breath away! The world famous Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins also frequent this bay and can often be seen here after they return from feeding in deeper waters.
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Price & Options
Guests should have some snorkel/swimming experience and be comfortable in the ocean.
Guests must be able to speak, read & understand English well enough to sign a waiver and comprehend safety instructions.
Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Children 4 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
Dolphin sightings are not guaranteed.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
All participants who go in the water must wear a flotation device.
You can book a maximum of 12.
You can book a maximum of 24.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
No, but they are on board in case of an emergency.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
No, there are life jackets and other flotation devices on board. Please inform the crew if you cannot swim before entering the water.
Can I swim with dolphins on this tour?
No, this swim is not designed for swimming with dolphins.
How far in advance should I book this activity?
We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last minute availability is often possible, but limited.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
Yes, there is dry storage on the boat.
What kind of boats will be used?
The boats are all six to twelve passenger RIBs (Rigid Inflatable Boats) that offer high-speed rides as well as comfort and fun!
Will we see whales?
Every year Humpback Whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii, and although not guaranteed, they are often seen between the months of December and April.
Any cancellations made within 2 business days of your activity (after 18:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.