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Ocean Kayak Tours

  • Kayak along the coast of the Big Island during a small-group kayaking trip
  • Search for the local community of Hawaiian Spinner dolphins that frequent the area
  • Snorkel among more than 50 species of fish and colorful coral
Ocean Kayak Tours
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Ocean Kayak Tours
Enjoy an aquatic adventure on the Big Island during this 4-hour small-group excursion combining sea kayaking, snorkeling, and more. Paddle along a section of the island known for its abundant marine life as you scout for local Hawaiian Spinner dolphins. You’ll also have time for snorkeling, allow you to view more than 50 species of fish and join in for adventurous activities like cliff jumping.
What to Expect
Check in with your guide in the early morning at a pre-arranged location in Keauhou Bay. Your lifeguard-certified guides will start the trip with safety instructions and tips on paddling your kayak.

Then climb aboard your boat and paddle along the coast, stopping to explore sea caves and to search for the resident spinner dolphins that frequent the area. You’ll take a break at two of the coast’s best snorkeling spots, allowing you to slip beneath the waves to explore colorful coral, more than 50 species of fish and, if you’re lucky, a variety of marine critters like Manta Rays, Hawksbill and Green Turtles, and Humpback whales (seasonal).

If you haven’t had your fill of adventure and activity, there will also be time for on-land exploring as well. Depending on the day and timing you may also get to check out local features like ocean ‘blowholes,’ lava tubes, and local attractions like ‘The Elevator’ and ‘The Rings.’ More daring group members can even do some cliff jumping. You’ll return to your starting point by the late morning, allowing to beat the afternoon heat.
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1 - 5 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing -

Went out with my daughter - taken by Kevin to great snorkeling spot. Very patient with us explained the gear, how to get in -out of Kayak - took us out on water no rush, snorkeling on a reef. We both thought this was one...More

Thank MHD17
Reviewed 12 July 2018
All-Inclusive Trip!

My family of 5 booked this tour and we loved it! We saw a pod of bottle-nose dolphins on the way out, explored a sea cave, snorkeled, cliff jumped, then paddled back again. All in all, it was about 4 hours, much longer than you...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 14 June 2018
Excellent kayak and snorkeling experience!

It was an excellent experience to kayak with Kevin. He is knowledgeable and super nice! He was very thoughtful about every detail, making sure that I have sunglasses and has put on my sunscreen before the trip, and have prepared enough water and snacks. He...More

Thank Queenie C
Reviewed 5 June 2018
Excellent trip!

Excellent tour with Kevin!! Saw several spinner dolphins while kayaking and were even able to snorkel with them! He took us in a sea cave and cliff jumping as well. Kevin was fun, kind, knowledgeable, and I felt very safe with him (cliff jumping is...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 9 April 2018
All in one kayak/snorkeling/cliff jumping/sea caves with photographer included!

Not only was this kayak tour more than just a kayak tour, we also received tons of photos that were just absolutely fantastic to look back on. We had both beginners and those with experience, and we were all able to safely enjoy the trip....More

1  Thank Marisa F
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