Hawaiian Ocean Sports - Snorkel Cruises

Snorkel Cruises

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For the BEST snorkeling on the Kona-Kohala Coast, choose the Ocean Sports Snorkel Adventure. With more than a dozen sites to choose from, your Captain will select the ideal spot for the day’s ocean conditions.
We’ll include beers, wine, soft drinks, and tropical juices to quench your thirst, as well as picnic sandwiches, fresh salad and snacks.

  • Learn about Hawaii’s Unique Marine Life from our on board naturalist.
  • We’ll provide a Snorkel Lesson, Snorkel Gear, and Flotation Devices (Banana Belts, Boogie Boards and Life Jackets).
  • Be sure to ask for your personalized in-water tour of the reef!
  • Cruises scheduled on our deluxe catamaran “Alala” are under power only (sailing not available on this vessel).

    Winter Snorkel & Whale Watch Adventure Cruise

    Dec 15 – April 15: 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

    During our Whale Watch Season, we’ll include some time watching the Humpback Whales before and/or after snorkeling! We can’t guarantee sightings…but we know you’ll have a good time!
    Most Wednesdays and Fridays from Anaeho’omalu Bay.

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    Best family friendly snorkeling in hawaii

    Summer Snorkel Adventure Cruise

    April 16 – Dec 14: 9:00-12:00

    Available most Mondays and Wednesdays from Anaeho’omalu Bay, and most Saturdays from Kawaihae Harbor.
    Cruises scheduled to depart from Anaeho’omalu Bay include REAL near coastal sailing — cruises scheduled to depart from Kawaihae are aboard our deluxe power catamaran.

    Please call us at (808)886-6666 to confirm your departure location.

    • Family Friendly–Kids ages 6-12 go for 50%, and kids under 6 sail for FREE.
    • Soft drinks, tropical juices, beers and wine.
    • Picnic sandwiches, fresh salad and snacks.
    • Wear a swimsuit and cover-up and bring towels and sunscreen. We’ll provide the rest!
    • Departures from Anaeho’omalu Bay (“A’Bay”) are “wet-boardings”. Depending on wind and surf conditions, you may need to walk through knee-deep (or higher) water to board the shuttle boat!

    Reserve your Adventure!

    From 5/15 – 6/3, all Snorkel Cruises will depart from Kawaihae Harbor. And, from 6/11 – 7/14, all Snorkel Cruises will depart from Anaeho’omalu Bay.
    Taking an Uber, Lyft or a Taxi for Kawaihae Departures? Make sure your driver speaks directly to our check-in person re: pick-up location!
    We’re sorry, but we do not provide ground transportation.


    Adults: $175 (Beginning 12/15/23, $180 – includes Hawaii State Ocean Stewardship Fee)
    Children (6-12 years old): $87.50 (Beginning 12/15/2023, $90 – includes Hawaii State Ocean Stewardship Fee)
    FREE (under 6)

    Choose Date

    If the date you chose shows as “unavailable” call us at (808) 886-6666. We may be able to help!
    Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel your reservation with us, please do so 24 hours prior to your scheduled activity to receive a full refund. If you need to cancel less than 24 hours prior, you’ll be charged the full fare. Cancellations on our Catamaran cruises due to weather are at the sole discretion of the Captain.

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