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SNORKEL AND WHALE WATCH ADVENTURE AFTERNOON TRIP
$74 Per Person

The afternoon varies just a little from the morning trip. The main difference is that there is only one snorkel stop.

The custom-designed inflatable boats are adventure crafts complete with biminis covering a portion of the boats. They are sized purposely to keep the tours small and more personal and also to allow the visitor top quality viewing.

As you travel along the historic Kona coast enroute to Kealakekua Bay, your guide will share his knowledge of historical sites as well as exploring sea caves and lava tubes up close! Many birds make their homes in the pukas (small caves) on the pali (cliff) along the coastline and may be seen nesting.

You will snorkel this premier Marine Sanctuary at Captain Cook's Monument in Kealakekua Bay viewing many species of reef fish, eels, turtles and corals. This is perhaps Hawaii's finest snorkel site. The name "Kealakekua" means "Pathway to God" and the Mana (spiritual power or energy) can be felt here by all. It is truly a wonder of nature and by far the most beautiful coral reef in the state. The large bay is so situated so as to ensure calm (lake-like) waters year round.

The bay is also a historical area, having been the dramatic backdrop for the great explorer, Capt. James Cook, as his place of discovery of the Big Island and a short time later, on February 14, 1779, met his fate on this shore.

The adventure continues as we head out to find the dolphins and whales. You will learn about whales, dolphins and other ocean wildlife while observing them in their natural habitat.

     
       

 

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