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Manta rays are some of the ocean’s most gentle and majestic creatures, and this tour lets you enjoy close encounters with them in as beautiful an environment as you can imagine. Head out to sea at sunset for a snorkelling adventure that lets you see the rays in the shimmering moonlight.

The Kona Coast is the ideal location for encountering these gentle giants. After boarding a comfortable vessel, nibble on fresh island fruit and sip refreshing drinks as you make your way out to prime snorkelling territory. Take in gorgeous views of the setting sun before reaching the dive site and getting fitted for your gear.

After an on-board orientation on your equipment and the manta rays themselves, enter the water and grab hold of a “light board”, which is designed to attract plankton and, consequently, manta rays. The warm, clear water is illuminated and very welcoming throughout your experience.

Float around the surface marvelling at rays dancing and somersaulting jubilantly beneath you. Some of these majestic creatures’ wingspans reach as far as 13 feet (4 m). Keep an eye out for schools of fish and lights from other snorkellers attracting plankton that the rays rely on.

After acquainting yourself with the behaviour of these fascinating animals, get back in the boat for the journey back to Kona. Sip a cup of hot cocoa and do some stargazing as you approach the Kona coast.

Manta rays are some of the ocean’s most gentle and majestic creatures, and this tour lets you enjoy close encounters with them in as beautiful an environment as you can imagine. Head out to sea at sunset for a snorkelling adventure that lets you see the rays in the shimmering moonlight.

The Kona Coast is the ideal location for encountering these gentle giants. After boarding a comfortable vessel, nibble on fresh island fruit and sip refreshing drinks as you make your way out to prime snorkelling territory. Take in gorgeous views of the setting sun before reaching the dive site and getting fitted for your gear.

After an on-board orientation on your equipment and the manta rays themselves, enter the water and grab hold of a “light board”, which is designed to attract plankton and, consequently, manta rays. The warm, clear water is illuminated and very welcoming throughout your experience.

Float around the surface marvelling at rays dancing and somersaulting jubilantly beneath you. Some of these majestic creatures’ wingspans reach as far as 13 feet (4 m). Keep an eye out for schools of fish and lights from other snorkellers attracting plankton that the rays rely on.

After acquainting yourself with the behaviour of these fascinating animals, get back in the boat for the journey back to Kona. Sip a cup of hot cocoa and do some stargazing as you approach the Kona coast.

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5:30 PM Trip

Duration 3h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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8 PM Tour

Duration 3h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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Sunset and Moonlit Manta Snorkel Trip

Activity/Location

Kona Coast

Kailua-Kona

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Honokohau Harbor

    74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy

    Kailua-Kona


Highlights

  • Encounters with manta rays with wingspans reaching 13 feet

  • Sunset boat trip to the dive site with fruit & drinks

  • On-board orientation about the mantas before water time

  • Mantas swimming around you in the light from a “light board”

  • A 29-foot powerboat with comfy padded seating & swim ladder


Inclusions

  • Guided manta snorkelling trip

  • Snorkelling gear and wetsuit

  • Hot cocoa, fresh fruit, and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 2 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs.

  • You must be able to swim on your own.

  • Maximum group size is 14 people.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 48 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Kona Coast, Kailua-Kona, HI United States