Kailua-Kona: Manta Ray Snorkeling with Hot Cocoa

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Snorkel with Giant Oceanic Manta Rays in their natural habitat. Choose a sunset snorkel or join the moonlight tour with a later departure, and enjoy hot cocoa on your way back to the harbor.


  • Marvel at majestic manta rays up close as you swim with them in Hawaii
  • Board Kibou at Honokohau Small Boat Harbor and set out to sea
  • Watch the sunset from the boat as you travel to your snorkeling destination
  • Receive a safety briefing and learn how to interact with these wild animals
  • Swim in the ocean and snorkel with the manta rays swimming below you


Let the KIBOU take you on an aquatic adventure along the western shores of the Big Island of Hawaii. Enjoy the most unbelievable sunsets as we cruise to the Manta destination. Our experienced captain determines the best manta snorkel spot depending on current ocean conditions. Once anchored, our crew will guide you to our floating mat where you can snorkel in Hawaiian waters and get an up close and personal encounter with the enchanting and beautiful Giant Oceanic Manta Rays! Live out what The Travel Channel calls one of the 'Top 10 Things to do in your lifetime'! Water, snacks, and beverages included. Hot cocoa will be provided after snorkeling. You are welcome to bring your own food and beverage, alcohol is allowed, and we kindly ask for no glass bottles. **Alcohol consumption is allowed only after snorkeling.


Boat tour Guide Snorkle and fins (prescription goggles available) Hot cocoa Bathroom on board

Important Information

  • Manta rays are wild animals, so sightings cannot be guaranteed. In case there are no manta rays, you will be offered the next available tour at no additional charge There are bathrooms on the boat to use the toilet and get changed To join the sunset tour, choose the early departure (call for transportation), or choose the last eparture to join the moonlight tour You will be required to fill out a waiver form before getting on the boat

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