With their incredible marine life, amazing coral, and crystal clear water, you’ll love these snorkeling spots around the Big Island.
Fair Wind Cruises – Big Island Ocean Guides
Operating in the warm waters of the Kona Coast since the 1970s, Fair Wind provides an incredible ocean experience that continues to impress and amaze guests to this remarkable place. With three vessels offering a variety of adventure opportunities, this diverse and exciting tour company continues to evolve and grow with its customers.
Fair Wind Cruises was started in the early 1970s by Michael Dant and his wife, Janet. The company was later acquired and is currently owned by their son Puhi and his wife, Mendy. The company now has three vessels in operation; the Fair Wind II (a 60-foot catamaran), the Hula Kai (a 55-foot hydrofoil catamaran) and Captain Jack (a 43-foot Flybridge sports fishing boat).
Morning Kealakekua Snorkel and BBQ Cruise
$145 per person plus taxes and fees
$89 per child (4-12 years old) plus taxes and fees
$29 Kids Under 4 plus taxes and fees
Daily from 9 AM-1:30 PM
A 4-and-a-half-hour Cruise from 9 AM-1:30 PM. This tour includes breakfast, lunch, a dive platform and (2) 15ft. water slides among other inclusions.
Deluxe Kona Coast Cruise
$159 per person plus taxes and fees
Daily from 9:30 AM-2:30 PM
A 5-hour cruise from, starting at 9:30 am onboard the luxurious Hula Kai vessel. This cruise also includes breakfast and lunch. Guests will also be taken to two unique snorkel destinations and will have stunning views of marine life.
Afternoon Kealakekua Snorkel Cruise
$89 per person plus taxes and fees
$49 per child (4-12 years old) plus taxes and fees
Kids Under 4 – Free
If you miss the morning cruise, there is an afternoon option available from 2 – 5:30 pm. There is no food served on this cruise.
Evening Manta Ray Cruise
$129 per person plus taxes and fees
$49 per rider plus taxes and fees
This is a 1 ½ hour cruise aboard the Hula Kai vessel. Guests are guaranteed to see at least one manta ray, if not they will be offered the cruise again for free.
Fishing Charters and Group/Private Charters are also available at your request.
Tour Times, Descriptions and Pricing were current when posted but are subject to change.
78-7130 Kaleiopapa St
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740