Kamanu Charters

Big Island Guide Travel Guide

Kamanu Charters has been operational for over 40 years and is one of the longest-serving Boat Tour Companies in Kona, located just a few minutes away from the Kona International Airport. The company uses two boats – the Kamanu Catamaran and the Kamanu Elua. The Kamanu Catamaran is a custom 36-inch catamaran, that is 22-feet wide and has a large platform. The Kamanu Elua is a zodiac inflatable speed boat with comforts such as showers and forward facing padded seats. It will get you around the amazing waters of the Kona Coast quicker than most other boats.

Company Description
Set aboard Kona’s only daily sailing vessel, this custom-built 36’ catamaran offers exciting views of the ocean waters below and provides enough comfort and amenities to keep everyone happy and content throughout your travels.

Tour Descriptions

Tour Times, Descriptions and Pricing were current when posted but are subject to change.

Dolphin Swim Tours
Daily from 9 AM
This is a 3.5-hour tour that departs at 9 am daily and includes 1.5 hours of snorkeling and 2 hours of sailing. You can book the Kamanu Charter which is better equipped for beginners and children or the Kamanu Elua which is recommended for people with a little more snorkeling and swimming skills. The tour includes snorkel gear and instruction and a full lunch, tropical fruits, and water.
$99 per person

Whale Watch Tour
Daily from 1 PM
Available between December 15 and April 15, this tour gives you the opportunity to get close to these gentle giants. It is a 2.5-hour boat tour that departs at 1 pm daily.
$80 per person
$55 per child (12 and under)

Morning and Afternoon Snorkel and Sail
Daily from 9 AM, 1 PM
These tours are uniquely designed for new swimmers and snorkelers and goes to the beautiful Pawai Bay region. There is top quality snorkeling gear available, and detailed instruction will be given on how to use the equipment efficiently. The Morning Snorkel departs at 9 am and is 3.5-hours in duration and the afternoon snorkel goes out at 1 pm and lasts for 3 hours.
$95 per person
$55 per child (12 and under)

Sunset Sail
Daily from 5 PM
This is a romantic cruise that includes cocktails, beer, and wine while cruising along and enjoying the sunset.
$95 per person

Manta Ray Night Snorkel
Daily from 5 PM
This tour is available to everyone over the age of 7 and is an excellent adventure for the entire family. The tour involves swimming with Manta Rays and other beautiful marine fauna.
$95 per person

Pickup Location
Honokohau Harbor
74-425 Kealakehe Parkway
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

(808) 329-2021

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