Deluxe Kona Coast
Snorkel & BBQ Cruise

5-hr Cruise | 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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*Minimum Age: 7 Years


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  • Hula Kai Vessel
  • Tropical breakfast buffet
  • Grilled BBQ lunch
  • Two unique snorkel destinations
  • Abundant marine life viewing
  • Spectacular shoreline scenery
  • Historical overview of sights while cruising
  • Snorkel Gear & Instruction
  • Various Flotation Gear & View Boxes
  • Stand-up Paddleboards

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Discover remote locations as unique as the vessel that gets you there.  Hula Kai is an exciting, yet truly relaxing experience!  This 5-hour cruise departs daily from Keauhou Bay, the birthplace of Hawai’i’s longest reigning Monarch, King Kamehameha III.   During the cruise, experience a scenic Hawaiian cultural journey with fascinating historical stories while viewing significant sites including the place of death of the great Circumnavigator Captain James Cook at Kealakekua Bay, the last battle stand at Kuamo’o Battlefield and the Royal Holua Slide, the largest and best preserved in the state, and a historical landmark.

The Deluxe Kona Coast Cruise includes two unique snorkel destinations (generally Pali Kaholo, Red Hill, or possibly Kealakekua Bay), standup paddleboards, snorkel gear, and instruction.  Guests are served breakfast of farm fresh hot egg frittatas, croissants, yogurt & granola, tropical island fruit, 100% Kona coffee grown on our estate farm, herbal tea, and juice.  Our hearty barbecue lunch includes Hawaii raised grass-fed angus burgers, teriyaki chicken tenders, vegetarian garden burgers, tossed salad, and pasta salad.  Additional options available for purchase are SNUBA, Sea Rocket tours, and a no host bar.

The Hula Kai departs Keauhou Bay at 9:30 am, returning at 2:30 pm. Check-in at 9:05 am. Bring towels, sunscreen, sun hat, etc. *Minimum age limit for this cruise is 7-years old.

The Hula Kai at Pali Kaholo

South Kona Snorkel Destinations

Our Deluxe South Kona Cruise features two unique snorkel locations along the stunning South Kona Coast, with Turtle Rock often selected as one of the sites. Encounters with Pyramid Butterfly fish and green sea turtles are common in this area. Several other incredible snorkel locations are utilized at the Captain’s discretion based on daily water conditions.  These areas include the Red Hill region renowned for its various reefs, rock formations, and abundant marine life – and also Pali Kaholo which is located approximately 10-miles South of Kealakekua Bay (which is occasionally utilized as well).

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