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Morning Kealakekua Snorkel & BBQ Cruise

Fair Wind II Vessel | 4.5-hr Cruise | 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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*Child: 4-12 Years | Toddler: Under 4 Years

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  • Fair Wind II Vessel
  • Breakfast
  • Grilled BBQ Lunch
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Snorkel Instruction
  • Underwater View Boxes
  • Inner Tubes and Other Flotation Devices
  • Two 15-Ft. Water Slides and Dive Platform
  • Complimentary “reef-safe” sunscreen


  • Cash bar (beer, wine, soda, juice)
  • SNUBA (Limited space, please call for availability)

All Guests are asked to read, acknowledge, and adhere to our ENVIRONMENTAL PLEDGE FOR SNORKELING

Skill Level: Novice +Learn more »

We offer a variety of water activities on Hawaii’s Big Island all departing from Keauhou Bay, the birthplace of Hawaii’s longest reigning Monarch, King Kamehameha III.

Our guests experience a historical journey from the birthplace of a Hawaiian King to the place of death of the great Circumnavigator Captain James Cook at Kealakekua Bay. In between they will hear stories and view several historical sites such as the last battle stand at Kuamo’o Battlefield and view the Royal Holua Slide, the largest and best preserved in the state, and a historical landmark.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience this award winning snorkel cruise to historic Kealakekua Bay, site of Captain Cook Monument. This 4-1/2 hour cruise departs daily from Keauhou Bay and includes 2-1/2 hours of snorkeling at pristine Kealakekua Bay, snorkel gear, instruction, floatation gear, high dive and two 15’ water slides.

Guests are served a tropical breakfast of muffins, egg frittatas, croissants, fresh island fruit, 100% Kona coffee grown on our estate farm, and juice. Lunch includes grilled Hawaii raised grass-fed beef burgers, hot dogs, garden burgers, complete condiments (including homemade pickles), homemade pasta salad, fresh island fruit, chips, cookies, soft drinks, and tropical fruit juice. A cash bar is open during the last hour of the cruise.

Advanced reservations recommended.
Our Morning Deluxe Cruise generally sells-out 3 days in advance, sometimes up to 2 weeks depending on the season.

The Fair Wind II departs Keauhou Bay at 9:00 AM and returns 1:30 PM. Check-in at 8:30 AM. Bring towels, reef-safe sunscreen, sun hat, etc. (storage baskets are available on the catamaran).

*NOTE: Our vessels are reef safe zones, and we do not (allow/ condone) the use of non reef-safe sunscreens.  Complimentary environmentally-friendly “reef-safe” sunscreen is provided for our guests (available at check-in and aboard all vessels).

*Gluten Free food options are available upon request. Please notify us in ADVANCE.


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Kealakekua Bay

With its natural wind protection, remote location and designations as an underwater state park, marine sanctuary and site of the Captain Cook Monument, Kealakekua Bay is earning a reputation as the best snorkeling destination in Hawaii.

According to Hawaii – The Big Island Revealed, The Ultimate Guidebook, “Snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay near the monument is perhaps the best you will find anywhere in the state.”

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