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Once you enjoy the breathtaking views as you travel along the historical Kona Coastline you will arrive at the World Famous Manta Ray Village. The Travel Channel says snorkeling with these majestic Manta Rays , “It’s one of the top ten things to do in your lifetime.”

Check-in:
Varies with sunset…please call into the office for seasonal check in times. Meet at the Pavillion located in Honokohau Harbor at 74-380 Kealakehe Parkway Kailua Kona, Hi 96740. To get to pavilion, make your first right after you turn onto the harbor road. Make a left after the small gas station into parking lot. Head towards water, pavilion will be on your right. Find a parking space. (25 ft gray zodiac will be your vessel for the trip) Be sure to wear swim attire so we can get you fitted into your wetsuit. You will then board Tehani and your manta ray snorkel adventure will begin as you travel to the World Famous Manta Ray Village.

Trip time:
Return to Honokohau Harbor approximately three hours from departure time.

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Enjoy the breathtaking view of the landscaped ledges and sculpted lava formations as you travel along the majestic Kona Coastline aboard Tehani a 25 foot rigid hull inflatable Zodiac. Our Captain will share cultural Hawaiian history as you catch a glimpse of the elusive green flash as the beautiful Hawaiian sunset melts across the Pacific Ocean. Once the sun has set you will arrive at the World Famous Manta Ray Village. The Travel Channel says snorkeling with these manta rays , “It’s one of the top ten things to do in your lifetime.”

Once you reach the Manta Ray Village, our staff will provide a knowledgeable and professional briefing on the manta rays.
For our snorkeling guests, our staff will prepare and guide you onto our state of the art “manta floatation device”. Here guests of all ages and skill levels can hold onto our float that rests above the majestic manta rays as they feed on the microscopic plankton that rises from the bottom of the ocean at night and is attracted to the light source attached to our float. As your incredible snorkel experience comes to an end, our staff will guide you back onboard for some light snacks or a warm cup of hot cocoa. Snorkel time is approximately 45 minutes.
For our ride along guests, you will watch the majestic manta rays as they feed on the microscopic plankton, from the comfort of Tehani in the World Famous Manta Ray Village.

Check In time: Meet at 4:30pm at the Pavillion located in Honokohau Harbor at 74-380 Kealakehe Parkway Kailua Kona, Hi 96740. Be sure to wear swim attire so we can get you fitted into your wetsuit. You will then board Tehani and your manta ray snorkel adventure will begin as you travel to the World Famous Manta Ray Village.

Drop off:
Return to Honokohau Harbor approximately three hours from departure time.

We have room to stow gear and keep it dry. Be sure to dress comfortably. We operate a “shoe-less boat” so wear sandals or shoes that are easy to remove. We suggest you bring: swim wear, towel, cover up, light jacket or sweater for after you’re out of the water, and you may also bring an underwater camera just make sure the flash is turned off. Snorkel gear is provided for the tour. Gratuity is not included in the price of the tour but tips are greatly appreciated. Click on the following links to upload your favorite photos to us on social media. Instagram hashtag #seaparadisehawaii and Facebook.

** This tour may not be suitable for pregnant women, guests with back injuries, or other medical conditions, and children under 6 -consult your doctor prior to travel.