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Kailua-Kona, United States
Night Manta Ray Adventure
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Have a unique Big Island experience snorkeling with manta rays on this tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll take a short cruise out to the manta site, where you’ll watch the beautiful Hawaiian sunset before dipping into the water to watch the manta rays up close. All necessary equipment will be provided for your excursion, as well as light refreshments and snacks to enjoy on board. Your tour will conclude at its original departure point. If you don't see manta rays on this excursion, book again for another night--no charge.
  • Snorkel with manta rays on this Big Island adventure led by an expert guide
  • Watch the Kona sunset before dipping into the water
  • Sit back with light refreshments and snacks on board the boat
  • Enjoy complimentary use of all snorkel equipment
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Live commentary on board
Professional guide
For snorkeling option: Snorkeling gear, jacket style wetsuit top, floatation device
Light refreshments including snacks and bottled water
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
GoPro rental (upon availability -call to reserve)
74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy , 74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA

After turning into the harbor, TAKE the very first road to the RIGHT. Follow the road, pass Gentry's Kona Marine and a small gas station -Sea Store and Deli on the left, then TURN LEFT. As you drive in, you will see a small brown roof building to the right (restrooms). Meet crew under the pavilion.

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must have previous snorkeling experience
  • Must be comfortable in the water, be comfortable using floatation if needed (we have Ride Along option available for non-swimmers)
  • Must be in good health and fit condition, must be able to climb a short ladder
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled by the supplier, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Recommended to bring towel, clothes for change, sweatshirt or light jacket
  • Age restriction: minimum age allowed is 2 years old; maximum age allowed is 70 years old (unless approved by the supplier)
  • Not recommended for participants with back or neck problems or injuries within the last 3 years
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers in an advanced pregnancy
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hang Loose Boat Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Night Manta Ray Adventure?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Night Manta Ray Adventure.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Night Manta Ray Adventure?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Night Manta Ray Adventure.

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Traveler Tips


  • "The water can get cold so keep that in mind." See review
  • "Whether you can swim or not does not matter as you will be provided numerous safety device to ensure your encounter." See review
  • "Bring warm clothes after to be comfortable on the way back (: Also remember to relax and enjoy every single moment of the beautiful manta rays!" See review

Reviews

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1,402 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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star-5
Check off my bucket list!
Louisa_B
, Nov 2021
Hang Loose Tours staff was awesome! They made sure everyone was safe and that the animals were not harmed!
star-4
A must-do!
IdaChristine_N
, Nov 2021
Seeing the manta rays was truly a once in a lifetime experience. The only thing that made the experience not 10/10, was the fact that there were a lot of inexperienced swimmers screaming and kicking when the mantas came. However, the staff was amazing at handling the situation - and we even got to see dolphins!!
star-5
Absolute MUST in Kona
Hanling_C
, Nov 2021
This is one of the best experiences I’ve ever had in all the trips to Hawaii. Charlie and the entire crew are so knowledgeable and friendly. They make the experience so fun and safe. The mantas are so gentle and majestic - they come within INCHES of you during the dive! This is a MUST for anyone who wants to get up close and personal with some beautiful wildlife!
star-5
One of the best things you could do on vacation
Rachel_R
, Nov 2021
Watching the manta rays eating the phytoplankton and being able to see all the way down their throats was incredible. Such a wonderful experience and I’d highly recommend to anyone who is interested in marine life.
star-5
Amazing Experience!
Katie_K
, Nov 2021
This was a great experience with great personnel running it! You feel completely safe while getting extremely close to these beautiful animals. The hot rinse shower after was a definite plus! I highly recommend!
star-5
Awesome Manta experience
maria_z
, Nov 2021
Adam our tour guide was amazing! We had soooo many Manta swimming around us! I took amazing underwater photos I can’t wait to print!
star-5
Such an amazing...
kat2479
, Nov 2021
Such an amazing experience! The guides were very knowledgeable about the area and the mantas. Their boat also has a warm shower when you are done! My son and I went in November and while the water wasn’t too cold, the warm shower definitely helped. I highly recommend this company over the small little boat companies.
star-5
Cool
carlos
, Nov 2021
Cool stuff wow the manta ray is very close to us kereeen can’t believe it it was so close to us they don’t bite
star-5
Great experience so far
Rui_L
, Nov 2021
It was fun.Captains are very supportive and professional. Such a great experience. Tips: Learn how to wear gears before u go. Prepare yourself. make sure take towels and bring a jacket go with you. The way back can be cold.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Recommend
Sungran_K
, Nov 2021
Manta rays were amazing. So huge! Great service. Best crews. I was afraid of seasickness but I was OK
1 traveler found this review helpful

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