Sunset Manta Snorkel Trip

By Wahine Charters
Price is $118per adult


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  • Encounters with manta rays with wingspans reaching 13 feet
  • Sunset boat trip to the dive site with fruit & beverages
  • Onboard orientation about the mantas before water time
  • Mantas swimming around you in the light from a “light board”
  • A 29-foot powerboat with comfy padded seating & swim ladder

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Sunset Manta Snorkel Trip

Drinks Only

Live Commentary in English.

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Price is $117.11 per ticket, price for 1 Adult is $117.11


Price is $117.11

What's included, what's not

  • Guided manta snorkeling trip
  • Snorkel gear and wetsuit
  • Hot cocoa, fresh fruit, and beverages

Know Before You Book

  • Children 2 and younger are complimentary.
  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs.
  • You must be able to swim on your own.
  • Maximum group size is 14 people.
  • Tour time changes based on sunset. You will arrange your exact tour departure time directly with the local tour operator after booking.

What you can expect

Manta rays are some of the ocean's most gentle and majestic creatures, and this tour lets you enjoy close encounters with them in as beautiful an environment as you can imagine. Head out to sea at sunset for a snorkeling adventure that lets you see the rays in the shimmering moonlight.

The Kona coast is the ideal location for encountering these gentle giants. After boarding a comfortable vessel, nibble on fresh island fruit and sip refreshing beverages as you make your way out to prime snorkeling territory. Take in gorgeous views of the setting sun before reaching the dive site and getting fitted for your gear.

After an onboard orientation about your equipment and the manta rays themselves, enter the water and grab hold of a “light board,” which is designed to attract plankton and, consequently, manta rays. The warm, clear water is illuminated and very welcoming throughout your experience.

Float around the surface marveling at rays dancing and somersaulting jubilantly beneath you. Some of these majestic creatures' wingspans reach as much as 13 feet (4 m). Keep an eye out for schools of fish and lights from other snorkelers attracting plankton the rays rely on.

After acquainting yourself with the behavior of these fascinating animals, get back in the boat for the journey back to Kona. Sip a cup of hot cocoa and do some stargazing as you approach the Kona coast.


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Activity Location

  • Kona Coast
  • 74-381 Kealakehe Parkway
  • Kailua-Kona Hawaii 96740

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Honokohau Harbor
    • 74-381 Kealakehe Parkway
    • Kailua-Kona Hawaii 96740

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