4 Hours
Big Island, Honokohau Harbor
Tour Times

Hawaii Nautical takes you on an unparalleled yacht to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled underwater treasures at stunning snorkeling bays along the historic Kona Coast. A maximum of 6 guests aboard makes for an uncrowded, intimate experience aboard a spacious and luxurious yacht. 

Snorkel location will be chosen based on the day’s best conditions and with guest input and can include such marvelous sites as Pawai Bay noted for its caves, arches, and swim-throughs; or Makalawena offshore of what is often referred to as the Big Island’s best beach, accessible only by boat, hiking or rugged 4×4. 

After snorkeling, enjoy lunch aboard. See dolphins and turtles year-round. During whale season (December-April) also see humpback whales.

Note: Snorkel and mask are provided for use on the tour. You will also have the option to buy gear on-board.
Snorkel fins, vest, and in-water assistance from the crew are also included.


  • Availability:
    • October-December: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday (Closed Saturday)
    • January-Onward: Daily
  • Tour Times: 9:00 AM
  • Duration: 4 Hours


  • Lunch aboard.
  • Every guest is provided with the use of an inflatable snorkel safety vest.
  • Cabins for rest & rejuvenation and private changing areas, plus in-cabin restrooms and fresh-water showers for comfort and convenience.


  • Maximum of 6 guests aboard.

Location: Hawaii Nautical at Honokohau Harbor
Address: 74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona 96740
Google Maps:  https://maps.app.goo.gl/1PQDCrPU7p6vG4KVA

Check-in: Please arrive 20 minutes prior to your tour time. At Honokohau Harbor, the catamaran Honi Olani is docked at the Outer Basin, slip #38 & #39. Head to this pinpoint on GPS: 19.6688,-156.0267

Parking Instructions: Parking is available at the Honokohau Harbor parking lot in front of the boat. As you enter the Honokohau Harbor stay straight, do NOT turn right. Continue straight (all boats will be on your right and no boats on your left). Once you reach the yellow locked gate, turn right into the parking lot.

Special Notes:
All participants must complete electronic waivers prior to participation.

FH: Luxury Catamaran Yacht Snorkel Sail

Activity Company: Hawaii Nautical

Kona Luxury Dolphin Sail and Snorkel comes with Al Fresco Menu included at no added charge. Or, upgrade to the Local Plate menu.

Al Fresco – INCLUDED at no added charge:

Choose one option between:

  • Turkey club sandwich (includes fries)
    Toasted white or wheat bread with turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato and swiss cheese
  • Vegetarian option:
    Veggie burger with fries

Local Plate – $59.00 per person

Choose 1 entree per person, all come with steamed rice and tossed salad with tomatoes, cucumbers and carrots:

  • Grilled Mahi Mahi
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Furikake crusted ono (wahoo) with aioli sauce
  • Spicy garlic chicken with aioli sauce
  • Pulehu shortribs (grilled beefed), seasoned with Hawaiian salt
  • Ribeye steak prepared with garlic salt and pepper, broiled and served with grilled mushrooms and onions
  • Vegetarian option: Veggie burger
  • Salad dressing options:
    • Ranch, French, Thousand Island, Italian, Blue Cheese, Oriental or Caesar