Big Island: Captain Cook Sightseeing & Snorkel Expedition


Explore the breathtaking marine sanctuary of Kealakekua Bay on this half-day excursion. Visit the historic Captain Cook Monument. Snorkel in crystal-clear waters abundant with sea life, discovering sea caves and lava tubes.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    3 hour


  • Highlights
    • Snorkel in the aquamarine waters of Kealakekua Bay filled with coral gardens and fish
    • Explore remote sea caves and coves along the Kona Coast
    • Catch glimpses of marine life including sea turtles, dolphins, and whales
    • Marvel at the famed Captain Cook Monument tucked away and protected from high winds and sea levels
  • Full description
    Discover the natural beauty and history of Kealakekua Bay on this eco-friendly snorkeling adventure. This stunning 315-acre marine sanctuary boasts protected waters, making it the best place in Hawaii for snorkelers of all levels of experience. Jump in the turquoise waters and marvel at the tropical fish, colorful coral, and marine life. Keep your eyes peeled—you might even catch a glimpse of playful Hawaiian spinner dolphins.

    After a full hour of snorkeling, let your friendly captain and crew transport you and your small group to the historic Captain Cook's Monument. Hear about the dramatic history of this location as you gaze toward the cove where the white stone monument stands.  On your way back, enjoy snacks and beverages while you ride up the coast learning about local legends and...  more
  • Includes
    • 3-hour snorkel and sightseeing tour
      Tropical snacks, juice, and water
      Snorkel Gear, wetsuits, and flotation devices
  • Exclude
    • Gratuities