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What Our Best Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour Includes

Best Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour

If you’re visiting the Big Island with the family, alone, or as a couple, you might be interested in finding out what our best Captain Cook snorkeling tour includes. One of the top-rated activities on Hawaii, our Captain Cook snorkeling trip gives you the chance to visit pristine coral reefs, awe-inspiring sea caves, incredible wildlife-watching spots, and much more. During the trip, your Coast Guard certified Captain and crew will tell you amazing facts about the area’s highlights.

At Sea Quest Hawaii, we endeavor to organize the most exciting and unique snorkeling tours on the Big Island. That’s why we’re proud to offer what we believe to be the best Captain Cook snorkeling tour in Hawaii. Below, we explain in more detail what you can expect to see and do on this popular tour. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

View of Underwater on Our Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour

What You Can Expect from Our Best Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour

Included in our best Captain Cook snorkeling tour are visits to sea caves, an hour of snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay, wildlife watching opportunities, and more. Here are the highlights of the tour in more detail:

Enjoy an hour of snorkeling in Kealakekua Bay

Famous for being one of Hawaii’s most scenic snorkeling spots, Kealakekua Bay is a 315-acre protected marine sanctuary. Here, you can swim alongside a plethora of tropical fish near one of Hawaii’s most beautiful coral reefs. New to snorkeling? The calm waters of Kealakekua Bay make it perfect for beginners.

Sail into the sea caves of Hualalai

Visit Sea Caves on Our Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour

After an hour or so of snorkeling, you’ll sail along the coast of South Kona back towards Keauhou Bay. Along the way, you’ll maneuver into sea caves that penetrate the base of Hualalai, one of the Big Island’s active volcanoes. Your guide will point out geologically fascinating features such as lava tubes and unique rock formations.

Learn about the story of the Captain Cook Monument

The Captain Cook Monument marks a contentious spot in the history of Hawaii. It was built by the British to commemorate the controversial Captain James Cook after he was killed here in 1779. The site is also sacred to many native Hawaiians. Visiting this landmark gives you a glimpse into the story of contemporary Hawaii.

Relax onboard your boat

When you’re not snorkeling or admiring some of the Big Island’s unique geological features, you can sit back and unwind as you sail along the Pacific Ocean on your custom-made vessel. Throughout the trip, you can enjoy complimentary water, juice, and tropical snacks. Keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of wildlife such as dolphins and green sea turtles.

Learn More about Our Best Captain Cook Snorkeling Tour

If you want to make the most of your visit to the Big Island, you won’t regret joining us on our best Captain Cook snorkeling tour. During the trip, you’ll snorkel in coral reefs, sail into sea caves, and take in views of breathtaking landscapes. If you’re lucky, you might even get to see animals such as sea turtles, whales, and dolphins. Reserve your place on our best Captain Cook snorkeling tour today, or get in touch with us for more information.