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See Manta Ray as You Snorkel in Kona on Our Famous Tour

Manta Ray Snorkel Kona

If you want to see giant manta ray on a snorkeling trip from Kona, you should check out our Night Manta Experience. Widely considered to be one of the best activities in Hawaii, our tour allows you to bear witness to giant manta rays weighing as much as 1,000 lbs. And not only can you see these majestic creatures, but you can also safely snorkel alongside them using a state-of-the-art flotation device. Keep reading to learn more about the ins and outs of our Night Manta Experience.

Manta Ray in Kona

How Long Is a Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour?

Our Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour runs for about 1.5 hours from start to finish, though you should bear in mind transport times to the departure point when planning your trip. The viewing point is only a few minutes away from our point of departure, so most of the tour time will be allocated to viewing and swimming alongside these majestic creatures.

What to Bring for a Manta Ray Night Snorkel Tour?

All you need to bring on our manta ray snorkeling tour is appropriate clothing for your warmth and comfort. We’ll provide you with wetsuits, snorkeling equipment including Rx masks, and flotation devices. We’ll also give you complimentary hot chocolate and cookies during the trip. Please note that you must know how to swim in order to join the tour.

Snorkeling with Manta Ray in Kona

How Rough Is the Water in Hawaii on a Manta Ray Snorkel Tour?

The viewing point we take you to has calm waters that are ideal for beginner snorkelers. While it’s important you know how to swim and remain calm around the manta rays (which aren’t dangerous), you won’t actually be doing much active swimming once you’re in the water.

Manta Ray Snorkel: Which Tour?

While there are a few other manta ray snorkeling tours available, our tour is frequently reviewed as one of the best. Just check out our near 5-star rating on Google, and you can see that our tours never disappoint. This particular tour has also been named by The Travel Channel as one of the top ten things to do in your lifetime, so you can feel confident it’ll live up to your expectations.

How to Take Night Time Manta Ray Pictures

Even though we sail under the cover of darkness, we’ll make sure there’s plenty of illumination for you to clearly see and take photos of the manta rays during the trip. You might want to bring an underwater camera for the best photos. Also, if possible, keep the ISO settings low, use a slow shutter speed, and set your camera to autofocus.

Manta Ray in Kona at Night

How to Choose the Best Manta Ray Night Dive in Hawaii

If you’re looking for the best manta ray snorkeling trip in Hawaii, you needn’t look any further than us. At Sea Quest Hawaii, we’ve been taking visitors on unforgettable snorkeling tours since 1988, meaning you can rest assured we know the best viewing points. Moreover, our tours have been showcased by prestigious organizations such as The Travel Channel. Browse our tours today to see what all the fuss is about.