Kayak Through Pristine Coral Reefs
On calm mornings, kayakers dive into the clear waters surrounding the islands – on their way to snorkeling, fishing, whale watching or just paddle boarding. For tourists, a kayak trip is a great way to explore offshore reefs, spot whales or dolphins, and enjoy a morning at sea. Makena Landing and Olowalu are hubs for kayak tours.
Big Island Activities – Enjoy a 5-hour morning kayak tour as you step back into historic Old Hawaii to the “City of Refuge,” an area popular with Hawaiian sea turtles. Snorkel one of the most pristine coral reefs in the United States while seeing colorful tropical fish.
Ride the Waves on a Surfboard in Hawaii
Get excited as you learn to surf on this 2-hour beginners’ group lesson in Maui. Join no more than 6 other students and learn the basics of surfing, including ocean awareness, water safety, piloting skills and proper etiquette. You are guaranteed to surf in one easy lesson, or your next lesson is free! Instructors, surfboards and rash guards are all included.
Kona and surfing go hand in hand, and this semi-private lesson lets you learn the tricks of the trade from a professional instructor at the Big Island’s best beginner surf spots. Anyone of any age can dive safely with the help of first aid certified lifeguards; classes are great for families, couples and groups of friends. Includes surfboards, reef shoes, and SPF clothing for added safety.
Snorkel in the Clear Waters of the Pacific Ocean
The water here is clear and calm. While snorkeling, you can expect to see plenty of tropical fish, colorful reef life, sea turtles, and more! Plus, the beach itself is out of this world, with a secluded crescent-shaped bay perfect for spending an afternoon between napping and snacking.
Snorkeling along the Kona coast is fantastic. The clear waters and abundant fish are great places for swimming. Join some luxury tours that take you to multiple snorkeling spots for a more varied underwater experience. Try SNUBA too!