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Check In Time is 30 MINUTES PRIOR to departure time.

What to Bring:

  • Towel
  • Dry Clothing
  • Light sweatshirt or jacket

What is Provided:

  • Wetsuit (optional to wear)
  • Dry Storage
  • Snorkel Gear (Rx masks available in a limited range and by request)
  • Flotation
  • Variety of snacks + hot and cold beverages

Our Crew:

  • All Captains and Crew are Lifeguard+CPR certified
  • Will be your in-water guide for the duration of the tour

Our Boat:

  • 40′  vessel, USCG certified
  • Shade Canopy
  • Bathroom
  • Warm, Fresh Water Shower
  • Never booked to max capacity for extra comfort and space

Info Times subject to change with sunset.

Adult Ages 13 & Up
Child Ages 12 & under
Ride Alongs *Must book with another passenger
Private charter

Night Swimming with Manta Rays in Hawaii

Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, unique to Kona, on this manta ray snorkel!

Manta ray snorkeling Kona is one of the best places known to experience manta rays up close and in shallow waters. We have over 200 manta rays that have been identified and named, take a look here.

Cruise with us along the beautiful Big Island coastline while admiring one of our magical sunsets on your Kona manta ray snorkel.

As these mantas are unique to not only the Big Island, but Kona specifically, this Manta Ray Kona tour should be on everyone’s bucket list! They are also the only mantas in the world that barrel roll to feed, lucky us!

On this nighttime Kona Manta Ray snorkeling adventure, we will be floating on the surface as we watch mantas dance below us. Sometimes referred to as the “butterflies of the sea,” mantas are completely harmless; they have no teeth, stingers, or barbs. Whenever possible, we tie off directly to the back of the boat so swimming is minimized and you can easily enjoy the incredible show the mantas put on. We will use our custom built lightboards to attract plankton, providing a rich bounty of which mantas may feed. It is exhilarating to be in the ocean at night on a snorkel with the Kona mantas.

We approach each manta ray swim tour with your safety and enjoyment as our highest priority,  adapting our tours to reflect this. Our crew, who are all lifeguard/CPR certified, will be in the ocean with you.

When you return to the boat, you will enjoy a warm, fresh water shower, and warm beverage of your choosing (hot cocoa or tea) + snacks.

Personal valuables such as cameras and cell phones are welcomed and encouraged on board but   at your own risk. We do provide a dry storage area for these belongings.

No Manta Policy: We do NOT guarantee mantas. While we see mantas 90+% of the time, they are wild animals in the ocean and their appearance and movement is beyond our control. No refunds will be given for non-sightings, no exceptions. We will however offer to bring your party back out on the boat another night, when space is available.