Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures (W.H.O.A.) uses the only U.S. Navy Special Warfare craft available for civilian enjoyment. Our boat the ‘Ocean Warrior’ is a true assault boat built for speed and maneuverability which translates into 7 tons of fun and excitement.
Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures will take you to places along the Kona coast that most travelers never get to see. So, if you want the normal snorkel trip on a normal raft, we don’t do normal. However, if you want something special and different, something flat out fun, then W.H.O.A. can deliver.                    

Rates are per person and are the same for children and adults.

We provide snorkeling gear, delicious snacks, tropical fruits, and beverages on our snorkeling tours. All you need to bring is a towel, sunscreen, and secure hats.

We kindly ask that you arrive AT LEAST 15 minutes prior to departure.
Our main harbor for departure is Honokohau Marina, although we are also able to pick up from Kailua or Keauhou Pier.

Also, due to the nature of the adventure, we do require that our customers:
1. MUST be over 4 feet tall
2. MUST be under 280lbs
3. MUST NOT have any neck or back injuries
4. MUST NOT have had any major surgery in the past 6 months
5. MUST NOT be pregnant
6. MUST be able to climb ladder (for snorkeling tours)

Cancellation policy: We do require a 48 Hrs cancellation notice - 72 Hrs for private charters.

Please note: We require a minimum of 4 passengers to run our tours (except the private tours).

PRIVATE CHARTERS: : These are excellent for a photo safari or if you would just like some private time with your family away from worldly distractions. Great for special occasions like a birthday parties, or bachelor/bachelorette parties we do it all! Please, call us directly to book. @ 808-854-4401  

WHOA follows strict guidelines when it comes to animals encounters. We aim to minimize our impact on the marine wildlife and help protect our delicate ecosystem while respectfully observing it.

 

Snorkeling Tour  Capt Cook Snorkel

SNORKELING & MARINE LIFE EXPERIENCE 4 Hrs - 09:00 to 13:00 –  $160/person (+ tax) – max 8 people

This trip has it all. It is an adventure snorkel trip combined with animal encounters and a fast boat ride. The vessel “Ocean Warrior” is a REAL Navy SEAL assault boat. Dubbed the Lamborghini of the ocean, we can do things other boats can’t, high speed turns and stops you are sure to get a thrill.
Trip begins from Honokohau Marina and our experienced Captains will take you offshore (weather permitting) to find dolphins, whales, sharks and other marine life. Please do keep in mind that on very rare occasion we do not see them as they are wild animals.
We have several beautiful snorkeling spots along the Kona Coast such as Kealakekua Bay marine preserve (Captain Cook), secluded small coves, remote black sand beach and etc. We go to the most preferable one of those spots depending on the conditions of the day. The conditions include the surf, weather, and the time we spend for animal encounters. After the snorkel, refreshments will be served.
The ride back is super fun and exhilarating. Feel the speed and excitement of riding the fastest and most maneuverable boat of the US Navy. We hug the shoreline for up close sight seeing such as sea caves, lava tubes, incredible rock formations pounded by the waves.
Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures gives you the wild Hawaii truly off the beaten path. Bring your sense of adventure and let's journey together with Wild Hawaii.

NOTE: Due to the surf or other conditions, we occasionally need to limit our boat maneuvers for your safety

Please Bring Towels, Secured hats, and Sunscreen

Provided on the trip are:
Snorkeling gear and flotation devices
Dry boxes for cameras and personal belongings
Shade Cover when stopped
Selection of cold beverages, snacks, and tropical fruit.
Book online now!

 

 

Capt Cook Snorkel  Capt Cook Snorkeling Tour

CAPT. COOK SNORKEL TOUR  2.5 Hrs – 14:00 to 16:30 - $120/person (+ tax) - max 11 people

Ride one of the fastest boats on the Big Island that will take you to the famous Captain Cook's monument in beautiful Kealakekua Bay in half the time of other boats. Spend more time snorkeling in one of the top marine preserves in Hawaii in calm waters rich with marine wildlife . Most often we encounter Spinner Doplhins that are local residents of our island. Sometimes they come to the bay and are protected under the Marine Mammal Act. Please keep in mind that occasionally we do not see them as they are wild animals.
The tour is a wonderful ocean adventure where the Captain and crew will share their knowledge of the area, the marine life and historical background, and is a perfect way to spend an afternoon in Hawaii on a very unique boat. The ride back is super fun and exhilarating. Feel the speed and excitement of riding the fastest and most maneuverable boat of the US Navy. We hug the shoreline for up close sightseeing of sea caves, lava tubes, and incredible rock formations pounded by the waves. Wild Hawaii Ocean Adventures gives you the wild Hawaii truly off the beaten path. Bring your sense of adventure and journey together with Wild Hawaii.

NOTE: Due to the surf or other conditions, we occasionally need to limit our boat maneuvers for your safety

Please bring towels, secured hats, and sunscreen.

Provided on the trip are:
Snorkeling gear and flotation devices
Dry boxes for cameras and personal belongings
Shade Cover when stopped
Selection of cold beverages and snacks.
Book online now!

 

 

Whale Watching  Whale Watching

WHALE WATCHING(Seasonal) 2 Hrs or 14:00 to 16:00 - $100/person (+ tax) - max 11 people

Is speed important when it comes to finding marine life? Yes, wild animals don’t make appointments once they are sighted the faster you can get there the better chance you have of seeing them up close. With our boat the Ocean Warrior, close encounters with the Kona marine life such as whales, dolphins sharks and others has never been as rewarding. Our Captains are unique to the industry. They have over 20 years experience working on the waters and they have closely observed, studied and interacted with our beloved aquatic Kona residents. We are proud to stand apart from the crowd and treat you and our environment with the utmost respect and knowledge. For humpback whale watching, a hydrophone available on board will allow you to hear the eerie and symphonic songs of these majestic creatures.

Please note: Our seasonal Whale watching tours are from December 1st to March 31st.

Please bring secured hats, cover-ups and sunscreen.

Provided on the trip:
Hydrophone
Dry boxes for cameras and personal belongings
Selection of cold beverages and snacks

Book online now!