5 Activity Rating
5 Crew Rating
I am glad that I chose this tour rather than the Body Glove boat. The boat that I chose had much better shade than the Body Glove boat that I saw also.
Lower deck sound system ineffective so couldn't hear the guide's commentary
Blue Sea Cruise whale boat leaving from Kona harbor, offering live narration from an on-board naturalist who will enlighten you about marine mammals. Whale Watch Tours occur Dec 15 through April 15 only.
This Sighting Guarantee assures youll see whales on this tour, if not the first time, then on your 2nd, free tour. (This offer is limited to Whaleboat tours from January 1st March 30th).
The Hawaiian Islands host the largest seasonal population of Humpback Whale activity in the world - the only location in the US where a population of whales come yearly to mate and give birth to their young. See Spinner Dolphins, Bottle Noise Dolphins, pilot Whales, sea turtles, mantas and more. frequent these waters year round. Photographic opportunities abound.
The Spirit of Kona was designed and built to enhance our Eco tour experience. Designed to allow maximum viewing of marine life above and below the surface of the ocean. It features 360-degree walk around viewing on both decks with 2 large glass bottom viewing wells. The Spirit of Kona is a 70 feet long 28 feet wide 150 passenger vessel weighing 78 gross tons.
Light snacks are provided
Food, Drinks, Beer, Wine, Cocktails and Souvenirs are available for purchase.
Naturalist provides narration describing the behavior or the Humpback Whales, some of the local marine life and historic sites we may pass along the Kona coast.
Hydrophone to listen to the whales and dolphins sing and communicate with each other.
The opportunity to view dolphins, manta rays, turtles, and a variety of tropical fish and other marine life through our two large glass bottom wells.
Full 360-degree view from both decks to watch dolphins and whales, or just sit back and enjoy the beautiful Kona Coast go by.
Duration: 2½ hours
Schedule: Daily Jan thru March
Time: Check-in 11:30am for noon departure.
Children: 5-11 pay reduced price.
Children under 5 are FREE.