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Anelakai Adventures

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Anelakai Adventures is a Big Island, Hawaii adventure company. Our Night Manta Ray Canoe Snorkel off the Kona Coast is a once in a lifetime experience. Skip the big crowds and go for a local Hawaiian experience — there’s no better way to meet mantas...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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78 7138 Kaleiopapa Street, Keauhou, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2527
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thank you so much to you guys for the amazing trip out to watch the Manta Rays feeding in the water.... To be in the water and be so close to them was a once in a lifetime experienced that we absolutely loved.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Strings2865
Reviewed 5 days ago

This trip was was wonderful for many reasons, mainly seeing those incredible mantas up close, so close we could have touched them (Which of course we did not). But just as great was canoeing out there in the dark, no motors (so much more enviro...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Goldengeargirl
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Don't even think twice - this is the way to go! The crew were wonderful and the mantas were ethereal...you will get cold and a little tired in the water - they did all the paddle"work"...it helps to know a little how to snorkel. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very smooth trip and we saw 2 big manta rays! beautiful. it took about 1 hour from leaving the harbor to return.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sophia D
Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for choosing Anelakai Adventures for your Night Manta experience! We are so happy you had a great time and thank you for sharing your feedback!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was soooooooo wonderful to see the Mantas. The tour and the Guedes were very good and friendly. I highly recommend this tour with the canoe.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for coming out with us and for the amazing feedback and recommendation!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this! The guys were knowledgeable, fun, and helpful. The Manta Rays come CLOSE!!!! I'm not particularly thin, athletic, or graceful, and the guides helped me in and out of the water, and up the ladder. Note: If you have trouble with climbing in/out or...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for coming out with us and we are so happy you had such a great time!! Thank you so much for sharing such helpful feedback and we would love to have you out with us again the next time you're on the Big Island!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the Manta Ray Snorkel on the Anelakai Adventures' canoe. Since we had a 5-year old in our party and none of us were comfortable swimming this option was chosen. I wish they had proper signboards for the car park.More

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so grateful to be able to provide a viewing experience for those not comfortable getting in the water so that they can have the opportunity to see these majestic creatures that otherwise wouldn't be available. I wish there were more that we could...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Iko and Keyan took us out on Iko's beautiful outrigger canoe to snorkel with manta Rays - an experience I'll never forget. They made us feel so comfortable, like I'd known them for years. This excursion was the highlight of our vacation!! Mahalo, Iko!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for coming out with us, and we are so happy you had such a great time!! Thank you so much for sharing your feedback and we'd love to have you out with us again!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Top ten activity. Enjoyed watching the Mantas for almost an hour; like a ballet watching them feed on the plankton. Loved the silence of the canoe as well. I highly recommend this experience!!!

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy that you loved your Night Manta experience with us and are grateful for your amazing feedback! Mahalo!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing time! We did the 6pm tour and took a canoe to a place close by where lights were used to attract the plankton for the manta ray. It was awesome because we got to see the sunset. The snorkel is just...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AngelafromNJ
Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for choosing Anelakai Adventures for your Night Manta experience! We are so happy that you had such a great time and so appreciate you taking the time to share such wonderful feedback!!

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