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Anelakai Adventures

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“outrigger canoe”(30 reviews)
“small group”(25 reviews)
“manta rays”(58 reviews)
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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 6 days ago

This is my second time using this company. They are probably the most amazing company I've worked with. The first time we went out with them we were practically chased by the Mantas. They just love this boats set up WAY more than the other...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been on big dive boats with lots of people before and felt like one of many tourists. THIS WAS DIFFERENT! The canoe only holds a handful of guests who paddle together to find the mantas. We felt one with the ocean, part of the...More

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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo Heather for coming out with us, and we are so happy that you had such a great time! We so appreciate you talking the time to share your feedback and would love to have you out with us again!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience on the manta watch that left later in the evening. Really enjoyed the short paddle out and definitely did not miss the noise from motors. Saw six or seven mantas and our guides were really great. Just do this!

Thank Jim D
Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy that you chose Anelakai Adventures for your Night Manta experience, and so appreciate you taking the time to provide your feedback! Mahalo for the amazing recommendation!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot say enough positive about Anelakai Adventures. My husband and I have done the Manta tour twice now and had a fantastic experience both times. The tours are small, only 6 to a boat so you get personalized experience. The service is fantastic. Our...More

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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for choosing Anelakai Adventures, and for taking the time to share such amazing feedback! We are so happy that you had such a great time and loved having you guys out with us! Please let us know the next time you're...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went out on the snorkeling trip Wednesday evening. Turned out to be the best way to see the rays! Don't think twice about doing the tour with Anelakai Adventures, just go for it! It's an intimate experience with a max of six people plus two...More

Thank TimTX
Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for choosing Anelakai Adventures for your Night Manta Experience, and we are so happy that you had such a great time!! We so appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback here - it's amazing reviews like yours that help us succeed. We...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do adventure... even if you are not a great swimmer, snorkeler or paddler - the team make it easy. You paddle for 5 - 7 minutes in a traditional outrigger canoe, raft up and get ready for the manta rays..you place...More

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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for coming out with us and for taking the time to share such detailed feedback! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience with us!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guide was really nice & the tour was wonderful. We saw a lot of Mantas & hat the luck to see also Dolphins.Would recommend to do thisMore

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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear that you had a great time, and loved that you got to see dolphins as well - that is always such a special treat! Mahalo for taking the time to share your feedback and we'd love to have you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very personal, kind and knowledgeable staff! I went out on the earlier paddle and whilst the sunset was amazing, I think I would suggest the later paddle because I was so eager to go, I got into the water a little early and had to...More

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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy you had a great time and really appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback!! We'd love to have you out with us again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous experience... crew was amazing and the canoe definitely added to the experience. We lost count of how many Mantas we saw... very comforting that your able to hold right onto the canoe. Also the small group was fun, because it allowed...More

Thank Brian E
Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 27 August 2018

So glad I did this. Being a wimp I thought I may not get in water but might stay in canoe. Very patient, calming crew and I realised it was going to be fine. Far from being scary it was calming and awesome to watch...More

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Holly C, Owner at Anelakai Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so happy that you chose Anelakai Adventures for your Night Manta experience, and even happier that we were able to help ease your fears and help you enjoy the whole adventure! Mahalo for the amazing feedback and we'd love to have you out...More

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