Body Glove Hawaii operates their cruises from Kona where they operate the ‘Kanoa II’, a 65-ft catamaran. Body Glove is certified by the Hawaii Ecotourism Association which means that their tours are eco-friendly, culturally educational, and as sustainable as possible.
Body Glove Whale Watching Excursion
Body Glove is a household name for whale watching tours on the Big Island. Their Whale Watching Excursion takes 2.5 hours and features an on-board marine life naturalist that can tell you all about the whales and their behavior. The catamaran also is equipped with underwater hydrophones that let you hear the whales sing.
Next to seeing whales there also is the chance to also see Spinner Dolphins, Pilot and Sperm Whales, Manta Rays, Sea Turtles and more.
Whale watching excursions are organized from December to the last day of March. You can find more information about the body Glove Whale Watching Excursion and make your bookings through the image above or by clicking here.
Body Glove Snorkel and Dolphin Adventure
The snorkel and dolphin adventure guarantees dolphin sightings. If no dolphins are seen during the tour you can come again for free.
You can find more information about the body Glove Snorkel and Dolphin Adventure and make your bookings through the image above or by clicking here.
This tour takes you to the protected marine sanctuaries of Red Hill which are home to more than 600 species of enchanting ocean wildlife. It includes dolphin watching, continental breakfast buffet, BBQ lunch featuring beef burgers (or vegan taro burgers), snacks, sodas, juices, Rx masks, snorkel gear, snorkeling instruction, 2.5 hours water time, flotation & water toys, 20′ water slide, fresh water shower, no host premium bar, his & hers restrooms and plenty of shade.
Historical lunch and dinner cruises
These guided historical cruises take you 12 miles down the Kona Coast to Captain Cook’s monument at Kealakekua Bay while a local historian points out over 50 points of interest and historical sites.You will also hear your share of local stories and legends and should keep watch for the seasonal visitor-Humpback Whales (~December – March)
Both cruises offer live Hawaiian style music and take 2.5 hours (lunch cruise) or 3 hours (dinner cruise).
The Kanoa II Catamaran
The Kanoa II is an award winning, multi-million dollar vessel that offers plenty of shade (very important!), cushioned seating, flat screen televisions, a full sound system for live entertainment, and a full-service premium bar. The Kanoa II is equipped with three restrooms, two fresh water showers, a 20-foot water slide, a 15-foot high dive platform, two large double swim platforms, and floatation toys for everyone.
The crew includes a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain, First Mate, licensed bartender, and deck hands. All of the crew is trained in first aid and C.P.R. The cruises are wheelchair friendly and kids 5 and under are always FREE.
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