Hilo Bay & Coconut Island Kayak Adventure
- Guest Price per person
- Double - Kayak Guests Price per double - kayak (2 guests)
Experience the history and natural beauty of old Hawaii
This guided kayak adventure provides you with a local, knowledgeable nature-lover who can’t wait to show you what makes their home so special. Experience the history and natural beauty of old Hawaii, unlike anywhere else in the islands, as you will soon discover Hilo Bay captures the feeling of going back in time. Hilo Bay is a large bay located on the eastern coast of the island of Hawaii. The modern town of Hilo overlooks Hilo Bay and located north of the bay runs the Hamakua Coast on the slopes of Mauna Kea and south of the bay is the Puna district on the slopes of Mauna Loa. Your group is kept to a small, intimate number of no more than six guests at a time to offer a true one-on-one experience with your guide. After your safety briefing as per PADI/NAUI regulations, you will be shown to your kayak, where your life jacket and paddle are waiting. Now it’s time to set off on this amazing expedition on the water! As you paddle, you will be surrounded with the majestic snow-capped peaks of Mauna Kea crater in the distance. Your experienced guide will share with you the history of the last Hawaiian monarch at Queen Liliuokalani Japanese Gardens as you make your way to Coconut Island. Coconut Island or Moku Ola, is a small island in Hilo Bay, just offshore from Lili’uokalani Park and Gardens. The island is popular with local families that come here to relax on the grass and have picnics in the small pavilions. The two sandy beaches are sheltered by the Hilo Pier, so the waters are calm. There are also several tide pools to explore, where the local marine life thrives and can easily be seen. Get out and spend approximately 1.5 hours on the water in picturesque Hilo Bay and take part in an experience like no other, your day in Hilo will certainly be special and memorable. Space is very limited and will sell out fast, sign up today!
Please check in 10 minutes prior to the start time of your tour. Detailed check-in directions will be included in your confirmation email.
Customers will receive a full refund with 24 hour notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather, should a tour fail to reach our minimum capacity (2) or other unforeseen circumstances. In all cases we will do our best to offer alternative dates for your tour. No-shows will be charged the full price. Late arrivals may be charged a late arrival fee. Contact us by phone (808-934-8344) to cancel or inquire about a cancellation.
This tour: Is not suitable for those who are pregnant, over 300lbs, have back problems, or cannot swim unassisted in the open ocean.
All tours: Leave promptly at the specified time. Tours will not be held back for late arrivals and missed tours will not be eligible for refund. If guests require rental gear for this adventure, they will be responsible for showing up before the specified time in order to have gear fitted and be ready for an on-time departure.
Certified Divers: Must show proof of Open Water Diver or higher certification upon check-in.
- Must be able to converse and understand detailed instruction in English.
- Must be able to carry 50lbs of equipment on your back unassisted.
- Must complete and submit PADI/NAUI mandatory medical questionnaire 72h prior to excursion (provided after booking). Those with lung, heart, or other major medical issues should contact the store for more information.
- Individuals must successfully pass classroom and confined portion of activity in order to proceed to ocean dive component.
- Refunds will not be honored for individuals who submit late medical questionnaires or who are unable to complete the activity in full.
ALL Divers: MUST wait at least 12 hours before ascending to altitude above 2,500 ft after your dive. A two-tank dive increases your wait time to 18 hours.