ENJOY BEAUTIFUL SIGHTS OF THE
ISLAND FROM THE PACIFIC OCEAN
Whether you want to relax and take in the sunset, learn about Hawaiian culture from a replica of a traditional Hawaiian sailboat, or stop for a snorkel with the colorful inhabitants of the Pacific Ocean, there’s a sailing tour for you! Sailing tours are a wonderful way to explore the Pacific, and a great activity to include in your vacation! We’ve compiled a list of companies that offer these tours for you to plan your perfect Big Island adventure.
If you’re looking for a sunset or snorkel sailing experience, and you’re staying in the Mauna Lani Resort, Mauna Lani Sea Adventures might be perfect for you! They launch from the Mauna Lani Beach Club and offer both sunset and snorkel sails.
For those looking to learn about Hawaiian culture, the Hahaluelele (Flying Manta Ray), is a 35 foot replica of an ancient double hull sailing canoe. The guides share stories about the culture and history of the Hawaiian people during the scenic ride. There’s even a stop for snorkelling on the way! This experience departs from the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel in the Mauna Kea Resort.
Paradise sailing is a family owned and operated company based in Kailua-Kona. They offer sailing charters, with their Kona Sunset Cruise, as well as private catamaran charters.
This Kailua-Kona based company offers snorkeling sail tours, perfect for those who want to combine a nice boat ride and a swim discovering the Island’s marine life. They offer morning and afternoon tours, as well as evening Manta Ray Snorkeling, a truly unforgettable experience.
We recommend contacting organisations directly to get the most up to date information about their operations.