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Ocean Encounters

74-425 Kealakehe Parkway #1, Kailua-Kona

Whale Watching at Ocean Encounters (Up to 36% Off)

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Starting in December through the end of March and early April, the Humpback Whales make their migration from Alaska to Kona, Hawaii.

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About Ocean Encounters

En route to Honokohau Marina, tall and slender palm trees line the road, and white sails peak on the horizon. After a couple turns, the Pacific appears, telling visitors they've made it to Ocean Encounters.

Once aboard the company's 46-foot boat, they may find views of Kona's waters on the upper deck and shade inside the cabin. But perhaps an important feature of the vessel is a swim step, which they use to climb into and out of the ocean on snorkeling tours.

During four-hour daytime trips, they may get to swim with schools of tropical fish and pods of spinner Morning Snorkel through the coral reefs of Kealakekua Bay. On evening trips, they venture farther from the coast to watch the sun set, then mingle with glowing manta rays in the sea.