Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I bring my own snorkeling gear?
A: Absolutely, YES, but there is no discount for bringing your own equipment.

Q: Should I bring a camera?
A: Please feel free to bring a waterproof camera with you.

Q: What about bathrooms?
A: There are no restrooms aboard. The last chance to use a restroom is at the
boat ramp before check-in.

Q: What should I bring with me on the morning tour?
A: Your swimsuit, a towel, sandals, sunscreen, sunglasses, long sleeve rash
guard, a hat, and your waterproof camera.

Q: What should I bring with me on the afternoon tour?
A: Your swimsuit, a towel, sandals, sunscreen, sunglasses, long sleeve rash
guard, a hat, and your waterproof camera.

Q: What should I bring with me on the manta tour?
A: Your swimsuit, a towel, sandals, a change of clothes, and your waterproof
camera.

Q: Can I get directions?
A: We meet you at the Keauhou Bay Boat Ramp, 78-7100 Kaleiopapa
Street, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

FROM THE NORTH (Kohala Coast or Waikoloa Resort Areas):
• Take HI-19 South and continue onto HI-11.
• Turn RIGHT onto Kamehameha III Road
• Turn LEFT onto Ali`i Drive
• Turn RIGHT onto Kaleiopapa Street
Going downhill, continue over the series of speed bumps. Pass the Sheraton’s
entrance (on the left), stay to the right and arrive at Keauhou Bay.

PLEASE NOTE: When traveling from the Kohala Coast or Waikoloa Resort
Areas, please allow a minimum of 1 Hour travel time for the morning and
afternoon tours. Due to local evening traffic, a minimum of 1.5 Hours travel
time is advised for either Manta Tour.

FROM THE SOUTH (South Kona or Ka`u Districts):
• Take HI-11 North.
• Turn LEFT onto Kamehameha III Road
• Turn LEFT onto Ali`i Drive
• Turn RIGHT onto Kaleiopapa Street
Going downhill, continue over the series of speed bumps. Pass the Sheraton’s
entrance (on the left), stay to the right and arrive at Keauhou Bay.

MORNING DOLPHIN SWIM & SUNSET MANTA TOURS:
The KOEX dive guide or captain meets you in front of the public restroom area.

AFTERNOON SNORKEL & NIGHT MANTA TOURS:
The KOEX dive guide or captain meets you at the water’s edge where the
boats go in and out.