Hula Kai – Snorkeling Excursion

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Hula Kai Catamaran in Keauhou Bay

Pre & Post-Conference Options

  • Sunday, August 30, 2015 or Saturday, September 5, 2015


  • $195 per person for conference participants/guests
  • All field trips are contingent on a minimum enrollment of 40 participants
  • Your payment will be processed after the minimum enrollment has been made.
  • Cancellation deadline is: July 31, 2015
  • No refunds will be issued after July 31, 2015

Snorkeling is one of the Big Island’s greatest adventures. You’ll have an opportunity to experience the Big Island’s newest snorkel vessel, the Hula Kai, which was designed and built specifically to maximize your opportunity to experience and view Hawai‘i’s abundant marine life.

Take advantage of an up-close and personal underwater world adventure. Gaze and enjoy the pristine waters and marine sanctuaries of Kealakekua Bay in this spectacular vessel.  The Hula Kai’s unique hydrofoil technology allows for faster speeds and smoother rides than other vessels. You’ll experience more remote and exotic locations on this new vessel so take advantage of this opportunity because this adventure is not to be missed!

Hula Kai Features:

  • 55′ Teknicraft power catamaran (Built in 2005)
  • Experienced, lifeguard certified crew
  • Two staircases for easy water access
  • Restrooms & fresh water showers
  • Comfortable seating with arm and head rests
  • Snorkel gear and instruction
  • Various Flotation devices 

Hula Kai Boat Cruise at Keauhou BayInclusions:

  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Marine Field Interpreter/Guide
  • 5-hr Cruise (9:30 AM - 2:30 PM), Includes:
    • Tropical breakfast buffet (fresh fruit, yogurt, granola, hot egg frittatas, croissants, coffee & tea)
    • BBQ lunch (On the grill - Island beef burgers, garden burgers, teriyaki chicken, pasta salad, green salad and dessert cookies)
    • Snorkel class, as needed
    • Two unique snorkel destinations
    • Abundant marine life viewing
    • Spectacular shoreline scenery
    • Historical overview of sights while cruising
    • No host bar (beer, wine, soda, juice, water)


08:00 am – Check-in at Hotel Lower Lobby
08:15 am – Depart for Keauhou Bay
09:30 – 2:30 pm – Five hour cruise
3:30 pm – Approximate return to the Hilton Waikoloa Village Hotel

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