After checking in you’ll be fitted with snorkeling gear and listen in on a safety briefing, before venturing out towards Kealakekua Bay in a rigid, inflatable hull raft.The waters here at this marine reserve are known for their exceptional clarity, and are sheltered enough for first-time snorkelers to feel comfortable entering the water.

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Just just bring a hat, towel, swimsuit and a healthy sense of adventure. The boat ride included informational stops at sea caves and various formations with our guide providing history and background information. Laura was very, very knowledgeable about the area and marine life.

Details of different tour options are in the Itinerary. A wide variety of fish were seen during snorkeling, a manta ray about 10' was posing for pictures at one stop. Small boat and very bumpy ride which we liked but if you get seasick keep this in mind. Lots of friendly chat from the guides and great diving locations. Lucky to say I also got to swim with a turtle that came up from the reef for about 15 minutes! Good, basic lunch, but that's all that's needed when swimming and traveling on a high speed boat!

The City was also a place where those who broke the "kapu," or sacred Hawaiian law might find a pardon.

Kapu forbid women to eat with men, and commoners to look at a chief or even touch a chief's shadow.

Pu'uhonua O Honaunau is a centuries old historic site that was of great importance in pre discovery Hawaii.

Most of the site dates back about 500 years and is currently taken care of by the National Parks Service.

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Rather than stay on schedule, we hung out with the dolphins and got back a bit later than scheduled. They were helpful for beginners and the bay was gorgeous and clear for snorkeling! We also saw lots of waves crashing against the volcanic shoreline.