Manta Rays are one of the most beautiful ocean creatures. Manta Rays in Hawaii have been Kona’s most unique attraction to travelers since they were “discovered” in the early 90′s. The near shore waters of Kona, Hawaii are home to one of the most robust and accessible populations of Manta Rays in the world. While Manta Rays are found in most oceans, their regular appearances to feed at night in Kona, Hawaii is unique in the world.
Initially, the Manta Rays were enjoyed only by divers, but within the last few years it has transformed into a Manta Ray Snorkel activity to be enjoyed by all ages. Now, more people snorkel with the exotic Kona Manta Rays. Even the most seasoned traveler often comments that the Kona Manta Ray Experience is the “most amazing thing I’ve ever done!”. Although staged and conducted at night, powerful lights are used to attract Manta Rays and these lights illuminate the area so much, that you forget that it is after dark in the warm, tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean.
We kayak for 3-5 minutes and snorkel with the manta rays for about an hour in Keauhou Bay near the Sheraton Hotel in Kailua-Kona. The snorkel is in 6-10 feet of water and close to shore. We provide lights and snorkel gear( if needed).
“ONE OF THE TOP-TEN THINGS TO DO IN YOUR LIFETIME”. Experiencing the beauty of the manta ray up close and personal is an experience you will always cherish.
Our snorkel and dive adventure is at night for the best viewing of the manta rays. Although you can view manta rays during daylight hours, they feed most actively at night when many plankton rise towards the surface providing one of the favorite foods on which mantas feed. Using dive lights that are safe for the manta, we are able to attract these plankton which attracts the mantas.
Manta rays do not have stingers like the Sting Rays, mantas are completely safe to be around. We invite you to the ultimate manta ray diving and snorkeling experience!
Make your Reservation to snorkel and dive with manta rays now!