4 Hour Morning Snorkel
2 hour Afternoon Snorkel
2 Hour Manta Snorkel
8:30 am
1:30 pm
Manta Varies with Sunset
1,199 - 1,999

The Orca

Hop aboard with friends and family and zip along the coast in the Orca a 27ft rigid hull inflatable with comfortable seating for 18 passengers. She is the perfect vessel for a family reunion or wedding party snorkeling excursion. Head south to snorkel gorgeous Kealakekua Bay, home of the Captain Cook Monument, or head north to Makalwena for a morning of floating and sunning yourself on this remote beautiful white sand beach. Stick local and skip the crowds and discover the lovely reefs of Kona. This Kona private boat charter is snorkeling only, no SCUBA.


  • Snorkel Gear (includes floatation)
  • Captain
  • Up to 2 guides
  • Fresh water shower
  • Partial Shade
  • Gear Storage

Please note private charters have a 7-day cancellation policy

Call (808)324-4668
Email [email protected] to inquire

Check out this epic day aboard the Orca filmed by one of our guests including datime & nighttime tours

Frequently Asked Questions

Why private charter?

Private chartering a boat means you can take a boat with just you and your best friends or family. The staff will attend to your every wish and you will run on your time. Often it can also be less expensive to private charter a boat versus paying for individual spots if you have a large group.

What sets the Orca apart from other private charter boats?

Aside from being Hawaii’s highest-rated and most reviewed snorkel company, Kona Snorkel Trips emphasizes intimate tours and focuses on your experience and safety. The Orca is a great boat for groups of snorkelers because it has shade, a shower, and plenty of seating for up to 18 guests. It also has the speed to get to desirable spots quickly. As far as Kona private boat charters go the Orca is great for medium-sized groups who love the water.

What kinds of Trips can We Take on The Orca?

With miles of coastline within a short distance of Kona’s Honokohau Harbor, and the pristine reef along the Kona coastline, the possibilities are limitless.

Suggested Destination Options Include:

  • Head north to the secluded white sands of Makalawena beach
  • Head south to captain cook or redhill where the snorkeling is superb
  • You can get more time in the water if that’s your preference by choosing one of the magical snorkeling spots in Kona like Pawai Bay.

The boat is your’s to command!

To sign op for a Kona Private boat charter for snorkeling give us a call or click the button to check availability.