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E Komo Mai First Time Snorkelers!

Are you planning a visit to the Island of Hawaiʻi and thinking of trying snorkeling for the first time? If you are, you are in for a treat, as a whole new world awaits you. The waters off the coast of Kona on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi are crystal clear, warm and home to […]

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White Sandy Beaches and Parrotfish Poop

Mathematicians at the University of Hawaiʻi estimate the Earth holds a total of seven quintillion, five hundred quadrillion grains of sand. How they came up with that number is a mystery to most, but where those grains of sand come from is a bit easier to understand. Poop. That’s right. Hawaiʻi’s beautiful, white sandy beaches […]

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Reef Safe Sunscreen – Protecting Our Marine Ecosystems

Summer is here and Body Glove Cruises is in full swing with our snorkel trips on Hawaiʻi Island. With perfect weather and intense sunshine, it’s important to protect your skin from the sun and those nasty sunburns. However, before packing the sunscreen, it’s important to understand what type of products are considered to be both […]

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The Hawaiian Monk Seal- Protecting Hawaii’s Official State Mammal

Cute as puppies, Hawaiian monk seals always cause delight when spotted sun bathing on the beach or the lava rocks along the Kona coast. Most seal species make their home in the cold waters of the Antarctic and on northern shores. The Hawaiian monk seal is a rare exception. Around the world, warm-water monk seals […]

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A Hui Hou Whales!

Every winter the Island of Hawaii is fortunate to experience the return of the North Pacific Humpback Whales on their annual migration to the islands where they come to give birth and mate. The official whale season runs December 15th-April 15th, with peak whale watching season in late January to early March. An estimated 10,000 […]

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Dolphin Adventures on the Big Island

Famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau claimed no aquarium, however spacious it may be, can duplicate the conditions of the ocean. This becomes abundantly clear for visitors who venture out for a day on the water looking for wild dolphins. The Big Island offers ample opportunity to get up close and personal with these intelligent, magnificent creatures, […]

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Whale Watching on Hawaiʻi Island

Humpback whale Breaching ʻTis The Season Every year from December to May, visitors have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the majestic kohalā, or humpback whale. Thousand of these gentle giants make a pilgrimage to Hawaiʻi Island from the Gulf of Alaska every year to give birth to their young in the warm tropical […]

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Father’s Day Special!

Dads snorkel for free on June 19th! Get wet this Father’s Day on the Body Glove Morning Snorkel Adventure. Enjoy a fun morning out at sea, see dolphins and snorkel or float in the Big Blue to your heart’s content. All that fun comes with a great continental breakfast, followed by a scrumptious BBQ Lunch. […]

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HAPPY MOTHERS’ DAY!

May 8th, 2016 is the day to celebrate our Moms. To help share the love, Moms are free on the Body Glove Morning Snorkel Adventure on Mothers’ Day. Enjoy a fun morning out at sea, see dolphins and snorkel or float in the Big Blue to your heart’s content. We’ll keep you safe and well […]

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Beat the Traffic!

Explore Kona’s Past in the Footsteps of the Ali’i Combine the magical with the practical and make your day in Kona the best ever. Especially when traveling to Kailua-Kona from the Northern areas you can expect construction-related delays in traffic, which intensifies in the afternoon hours. So beat the traffic and leave your Kohala Coast […]

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"“Fun Sunset Dinner Cruise”"
Good food and entertainment. A relaxing way to spend an evening. Some interesting facts provided about the island as we took the cruise.

Visited April 2017 William M