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Manta Ray Snorkeling

A Simple Guide to Manta Ray Snorkeling in Keauhou/Kona: Everything You Need to Know

Snorkeling with manta rays is an unforgettable experience that draws many visitors to Kona annually. These gentle giants can grow up to 20 feet wide and weigh up to 2,000 pounds, making them one of the most awe-inspiring creatures in the ocean. If you’re planning a trip to Kona and want to experience manta ray snorkeling, this guide has everything you need to know to make the most of your adventure. Where to Go One of the best places for manta ray snorkeling in Kona is Keauhou Bay. This is a sheltered bay with calm waters, making it an ideal spot for beginner snorkelers. There is a second spot farther north in the Waikoloa area that is popular as well! When to Go The best time to go manta ray snorkeling in Kona is at night when the rays come…