SNORKEL IN CRYSTAL CLEAR WATERS — Kealakekua Bay is a wonderful place to snorkel ... but you either have to swim the mile over and back, rent a kayak and paddle over, or go on one of the tour boats. Dolphins are a common visitor to the bay in the early morning hours. The Captain Cook monument also is located on the far side of the bay.
SNORKEL & SURF KAHALUʻU BEACH - Kahaluʻu Beach is only 2 miles south of Hale Pohaku and is a popular snorkel & surfing beach. It has lots of friendly fish, green sea turtles, showers, picnic tables, sand & shady palm trees, and life guards. There is even a van you can rent snorkel gear by the hour.
Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden is on the Kona side of the Island of Hawai‘i, 22 miles south of Keahole Airport. The Garden is in Captain Cook, 12 miles south of Kailua-Kona on Highway about 200 yards south of mile marker The drivew