Kona Shore Excursion: Hawaiian Sea Turtles , Historic Kona & Coffee

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Departs: Hawaii, Hawaii

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Cruise ship-friendly tour is approx 6 hr long. This is truly a wonderful experience showing all the highlights in and around Kailua-Kona. Explore historical cultural sights, our famous Kona coffee, scenic sights, and best of all our local wildlife! This tour has an optional ending, whether it is snorkeling at Kahaluu Bay also known as "Turtle Beach", Shopping and site seeing on the historical oceanfront Alii Drive, or enjoying a cold brew at our local Kona brewery.

Departure times may be adjusted to fit your ship's arrival & departure.

What's Included

Bottled water

Port pickup and drop-off

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Drinks ( Can be purchased at Kona Brewery)


Lunch (stop is made to purchase at local vendor)

Optional:Snorkel Gear is available for rent at Turtle Beach. Please also bring towel and bathing suit if you choose this option

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 12
  • ADULT: Age: 13 - 99

Additional Info

  • If your ship does not arrive due to weather- You will be fully refunded
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Wheelchair - We can accommodate customers with fordable walkers or wheelchair. We must know this information at time of booking. Please note there are some areas and trails that are not accessible by wheelchair or walker.
  • Dress comfortable - It is usually hot and sunny
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Kailua Pier
Tour departs from the Kailua Kona Pier

6 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park
We will go to the Kaloko-Honokohau Visitor center and then your guide will drive you to a shorter trail walk to get to the turtles.
Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park where you can explore Hawaiian history, archaeology, and ancient fishponds. This beautiful white sand beach is also home to many of our Green Sea Turtles and local wildlife! Take a relaxing stroll, (10-minute walk) to get to the sea turtles.

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

Greenwell Farms
Next you'll visit the Kona Coffee Farm which will be Greenwell Farms or Royal Kona to sample the tasty roast, home of the legendary beans farmed in the rainforest. Your guide will walk you through to see the beans and learn how they are farmed and processed.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Stop is made to purchase lunch at local vendor. Our regular stop provides an authentic Hawaiian food known as Lau lau along with other local favorites such as lomi lomi salmon and home made mac salad. This lunch stop is not guaranteed to be open on some days and we will include another option to purchase.

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Painted Church
Going south towards South Kona and through Captain Cook Village, we will visit the famous nick named, "Painted Church", due to its painted 3D depictions of the bible in the interior wooden walls all done with ordinary house paint.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kona Brewing Company
Our third optional stop available to guest is the Kona Brewery & Pub. At the end of a hot sunny day enjoy a locally crafted cold brew. This Kona brewery is famous for its classic ales and lagers, including, Longboard Island Lager, Big Wave Golden Ale, Hanalei Island IPA, Fire Rock Pale Ale and many more.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ali'i Drive
Kailua-Kona was primarily a small fishing village. Now the historic seaside town hosts many historical sites, souvenir shops and markets.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Kahaluu Beach
This tour has 3 optional endings. Snorkeling, Shopping or Kona Brewery.

Upon driving through the lush rainforest, you'll reach Kahalu'u Beach, where you will have the option to snorkel around the nearby reef (snorkel gear is not included and can be rented at the beach). Depending on the season, there are a wide variety of colorful fish to see.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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