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Posts by Hannah Brown

Manta Rays

As we are big fans of manta rays, here is an article by Alice Martino for Ocean Mission on the characteristics of these graceful creatures.  Our manta ray tours offers close proximity to the Mantas. The Manta Rays are the largest species of rays in the world. The name “manta” is Spanish for cloak or blanket.…

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Is Snorkeling Better At Low Or High Tide?

The Admin at Snorkel Planet gives some some good tips on how tides and other factors can affect snorkeling.  Our snorkel tours are the most fun and convenient way to snorkel on the Big Island. Introduction Snorkeling is snorkeling, so it doesn’t matter when you go, right? Well, the answer to this question may surprise…

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State Prepares To Welcome Back Travelers

Captain Cook Monument

Michael Brestovansky for Hawaii Tribune-Herald reports on the State of Hawaii welcoming visitors back to the island. On your next trip to the Big Island, make sure to get on the boat for one of our snorkel or manta ray tours! The state may invite travelers to visit Hawaii once again within the next week, Gov.…

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Do You Need Gloves For Snorkeling? Information, Tips and Gear

Admin for Snorkel Planet discusses the pros and cons of using gloves for snorkeling. Join us on a snorkel or manta ray tour – you don’t need gloves. Quick Summary Even though gloves are not a necessity for snorkelers, they provide a few advantages. Keeping your hands warm and protected are the two main reasons…

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