Kona Surf Lessons, Snorkel, Stand Up Paddle Board and kayaks

Snorkel Rentals in Kona

Snorkel rentals allow you to swim with Hawaiian sea turtles

Kona’s crystal clear water make for excellent snorkeling.


There’s nothing like immersing yourself in the clear blue waters of the Kona Coast for a snorkeling adventure. Kahalu’u Bay Surf & Sea makes this world-class snorkeling underwater playground accessible to you with a full line of snorkel rentals.

Our friendly staff of experts will help you choose snorkel gear and provide tips on where to go to see the beautiful underwater side of the Big Island of Hawaii. We are your outfitters for adventure!

Snorkeling the Beautiful Reefs of Kona

Snorkeling at Kahaluu Bay


Kona has some of the best snorkeling spots in Hawaii and to tap into the fun, you need the right snorkeling gear. We’ve got a full line of quality snorkel rentals. Our expert outfitters will size you up and get you the right snorkel gear for your Kona adventure.

Not sure what you need? We can help you out. And, we will make sure you are totally comfortable with how to use your Hawaii snorkel set and prepare you for what you can expect before you leave our surf shop.


Snorkel Rentals for the Day or the Week

Kona Snorkel Gear Rentals

Snorkel Set (mask, snorkel, fins, bag)

Daily – $18
Weekly- $40

Mask / Snorkel / Fins each

Daily – $9 each
Weekly – $18 each

Rash guards / Booties each

Daily – $7 each
Weekly – $20 each

* RX mask upgrade is available for $5/day or $15/week.

World Class Snorkeling Spots are Just a Short “Dive” Away!

snorkeling with hawaiian fish

Snorkel with Native Hawaiian Fish in Kona, Hawaii


There are few other places in the world with the quality of underwater scenery as the Big Island of Hawaii. Whether you swim out on your own, or paddle one of our kayaks or stand up paddle boards, once you take your first dive under the waters of Kona you’ll be ready for more.

Our experts can help you find dolphins, sea turtles and classic underwater scenery that few get to see. Our knowledge will make your  snorkeling experience! You won’t want to miss out on these Kona underwater adventures.

If you really want to get away from the crowds then pack a cooler, a couple of back packs and maybe a body board and make the epic but fun journey down to Makalawena Beach. The access road to...

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If you are looking for a nice sandy beach, emerald green water and a great place to enjoy some snorkeling and body boarding, then Maniniowali beach, known localy as Kua Bay is a “must see” beach in Kona, Hawaii....

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Located just north of Kekaha Kai State Park in Kona, Hawaii, is Mahaiula Bay. This small stretch of beach is home to sandy beaches, and great snorkeling.

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Honokohau Beach is a beautiful historic bay tucked behind the Honokohau Harbor. This long stretch of sandy beach is perfect surfers, snorkelers and sunbathers.

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Some of the finest, protected snorkeling in the all of Hawaii. Two-Step Beach is located just north of the Place of Refuge, Pu’u Honua O Honaunau National Historic Park.

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Keauhou Bay, birthplace of the famed King Kamehameha III, is an ideal place to snorkel, kayak, stand up paddle or even try the Hawaiian sport of Outrigger Canoeing.

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When the surf is up, La'aloa is a really good spot to body board and body surf. The shore break here can be really powerful and dangerous even on a small day.

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Kealakekua Bay, home of the famed Captain Cook Monument, is a premier snorkeling, kayaking and stand up paddling spot in South Kona. It is the only underwater state park on Hawaii’s Big Island.

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Kahalu’u Bay is revered as one of the best spots for snorkeling and surfing in Kona, Hawaii. This easy access snorkeling spot is home to one of the largest collections of diverse tropical fish on the Big Island.

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