Water activity

Hilo: Sea Turtle Lagoon and Black Sand Beach Snorkel

4.6 / 5

13 reviews

Hilo: Sea Turtle Lagoon and Black Sand Beach Snorkel

From US$ 123.96 per person

Join a fully guided and narrated beach snorkel tour along our pristine Hilo coastline. In this pristine setting, you will be surrounded by Hawaiian sea creatures with the opportunity to encounter turtles and dolphins.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 3 hours
Check availability to see starting times.
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Encounter stunning marine life such as Hawaiian spinner dolphins and green sea turtles
  • Enjoy a small-group experience with a maximum of 6 travelers
  • View Hilo's stunning coral reefs
Full description
This is your opportunity to swim in a lagoon full of sea turtles. Join your hosts on a fully guided and narrated beach snorkel tour along the pristine Hilo coastline. The volcanic beaches are renowned for their abundant sea turtle population, and the brackish water bays and lagoons are home to a wealth of sea life including octopus, eagle and manta rays, eels, corals, and tropical reef fish. Your experienced snorkel guide will teach you about the beautiful and lush surroundings, how the beaches and volcanic islands are made, and about the abundant marine world which lies below.
  • Water, juice, and local snacks
  • Snorkel guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • Non-swimmers
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

Select participants and date



Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, HI 96720, USA.

Open in Google Maps ⟶
Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  • You will receive a full refund with 24 hours notice of cancellation
  • You will receive a full refund in the case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances
  • No-shows will be charged the full price, late arrivals may be charged a late arrival fee
  • You should be able to swim in the open ocean unassisted
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Value for money

Sort by:

Traveler type:

Star rating:

Our snorkeling excursion was excellent! Our guide was knowledgeable and extremely nice. She helped us along with two kids (7 & 9). We snorkeled, she pointed out key items in the ocean and kept us away from danger (because we had two novice swimmers). I recommend this trip for other families and people who want to snorkel in an area where there is great marine life, with great people.

Read more

July 24, 2021

The snorkeling with Leah was great! She was very sweet and had such good positive energy! However, In the description of what I purchased it says that a group of 6 will be on a vessel and that a captain and snorkel guide was included in the booking. When we got there to check in I was informed that it was a land snorkel tour at a local beach near by. The add was misleading. Leah was amazing though and made up for everything!

Read more

July 17, 2021

Didnt get to see the turtles that day but still had an amazing tour of the coral reefs at the beach. Our tour guide would dive down and carefully pick up different organisms for close up viewing (we saw sea urchins and sea cucumbers!) Our group all got along super well and we had a lot of fun together. Made for some great memories! The location is also insane! Very beautiful and worth it.

Read more

May 31, 2021

Organized by

Product ID: 327281