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Big Island Catamarans

Imagine being off the coast of the Big Island of Hawai‘i, flying full sail on a sunny day across the deep sapphire surface of the Pacific. The soaring heights of the Big Island’s towering mountains and the distant island of Maui serve as your backdrop, spinner dolphins jump and play around the bow. If this sounds like heaven on earth to you, read on to learn about one of our favorite things to do on Big Island, Hawai‘i!

A Little About Catamarans

Considered one of the most stable ocean-going vessels, catamarans are a type of sailboat consisting of identical length twin hulls with a cabin or deck in between. Known for their stability and speed, catamarans are perfect for the waters of Hawai’i. Ranging in size from tiny personal vessels to huge inter-island cruisers, mid-range catamarans are the most used for exploring near-shore areas of the Hawaiian Islands. Smaller catamarans have an added bonus: they can easily be pulled up onto remote and otherwise inaccessible beaches!

Big Island Catamaran Charters

If being on the ocean is what you crave, here’s our top picks. Kamanu Charters definitely has one of the friendliest crews of any catamaran on the island, along with some of the best sailing tours. From snorkeling tours off the west shore to whale watching and romantic sunset cruises, they offer it all. Sea Paradise gives visitors a first-class catamaran experience, and also offers a number of tours on their state-of-the-art vessel. Paradise Sailing Hawai‘i offers great sailing experiences with small groups, and has a sunset sail as well as a coastline cruise/dolphin watching sail. Almost all catamarans on the Big Island offer private charters, and all depart from Kona-Kailua.

Sail Into a Great Vacation

Whether you want to whale watch, enjoy a sunset dinner cruise, or snorkel the Big Island’s colorful reefs, we are here to make you vacation dreams come true. Contact our vacation experts at ILoveHawaii.com today to book your catamaran charter experience of a lifetime. Don’t forget to also check out these other things to do on the Big Island of Hawai‘i: