53' - Kila Kila

53' - Kila Kila

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53' Merritt Boat Based in Kona. Charter Prices are per boat (Maximum 6 people) and include rods, reels, tackle, bait.

Experience a trip of a lifetime aboard one of Kona’s finest boats. “Kila Kila” is a beautiful 53’ Merritt. The Kila Kila is one of the largest and most comfortable, luxurious boats in all of Hawaii.  What could be better then a a day sport fishing with a legendary Captain, an incredible boat and fishing the "Grounds" near Kona?

Kila Kila is a clean, well maintained, beautiful sportfishing machine.  They offer custom charters to fit all your needs. Experienced and novice alike, you will be guided by experienced professionals who know the waters of the Kona Coast. Come enjoy their comfortable air-conditioned salon, which is great for families, friends, and even business gatherings. After a day out on the water with Captain Gabe and crew, you will want to come back for another amazing day on the beautiful calm waters of Kona.


Boat Info

Address: Honokohau Harbor - Slip 38 Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96741
Name: Kila Kila                                                                              Captain:  Various                                                   
Boat Launched:  1978 Staff on Board: 2
Length of Boat:  53 Feet                                                             Beam :  15.7 Feet                                                  
Private Charters: yes Shared Charters: no
Tag and Release: yes Keep Catch: up to 25lbs
Fishing License Required: no Fish Filleted: yes
Types of Rods: Custom Types of Reels: Shimano
Bent/Straight Rods: yes/yes    Reel Sizes: 50-130 + small reels
Fighting Chair/Harness: yes/yes Tackle Included: yes
Flybridge:  yes Bait Types: lures/live/dead
Engine: Twin Cummins 903 TI diesels
Fish Finder/GPS: yes/yes
Tuna Tower: yes Life jacket Adult/Child: yes/yes
Galley: yes Cabins: 2
Food Provided: $25 Alcohol Permitted: yes
Fridge/Cooler: yes Refreshments Included: yes
Air Conditioning: yes CD/TV/Microwave: yes/yes/yes
Toilet/Head: yes Shower: yes
Swimming Policy: yes Transportation: no
Daily Departure: yes Spectator Fee: same price
Minimum age: no Maximum Passengers: 6



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We recommend you to bring the following: Suntan Lotion, Hat, Rainjacket, Sunglasses, Camera, Sweater, Water, Food, Sea Sickness Pills, change of clothes, (especially for children) Towel, Book/Magazine

This boat offers private charters. You will be the only group on the boat and can ask the Captain to take you to certain locations. On a private charter if you want to bring the boat in early, you can do this. There are many advantages to booking the boat to yourselves.

On this boat, they do not offer shared charters.

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