Beginner Snorkel Tour with Expert Guide at Hanauma Bay


Journey to the calm and protected waters of Hanauma Bay for the best guided small group snorkel experience possible and swim with an array of aquatic life!

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FREE Snorkel Tour Photos! (until 2017/12/31)

Enjoy long lasting memories of your Hanauma Bay Snorkel Tour with FREE photos available for download after your activity!

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Hanauma Bay is the ideal snorkel spot for avid and beginner snorkelers alike, and with direct entrance to Hanauma Bay, you will not have to wait in the long lines! The expert guides have over 20 years of experience and will take you out with no more than six other people as you participate in this truly Hawaiian experience. With its protected status, tranquil waters, and 35,000 year-old geological history, Hanauma attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Enjoy the ocean waters as you snorkel with Parrot Fish, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, Moray eels, and other exotic reef fish!
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Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
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Adult/Child (Age 6 & over)
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Get ready for a fun-filled snorkeling excursion at Oahu's most popular beach!
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
  • Pick-up:
    • From Waikiki free x per person
      From Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Bottled water / Snacks / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide / Flotation devices / Storage lock box
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 07:00-07:30 Pick-up from Waikiki Hotels
  • 08:15 Arrive at Hanauma Bay
  • Watch the Hanauma Bay Conservation Video (15 min)
  • Snorkel Lesson and Practice (30 min)
  • Guided Snorkel Tour (1 hr)
  • Free Time to Explore and Relax (1 hr)
  • 11:00 Depart from Hanauma Bay
  • 12:00-12:30 Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
    • Guests with exhaustion are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • If less than 2 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Swimsuit
    • Bottled water
    • Admission Fee of $7.50 to Hanauma Bay and $2.00 Tram Shuttle Fee.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • The $7.50 (per person for adults/children 13 yrs & over) entrance fee to Hanauma Bay as well as the $2.00 tram fee are not included in the price of the tour. Please bring cash to cover these two fees. Prices subject to change without notice.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • Drinks and snacks are available for purchase.
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Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, you do not need to know how to swim and flotation devices will be provided.
Why isn't the admission price to Hanauma Bay included in the tour cost?
  • All the proceeds for the admission price into Hanauma Bay goes back to the State of Hawaii for the upkeep of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.
When is Hanauma Bay closed?
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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(4.93/5.00) 4.93 / 5
(67 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 4.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri


by: Tennessee travelers
This snorkeling experience was more than we bargained for. We will do this again and bring the rest of the family. What a wonderful way to spend our morning. We just loved it!!
by: Laura pitcher
Wonderful experience. I would highly recommend this to anyone
by: Craig
As first time snorkelling for our family instructors Dan and Chieko were great helping us all the way would recommend this tour
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