Private Boat Charters: West Side Swim/Snorkel (from Waianae Harbor)

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Take to the open seas, entirely at your own pace

Take back your vacation! Design the perfect tour along the Waianae Coast to snorkel with dolphins and turtles, or just relax with food and fun on deck.

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Plan a tour to put a smile on everyone's face. Simply select a desired length, number of passengers and any activities you want to do. Want to play on a water slide and splash around in the surf? Not a problem. How about a snorkel session with wild dolphins? That's fine too. The Dolphins & You team are all experts at arranging encounters with dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life, and many of the crew members are also skilled ukulele players, hula dancers and "oli" chanters, adding an interesting element of Hawaiian culture to the day.
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Price
2-Hour Charter
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
1 Charter (persons 1-40)
USD 2,259.00
USD 2,259.00
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
1 Charter (persons 1-40)
USD 2,259.00
USD 2,259.00
  • Dolphins & You 13
    Fun for kids and adults alike
Build your own 2-hour cruise for up to 40 passengers. Depart from Waianae Boat Harbor to spend a fun day on the water, swimming or relaxing in any way you choose. Lunch is included, and you can always request special activities like stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking. The boat is spacious and great for private parties. It even comes equipped with an inflatable slide and floating trampoline!
Per Person Cost Calculator
Split the cost of this charter with people and pay only $225.90 per person.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3 - 4 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Mini Bus (Max 14 People) + USD 250.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Mini Bus (Max 14 People) + USD 250.00 x per person
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Bus (Max 25 People) + USD 375.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Bus (Max 25 People) + USD 375.00 x per person
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Freight Bus (Max 40 People) + USD 700.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Freight Bus (Max 40 People) + USD 700.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages (no alcohol) / Flotation devices / Lunch / Charter fee / English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide / SUP board / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Kayak / Additional requested equipment
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  • 14:15-14:45 Pick-up & Check-in at Waianae Boat Harbor
  • 15:15 2-Hour Private Boat Charter (2 hrs)
    Swim, splash and snorkel to your heart's content. Find spinner dolphins or Hawaiian green sea turtles among the waves. Hang out with friends and family on deck over a complimentary lunch. Follow along with the crew to try a bit of hula, or enjoy a variety of other ocean activities.
  • 17:30-18:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Wetsuit Rental + USD 10.00
Wetsuit Rental + USD 10.00
An optional wetsuit rental is available for your comfort & well-being.
Photo Package + USD 300.00
Photo Package + USD 300.00
A photographer will accompany your charter to take pictures. You will receive your pictures (about 300-400) on a USB drive after the charter.
Photo/Video Package + USD 400.00
Photo/Video Package + USD 400.00
A cameraman will accompany your charter to take pictures and video. You will receive your pictures (~300-400) and video (~25 min) on a USB drive after the charter.
Package detail / Schedule
3-Hour Charter
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
1 Charter (persons 1-40)
USD 3,369.00
USD 3,369.00
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
1 Charter (persons 1-40)
USD 3,369.00
USD 3,369.00
  • Dolphins & You 10
    Kayaking around the Waianae Coast is worth a try
Build your own 3-hour cruise for up to 40 passengers. Depart from Waianae Boat Harbor to spend a fun day on the water swimming or relaxing in any way you choose. Lunch is included, and you can always request special activities like stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking. The boat is spacious and great for private parties. It even comes equipped with an inflatable slide and floating trampoline!
Per Person Cost Calculator
Split the cost of this charter with people and pay only $336.90 per person.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4 - 5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Mini Bus (Max 14 People) + USD 250.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Mini Bus (Max 14 People) + USD 250.00 x per person
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Bus (Max 25 People) + USD 375.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Bus (Max 25 People) + USD 375.00 x per person
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Freight Bus (Max 40 People) + USD 700.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Freight Bus (Max 40 People) + USD 700.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages (no alcohol) / Flotation devices / Lunch / Charter fee / English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide / SUP board / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Kayak / Additional requested equipment
  • Schedule
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    Time & Location
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  • 14:15-14:45 Pick-up & Check-in at Waianae Boat Harbor
  • 15:15 3-Hour Private Boat Charter (3 hrs)
    Swim, splash and snorkel to your heart's content. Find spinner dolphins or Hawaiian green sea turtles among the waves. Hang out with friends and family on deck over a complimentary lunch. Follow along with the crew to try a bit of hula, or enjoy a variety of other ocean activities.
  • 18:30-19:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Wetsuit Rental + USD 10.00
Wetsuit Rental + USD 10.00
An optional wetsuit rental is available for your comfort & well-being.
Photo Package + USD 300.00
Photo Package + USD 300.00
A photographer will accompany your charter to take pictures. You will receive your pictures (about 300-400) on a USB drive after the charter.
Photo/Video Package + USD 400.00
Photo/Video Package + USD 400.00
A cameraman will accompany your charter to take pictures and video. You will receive your pictures (~300-400) and video (~25 min) on a USB drive after the charter.
Package detail / Schedule
4-Hour Charter
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
1 Charter (persons 1-40)
USD 4,479.00
USD 4,479.00
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
1 Charter (persons 1-40)
USD 4,479.00
USD 4,479.00
Build your own 4-hour cruise for up to 40 passengers. Depart from Waianae Boat Harbor to spend a fun day on the water swimming or relaxing in any way you choose. Lunch is included, and you can always request special activities like stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking. The boat is spacious and great for private parties. It even comes equipped with an inflatable slide and floating trampoline!
Per Person Cost Calculator
Split the cost of this charter with people and pay only $447.90 per person.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5 - 6 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Mini Bus (Max 14 People) + USD 250.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Mini Bus (Max 14 People) + USD 250.00 x per person
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Bus (Max 25 People) + USD 375.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Bus (Max 25 People) + USD 375.00 x per person
    • Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Freight Bus (Max 40 People) + USD 700.00 x per person
      Round-Trip from Waikiki or Ko Olina by Freight Bus (Max 40 People) + USD 700.00 x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages (no alcohol) / Flotation devices / Lunch / Charter fee / English-speaking guide / Japanese-speaking guide / SUP board / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Kayak / Additional requested equipment
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 14:15-14:45 Pick-up & Check-in at Waianae Boat Harbor
  • 15:15 4-Hour Private Boat Charter (4 hrs)
    Swim, splash and snorkel to your heart's content. Find spinner dolphins or Hawaiian green sea turtles among the waves. Hang out with friends and family on deck over a complimentary lunch. Follow along with the crew to try a bit of hula, or enjoy a variety of other ocean activities.
  • 19:30-20:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Wetsuit Rental + USD 10.00
Wetsuit Rental + USD 10.00
An optional wetsuit rental is available for your comfort & well-being.
Photo Package + USD 300.00
Photo Package + USD 300.00
A photographer will accompany your charter to take pictures. You will receive your pictures (about 300-400) on a USB drive after the charter.
Photo/Video Package + USD 400.00
Photo/Video Package + USD 400.00
A cameraman will accompany your charter to take pictures and video. You will receive your pictures (~300-400) and video (~25 min) on a USB drive after the charter.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Towel
    • Wear swimsuit under clothing
    • Sunscreen
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Minors are required to have a parent or guardian sign their liability waiver.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Complimentary parking available.
FAQ
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What type of dolphins can be encountered on this tour?
  • On this tour you are most likely to see Hawaiian spinner dolphins, which are a smaller type of dolphin known for spinning through the air when they jump from the water.
Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
  • A limited variety of prescription snorkeling masks are available. Please speak with the crew for details.
Am I allowed to touch the dolphins?
  • No. It is illegal. Dolphins are protected wild animals so physical contact is not allowed. However, you are sure to have an experience of a lifetime just by encountering these magnificent creatures.
What is the lunch menu?
  • The captain will grill you a delicious cheeseburger, served on a taro bun with a side of potato chips. Snacks such as fresh fruit are also available. Beverage options include juice and tea.

    A veggie burger option is also available upon request.
Is it OK if I am not a strong swimmer?
  • Flotation devices are available for use and many of the crew members are veteran lifeguards, so swimmers of all experience levels are invited to enjoy the water. You are also more than welcome to just enjoy the cruise from the comfort of the deck.
Do I need to wear a wetsuit for this activity?
  • Wetsuits are not required, but if you would like to use one, rentals are available upon request.
Can I get any pictures or video of my tour?
  • Photo and video packages are available upon request. Please inquire with VELTRA or the activity provider after completing your booking.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • - Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 10 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

    - Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 20 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
From USD 2,259.00
From USD 2,259.00

Taxes & fees included

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Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3 - 6 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch
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