Hanauma Bay Snorkel Shuttle (from Waikiki)


Get a ride to beautiful Hanauma Bay! With several round-trip shuttles from Waikiki to choose from, your self-guided snorkeling adventure awaits.

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With its diverse population of marine life and rich coral reef, Hanauma Bay is considered one of the best snorkeling spots in Hawaii. Declared an official protected Marine Life Conservation Area and underwater park in 1967, this is easily one of Oahu's most spectacular natural wonders.The bay's large sandy beach is great for walkers and sunbathers and the Marine Education Center is perfect for nature enthusiasts and earth lovers! There are multiple pick-up times throughout the day and sanitized snorkel equipment comes with the ride, so you can enjoy all of Hanauma Bay's marine life!
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 25.08
USD 25.08
Child (Age 2-12)
USD 20.89
USD 20.89
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 25.08
USD 25.08
Child (Age 2-12)
USD 20.89
USD 20.89
GE Tax 4.712% included
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 3.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up:
    • From Waikiki free x per person
      From Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

Starting time: 06:00 (May - Aug) - 13:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 06:00 (May - Aug) 07:00 09:00 11:15 13:00 (Hide details)
  • 06:00-06:30 Pick-up at Waikiki hotels
  • 07:00 Arrive at Hanauma Bay
    275778 Hanauma Bay is a protected marine life conservation area and one of the world's best places for novice snorkelers.
  • 10:00 Departure from Hanauma Bay
  • 10:00 Drop-off
    • Wheelchair Accessibility: Transfer vehicles are not equipped with a lift. You will need to be able to enter vehicle with assistance. Hanauma Bay is wheelchair accessible and offer free beach wheelchair rentals available from 8:00am - 4:00pm.
    • Infants under 2 years old are free, but will need to be seated on an adult's lap during transportation and will need to be carried during the hike.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • If less than 4 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Swimsuit
    • Cash or Credit Card
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Admission fee to Hanauma Bay is not included in the price. Guests (13 years and over) are required to pay a fee of $7.50 per person, to be paid by cash or credit card at Hanauma Bay upon check-in. Children 12 years and under are free but must be present at the Admission Window to receive a free ticket.
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
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.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
    • There are no guides on this activity.
    • All participants are required to watch a 15-minute Nature Conservancy Video prior to entering Hanauma Bay.
    • Lockers are available for fee.
    • Any lost snorkeling equipment is subject to charge and will be collected by the activity provider in cash.
    • Hanauma Bay is closed on Tuesdays and all State Holidays.
    • The 7:00am pick-up time has two separate return departures to Waikiki at 10:00am and 12:00pm. Your driver will discuss pick-up times with you on the day of the tour.
    • Transportation is not available from Ko Olina Hotels, Turtle Bay Resort, or the Kahala Resort and Spa. If you are staying at one of these locations your pick-up will be scheduled at the nearest Waikiki hotel possible.
    • The driver only has 15 minutes to park at Hanauma Bay, therefore equipment and departure pick up instructions will be briefed during this time.
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Why isn't the admission price to Hanauma Bay included in the tour cost?
  • Admission is collected on location by the State of Hawaii and all proceeds go toward the upkeep of Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.
Is this a guided tour?
  • No, this is a self guided tour and you will not have a guide with you.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, this is mainly a shuttle transport and snorkel equipment rental service. Please be careful and take any responsible precautions if you are not a strong swimmer.
Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
  • Yes, they are available, but cost an additional fee of $7 per mask to be paid upon check-in. Please indicate during booking so we can secure your arrangements.
Is giving a tip (gratuity) required?
  • Gratuity is never required, but if you enjoyed your experience a tip is always greatly appreciated!
When is Hanauma Bay closed?
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 25.08
USD 25.08

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(4.71/5.00) 4.71 / 5
(38 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 3.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat


Take the earliest shuttle (6:00 a.m. from your hotel) to avoid beach crowd and avoid the park fee (if you get there before 7:00 -- no additional park fee!). Driver was courteous, informative and fun....more
by: Maureen
All the guided snorkeling tours were booked, so we decided to just book the shuttle to Hanauma Bay and do our own snorkeling excursion. It worked out perfectly! The driver arrived at the pick up loca...more
by: lnd0809
Good for beginners
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