West Oahu Dolphin Watch, Snorkel & Picnic Catamaran Sail (with Waikiki Pick-up) Instant Confirmation

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Jump into the pristine waters of the Waianae Coast

Enjoy the thrill of sailing the Waianae Coast alongside Hawaiian dolphins on your way to some of Oahu's finest snorkeling spots. The ocean is your playground.

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Dolphin Sightings Guaranteed! (until 2017/12/31)

In the unlikely event that you do not see any dolphins on your tour, you will be invited to go out again on another ride for free.

Guests requiring transportation from Waikiki will still have to pay the transportation fee.

Join a fantastic lifeguard-certified captain and crew as you cruise off from the stunning Waianae Coast for an amazing day on a DolphinSMART certified ocean adventure! Keep your eyes peeled for pods of spinner dolphins, who have been known to escort boats out to sea with playful antics. In the winter months, you might even see whales in migration from the north. When you find the right spot, jump in the water for a snorkel swim above colorful coral, tropical fish and maybe even a sea turtle!
Whale Watching! Every year humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii, and although not guaranteed, they are often seen between the months of December and April.

Please Note: This tour includes round-trip transportation from Waikiki. If you would prefer to drive to Ko Olina on your own, please book the West Oahu Dolphin Watch, Snorkel & Picnic Catamaran Sail (from Ko Olina).

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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 151.11
USD 151.11
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 118.50
USD 118.50
Infant (Age 0-3)
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free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 151.11
USD 151.11
Child (Age 4-11)
USD 118.50
USD 118.50
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
GE Tax 4.712% and Harbor Fee 4% included
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 5.5 - 7 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • Round-trip from Ko Olina free x per person
      Round-trip from Ko Olina free x per person
    • Round-trip from Waikiki + USD 32.61 x per person
      Round-trip from Waikiki + USD 32.61 x per person
  • Inclusion: Instructor / Bottled water / Continental breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Two alcoholic bar drinks per adult / Unlimited non-alcohol drinks
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
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  • Pick-up
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  • Drop-off
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  • 06:55-07:45 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels
  • 08:30 Check-in at Waianae Harbor
  • Dolphin Watch Sail
    194859 A smooth catamaran ride is fun enough in its own right, but on this tour you get to travel with pods of Hawaiian spinner dolphins gliding through the water around you. This is also a good time to grab a cup of coffee or some fresh fruit offered as part of the complimentary continental breakfast.
  • Snorkel & Swim
    snorkel Many of Oahu's best snorkeling locations can only be reached by boat. Luckily, the captain and crew are local experts that can take you directly to some outstanding places for a dip. Here you'll find good chances to encounter friendly marine life, like sea turtles and tropical fish.
  • Lunch Break
    20120731003616_436603133_1192_0 Help yourself to a delicious deli-style lunch spread. You'll also have unlimited access to non-alcoholic drinks throughout the day, as well as two complimentary bar tickets per adult.
  • 13:00-13:30 Drop-off at Waikiki Hotels
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Sunglasses
    • Camera
    • Towel
    • Swimsuit
    • Sunscreen
Requirement(s) - Others
    • 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)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • Whale sightings are not guaranteed.
    • Dolphin sightings are guaranteed. If you do not see dolphins during your cruise, you will be offered a West Oahu sunset sail free of charge (transportation not included).
    • If ocean conditions do not allow for snorkeling, you will be notified prior to your tour.
    • You will share the transportation with other customers.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
Activity provider
FAQ
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How far in advance should I book this activity?
  • We recommend booking at least 1-2 weeks in advance. If you have very specific schedule requirements and are not flexible, please book sooner. Last-minute bookings are often possible, but availability is limited.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • Although you do not need to be a strong swimmer, it is recommended that you be comfortable in the water.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • Yes, life jackets must be worn at all times while in the water. The life jackets are fully adjustable and will fit children of all ages.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
  • There is no locked area to store your belongings, but there is a dry space on board where you may store them.
Can I swim with dolphins on this tour?
  • No, you will not be able to swim with dolphins on this tour.
Is this activity appropriate for families with young children?
  • Yes, young children are more than welcome aboard! There is a covered cabin where children and families can relax. However, please be aware that there is no running allowed on board.
What is the breakfast and lunch menu?
  • Breakfast: Muffins, fresh fruit, coffee, milk, juice, water and soda.

    Lunch: Deli-style build-your-own sandwiches, tuna salad, meat & cheese platter, vegetable platter, Kahlua pork, chips, salsa and pasta salad.

    Beverages: The sail includes unlimited non-alcoholic beverages and two complimentary premium beverage tickets per adult that can be redeemed for alcoholic beverages such as beer, champagne and cocktails.
What kind of boat will be used?
  • The Ko Nau Lani is a custom-built, 65' performance sailing catamaran that accommodates a maximum of 80 passengers and is equipped with indoor and outdoor seating, a bar area, nets for lounging, two full restrooms and twin 100-HP engines.
What is DolphinSMART?
  • DolphinSMART is a program that adheres to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) mission to promote responsible advertising and the safe viewing of wild dolphins in coastal waters by following DolphinSMART criteria, as well as demonstrating support for dolphin conservation.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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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 151.11
USD 151.11

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(4.80/5.00) 4.80 / 5
(10 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 5.5 - 7 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Continental breakfast, Lunch buffet

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

by: Darrel
We thoroughly enjoyed our time on the boat and in the water with the fish and turtles! The crew was fun and energetic yet very professional and we felt royally treated! We would highly recommend this ...more
Someone asked me today what my favorite activity was in Hawaii and I told them hands down the Dolphin and Snorkel Catamaran trip was the best and most memorable. We got to see a large pod of Hawaiian ...more
What a great time! Crew was awesome, kind and patient. Tended to everyone's needs to make sure the trip was enjoyable. Thanks to Doug for taking my call (every morning) to see if we would be able to s...more
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