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Captain Bob's Kaneohe Bay Sandbar Snorkel Adventure & BBQ Lunch Boat Tour


Discover the hidden waters of windward Oahu's Kaneohe Bay! This tour takes you on a boat cruise to the magical sandbar, where you'll swim, play volleyball, or just relax. Then, you'll have lunch and snorkel along the reefs and native fish of Hawaii.

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Book 3 days early and save up to 8% (until 2019/12/31)

Enjoy the tranquility of Kaneohe Bay, one of Oahu's best-kept secrets! Captain Bob takes you on an unforgettable picnic sail to the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar for fun, games, and snorkeling. Relax aboard a spacious catamaran that holds up to 65 people as it whisks you away to a secluded sandbar where you can enjoy a Hawaiian-style BBQ lunch. Afterwards, visit a pristine tropical reef in Kaneohe Bay and snorkel among colorful fish and Hawaiian green sea turtles. Whether you decide to swim, snorkel, play a rousing game of water volleyball, or simply relax on the boat or sandbar, this fun-filled snorkel cruise is sure to be a memory that will last you a lifetime!
Boat Information:
Name: Merahi Mana Merahi Mana I
Size: 45ft. Double-Hull Catamaran 46 ft. Double-Hull Catamaran
Capacity: 49 Passengers 65 Passengers
Safety: Lifeguard-certified crew members always on board
Accessibility: The vessels are not wheelchair accessible
Amenities: Large and spacious twin hulled catamaran with two (2) restrooms, fresh-water rinse, and steps for easy access in & out of the water.

The Menu:

  • Lunch: BBQ Hamburgers, Baked Beans, Fruit Cocktail, & Chips.
  • Beverages:  Assorted soft drinks, soda, coffee & tea.  Beer & wine are also available for purchase on board.

*Dietary Restrictions:  A vegan burger can be requested at least 24 hours in advance that's also gluten-free and organic. Please indicate this upon making the reservation.

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You can book a maximum of 65.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 133.00
USD 133.00
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 113.00
USD 113.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
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Child (Age 3-11)
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Infant (Age 0-2)
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Book 3 days early and save up to 8% (until 2019/12/31)

Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 123.00
USD 123.00
USD 133.00 8%off
USD 133.00 8%off
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 108.00
USD 108.00
USD 113.00 4%off
USD 113.00 4%off
Participation period: 2019/01/01 - 2019/03/31
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 4 - 6.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
      Round-trip from Waikiki free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Coffee / Tea / Lunch / Guide / Snorkeling Equipment (Snorkel, Mask, Fins) / Water Sports (Hawaiian Style Water Volleyball)
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 09:10-10:30 Pick-up from Select Waikiki Hotels & Check-in
  • 10:45 Cruise to the Sandbar
    281110 Cruise through the calm Kaneohe Bay, home to a barrier reef and a huge variety of tropical fish, to get to the Kaneohe Sandbar, a natural, raised sandbar that provides a beach right in the middle of the bay!
  • Swim and Play Volleyball at the Sandbar
    281096 At high tide, the sandbar is submerged in waist-deep water, while at high tide it's completely exposed, creating an islet that is 100% beach! Visitors can play a game of water volleyball, swim near the sandbar, or just walk around and relax.
  • Lunch
    281105 Enjoy a BBQ lunch on the boat, surrounded by beautiful views of Kaneohe Bay, Chinaman's Hat and the Koolau Mountain range.
  • Snorkel at the Coral Reef
    triggerfish Snorkel and swim in Kaneohe at one of the United States' only barrier reefs, teeming with beautiful marine life!
  • 14:30-15:30 Check-out & Drop-off
    • The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) strictly prohibits alcoholic beverages at Kaneohe Sandbar during State & Federal Holidays. (This includes the weekend before 4th of July.)
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Swimsuit
    • Towel
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
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.
    • Underwater cameras are available for purchase.
    • Alcoholic beverages are available for purchase (except for on State and Federal Holidays). Guests are not permitted to bring their own alcoholic beverages or coolers.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 65.
Activity provider
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Are prescription snorkeling masks available?
  • Yes, but availability is limited and on a first come first served basis. If you require a prescription mask and own one, please bring it with you.
Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • No, but there are life jackets on board in case of an emergency.
Do I need to be able to swim to participate?
  • No, but if you can't swim please ask the crew for a life jacket before entering the water.
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 availability is often possible, but limited.
Is there a safe place to store my belongings while on tour?
  • There is a place to leave your items on the boat, but there is no where to lock them up.
Will our guide help us with snorkeling if it is our first time?
  • Yes, the guides will show you how all the equipment works if this is your first time snorkeling.
What is the lunch menu?
  • Lunch Menu: BBQ Hamburgers, Baked Beans, Fruit Cocktail, Chips and Assorted Soft Drinks.
    A vegan burger can be requested at least 24 hours in advance that's also gluten-free and organic. Beer is available for purchase.
Are there restrooms available on tour?
  • While there are no facilities on the sandbar, the boat is equipped with two restrooms.
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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.
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(4.72/5.00) 4.72 / 5
(211 reviews)
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 4 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch


First of all, SANDBAR is one of the most beautiful places you’ll see. I’m not sure why is not in top...more
The whole day was great - sandbar, turtles, snorkeling and lunch. And of course, the staff! Will highly recommend this trip to anyone going to Oahu. Thanks!
It was really awesome experience due to the friendliness of the crew and the weather we had that day was just perfect. The burger that we were given for lunch was perhaps the best burger I've had on t...more
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Captain Bob's Kaneohe Bay Sandbar Snorkel Adventure & BBQ Lunch Boat Tour