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


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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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!

What's on 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.

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

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.

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2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 65.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 141.00
USD 141.00
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 119.00
USD 119.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
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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 141.00
USD 141.00
Child (Age 3-11)
USD 119.00
USD 119.00
Infant (Age 0-2)
GE Tax included
  • 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 / 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
  • Short briefing
    Aboard one of the catamarans, the crew will provide you with safety instructions, and personal fitting of snorkeling equipment.
  • 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!
  • 11:00 Free time - Swim and Play Volleyball at the Sandbar (30 - 40 mins)
    281096 At high tide, the sandbar is submerged in waist-deep water, while at low 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.
  • 12:00 Lunch (40 mins)
    281105 Enjoy a BBQ lunch on the boat, surrounded by beautiful views of Kaneohe Bay, Chinaman's Hat and the Koolau Mountain range.
  • 13:00 Snorkel at the Coral Reef (40 mins)
    triggerfish Snorkel and swim in Kaneohe at one of the United States' only barrier reefs, teeming with beautiful marine life!
  • Returen to the port.
    When you return on board from snorkeling, you can use the fresh water shower to rinse, so you will have a comfortable returning trip.
  • 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.)
    • If you want to use your own snorkeling equipment, you can bring them. However, full faced masks are NOT allowed.
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Please wear your swimsuit with coverup before you arrive.
    • Towel
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
Requirement(s) - Others
    • A valid government issued photo I.D. is required to consume any alcoholic beverages.
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.
    • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
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 and Wine are available for purchase.
Are there restrooms available on tour?
  • While there are no facilities on the sandbar, the boat is equipped with two restrooms.
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
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 141.00
USD 141.00

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
(4.26/5.00) 4.26 / 5
(1625 reviews)

Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 4 - 6.5 hour(s)
Availability Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Meal Lunch


Great time, great fun, great crew. Nice boat for this trip and we enjoyed our time on water. Thanks for a great crew, and just a slow down time to enjoy Hawaii. I will do this trip again next time I'm...more
My my what can I say about Captain Bobs?! I have now gone on Captain Bobs Adventure 3 times now!! Everytime I have visited Hawaii, I have taken new friends and family to experience this amazing tour t...more
by: Wisconsin family
Thank you for a wonderful day, filled with great family memories! The staff was enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the area. The food was tasty! We enjoyed all the picturesque views from the sand ba...more

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USD 141.00
USD 141.00
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Captain Bob's Kaneohe Bay Sandbar Snorkel Adventure & BBQ Lunch Boat Tour