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Snorkel at Hanauma Bay
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Not only the most popular snorkeling destination in Hawaii, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is also one Hawaii's most spectacular natural resources, reaping the benefits of new efforts to re-establish its pristine marine ecosystem. Since 1990, Hanauma Bay has been restored to accommodate about 3 million visitors each year. Swim along reefs & fish while learning about the wide variety of marine species who make this vibrant bay their home & have some fun in the sun at beautiful Hanauma Bay.
Tips for Visiting Hanauma Bay

  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is open daily from 6:00am-6:00pm, except on Tuesdays, Christmas Day & New Year’s Day. During the summer months, the bay is open an additional hour until 7:00pm.
  • The bay is closed every Tuesday for restoration purposes.
  • Lockers are available to rent.
  • Beach wheelchairs are available free of charge between 8:00am and 4:00pm for guests with accessibility needs.
  • New visitors are required to watch a short educational video about preservation and safety before entering the bay.
  • For your convenience, most shuttle services from your hotel to Hanauma Bay include masks, snorkel and fins.

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Latest reviews of Snorkel at Hanauma Bay

Amazing day!

2020/03/15 Couples Mike and Peg

This was so fun! We were totally new to snorkeling and a bit intimidated!
Dan, our guide, was patient and kind. He encouraged us and told us we had all day if needed.
After 10 minutes or so, we felt confident and re... more

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Patient with children

2020/03/08 Families with Young Children Cori

It was nice having Dan be our guide we had a family of 4 so he just had us. They provided all of the snorkeling equipment and a box to lock up valuables and water and snacks. Our kids we scared but Dan was good with them... more

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Great snorkel experience!!

2020/03/08 Couples Jim D

Dan was our instructor. Awesome!! Cyndi was a first-timer; in fact, can not swim. Dan taught her how to be comfortable in the water, took her hand, guided her around the Bay. She loved it, sparked us on to additional s... more

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Outstanding

2020/03/02 Families KTBP

Guides were great...clearly love what they do. Saw lots of beautiful fish. Hanauma Bay was beautiful. Go with the wetsuit if you tend to get cold easily.

Snorkeling at Hanauma Bay

2020/02/24 Couples JMZ

Outstanding! Awesome instructors! Highly recommend using Blue Hawaii Divers.

Best snorkeling tour

2020/01/31 Couples Natalie

Chieko is the best! We had the best snorkeling tour.

Snorkel at Hanauma Bay (Top Oahu Attractions & Sights), Oahu tours & activities, fun things to do in Oahu | HawaiiActivities.com
Not only the most popular snorkeling destination in Hawaii, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve is also one Hawaii's most spectacular natural resources, reaping the benefits of new efforts to re-establish its pristine marine ecosystem. Since 1990, Hanauma Bay has been restored to accommodate about 3 million visitors each year. Swim along reefs & fish while learning about the wide variety of marine species who make this vibrant bay their home & have some fun in the sun at beautiful Hanauma Bay.