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.
  • Very limited parking is available (300 spaces) for a nominal fee. Get there early to secure a spot since drivers are turned away until there is availability.
  • Admission to the park requires a fee of $7.50. Children 12 years old and younger are free of charge.
  • New visitors are required to watch a short educational video about preservation and safety before entering the bay.
  • Bring cash if you would like a ride from the entrance down to the bay. Round Trip tickets are less expensive than a one-way transfer.
  • For your convenience, most shuttle services from your hotel to Hanauma Bay include masks, snorkel and fins.
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  1. Journey to the calm and protected waters of Hanauma Bay for the best guided small group snorkel experience possible and swim with an array of aquatic life!
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    USD57.59

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. Snorkel at Hanauma Bay and get a ride for a self-guided hike to Diamond Head Crater, Makapuu Lighthouse or Manoa Falls. A full day of hiking and snorkeling departing from Waikiki!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD36.13

    13%
    OFF
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    7.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Get a ride to beautiful Hanauma Bay! With several round-trip shuttles from Waikiki to choose from, your self-guided snorkeling adventure awaits.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD25.08

    Sun, Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  4. Master scuba fundamentals at Hanauma Bay and swim with abundant, colorful reef life. Dive right from the beach into a safe and protected underwater environment.

    USD129.25

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Join a group of no more than five people, and snorkel Hanauma Bay with a professional instructor as you swim along the reefs filled with fish and turtles.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD61.78

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    4 - 4.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Explore the underwater world of Hanauma Bay with a private charter for just you and your group. Get away from the crowds as your guide takes you to the best spots!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD125.66

    Group Discount
    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    4 - 8 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  7. Explore Hanauma Bay on a scuba dive like no other and enjoy expert instruction with a small group at this amazing Oahu landmark and marine sanctuary!
    Pick-up Provided

    USD113.09

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri
    3 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
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