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Hanauma Bay Snorkel Tour

Hawaii Hanauma Bay Snorkel Tours
Hanauma Bay Hawaii Snorkeling
Hawaii snorkel tours
Hanauma Bay Hawaii Snorkel Tours
Hanauma Bay Hawaii Snorkel Tours
Hawaii Snorkel Tours

Hanauma Bay Snorkel Tour: Snorkeling is one of the favorite activities visitors do while in Hawaii and Hanauma Bay is a destination everyone wants to go to. Our Hanauma Bay guided snorkel tour includes high quality sanitized dry snorkel equipment, safety snorkeling vests, beach mats, lock box and roundtrip transportation from all Waikiki hotels in our new air conditioned vans. Snorkeling in Hanauma Bay is safe and appropriate for all ages and experience levels.


Hanauma Bay Snorkel Tour: Adults and Children: $99.00. Hotel pick-up times: 6:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. Return time 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. This tour consists of small groups. One instructor for five students maximum. Hanauma Bay entrance fee of $25.00 per person is not included in this tour. Hanauma Bay Dive Tours offers a guided snorkel tour to the best reefs in Hanauma Bay.


Hanauma Bay Dive Tours guides are scuba instructors and know the best places to see lots of turtles and schools of tropical fish. Groups are small with lots of individual attention. If you go on one of our tours, you will not have to wait in line. Hanauma Bay Dive Tours instructors have permits issued by the State of Hawaii and we are allowed to go in the bay when the parking lot is full. We are authorized to take small groups snorkeling, and scuba diving on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Tours are not allowed on weekends and Hawaii State Holidays. Our group ratio is no more than 5 people to one instructor.


Hanauma Bay Dive Tours snorkel and scuba instructors will take you safely to the best reefs in Hanauma Bay. Great photo opportunities! Our tour is great for those who are new to snorkeling, and for those who simply wish to fully experience all the wonders of Hanauma Bay with an expert guide. Hanauma Bay Dive Tours staff are experts on the history and area as well as the fish and coral you will be encountering. We usually see turtles on our tours. Great photo opportunities!


Hanauma Bay Dive Tours has been taking people on guided snorkel tours and scuba diving tours at Hanauma Bay since 2003. Please visit our Face Book page and Trip Advisor page to see reviews, photos and videos from our tours.





Hanauma Bay snorkel instruction
Hanauma Bay snorkel tour
Hawaii green sea turtle
Turtle on snorkel tour
Raccoon butterfly fish

These videos were taken on our morning Hanauma Bay snorkel tour on December 16, 2013. The video on the left is a Hawaii Green Sea Turtle coming to the surface for some air. The video on the right is a Hawaii Spotted Eagle Ray.


The ocean were very calm this day and we went to the outer reef in Hanauma Bay.  Our guides are experts at taking people to the best areas in the bay. We decide where to go by tide and wind conditions. We also take in to consideration ocean swell conditions and our customers experience level. You will see the most interesting marine life on our tours. Snorkel vests are included in our tour and no experience is required. See more photos and reviews from our customers on our Hanauma Bay Dive Tours Face Book Page and Trip Advisor.



Turtle Canyons Snorkel Excursion

From USD$79.00

  • Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)

  • Location: Honolulu, HI

  • Product code: SNORK

Enjoy a trip along the Waikiki Coast to Turtle Canyons snorkeling site. This spot is known for the large numbers of sea turtles that float above the reef while the reef fish swim around them and clean their shells. When the turtles come up to breath they can even be seen by spectators relaxing on the boat! After you have gotten your fill of snorkeling climb back onboard and relax in the sun with complimentary snack and beverages. Kick back and watch out for spinner dolphins and humpback whales (whales sighted in winter months December to April) while you cruise back to the harbor. Driving Directions will be included in your confirmation email to the boat at Kewalo Basin, 1045 Ala Moana Blvd, Slip A-9,  Honolulu, HI 96814



Tour Highlights

  • Marine life (we spot Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles on most of our trips and there is always a chance for dolphins, flying fish and more!)

  • Snorkeling at Waikiki's Famous turtle hangout - "Turtle Canyons"

  • Enjoy cruising along the Waikiki Coast

  • Great Opportunity for photographers

  • Perfect for the whole family

Check-in Location

Please check in at our boat "The Beach". We are located at Kewalo Basin Boat Harbor -1045 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814 Slip A-9 - Click here for PDF map of boat location in harbor

Tour Schedule

  • 3:00pm Check-In, 3:30 Departure, 5:30 Return


Typical Cruise Schedule

  • 3:00pm Check in at our boat "The Beach" 

  • 3:15pm Passenger Safety Briefing

  • 3:30pm Departure from Boat harbor

  • 3:45pm-5:10pm Snorkeling and Diving at Turtle Canyons

  • 5:30pm Tour Ends back at the Harbor


About the Boat

  • 43ft Custom Built Passenger Vessel

  • 30 Passenger Maximum Capacity

  • Shaded and Sunny Areas

  • Toilet On Board

  • Seating for 6 on Upper Deck (Shaded)

  • Seating for 24 on Main Deck (Half Sun / Half Shade)

  • Standing / Floor Seating for 8 on Bow (Full Sun)


What's Included

  • Cold Drinks (Juices and Ginger Ale)

  • Water

  • Light Sacks

  • Snorkeling Equipment and in-water snorkel and diving guides

What to Bring

  • Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen

  • Wear Swimming Attire

  • Cameras

  • Bottled Water

  • Crew Gratuity (not required)

Hanauma Bay Shuttle and Equipment Rental

Hanauma Bay is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Guided Tours are only offered on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. If you would like to go on Saturday or Sunday or if our guided tour is sold out we recomend Kaimana Tours. They offer round-trip transportation from Waikiki (about 30 minutes each way), professional-grade, sanitized equipment (silicon-tempered mask, J-type snorkel, and endurance vinyl acetate fins), and expert instruction. Mask defogger is also available upon request.

Snorkel Gear and Beach Rentals near Hanauma Bay!

Everything you need to enjoy a day at the beach!

Included in the $18.99 Package: One Snorkel Mask w/ Tube and Fins

We have more rentals available for an additional fee; such as beach chairs, beach umbrellas, life vests, and many more!!

Hanauma Bay Private Guided Snorkel Tour

This snorkel tour is the same as our regular guided snorkel tour except that you have your private group and private instructor. This tour can be for one person or up to five people. This tour is great for experienced snorkelers who want to explore a larger area at a faster pace or families with young children. This tour is also good for people who are not strong swimmers or little swimming ability at all. Your instructor will tailor the tour for your group.

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