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Address: 100 Hanauma Bay Drive, ueber Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-2005
Phone Number: +1 808-396-4229
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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A perfect snorkeling spot.

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Hanauma Bay Snorkeling Adventure Half-Day Tour

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A great excursion in Honolulu.

From the second you see the bay high above the surf you are mesmerized. A camera cannot effectively capture the beauty of this spot. It costs 7.50 and it's worth every cent. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Colonia, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

From the second you see the bay high above the surf you are mesmerized. A camera cannot effectively capture the beauty of this spot. It costs 7.50 and it's worth every cent. The park service requires that everyone watches an eleven minute movie to stress the importance of conserving the reef for future generations. The fish are plentiful as well... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We rode the Blue Line Trolley that stops here so we could see the sandy beach down below. I think it's the one the trolley driver said President Obama and his family recently went to when they were in Hawaii for their summer holiday. It would have been nice to actually go to the beach but seeing it was still... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Protected by cliffs and reef, a perfect bay open to the sea, with a large sandy swimming hole, full of fish, protected as a marine sanctuary, this bay is so popular they close it one day a week, Tuesday, to give it a rest and allow workmen to clean it up.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The area is always kept so clean. The water is warm, the bathroom is nice and the shower is cool. The trolley is wonderful for those of us with bad knees and can't walk up the hill.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We really enjoyed snorkeling here. Although fair warning there is A LOT of reef and coral. To the point where you just have to kind of drift along as flat as can be. We went early on a Saturday and it wasn't bad at all crowdwise. The water was vary choppy though from all the wind.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful view. You can spend a lot of time here. The movie 50 first date was filmed here. Swimming is allowed. Good location for landscape photography

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Texas City, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went with Hanauma Bay Snorkel Tours who will pick you up from your hotel and take you here, including snorkel gear. At $25 we feel it's an excellent deal. You do still have to pay the $7.50 park entrance fee. Beautiful bay and reefs with lots of fish! We went in December and it rained the entire time we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If there's one thing you do in Oahu, it's this! For some reason we completely missed this on our first trip to the island which is crazy. We had the best snorkelling experience of our life! It literally feels like you've been dropped into a fish tank full of the most beautiful and colourful fish imaginable. Last time we went... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I went alone as my husband was working.. the bay is pretty, luckily it wax not crowded.. HINTS* They DO NOT ACCEPT UNSIGNED CREDIT CARDS & they always ask for ID with card also, seems island wide thing.. Bring cash for tram & tip for driver.. cheap. $1.25 tram a bit of steep walk, not long, but felt my feet/knees... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hanauma Bay is always a special place to visit and snorkel. I was surprised at the number of people at the Bay this trip but there was plenty of room for everyone. We were fortunate to see a turtle on one of our visits and we also saw two eel. This is such a beautiful place. I think the snorkeling... More 

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