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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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US$98.00*
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Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour
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Hanauma Bay Snorkeling Adventure Half-Day Tour
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Small Group Oahu Circle Island Tour

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Great place to snorkel!

I'm not much of a swimmer and I really enjoyed snorkeling for the 1st time in this bay. You don't even have to swim..just dunk your head in the water and you'll see fish in the... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

I'm not much of a swimmer and I really enjoyed snorkeling for the 1st time in this bay. You don't even have to swim..just dunk your head in the water and you'll see fish in the coral reef. Snorkeling equipment doesn't cost alot..but don't expect flotation devices at this shop. Bring your own of those. There is a 9 minute... More 

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful day of snorkeling, tons of fish to see, but no sea turtles for us! Really beautiful - I mean spectacularily beautiful. A must see!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are only going to snorkel in one place on Oahu, this is it. There are more species of fish in this small area than you will find anywhere else. There are lots of places to snorkel here on island, but this one is the easiest for the amount of fish and ease of access. The highlight of our... More 

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Mount Pleasant, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved our snorkeling day at Hanauma Bay. Scenery is beautiful, beach is great, and of course the snorkeling is outstanding. Saw so many fish we couldn't identify all of them. Water temperature seemed warmer than the unprotected reefs of Waikiki. A great affordable day in Hawaii.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Such a beautiful place to snorkel! One of the highlights of Oahu. Very safe and great for beginners or people not used to the ocean. Parking can fill up quickly, so getting there early or taking alternative transportation (city bus, Uber) is a good idea. A short walk down the hill to the bay. There is a trolley to take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I loved the look of this bat after doing our Island Tour. So we went back to swim and snorkel by catching the 22 bus from our hotel. It takes about half an hour. You can hire snorkel equipment there for $20 or buy your own from an ABC store for $6.99 - $25. We bought the... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been to Hanauma bay three times. The most recent was this January and prior to that twice over twenty years ago. It is still beautiful but not as many fish are visible. Years ago they used to sell food to feed the fish but no longer. This may explain the diminished volume of fish. One of the biggest... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very popular snorkelling spot. Lots of fish to see and we even got to hang out near a turtle. Get there early for a car parking space and less people as it was very full by about 10 on the weekend. Despite the informative pre-entry talk in which they lay out the rules explicitly in multiple languages,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Did this with a snorkeling group and we only did the half day adventure. Wish I would have completed a full day because by the time you get there, unload, pay, wait for your time slot and watch the video your time is drastically down. I suggest getting there in am and making it a beach day! Also take life... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Paradise one of the most beautiful places on the Planet. One of the top snorkeling spots even for beginners or the inexperienced. Get a lesson in coral formations, snorkel and see breathtaking natural beauty. If you go to Hawaii and you miss this place your trip will be a bust.

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