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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise

  • Sail, snorkel, and see dolphins, whales, turtles, and other marine life
  • Guaranteed dolphin sightings
  • Hassle-free round-trip transportation from Oahu hotels
Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise
From US$140.24
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9am Snorkel without TransportMost Popular
9am departure; Meet at the Waianae Harbor at 8:45am; Free shuttle from Ko Olina or self-drive from Waianae for 8:30am check-in; No Waikiki hotel pickup or dropoff is provided
From US$140.24
9am Snorkel with Waikiki Trans
9am departure; 8:30am check-in; includes pick-up & drop-off from select Waikiki hotels
From US$172.85

Spend the morning sailing Oahu’s Leeward coast on a scenic, 3-hour, luxury catamaran cruise. Watch for spinner dolphins, whales, and plenty of other marine life from the boat and learn to snorkel with your expert guide. Swim near tropical fish and thriving coral reefs, and enjoy breakfast and lunch on the boat.

What to Expect

Arrange a hotel pick-up or meet your guide at Waianae Harbor. Climb aboard for a scenic cruise along Oahu’s southwestern coast. Enjoy a continental breakfast on the catamaran as you watch for humpback whales (November – April), turtles and spinner dolphins.

Dolphin sightings are guaranteed on this tour. In the event that you don’t see dolphins, you will be offered a free snorkeling adventure or sunset cruise.

Your captain moors the boat in a protected area with calm waters for snorkeling. After learning the basics and getting fitted with provided equipment, follow your guide for 30-45 minutes of swimming near colorful coral reefs among tropical fish.

Then enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch including 2 alcoholic drinks per adults before returning to the dock or continuing on to your hotel.

This tour is a Certified Dolphin Smart Provider and encourages wild dolphin conservation and responsible viewing to minimize risk to natural behavior.

Reviews (121)
1 - 5 of 14 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Best day ever swimming with sea turtles!!!

My husband and I spontaneously booked this cruise as we really wanted to see dolphins on our first trip to Oahu!!! Not only did we see a ton of dolphins but we were taken to the best snorkeling spot and got to swim with beautiful...More

Thank Tami M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Awesome cruise and crew!

This trip was a great experience from start to finish! We were nervous first time snorkelers, but the crew gave us great instructions and watched over us until we were comfortable in the water. Our apprehensions disappeared and we had a blast. Good food included!...More

Thank stevehawle
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile
An all inclusive experience

We had a really great time on this tour. The crew really took care of us, from making sure you always had a (free!) drink in your hand to educating about the marine life to making sure you're safe in the water. We ending up...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 17 May 2018
Knowledgeable and so much fun

Jesse, Mash and David were all awesome. Mash, the captain, made us feel safe and they all were so professional. The food setup and safety talks were well done. We saw dolphins, turtles and beautiful sea life. I highly recommend this outing when visitng Oahu....More

Thank juliebM4920VW
Reviewed 4 April 2018
Family Snorkel

Our family had an amazing last day in Oahu thanks to Hawaii Nautical! We went out on the 65 foot catameran and saw 20 or so Spinner Dolphins right next to the boat. Then the captain spotted a humpback whale that we watched for a...More

1  Thank Deb L
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Response from KirstyBain | Reviewed this property |
The cove where we anchored was certainly deep enough for snorkelling. There was an abundance of spectacular fish and marine life including several sea turtles.
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