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Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran

  • Snorkeling equipment and instruction included—suitable for first-timers
  • Two alcoholic drinks and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks keep you refreshed 
  • Snap photos of Diamond Head and Waikiki
Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
From US$96.75
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Midday TourMost Popular
Departs at 11am; check-in begins at 10:30am; 3 hours; includes lunch Dec-Apr Whales or Turtles guaranteed!
From US$140.24
Morning Tour
Departs at 8am; check-in begins at 7:30am; 2 hours
From US$96.75
Guaranteed sightings of sea turtles, plus a snorkeling tour and catamaran cruise, make this guided tour the ultimate Hawaiian experience. Choose from a morning tour or midday tour for whichever one fits your schedule best. Both options include the same stunning views and opportunities to spot wildlife such as turtles, dolphins, and whales in their natural environment.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your Waikiki hotel, or make your way to Kewalo Basin Harbor to board your 53-foot (16-meter) catamaran. Enjoy music, drinks, and views of Diamond Head as you make your way to the snorkeling spot, looking out for wildlife such as dolphins and whales as you go.

Upon arrival at Turtle Canyon, go through a safety briefing, and snap on your snorkel gear. Spend time swimming alongside green sea turtles and tropical fish. Your snorkel guide helps you find the best spots.

Back on board, rinse off in a freshwater shower and change into dry clothing. Enjoy a deli sandwich buffet in the covered cabin (midday tour only), or snap photos of the Ko’olau Mountains and Waikiki from the deck.

This tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Totally awesome!!!

Fantastic morning out with Mike, Kiah and Jackson. Swimming with turtles was an amazing experience, so close and plenty of them to see all around us. Pick up and drop offs were a breeze. Plenty of room to move about and these guys were so...More

1  Thank Louise S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing Experience!

This was absolutely amazing! We saw so many turtles and fish! The staff was great! The water was so clear we could see all the way to the bottom! <3

1  Thank lindseynoelle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Best day!!!

A truly amazing experience. The turtles were right there. Water was warm. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable about nature. Got to meet some great Americans. Safety was paramount. Equipment was quality. Food was fresh. Recommend big time.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 1 week ago
Turtles, fish, and reef sharks!

We added the early morning snorkel cruise at the last minute because our 10-year old was dying to see turtles before we left. The cruise was delightful. The crew were super helpful and informative, and the waters were beautiful. We got to see tons of...More

1  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Snorkel trip Waikiki

This was one of our best experiences while staying in Honolulu. The boat captain and crew were very friendly and thorough in their explanation of the snorkel equipment for first timers. It was a very laid back tour with a slow ocean cruise to and...More

Thank Ryan E
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Michelle H
16 June 2018|
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Response from Alex28382828 | Reviewed this property |
The entire excursion is 2 hours, with a half hour traveling out, 1 hour snorkeling, and a half hour back in. But the ride is so beautiful we barely noticed and they gave each of us two complementary drinks!
2 June 2018|
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Response from Kristy L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they give you life jackets that you have to wear. They aren't inflated ones so you won't float at the top, it's more so they can see you in the water. Your can still dive down into the water with them on.
10 May 2018|
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Response from freddythibo | Reviewed this property |
When we went there were not any huge waves. you are given a blow up vest to keep you afloat. The boat did rock after we got onto the boat after snorkeling.
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