Tour Summary: If you're adventurous and like escaping the crowds - this is for you! Small (6 ppl max) group tours with Turtle Guarantee or Ride again Free.
- Small group tour - maximum of 6 people per tour
- Good for all experience levels from beginners to advanced
- 100% Turtle Guarantee or Ride Again Free
- Explore the Honolulu Coastline on a 32ft custom made Navy Seal style boat built for safety, speed, and agility.
Important: Ages 5 and up only, vessel is not handi-cap accessible
|(excluding taxes & fees)||$129|
Tour Provider: Captain Max
Tour start time: 7:30 am, 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 3:30 pm
Duration: 1.5 hours
Pick-up available? No
Included: Snorkel Gear and Life Vests Included, Water and Local Juice Provided
Cancellations: Full refunds are given with 48 hours notice. You get a refund of 50% if notice is given between 24 and 48 hours, and no refunds are given within 24 hours of the scheduled departure time. Re-bookings made more than 48 hours in advance are free, 48-24 hours notice re-booking requires a 10% fee, and no re-booking is offered within 24 hours of the scheduled departure. If we cancel due to inclement weather or unsafe conditions as decided by the Captain the day of the tour - a free rebooking or full refund will be offered. This tour requires a minimum amount of passengers. If the minimum is not met you'll be offered different time/date or a full refund.
Read more: about snorkeling on the Love Oʻahu website in our snorkeling guide.
This Waikiki snorkeling tour offers a great opportunity to swim with sea turtles. Located in Honolulu right down the road from all of the main hotels in Waikiki, it takes you on a boating excursion on a fun and fast vessel to the local favorite snorkel spot called “Turtle Canyon”.
Hawaiian sea turtles sightings are guaranteed (or come again for free) and there will be a chance to spot a variety of other marine life such as tropical fish, dolphin, whale, flying fish, monk seals, and more!
The Fastest Boat in Waikiki- ‘The Nautilus’ is the main vessel. It is a 32’ custom made High Speed Inflatable Navy Seal style boat built for safety, speed, and agility. Having such a small and fast vessel offers a few BIG advantages over other similar snorkeling tours:
- It allows the boat to get up close and personal to the wildlife.
- It lets us go faster and further than the other boats around.
- Small and intimate: we only take up to 6 people per tour.
Where do we go snorkeling?
We take you snorkeling at one of the best reefs on Oahu called Turtle Canyon. Known for its vast amount of sea life and turtles that hang out above the reef, it is located off the coast of Waikiki and only accessible by boat.
An extra advantage of going to this location is the great views you get of the Waikiki coastline and the impressive Diamond Head volcano.
You are guaranteed to see turtles during the tour. The 100% Turtle Guarantee means that if you do not see turtles, you get to ride again for free.
Can I get close to the turtles?
Yes, but not so close you can touch. The NOAA rules and regulations state that people must remain at least 10 feet from them at all times. This is to respect the animal in order to not disrupt it in its natural habitat and for your own safety.
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