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Hawaii Nautical

#1 of 16 Tours in Kapolei Features Animals
2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900
+1 808-234-7245
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Waikiki Sunset Cruise
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Dolphins or whales guaranteed on many trips, or come back free! Kona-Kohala, Waikiki, and Near Marriott & Disney Ko Olina catamaran dolphin snorkel sailing, scuba, whale watching, dinner cruises, Waikiki options and more. Experience Hawaii Nautical's unparalleled adventures. Family-owned and family-friendly. Locations islandwide. Come experience our five-star service. Daily cruises in Kona-Kohala, and catamaran sailing departures near Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina (Disney catamaran exclusive itineraries), Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club, Beach Villas at Ko Olina and more. Also try Port Waikiki Cruises from the Hilton Hawaiian Village pier. Looking for swim with dolphins in the wild? See them instead in a sustainable, eco-conscious way. Federal Noaa guidelines say "Do not swim with wild spinner dolphins." Hawaii's first Dolphin Smart recognized operator for proper viewing of dolphins, a program sponsored by Noaa & the National Marine Sanctuaries to educate about dolphin conservation & harassment. They advise not to pursue close wild dolphin interactions.
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“sunset cruise” (71 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900
+1 808-234-7245
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are lucky enough to visit the Hawaiian Islands several times per year. When we visit he works and I get to play. From land I've soaked up the beauty of the states mountains, its' surf and sand, flora, fauna and always...More

Thank sjggraham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Travis and his crew (Lisa and Keva) were spectacular hosts for this beautiful fun filled day. Lisa was a wonderful in water guide, plenty of turtles and other sea life expertly pointed out to us throughout the day. Lunch was perfect as we sailed...More

1  Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had an awesome scuba diving experience with Hawaii Nautical. The crew were friendly and helpful. I am the type of diver that takes a little longer than the average diver to descend because it takes me a while to equalize the...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good quick snorkelling trip if you don't have heaps of time or don't feel like a whole day out. You are collected from your Waikiki hotel and taken to the harbour for a short boat ride. We anchored off Waikiki Beach for...More

Thank Frougster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great trip, would definitely recommend & do again. The staff were great, really relaxed but super friendly & helpful too. We thought it was well worth the $121 ea that we paid. Saw green turtles & dolphins.... the highlight of our holiday so far &...More

Thank Dionne B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I took my daughter and daughter-in-law on the Catamaran Snorkeling Trip while the guys were golfing. I have been on many such outings throughout the Caribbean Islands and Hawaii. This was the best ever! The spinner dolphins were amazing and the snorkeling with the turtles...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 11 June 2017

There was not much sun, but the crew was amazing. So friendly and accommodating. We did see an awesome rainbow and some dolphins raced the boat. I love that they pick up from the hotels in Ko Olina! The food was really good too, loved...More

Thank ImRosalieC
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Had a great time on the catamaran. Continental breakfast during the hour or so cruising to see dolphins. We were lucky enough to spot a pod, and one of them graced us with a spin display. Then into the water for about 45 min snorkel....More

Thank Love2snorkel67
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic time. Crew of Mosh, Jimmy and Mike were fantastic. Saw spinner dolphins as we cruised out from the harbor. Then the snorkeling was amazing with tons of fish and a turtle sighting. Best part was how few people were on board....More

Thank Kristen D
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This was the best thing we did during our Hawaii stay. The Hawaii Nautical bus picked us up at our hotel in Ko Olina and took us on a short ride to the harbor, where we got on the catamaran. The boat ride was awesome...More

Thank AZtravelingkids
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Erica R
24 May 2017|
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We bought a photo and a video pac
22 January 2017|
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Response from kimberly p | Reviewed this property |
When we went there were about 9 people including one child. ( not including the crew) they were very attentive and I am not sure if you can reserve an " adult only" experience but they do serve alcohol regardless of Children... More
Katie G
15 January 2017|
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Response from Paige D | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are very clear about how close they can be and how long they can be near whales and dolphins.