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Hawaii Nautical

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2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900
+1 808-234-7245
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US$ 85.88*
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Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
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US$ 118.50*
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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise
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US$ 146.76*
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Oahu Fireworks Dinner 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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“captain mash” (55 reviews)
“sunset cruise” (72 reviews)
“whale watching” (64 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900
+1 808-234-7245
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We booked a turtle snorkel cruise with Hawaiian Nautical as they have been certified as “Dolphin Smart” and it was quickly clear from the crew that they cared about the marine life. The whole trip was amazing and we saw so many turtles up close....More

Thank Clara_C85
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In combination of food, trip, company and atmosphere. We did the dolphin trip that sailed at 9 am. The catamaran was beautiful and the captain had no problem explaining the details about the boat and how they got it there (which was super cool so...More

Thank Shelby P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing trip! Snorkeling was incredible. We saw so many dolphins. It's truly was unreal. The crew was so kind and generous and very entertaining. Such a fun memory my family will never ever forget!! Worth every penny!

Thank Betsyh154
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a dolphin/snorkeling trip, and everything was perfect! The crew was excellent, and I have zero complaints. The views of the ocean were amazing, and snorkeling was great. Highly recommended!!

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This activity is a splendid way to spend an evening. We toured on a 65’ catamaran. They even allowed one of my party to pilot the boat. Moshe, Jesse, Brea and others made for a great time. Delicious food was abundant and pleasing. Poi rolls...More

Thank zillahdds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great morning. Hotel pick up in well a/c bus. Staff very cool, friendly and helpful. Safety briefing and equipment use explained well. Saw 5 turtles, so beautiful and graceful. A real highlight of our trip.

Thank Maggiemary Horsham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a quick morning snorkeling. Saw a few fish and several turtles. Crews was very helpful. Not the best view time of year but had a good time.

Thank bradley p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to book a two tank dive with the Marriott Vacation Club in Ko'Olina and had the whole boat to ourselves! Only three divers. Hawaii Nautical sent a shuttle to pick us up to and fom our hotel. First rate service and experienced...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time doing the Friday Sunset Sail from Waikiki, so much so that we went back off the west coast on a dolphin and snorkel cruise. Both sailings had good food (especially the pork from the lunches), a full bar with some...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful day we had aboard the boat. We went on Thursday. The weather was beautiful the turtles were plentiful and then add the spinner dolphins. I have been so lucky to see some great things in the wild and this ranks up there....More

Thank Louise M
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Erica R
24 May 2017|
Response from Jim M | Reviewed this property |
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.