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Address: 2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900
Phone Number:
+1 808-234-7245
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Dolphins or whales guaranteed on many trips, or come back free!...

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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US$ 85.88*
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Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
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US$ 70.66*
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Oahu Whale-Watching Excursion
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US$ 118.50*
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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise

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So nice we went twice

My wife and I took a snorkeling tour with Hawaii Nautical in 2015 and had an absolute blast! In fact we loved the boat, crew, and sights so much that we brought the whole family... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I took a snorkeling tour with Hawaii Nautical in 2015 and had an absolute blast! In fact we loved the boat, crew, and sights so much that we brought the whole family along just this month. The crew was absolutely awesome, pointing out whales that their practiced eyes could see, sharing knowledge about all the different birds... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a real great experience to sail on the Hawaii Nautical catamaran this afternoon. Everything was well organized from the hotel pick-up to the actual whale watching. We could very closely watch a mother humpback whale with her one week old calv. It was amazing to see these huge and friendly animals from such a close distance. The crew... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently did a introduction to scuba, I had the BEST experience. The master diver was so patience and knowledgeable. I was having a difficult time passing one of their test , and had resorted to giving up. However, the master diver did not give up on me and work with me . It turns out that it was my... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After investing all that it takes in both time and money for my open water diving certification, I had planned to finish my certification with Hawaiian Nautical during my family vacation to Hawaii. In addition to the 4 dives that I had to do, I had 4 family members with me that were also interested in doing 4 dives with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did two fantastic dives and was very happy with everything. Pickup from the local hotel was easy, the dive boat was well equipped and had a very knowledgeable crew and dive guide.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't express how much fun this experience was. Snorkling was my favorite once I got in the water. Seeing dolphins, turtles and ells in person impresses the importance of nature on you, The crew could not have been nicer! My top memory of my first trip to Hawaii!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our captain Chad found us breaching whales and playing whales. It was fantastic and I would recommend to anyone wanting to see whales.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I booked the turtle + whales + lunch option. There was complimentary pick up/drop off, which was great. Crew did a nice job and even offered an open bar. Kia made an awesome turtle-tini. We did see turtles that day, including a baby turtle. Mike was nice enough to dive down with our camera to get some... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful morning with Hawaii Nautical. We saw our first whale less than five minutes out. Turtles, dolphins, snorkeling, food and drinks, great service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this excursion from the Disney Aulani resort. Matthew, our guide blew us away with his knowledge of all things Hawaii!! We got to see some whales and the snorkeling was great! The captain and crew went far above and beyond our expectations. We will definitely be doing this again!!

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