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Address: 100 Hanauma Bay Drive, ueber Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-2005
Phone Number: +1 808-396-4229
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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A perfect snorkeling spot.

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Hanauma Bay Snorkeling Adventure Half-Day Tour

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Sea, sun and sand!

Spent several sunny hours lazing about and snorkeling at Haunama. Tourist spot - yes - but I and my friends (who are locals) had a wonderful time. Wide sandy beach and gentle... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent several sunny hours lazing about and snorkeling at Haunama. Tourist spot - yes - but I and my friends (who are locals) had a wonderful time. Wide sandy beach and gentle waves, perfect for swimming and exploring. Outdoor shower area to rinse off. Info stand where you can learn about marine life. Can rent snorkel gear (although I rented... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on quite a windy day on a blue line double decker open air bus, it started to rain and our driver gave us plastic ponchos. We were all laughing through the wind, rain and it was also hot. We were soon dry and visited the blow hole and then went to Hanauma bay and it was just beautiful.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pack your flippers and snorkel or rent there, i spent an hour swimming and filming thousands of fish swirling around me and swimming with me! My feelings- the most astonishing joyful experience of my life, beat diving the great barrier reef and I am an Aussie!

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world to snorkel! I recommend going on your own instead of booking with a touring company. Lots of fish variety. The water is fairly clear, but not the clearest. Go earlier in the day to avoid the crowds. It fills up quick!

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Thank Georgia H
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful, picturesque bay. Snorkelling best from middle to left-hand side, lots of fish. The tide could be strong in certain spots. Would definitely snorkel here again.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved this. We had the fortune of going on a mostly sunny day which meant you could see underwater more easily and really appreciate the variety and beauty of the fish. If you're going by bus (like we did - the #22), check the timetables the day before you leave so you know which bus to catch there and back.... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful snorkeling spot. Lots of people, but lots of room. We went early as we heard it gets more crowded as the days go on. Saw lots of colorful fish. The only thing I will recommend is to not try to take the city bus to get there. It was a very long wait for the bus, and then standing... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for snorkeling. Parking is $1, entrance fee $7.50 a person and $12 to tent snorkeling gear. No food vendors at the beach.

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Palmetto, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would consider this a must-do activity when staying on Ohau. The beach is GORGEOUS. We snorkeled for about 2 hours, then relaxed on the beach. We saw coral reefs and tons of marine life, including sea turtles. It was a perfect time! I would not bring young children, because one must avoid touching or standing on the reefs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here during my vacation and it was beautiful. Definitely would go back again and again I recommend to anyone going to go here.

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