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Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran

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Set sail for Turtle Canyon on a power catamaran from Waikiki, enjoying a scenic cruise along the shores of Oahu. Your goal: snorkeling in warm waters frequented by Hawaii’s green sea turtles! Back on board, enjoy two provided drinks, and refuel with lunch if you select the midday tour. Keep an eye out for dolphins, migrating whales and other marine life as you soak up the sights, including Diamond Head.

Turtle sightings guaranteed! On this turtle snorkel cruise, if a turtle is not sighted, you will be given a complimentary return turtle snorkel cruise.
Highlights
  • Snorkeling equipment and instruction included—suitable for first-timers
  • Two alcoholic drinks and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks keep you refreshed 
  • Snap photos of Diamond Head and Waikiki
  • Turtle sightings guaranteed or ride again for free
  • Choose between a morning or midday cruise for your convenience 
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from select hotels make for easy transport
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your Waikiki hotel, or make your way to Kewalo Basin Harbor to board your 53-foot (16-meter) catamaran. Enjoy music, drinks, and views of Diamond Head as you make your way to the snorkeling spot, looking out for wildlife such as dolphins and whales as you go. Upon arrival at Turtle Canyon, go through a safety briefing, and snap on your snorkel gear. Spend time swimming alongside green sea turtles and tropical fish. Your snorkel guide helps you find the best spots. Back on board, rinse off in a freshwater shower and change into dry clothing. Enjoy a deli sandwich buffet in the covered cabin (midday tour only), or snap photos of the Ko’olau Mountains and Waikiki from the deck. This tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Kewalo Basin, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up is only available from listed hotels. If your hotel is not listed, we will contact you with the nearest pick-up location. Please contact us upon confirmation to confirm your exact pick-up location & time.
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 2 alcoholic drinks
  • Unlimited nonalcoholic drinks
  • Deli lunch (midday tour only)
  • Professional guide
  • Snacks
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • All taxes, fuel, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Waikiki hotels only)
Exclusions
  • Additional alcoholic beverages (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This is a barefoot cruise; your shoes will be kept at the pier while you're on the boat
  • Green sea turtles are almost always spotted, but if you don't see any on your tour, you book another tour with the local operator at no charge (re-rides only; no refunds)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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A wonderful snorkeling trip with a very terrific crew. The crew was so entertaining and also right there when my friend was having difficulties. We will definitely book this trip again next year.
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Really well organized little excursion with an amazing crew! I felt like I was at Sea World with the amount of marine life, especially with the expert narration from the team. Thank you!
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Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
Responded 4 days ago
We’re so happy you enjoyed your sail! We hope you come back soon.
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The captain and crew were all so friendly and fun! They made the snorkeling trip really enjoyable. One thing though is that towards the end of the snorkeling before we had to head back to the boat, it was really crowded because we were there the same time as two other boats I
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Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
Responded 4 days ago
Mahalo for your feedback! A hui hou (until we meet again!)
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If you’re looking for an amazing sail on a catamaran to snorkel and see turtles, this is the choice for you. Not only did we have an amazing crew who went above and beyond to make sure we saw all the wildlife (dolphins, turtles, tropical fish, whales), they were very
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Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
Responded 4 days ago
Mahalo for your feedback! We're so happy you had a good snorkeling experience and really appreciate you taking the time to review the sail. :0)
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It was fantastic. We saw many turtles and even a whale. The lunch was great and the staff was phenomenal.
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Response from hawaiinautical, Manager at Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
Responded 4 days ago
Aloha Carla K! We’re so happy you enjoyed your turtle sail! We'll share your positive feedback with the crew and we hope you come back soon, a hui hou!
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By: Hawaii Nautical
1 626 reviews
Trek545687
10
Great adventure
A wonderful snorkeling trip with a very terrific crew. The crew was so entertaining and also right there when my
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Marilyn4me
Maine
4212
Nice time out on the bay of Waikiki but there where no whales to be seen.
Great crew. We had a positive greeting from everyone and the time out on the bay was nice. They did give us a
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356kyleo
21
Delightful trip; better crew!
Really well organized little excursion with an amazing crew! I felt like I was at Sea World with the amount of
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liannazhou
Isla Vista, California
10
So much fun!!!!
The captain and crew were all so friendly and fun! They made the snorkeling trip really enjoyable. One thing
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ehenn13
10
Great time with a great crew
If you’re looking for an amazing sail on a catamaran to snorkel and see turtles, this is the choice for you. Not
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marthao603
Jackson, Michigan, United States
30
Beautiful excursion/Great Crew
Had a wonderful crew- Josh, Gail and Ryan- for an evening on the water. Saw whales, heard great stories from the
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Schroeder79
10
Just do it!
This was a great short cruise. The staff was very friendly. The food was better than I expected and the sights
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Carla K
20
Turtles
It was fantastic. We saw many turtles and even a whale. The lunch was great and the staff was phenomenal.
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DeborahC1893
20
Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
Very funday on the boat and in the water. Saw several turtles and enjoyed the lunch with the crew. Snorkeling was
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ragtag001
Tustin, California
135
Great day of diving
Great day of diving. Mark was a great dive leader, he knew exactly where to find the exciting sea life. Our
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ashleyh790
10
Crew was super nice
Would go again although we did not see any whales. The catamaran was fun to just be on for a few hours :)
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bryangQ1577NG
10
Waste of time and money
For starters I’m certainly not reviewing the staff. They were just fine. But I struggle to say we sale whales when
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booth143
11
Great Service and Awesome Snorkeling
Lisa and her crew were professional, funny, and very helpful. The trip was a blast and the turtles were awesome.
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kneemiller
Honolulu, Hawaii
10
Beautiful day on the water
Tons of turtles and fish swimming around. My friend and I had a great time on and off the catamaran! We were there
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Czilling
7515
Great crew & we saw WHALES!
The crew was amazing. It was winter so we didn’t except great visibility but it was still great swimming with the
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