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Waianae Coast Snorkel Cruise with Dolphin and Seasonal Whale Watching from Oahu

  • Full-day Waianae Coast snorkel cruise, gear and instruction included
  • See marine life and snorkel with dolphins on the Leeward Coast
  • Humpback whale watching during migration season (January–March)
Waianae Coast Snorkel Cruise with Dolphin and Seasonal Whale Watching from Oahu
From US$140.03
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Spend the day snorkeling with wild marine life on this full-day cruise along the Waianae Coast in west Oahu. During the cruise, watch spinner dolphins and sea turtles riding the ocean waves and look out for migrating humpback whales (January–March). Snorkel in calm waters among the dolphins and coral reef and enjoy a hot or cold lunch after the cruise. Includes snorkel gear and return transportation (select hotels).

What to Expect

After pickup from your hotel (select hotels), board a boat in the Waianae Harbor and set off along the scenic coast. Relax onboard in the sun or shade and be on the lookout for spinner dolphins jumping in the air and playing in the waves. Visit from January to March for a chance to see massive, migrating humpback whales cruising through the sea. Carry on to a shallow spot where your captain will drop anchor and invite you to snorkel in the calm water. With tips, instructions, and gear from your guides you’re ready to jump in the tropical waters and swim among the dolphins, coral reef, and colourful fish. After a day of swimming and marine life spotting, return to Waianae Harbor to enjoy a lunch of hot dishes, sandwiches, and beverages (vegetarian option available). Finally, be dropped off at your departure point or Waikiki hotel.

Reviews (228)
1 - 5 of 88 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Dolphins, Sea Turtles, and Whales!

We went on the second three-hour tour (11 am) on January 11...it was just super. Captain Jenna had an idea of where the dolphins might be after her early-morning tour and she had us on them within 5 minutes of leaving the harbor. We spent...More

Date of experience: January 2019
2  Thank rickr0467
Reviewed 1 week ago
Exceeded expectations, awesome family activity!

Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Facilities were well equipped with washrooms and another items needed. We were able to see whales, dolphins (snorkeling), sea turtles, and other marine life. Care was taken to ensure everyone was able to actually see the dolphins when we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Evan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Snorkel with dolphins and whale watching

Awesome staff and well worth the money. Absolutely recommend this tour!! We had dolphins under us and around us at 2 different locations, they were so close to us. Also got to see Humpback whales surfacing and diving with tails in the air and turtles...More

1  Thank 945blairj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great staff. Great experience

I was picked up at my hotel precisely on time for the drive to the west side of Oahu. I think there were 20 snorkelers and four staff of Dolphin Adventures. All the staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We were taken first to a bay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeni U
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

The people were FANTASTIC!!! Emanuel picked us up and stayed with us all day she was a blessing and a very nice and fun person. Captain Jenna was a great captain always making sure we were seeing everything and having fun! Paul was the best...More

Thank Annette W
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30 December 2018|
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Response from heeler1 | Reviewed this property |
You can just drive to the boat launch. Call them they will instruct you
21 December 2018|
Response from heeler1 | Reviewed this property |
We spent a total of about 3.5 hours on the water. Took another 30 min for folks to have lunch after, then an hour to get back to our hotel. Could be much quicker if you drive yourself, but if you use their van service I... More
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