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North Shore Turtle Cove Guided Snorkeling Tour

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    North Shore
    Stop: 90 minutes -
    Safety and Snorkeling instruction first and small practice time on shallow area before we are heading to deep Ocean. It's about an hour to enjoy Oahu's best snorkeling spot.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Oahu, Oahu, Hawaii
    Duration
    1h 30m
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Local taxes
    • Snorkeling equipment
    • Life jacket
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • IMPORTANT: If you have never been in the ocean before, are afraid of water, are not able to put your face in the water, or cannot swim/float on the surface, it is strongly recommended that you book the private tour option (please see booking options); if you booked the regular small-group tour and are unable to go into deep water with the guide, you may miss the tour without a refund.
    • Not recommended for children 8 years and under (a private snorkeling tour can accommodate ages 6 and up)
    • You MUST be at the meeting place on time; if you are not on time, you may miss the tour without a refund.
    • From Waikiki, it's roughly a 70-minute drive; from Haleiwa town, it's about 20 minutes; from Turtle Bay, about 20 minutes. Be aware of traffic, especially the 11:30am and 2pm tours, as there is usually heavy traffic on the North Shore; please drive safely. DIRECTION: The meeting place is the North Shore Bike Trail, which can be found on Google Maps (Research North Shore Bike Trail) Address: There is no physical address. Beginning of North Shore Bike Trail you can find on google map (NORTH SHORE BIKE TRAIL). Opposite side (Ocean side) of PUULA ROAD on Kamehameha Hwy at lawn area, find a "green bike pass sign." Directions: From Waikiki or Haleiwa town. Pass the Waimea bay, fire station (on the left) and Pupukea Food Land (on the right), 0.2 mile from fire station. Pass all food trucks (such as North Shore Tacos etc) and car repair shop Pupukea service on your right. As soon as you pass PUULA ROAD on the right, meeting place is on the left (Ocean side) lawn area, there is green "Bike pass" sign. The guide will call your name. From Kahuku (Turtle Bay Resort). Pass the sunset beach, 1.2 miles from the Pipeline and a Sunset elementary school. When you pass KUMUPALI ROAD, slow down you are 0.2 miles to get meeting place. Just before PUULA Road there is lawn area by the Ocean, find a green bike pass sign. If you see the fire station on your right and Pupukea Food Land on your left you already passed. It is 0.2 mile before the fire station. The guide will call your name.
    • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
    • If you have any disability you must let us know when you book.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    The two guides that helped us with our gear and took us out were so attentive. It was an outstanding experience and the first time I have ever experienced snorkeling as a fun activity. If you are comfortable in the water I highly recommend this activity. We also got to see a sea
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    This was my first time snorkeling ever and Bob was very patient with me and the other two ladies with me. Unfortunately we did not see any sea turtles but we did see some beautiful fish. I enjoyed it very much and would definitely recommend to anyone going to this area. The
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    Response from BlueHaupia, Manager at North Shore Turtle Cove Guided Snorkeling Tour
    Responded 20 Aug 2019
    Aloha, thank you very much for review us. We are glad you enjoyed our snorkeling tour. I am sorry for your photo, did you purchase photo package before the tour? Please email us even you didn't purchased. Our guide sometimes take pics of fun or our SNS reason that case we give away the pics.
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    Bob was the best guide! There were 3 of us ladies age 55-58 and he was patient and educational. Beautiful water with awesome coral & fish in the cove. Highly recommend this snorkeling trip
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    Love, just loved this experience. Easy in and out of the water process. The guide was beyond capable and focus on us having the best time. We could of easily gone on our own, but she knew right where to go for turtles and the best fish viewing. Highly recommend.
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    My wife and I had a great time on the snorkeling tour, and saw several turtles along with many colorful fish. Akima was a great guide. She explained everything we needed to know and helped to identify what we were seeing. We even forgot one of our cameras and she arranged to
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    By: Hawaii Real Nature Tours
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    Shelby S
    Quincy, Michigan
    8511
    Wonderful Experience!
    The two guides that helped us with our gear and took us out were so attentive. It was an outstanding experience
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    runaloha
    10
    North Shore Snorkeling
    This was my first time snorkeling ever and Bob was very patient with me and the other two ladies with me.
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    206traveler2018
    Seattle, Washington
    30
    Excellent snorkeling tour
    My husband and kids had the best time with Bob as their guide. Two had never snorkeled before and it was a very
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    PJGELSON
    Piedmont, California
    10
    Swimming with turtles and Bob was the Bomb!
    Visiting from SF with my 4 teenagers-we wanted to do something fun on the North Shore. Snorkeling with Bob was
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    Dalehut
    Kite, Georgia
    10
    Sharks Cove adventure
    Bob was the best guide! There were 3 of us ladies age 55-58 and he was patient and educational. Beautiful water
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    Ross F
    San Francisco, California
    711
    Terrific morning of turtle snorkeling
    Love, just loved this experience. Easy in and out of the water process. The guide was beyond capable and focus on
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    Daniel C
    Gilroy, California
    20
    Awesome experience!
    My wife and I had a great time on the snorkeling tour, and saw several turtles along with many colorful fish.
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    Karlilloyd
    20
    Amazing day and Awesome tour guide!!
    I went on an excursion with my sister and two friends and we had an amazing time! Akima was our tour guide and I
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    angit68
    Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
    4031
    Great guide but no boat.
    I did not end up doing this excursion but paid full price. The guide tried to help me and was very nice. All you
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    angelinad537
    San Bruno, California
    22
    Such an awesome experience!
    This tour was definitely my favorite Hawaiian experience; seeing turtles, colorful fish, and learning about sea
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    Kelli S
    10
    Excellent time, lots of knowledge!
    Akima was very friendly, had lots of knowledge and was very fun! She took us to many local places and shared lots
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    Dan C
    141
    Great fun day
    This tour was great. Very interesting and knowledgeable facts along with great scenery. The main guide and the
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    445cindyr
    Nokomis, Florida
    30
    Great overview of Oahu with fun knowledgeable guide
    Akima drove us all over Oahu from our cruise port to the surf breaks on the north shore and all the way around the
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    paulgraf2018
    Monroe, Washington
    10
    Snorkeling in Sharks Cove
    Great experience with a patient guide. Very good for people inexperienced in snorkeling. we got to see quite a
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    Nicole P
    10
    Great Tour Guide Not Great Weather
    Akima Kai, our guide was amazing. My fiance does not know how to swim and she made sure we were both comfortable
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    • Languages Offered: English
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