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Address: 2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900
Phone Number: +1 808-234-7245

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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Just Blew me Away

I didn't get a chance to try Hawaii Nautical on Oahu but I did in Kona on their Luxury Sail and Snorkel. . First off the Captain and deck hand was so awesome. . personal greetings... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Ken M
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I didn't get a chance to try Hawaii Nautical on Oahu but I did in Kona on their Luxury Sail and Snorkel. . First off the Captain and deck hand was so awesome. . personal greetings as soon as we got out of car, breakfast was ready and lunch so so good. .it ended up being just myself and friend... More 

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Iowa City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw many dolphins & a whale before snorkeling. Beautiful fish and swimming right next to sea turtles. Definitely recommend. Crew is knowledgeable and make the trip a lot of fun - lots of laughs!

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Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our 5 year old on this excursion and she loved it. Catamaran took us to the dolphins with a light breakfast of fruit and mini muffins. Then snorkeled and saw a huge stingray and turtle. Great lunch of deli meats, bbq pork, pasta and chips. Leadership took great care of safety and that was great as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Awesome time! Saw a bunch of turtles and a reef shark. Bree (hope I spelled that right) got in the water with us and told us all kinds of things and grabbed a sea urchin for us to hold. Super cool. Kids loved it!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got picked up from our hotel Thanksgiving morning by a bubbly and welcoming Mike. Trip to the marina was short and we were soon on our way to enjoy the beautiful ocean Hawaii has to offer. We were lucky enough to see at least 5 turtles and the staff (Josh, Kyla and Mike) couldn't have been any nicer or accommodating.

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Johns Creek, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife and seven year old son on the Aulani guest afternoon snorkeling trip on the leeward coast just off of Makaha Beach Park Thanksgiving week. While we did not see any dolphins this day, and we had rain showers on and off, we were very pleasantly surprised to see to humpback whales - some of the first of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good experience diving with these guys at the end of October. I think Warren was our dive guide. There were 4 of us on the dives, with differing levels of experience, and he worked well with all of us. I was the least experiences with about 8-9 dives behind me, and it had been a couple years since the... More 

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Westford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were picked up at Marriott's Ko Olina and ferried over to the marina by van. Traffic was stop and go all the way over to the marina getting us to the boat later than planned. We boarded a 2-year-old catamaran (spotless by the way) and got underway quickly and in time to view the sunset. !960's music, hot food... More 

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Farmington, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We rented some snorkeling equipment at Snorkel Bob's and they highly recommended the turtle snorkeling trip. We booked it and it was fantastic. We saw turtles as promised, had a nice lunch, free drinks, attentive staff on board and in the water. I highly recommend this trip!

Thank Ralph R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This is a sunset cruise for 2+ hours. Pick up at hotel and 30 minute drive to marina. New catamaran and fun, caring crew. Included cocktails, soft drinks, and heavy appetizers.. Part of cruise under sail. It was a fun evening and some great 60's music.

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