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Hanauma Bay and parking and snorkelling

Thunder Bay, Canada
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Hanauma Bay and parking and snorkelling

Is it easy to drive to Hanauma Bay?

What is cost of parking there?

I will be going solo.

Would I be allowed to go snorkeling on my own there?

how much it cost to rent the snorkel equipment for the day?

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1. Re: Hanauma Bay and parking and snorkelling

Yes, it's an easy drive to get to Hanauma Bay. Parking is only 1.00 but they do charge 7.50 to get in unless you are a resident or active duty military. They are closed on Tuesday's. Get there early as it fills up fast and a lot of times they close the parking lot and you won't be able to get in. Later in the afternoon is always a possibility too. There are lifeguards there so I don't have a problem with you snorkeling alone there. You can snorkel alone anywhere you want but that doesn't mean it's a good idea!!

I don't know how much they charge to rent snorkel equipment. I do know it would be cheaper to rent somewhere else like Snorkel Bob's.

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2. Re: Hanauma Bay and parking and snorkelling

Snorkeling alone is ever a good idea but if you are going to do it Hunauma Bay is a good choice.

Ir is guarded, there are always other people in the water, it is protected by a reef, and many parts are shallow.

If you aren't a good swimmer and totally comfortable in the water you can see things in knee deep water. If you are a good swimmer you have relatively safe areas to explore.

3. Re: Hanauma Bay and parking and snorkelling

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