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Turtle Reef Snorkel Boat in Waikiki

Location: Waikiki, Oahu

This turtle snorkeling adventure, suitable for all ages, departs from the scenic Kewalo Basin Harbor and takes you to the renowned Turtle Canyon. Onboard the Island Princess Catamaran, experience the thrill of snorkeling amidst Hawaiian green sea turtles and vibrant tropical fish. This tour not only offers an unforgettable snorkeling experience but also provides stunning views of Diamond Head and the Waikiki coastline. With snorkel gear included and the option to bring your own refreshments, this excursion promises a blend of excitement, relaxation, and awe-inspiring natural beauty.

What to Expect

Your journey begins at Kewalo Basin Harbor, where you'll board the Island Princess Catamaran, meet the friendly captain and crew, and enjoy a smooth check-in process. Next, the catamaran glides away from the harbor and you'll be greeted with the fresh ocean breeze and panoramic views. The cruise to Turtle Canyon is not just a journey but an experience in itself, with the Hawaiian sun sparkling over the blue waters.

Upon reaching Turtle Canyon, gear up with the provided snorkel equipment and dive into the clear waters. Here, you'll encounter Hawaiian green sea turtles in their natural habitat, gracefully gliding through the coral reefs. The vibrant ecosystem is also home to a variety of tropical fish, offering a kaleidoscope of colors beneath the waves.

After the snorkeling adventure, it's time to unwind. Enjoy views of the iconic Diamond Head and the picturesque Waikiki coastline as you sip your drinks (BYOB alcohol permitted post-snorkel, no glass bottles) and reflect on the day's experiences. This is the perfect time to relax and soak in the beauty of Hawaii. The tour concludes with a gentle cruise back to the harbor, leaving you with lasting memories and stories to share.


  • Expert guides and crew
  • Snorkel gear (snorkel, mask, and fins)
  • Life jackets for safety
  • Option to bring your own food and drinks
  • Wetsuit rentals available on the boat (additional cost)


  • This tour is recommended for guests who can swim comfortably in the ocean.
  • Please note that ocean and weather conditions can be unpredictable. Wildlife sightings, while likely, are not guaranteed.
  • If turtles are not spotted, guests are offered a chance to join the tour again for free.
  • Detailed instructions and location of the slip will be provided in the confirmation email.


2.5 hours


Kewalo Basin Harbor - 1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96814

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund when a cancellation notice is made by 48 hours before the tour. For private charter refunds: call us by 5pm 7 days before the charter. In case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, customers will also receive a full refund. No-shows will be charged the full price.

With a doctor's note, you will be able to receive a full refund after the designated cancellation period. The doctor's note applies only to the person who holds the note. If the person with a doctor's note is a minor, we will honor one adult as guardian for full refund.

In the case of No Dolphins: Please be aware that because dolphins are wild animals, sightings are not 100% guaranteed. In case of no dolphins, we will put you on a next available tour for -50% tour fee from regular price.