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😷 Health & Safety

  1. We encourage all guests to pre-sign in, use an online waiver, pre-purchase items so that we limit checking in on hand to hand devices. However, for those that check in on site, we will check in outside, and wipe down iPad devices between guests.
  2. Disinfectant stations at check in with temporal scans and hand sanitizers will be available.
  3. Our snorkel gear will be disinfecteded in front of each guest before each use. There will also be additional gear cleaning stations on board.
  4. Groups and family will have group spaces in designated areas on the boat.
  5. We have moved our lunch service to pre-packaged sandwiches and offer for guests to take away lunches if so desired.
  6. Mask are required during the check-in process and may be taken off after the boat sets sail.
  7. Shakas will be given all day long!
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Ko'Olina Speedboat Dolphin Snorkel

Location: West Oahu, Oahu

If you DO NOT NEED shuttle transportation to this activity please CLICK HERE to load our "No Transportation" Calendar.

The Speedboat Dolphin Snorkel Tour includes a passive dolphin swim with the friendly wild spinner dolphins, followed by a reef snorkel loaded with brilliantly colored tropical fish and a variety of pacific ocean life. This snorkel site and your following site are inhabited with the calm Hawaiian green sea turtles. Your swimming with dolphins tour also includes seasonal whale watching during the winter months.

What to Expect

We are within walking distance of all Ko'Olina Resorts and Vacation Rentals or we will pick you up from your and take you to the calm clear waters of West Oahu. The Easterly Tradewinds blow offshore and the Waianae Mountain Range block the gusts so the water is generally smooth and perfect for snorkeling. This is also the home to the largest Spinner Dolphin population on Oahu!

We will zip you up and down the calm coastline of West Oahu in search of large pods of spinner dolphins. Once found, we get in the water to enjoy swimming and observing the dolphins using a mask, snorkel, and flotation vest.

Our dolphin snorkel encounter procedure is to have our snorkelers assume a passive float position in a safe, non-intrusive manner. The longer you hold perfectly still, the longer your Hawaii dolphin swim should last. You will experience Oahu’s wild spinner dolphins in the Hawaii tradition of respect for these beautiful animals.

Following your Oahu dolphin swim, your next two snorkel sites are natural turtle cleaning stations. You’ll watch the ever friendly and always pleasant green sea turtles gather to get their shells and skin cleaned by algae-eating reef fish.

Your west Oahu snorkeling adventure concludes with snorkeling through coral gardens among schools of brilliantly colored reef fish and exotic ocean creatures.

As a very special bonus, included in your snorkeling adventure from December through April is humpback whale watching. Watch these majestic mammals, often accompanied by their newborn calves, play in and cruise the waters of west Oahu.

Lunch is Included

Lunch is served at the marina following the tour and consist of: teriyaki chicken or hawaiian pulled pork sandwiches, lettuce and tomato condiments, fresh mixed fruit, pasta salad, chips, and soft drinks, veggie burgers are also available. A muffin, hot tea or hot chocolate is also served before boarding on morning tours, a snack pack of chips and bottled water on midday tours.

The Boat

Ko Olina Explorer is fun, safe & exciting. This 44 foot Rigid Inflatable Boat, powered by twin 250 HP outboards will launch you up the Leeward coastline at a nice speed. She features a secure center seating for up to 30 passengers and an onboard restroom.


  • Free Waikiki Hotel Transportation
  • Walking Distance from all Ko'Olina Resorts & Vacation Rentals
  • Two Snorkel Sites-20 to 30 min each and WILD Dolphin Experience!
  • Check-In Drinks of Tea or Cocoa
  • Snorkel Gear & Life Vests
  • Snorkel Lessons
  • Bottled Water & Lunch
  • Whale Watching 12/15 - 4/1
  • Hydrophones to Hear Whales (in season)


3.5 hours


Ko'Olina Marina Store: 92-100 Waipahe Pl, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-4293

Cancellation Policy

Customers will receive a full refund or credit with 48 hours notice of cancellation. Customers will also receive a full refund or credit in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Contact us anytime to inquire about cancellations or reschedule. No-shows will be charged the full price.