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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail

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Waianae, United States
Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail
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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Sail along the Leeward Coast of Oahu on this morning cruise. Snorkel with an expert guide and watch for spinner dolphins on this family-friendly adventure off the scenic southwestern coast of the island. This excursion, complete with spectacular scenery and fun water activities includes breakfast and lunch
  • Catamaran cruise along the Leeward Coast
  • Sail, snorkel, and watch for dolphins, whales, and other marine life
  • Snorkel in the clear waters to see fish and other sea life
  • Free continental breakfast and a deli lunch
  • Two alcoholic drinks per adult included
  • Guaranteed dolphin sightings
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Professional guide
Use of snorkel equipment
Lunch
Two complimentary alcoholic drinks per adult
Gratuities

Departure Point

Waianae, HI 96792, USA

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
At the pier, climb aboard your comfortable luxury catamaran and find a comfortable spot to sit and watch the scenery pass by. Enjoy a continental breakfast as you sail in search of spinner dolphins, turtles and humpback whales (November through April). Dolphin sightings are guaranteed December through April; in the rare event you do not encounter dolphins, receive a free snorkeling adventure or sunset cocktail cruise. 

The captain moors the boat at a calm snorkeling spot. Listen to a short lesson on the basics of snorkeling if you need it, then don the provided equipment and dive in. Follow your professional snorkeling guide among the coral reefs and colorful schools of tropical fish. 

Climb back into the boat and dig into a delicious deli lunch as the catamaran heads back to shore. The buffet lunch includes two alcoholic drinks.

Certified Dolphin Smart Supplier

Viewing wild dolphins in their natural habitat can be a thrilling experience.  However, we can disturb dolphins’ natural behaviors, such as migration, breathing, nursing, breeding, feeding, and sheltering by approaching wild dolphins too closely in vessels; moving vessels too quickly, or making too much noise.  The Dolphin SMART program is a voluntary education program that encourages responsible advertising and viewing of wild dolphins; thereby, minimizing the risk of disrupting their natural behaviors.  You are a steward for wild dolphin conservation by being a Proud Supporter of Dolphin SMART! 
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Certified Dolphin Smart Supplier
  • Individualized sandwich lunch, juice, soda and water. Two free alcoholic drinks per adult.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hawaii Nautical

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Sail.

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Traveler Tips


  • "I remember snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef in Australia a couple of years ago, but this was by far a much better experience!" See review

Reviews

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Amazing!
K-Diamond
, Jul 2021
Amazing experience! The crew was super nice and authentic. They were young adults, so full of energy and excitement. Tyler offered to take our Go Pro down to the corals to capture footage of sea turtles. Captain Jesse even allowed us to jump off the boat while it was anchored without our gear on. Although the ad is a little misleading, as we thought we could have snorkeled with the dolphins, we still saw so many dolphins and were able to get photos of them. We still saw turtles and ample vibrant fish! This excursion is well worth the $$$. You get breakfast, lunch, and 2 free alcoholic drinks. Everything was delicious. Disclaimer: if you have children, double think about booking, as a child refused to get into the water after we got out there (and after mom and dad paid already, oops). Highly recommend!!
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star-5
was awesome
stacie_w
, Jul 2021
It was awesome!! The tour guys were very friendly and helpful. The experience was very cool, if I come back id definitely do it again!
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star-5
Amazing experience
Daijyah_R
, Jul 2021
Great experience. Good vibes! The crew was nice and helpful regarding snorkeling. They provided great information and guidance about dolphins.
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Good experience overall
GRP
, Jul 2021
Great experience. The crew were a mix of friendly and not so friendly folks though. Food and drinks were great! Saw a lot of dolphins and fish. That was obviously the highlight of the trip. Knowledgeable staff. Maybe the only thing lacking were soft skills and teach staff to be equally nice to everyone. Thanks!
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star-5
Dolphins, turtles, and great fun!
Jklaser
, Jul 2021
The crew was awesome, the tunes were great, and the whole experience was a total blast. We saw dolphins and learned a bunch about them, and we also got to swim with some sea turtles which was amazing to see them up close and personal. Fantastic tour!
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star-5
A perfect excursion!
Reagan_S
, Jun 2021
Awesome experience and a really fun crew. The snorkeling was amazing, and we even got to see lots of sea turtles. Definitely recommend!
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star-5
Great Snorkeling Experience
Pauline_G
, Jun 2021
Awesome, knowledgeable crew! Went out to see the dolphins, but not swim with them. The crew respected NOAA’s regulations, but we were able to see the dolphins. Snorkeled along a reef and saw all kinds of fish and 2 sea turtles!! Amazing! Can’t wait to bring our kids with us.
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star-5
definitely do this!
Sylvie_W
, Jun 2021
this trip was awesome! the crew was super knowledgeable and friendly. we saw tons of dolphins on the boat ride out, and the snorkeling was unreal. pristine waters and plenty of sea life to observe. cocktails and food on board is also an amazing addition!! highly recommend.
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Great experience
Brian_G
, Jun 2021
We didn’t know what to expect with dolphins in the wild. The team found pod that we were able to see and it was amazing. The team was very informative on the dolphins. After seeing the dolphins we went to a local reef where we snorkeled and saw so many fish. Would highly recommend
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star-5
Amazing
Jenifer_S
, Jun 2021
The crew was awesome! Very friendly, knowledgeable and upbeat. I would do this again. I highly recommend them!
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