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Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran

  • Snorkeling equipment and instruction included—suitable for first-timers
  • Two alcoholic drinks and unlimited non-alcoholic drinks keep you refreshed 
  • Snap photos of Diamond Head and Waikiki
Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
From US$96.75
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Midday TourMost Popular
Departs at 11am; check-in begins at 10:30am; 3 hours; includes lunch Dec-Apr Whales or Turtles guaranteed!
Morning Tour
Departs at 8am; check-in begins at 7:30am; 2 hours
Guaranteed sightings of sea turtles, plus a snorkeling tour and catamaran cruise, make this guided tour the ultimate Hawaiian experience. Choose from a morning tour or midday tour for whichever one fits your schedule best. Both options include the same stunning views and opportunities to spot wildlife such as turtles, dolphins, and whales in their natural environment.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your Waikiki hotel, or make your way to Kewalo Basin Harbor to board your 53-foot (16-meter) catamaran. Enjoy music, drinks, and views of Diamond Head as you make your way to the snorkeling spot, looking out for wildlife such as dolphins and whales as you go.

Upon arrival at Turtle Canyon, go through a safety briefing, and snap on your snorkel gear. Spend time swimming alongside green sea turtles and tropical fish. Your snorkel guide helps you find the best spots.

Back on board, rinse off in a freshwater shower and change into dry clothing. Enjoy a deli sandwich buffet in the covered cabin (midday tour only), or snap photos of the Ko’olau Mountains and Waikiki from the deck.

This tour concludes with hotel drop-off.
Reviews (228)
1 - 5 of 94 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Fantastic experience! Highly recommend!

Our group of five went out on the 8:30 a.m. trip. Everything was fabulous - the hotel pickup was right on time, the crew was amazing, the turtles were beautiful. I was most excited by the fact that they had prescription masks so the three...More

1  Thank SRQFoodieforLife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
We had fun swimming with the turtles and my husband enjoyed the open bar!

We saw many turtles while snorkeling and dolphins while sailing back to the pier! The crew was incredible! They kept checking us to see if we want drinks or a photo together! We had an amazing time! If you have motion sickness, don’t forget to...More

Thank Dior X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Exhausting Experience

During our once in a lifetime trip to Ko’Olina we booked this tour in hopes of swimming with sea turtles- talk about crossing off an item on your bucket list. We made the reservation in early August with our trip planned for the last week...More

8  Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
You definitely see turtles...

Great crew and you will definitely see turtles. The only small negativity, would be the boat only had to sail a few hundred yards to get to the turtles, and your thinking I paid that much money for this??? But after you snorkel for about...More

3  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Turtle party

We loved this experience, a trip on a catamaran and plenty of time to swim with the turtles. Highly recommend as a great way to see Waikiki from a different angle as well.

4  Thank Vanessa M
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13 October 2018|
Response from SRQFoodieforLife | Reviewed this property |
I believe you can book 24 hours in advance but you will be limited to the space they have available on each trip, so if you need a specific time or day, you should plan ahead as far as you can.
Tiffany M
24 September 2018|
Response from SRQFoodieforLife | Reviewed this property |
You wear a life jacket used for diving or snorkeling, which means it is not inflated while swimming/snorkeling unless you inflate it (the type of life vest that they show you on airplanes). It is not a padded/foam life... More
Alonzo L
22 September 2018|
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Response from Mo H | Reviewed this property |
This would be difficult if you don’t know how to swim. The boat drops anchor near the viewing site and you have to swim a ways. Getting into the ocean from the boat down the ladder can be intimidating if you don’t know how... More
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