Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran

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Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise by Catamaran
from USD $154.26
Set sail for Turtle Canyon on a power catamaran from Waikiki, enjoying a scenic cruise along the shores of Oahu. Your goal: snorkeling in warm waters frequented by Hawaii’s green sea turtles! Back on board, enjoy two provided drinks, and refuel with lunch if you select the midday tour. Keep an eye out for dolphins, migrating whales and other marine life as you soak up the sights, including Diamond Head.

Turtle sightings guaranteed! On this turtle snorkel cruise, if a turtle is not sighted, you will be given a complimentary return turtle snorkel cruise.
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In Brief

Honolulu, United States
United States
3 hours
Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; Friday; Saturday; Sunday
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly
Free drinks included
Get up-close to native wildlife
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Ideal choice for families
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Kewalo Basin, South Side Waterfront, Oahu, HI 96814

departs from Kewalo Harbor

Pass By: Hawaii Nautical, 2045 Lauwiliwili St, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707-3900


Pass By: Waikiki Beach, Kalakaua Avenuue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

Enjoy the view of the Waikiki coastline from the ocean.

Pass By: Diamond Head State Monument, 18th Ave. Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

Enjoy the view of the iconic Diamond Head.


  • 2 alcoholic drinks
  • Unlimited nonalcoholic drinks
  • Deli lunch (midday tour only)
  • Professional guide
  • Snacks
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • All taxes, fuel, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Waikiki hotels only)


  • Additional alcoholic beverages (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities

Departure Point

Kewalo Basin, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick-up is only available from listed hotels. If your hotel is not listed, we will contact you with the nearest pick-up location. Please contact us upon confirmation to confirm your exact pick-up location & time.

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Minimum age to consume alcohol is 21 years
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This is a barefoot cruise; your shoes will be kept at the pier while you're on the boat
  • Green sea turtles are almost always spotted, but if you don't see any on your tour, you book another tour with the local operator at no charge (re-rides only; no refunds)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

The crew was wonderful. Everything was done to perfection. Would recommend it to everyone. The crew went out of their way to make sure everyone had a chance to participate no matter what their ability was.
• Submitted 28 Nov 2019
First time to Hawaii and picking the turtle canyon tour was perfect. The logistics were great, pickup, return. Crew was fantastic, Lisa, Kia and James covered the safety and what to expect throughly. They were very friendly and helpful.
• Submitted 25 Nov 2019
This was a great experience. The crew were fantastic and we got nice and close to these awesome creatures!
• Submitted 25 Nov 2019
Awesome time, crew were great, drinks and music were fab! Turtles were so cool! loved the time out and cannot wait to come back!
• Submitted 14 Nov 2019
Everything from start to finish was excellent staff were sensational very helpful and entertaining even swam with the dolphins which I’m pretty sure was not on the brochure.family of four we had a ball thanks for a sensational tour guys
• Submitted 13 Nov 2019
Great experience!! The crew of Kia, Lisa, and Tristan were great!!! We got to see 4 sea turtles!!!! It was amazing!!!
• Submitted 11 Nov 2019
This was such a fun day. Riding out into tte ocean on a catarmaran. Then stopping and jumping into the water to get to swim around beautiful sea turtles. I guess the turtles are used to people because they will swim right up and around you. It was anazing. We then had lunch, sailed over to Diamond Head, and then headed back. The crew were great. I was on the verge of getting sea sick, and they were there to take care of me. Gave me tips on how not to get sick. And I made it back to shore with my lunch still in my tummy. I would highly recommend this tour for a great time and wonderful memories.
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
Excellent experience!! Crew are great and made for a fun day, snorkeling with turtles below you is an amazing experience
• Submitted 08 Oct 2019
The crew was phenomenal. Very helpful and informative, but also very fun and personable! We saw lots of turtles and truly enjoyed our experience. We highly recommend!
• Submitted 27 Sep 2019
The catamaran was nice and clean. Never felt rushed. Drinks were good as was the food. The equipment was good and we saw lots of turtles and got within meters while Snorkling
• Submitted 09 Sep 2019
Staff on board were kind and helpful (I was a bit anxious as I have mobility issues with my feet and legs). They could see I couldn't wear flippers to snorkel so didn't make a fuss and let me go in without. There were about 10 turtles on the reef and lots of fish to see. And I could actually see because they also gave me prescription goggles. Loved seeing these beauties in their natural habitat and would definitely recommend this cruise!
• Submitted 06 Sep 2019
Hawaii nautical staff were very friendly and professional. It was a great cruise and value for money. I would recommend this cruise
• Submitted 12 Aug 2019
The staff were friendly and helpful, equipment was in fantastic condition, and snacks and drinks provided. To top it off the water was crystal clear and we saw heaps of turtles. It was an amazing experience for the entire family!
• Submitted 26 Jul 2019
My family of 4 truly enjoyed the Catamaran Cruise to Turtle Canyon. The Captain and crew were very helpful and so much fun. My husband and 17yo son said this was their best activity while on vacation. My 10yo daughter truly loved seeing so many turtles.
• Submitted 18 Jul 2019
We had such an amazing time! The crew was AWESOME!! They did everything they could to make sure everyone on board had a great time!
• Submitted 15 Jul 2019
Great time, Great crew. The turles were wonderful. Great day. Lunch was a variety of cold meats and salad and alcoholic drinks were running all day.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The double hulled catamaran was super comfortable, the crew did an awesome job of helping all of us with gear, tips and tricks, showing us where the turtles were hanging out and serving lunch! Drinks were delicious, loads of options for non-alcoholic beverages too. Captain Josh, Ali and Jessie were fun, informative and very helpful, even with the small kids. Highly recommended trip!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The whole experience was wonderful, from being collected at the hotel through to the snorkelling adventure itself. The staff were friendly and entertaining not to mention attentive and the view - can't think of a better way to spend the morning than on a catamaran. Snorkelling itself did not disappoint. Safe, wonderful and would definitely do again.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We took this tour two years ago with my family of 5. We returned to Oahu this summer with my extended family, a party of 16, ages 5-72. Everyone loved this tour! Amy and her crew were friendly and made the trip very fun. The crew members in the water with us were very focused on safety (no one going too far from the group) yet made sure everyone saw the turtles there and had a great time. The boat ride after snorkeling was very fun as well! When we return to Oahu again, this will be the first tour we book!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The crew on the tours are absolutely amazing! If you aren’t a confident swimmer, they will help you get out to see a turtle and safely get you back to the boat. They’re also really understanding and really try to make sure everyone has a great time! Loved it
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Absolutely amazing. We were able to snorkel close to more than 5 huge turtles as they had their shells cleaned by fish. The crew knew where turtles were expected and took us there. The crew were friendly, helpful and relaxed. They made sure everyone had a great experience. We had 2 children (4yrs and 8yrs) on the tour with us and they make it easy to enjoy with kids. When my son got scared and jumped out, the captain asked him to help steer when the boat started and he instantly cheered up. The photos we got were breath taking. Worth every cent!!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Thanks, great crew. had fun. Food was good and the drinks and beer was good too. They provided everything you needed.
• Submitted 29 Apr 2019
This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip! The hotel pick-up went smoothly, and we were delivered to our boat on time. The crew was super friendly and accommodating, and we enjoyed a beautiful sail with mimosas in hand! We also saw several sea turtles and had a great snorkel experience!
• Submitted 23 Apr 2019
Beautiful sights, great crew! They took us to the perfect spot to snorkel and see turtles and other sea life.
• Submitted 18 Apr 2019

In Brief

Honolulu, United States
United States
3 hours
Monday; Tuesday; Wednesday; Friday; Saturday; Sunday
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly
Free drinks included
Get up-close to native wildlife
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Ideal choice for families