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Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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100 Hanauma Bay Drive, ueber Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-2005
+1 808-396-4229
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A perfect snorkeling spot.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
100 Hanauma Bay Drive, ueber Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-2005
+1 808-396-4229
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Reviewed yesterday

I first visited Haunama Bay in 2013 and loved it. I had only been snorkleing once before and enjoyed it. Since 2013, I have not snorkled again, until my trip to Haunama Bay this month. I just love the people and we get to see...More

Thank Sandra O
Reviewed 2 days ago

The site might have been beautiful years ago, but is hammered daily by hundreds of tourists and the coral has suffered badly. If you were a fish, you would want to be somewhere else very far away. There's little shade and no food or drink...More

Thank tasman254
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved this bay, spent the enire day in the water. So many beautiful fish. Saw the biggeat moray eel, scary,lol. Coral was not very colourful and since I have unfortunately very little experience snorkeling to compare, but i absutely loved the water and fish,...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing beach. We purchased this excursion via Kaimana Tours since we had the Go Oahu Card. They picked us up at our hotel and they provide you with the snorkeling equipment. There is an entrance fee for the Hamauna Bay that goes towards the preservation...More

Thank ancas15
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hanauma Bay was set aside as a nature preserve and it used to be lovely. Now, despite the requirement to watch a video about how to protect the reef, it is overrun with tourists who ignore the "rules". Every day they still step on the...More

Thank LaBeau808
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great time with the Daugther and Doug. We saw lots of fishes and very entertaining for them. No reefs at all but had a good time

Thank Sheila W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Snorkeling in Australia is much prettier! The fish were beautiful, but the coral was charcoal, and water murky! Thr mongoose and cats were great to watch on land! Otherwise snorkling wasn't worth it!

1  Thank AngiePang01
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great spot to snorkel and see amazing fish if staying in Waikiki. You can uber it out and back or take many tour options for like $16.95 each incl snorkel gear. Snorkel hire at the site is $20, and you can get...More

Thank janellep60
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived at Hanauma Bay at 7 am (opening time). The parking lot was already very full but it didn't seem super busy yet. We paid $15 for 2 adults and the kids were free. We watched a short orientation video and headed down to...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Parking can be crowded so it is best to go early. After paying a $7.50 entry fee you are required to watch a nine minute movie which details the ecosystem of the bay. It is a steep walk down to the park but they do...More

Thank Ron D
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12 September 2017|
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Response from Dzny | Reviewed this property |
Not really open at sunset...sorry
20 June 2017|
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Response from James215021 | Reviewed this property |
Open until 7PM every day except Tuesday's they're closed.
13 April 2017|
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Response from Stephen S | Reviewed this property |
Yes . No problem