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Address: 2045 Lauwiliwili Street, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707
Phone Number: +1 808-234-7245
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Description: Dolphins or whales guaranteed on many trips, or come back free! Near...
Dolphins or whales guaranteed on many trips, or come back free! Near Marriott & Disney Ko Olina catamaran dolphin snorkel sailing, scuba, whale watching, dinner cruises, Waikiki options and more. Experience Hawaii Nautical's unparalleled adventures. Family-owned and family-friendly. Locations islandwide. Come experience our five-star service. Daily catamaran sailing departures near Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina (Disney catamaran exclusive itineraries), Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club, J.W. Marriott Ihilani Ko Olina Resort & Spa, Beach Villas at Ko Olina and more. Also try Port Waikiki Cruises from the Hilton Hawaiian Village pier. Looking for swim with dolphins in the wild? See them instead in a sustainable, eco-conscious way. Federal Noaa guidelines say "Do not swim with wild spinner dolphins." Hawaii's first Dolphin Smart recognized operator for proper viewing of dolphins, a program sponsored by Noaa & the National Marine Sanctuaries to educate about dolphin conservation & harassment. They advise not to pursue close wild dolphin interactions.
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Most attentive Scuba Crew Ever!

This was my husband's 29th dive and my 26th. We couldn't have been more impressed with the attentiveness of this crew. We had Anthony as our Captain and Matt as our Dive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
loulou1019
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Brampton, Canada
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Brampton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This was my husband's 29th dive and my 26th. We couldn't have been more impressed with the attentiveness of this crew. We had Anthony as our Captain and Matt as our Dive Master.They were terrific. Unfortunately, I can't remember the name of the woman assisting Matt and training to be a Dive Master herself but she was also very good.... More 

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We booked the dolphin/snorkel sail trip through the concierge at our hotel in Ko Olina. We were picked up at the hotel by the Hawaii Nautical van and drove about 20 minutes north to the marina. The crew had us board the catamaran and briefed us on the itinerary. They said we would sail to a snorkel anchorage and look... More 

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Coppell, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

We had 2 great trips with Hawaii Nautical during our recent visit to Hawaii - a daytime snorkel sail and also a sunset cruise. Mash was an excellent guide for both trips - Jacob, Anthony, Kellie & David were all great hosts as well. We saw a lot of dolphins and beautiful fish during our snorkel. This group is knowledgeable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Very professional and fun! this is a very well run operation. all the way from the marketing manager to the deck hands. Highly recommended!

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Delta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Once again, we had two wonderful trips with Captain Doug and his team! We went on the Fireworks & Dinner cruise in Honolulu as well as a Dolphin & Snorkel sail. Both trips were amazing! What a great team of people! Congratulations, Doug.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We booked the "dolphins, snorkel, sail" trip last minute. So glad we went. Well worth every penny. We also were fortunate enough to see some whales and sea turtles...bonus. The crew was fabulous, very engaging and very knowledgeable. Mosh, David, Anthony and Kelly were a lot of fun and great with everyone. Very attentive. They had food out when we... More 

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New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

$82 = No Whales + No Refund + Fun Crew though (the only reason I gave a star) NEVER buy Hawaii Nautical tours again in my life!!! - Booked a last-minute trip for whale watch, good sea view but NO WHALES to see?! Too bad to have wasted 2 hours time. The crew gave a free ticket for next visit,... More 

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dougewalt, Owner at Hawaii Nautical, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking time during your vacation to sail with us. We wish the whales had been visible during your outing; it's one of the challenges of seeking to view unpredictable wildlife in their natural setting. It's been a banner whale season, but sometimes the timing just isn't right. That's why for more than a decade, Hawaii... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

My friend and I did the two hour turtle, snorkel and sail experience. We were promptly picked up from our hotel in Waikiki and taken to the Marina to board our catamaran. Once on the catamaran we were offered snacks and drinks. Our friendly and professional crew went through safety precautions and instructed us on how to use the snorkeling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Lots of fun and with an outstanding crew. Very customer friendly. Great lunch. Barbecue was awesome. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Our family of 5 spent a wonderful morning with Hawaii Nautical's friendly, professional and fun staff for a day of dolphin, turtle, flying fish, whale sighting, followed by snorkelling in a serene area followed by a lot of good food.

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