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Hawaii Nautical

2045 Lauwiliwili Street, Kapolei, Oahu, HI 96707
+1 808-234-7245
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Ranked #1 of 13 activities in Kapolei
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Dolphins or whales guaranteed on many trips, or come back free! Near Marriott & Disney Ko Olina catamaran dolphin snorkel sailing, scuba, whale... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Issaquah, Washington
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104 reviews 104 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

About 30 people on the snorkeling trip and the boat still had room for everyone to move around. The snorkel spot is a solid location. Turtles and plenty of fish to see. Crew and captain took good care of everyone. 20 minute shuttle ride from Ko Olina. No complaints about this trip.

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Portales, New Mexico, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Depending on your experience level and where you've been, you may find diving on this island to be less than expected. The crew of Hawaii Nautical did a good job, however, the diving isn't worth the cost. We dive the Caribbean on a regular basis, And found this to be very boring with poor visibility, colder water, and no coral... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

We saw turtles, dolphins and plenty of tropical fish. Great for a family adventure, although a bit crowded for a couple like us in retrospect - compared to other tours we did. But still recommend doing it if you enjoy being surrounded by ocean life. We did have a blast, and thoroughly enjoyed the huge pod of dolphins. Snorkeling with... More

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

Did two dives today with top notch crew. Our dive master Greg was very pleasant and knowledgeable. Only one other experienced diver and I with Greg, enabled us to really enjoy both dives. First dive was deep dive on wreck with a ton if sea life and growth on ship Second dive was a shallow reef with overhangs and swim... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The staff of Hawaii Nautical were fabulous! Capt. John, Melanie, Matt and Julia were very supportive of all divers and went out of their way to ensure everyone had a great tie. I dove twice with them on 4/1/14 and 4/3/14 on the west side of Oahu. We dove on two great wrecks (a ship and an airplane) and two... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We participated in the 3/31/14 excursion. My boyfriend took his "go pro" camera to film his experience while snorkeling. One of the divers offered to take the "go pro" through a cave while filming. Obviously, the he jumped at the offer! The diver went through the cave and flushed out a school of fish - we have it all on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

This was one of my favorite things we did on Oahu. They were all so friendly and even brought our drinks to us. I Unfortunetely got seasick, they were very kind and made sure I was ok. The handsome crew handed me some water and tissues (not my finest moment). They kept checking on me to make sure I was... More

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Boise, Idaho
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We went on Hawaii Nautical's morning catamaran trip on 3/26/14 (3 hours). It was a wonderful experience for our family (kids 7 &9) and the highlight of our Oahu vacation! Captain Greg, Dave, Anthony (diving guide) and crew were professional and fun at the same time. We saw a lot of whales and one breached close by - no dolphins... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Captain Josh and Barry were great! So was the company when we decided to change our trip rather last minute due to expected windy conditions. We had a great time watching the whales and learning about whales. Captain Josh was very knowledgeable. The onboard treats were a nice touch.

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Danville, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

Went on a sunset whale watching tour with Kevin and Barry. We had the best time! These guys know exactly what they're doing. Always made us comfortable and we learned so much on this trip. They were patient and were so funny. They knew where to find the whales and were watching 3 pods at one point. We are so... More

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