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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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Visit like an insider
$114*
and up
Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise
$83*
and up
Oahu Whale-Watching Excursion
$141*
and up
Scuba Diving for Beginners on the Leeward Coast

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Awesome dolphin and snorkel experience

This was the first time we have done an adventure like this so we were not completely sure what would all happen. All I can say is WELL WORTH THE MONEY!!!! Wonderful staff--from... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Nicole C
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was the first time we have done an adventure like this so we were not completely sure what would all happen. All I can say is WELL WORTH THE MONEY!!!! Wonderful staff--from the driver who picked us up to the captain of the ship to the dive crew. Very nice catamaran--clean, lots of great spots to take in views.... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I am a beginner of scuba dive. The coach is super nice (“and the captain this trip is very cool!” quote from my friend's girl friend).

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Cumberland, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Enjoyed the morning snorkel tour. Loved the fact that we were picked up from our resort in Ko Olina - nice added bonus. Loved seeing the dolphins and the snorkeling was fantastic. Great day !

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

These folks do an excellent job. The captain and his crew are all laid back but knowledgeable. This was a VERY fun experience.

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Bridgewater
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Captain Mosh and his crew were excellent. We did see several pods of spinner Dolphins as well as several green sea turtles. It was a great excursion. The humor and friendliness of the crew made the trip very enjoyable. Worth every penny.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Husband and I booked this snorkeling adventure through our hotel for Mother's Day. They picked us up at the hotel - even called when we were at the wrong pick up location at the hotel. Van was full of three other families. Dave kept us occupied on the ride listening to different radio stations. Arrived at the dock and unfortunately... More 

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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went on the sunset cruise and it was just ok. Maybe it was because you literally just look at the ocean and the sun and nothing else? I think this one was hard to rate because it was just plain boring and I would not do it again. However, I think this boat was decent and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

My husband and I took the Dolphin Snorkel Sail. Hawaii Nautical provides a shuttle to and from the Marriott Ko'Olina as well as Aulani. Our crew (including Captain Dave, Nathan, Trevor, and Crew Dave) was fabulous. They took the time to get to know us and share some of their experiences in Hawaii. The catamaran was very new and super... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Visiting from California, Deseeded to go on a scuba diving. The dive spot was called Mahi. It was an incredible ship wreck dive. My second dive was even more amazing budding up with Tom Maher ( Padi instructor) and Jennifer Schultes (dive master in training). Tom, well versed in the underwater terrain and the animals living in this ecosystem. He... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

Our Captain Mosh and crew were excellent. Ocean was a little choppy but the snorkeling was great. Lots of fish and sea turtles!! No whales but we were visiting at the end of their season. Highly recommended!!

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