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Address: 100 Hanauma Bay Drive, ueber Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808 396 4229
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Snorkeling
Description: A perfect snorkeling spot.
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This is for snorkelling not for surfing. The hour long queue to get in was worth it. All the tourists stir up the sand but nevertheless snorkellers are treated to a great variety... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Greystanes, New South Wales, Australia

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Greystanes, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is for snorkelling not for surfing. The hour long queue to get in was worth it. All the tourists stir up the sand but nevertheless snorkellers are treated to a great variety of colourful fish. Lifeguard on duty and nice sandy beach. Safe and enjoyable!

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Garden Grove, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We came here to snorkel. We knew it was known for the snorkeling and now we know why. It was breathtaking. There were so many fish to see and they were do beautiful. You do have to pay to get into this beach but it's worth it! Only thing to keep in mind is it's very popular and you have... More 

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b.c.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

You need to go early to get parking at Hanauma Bay and by that I mean you should be there by around 7:00am if you are driving, otherwise parking becomes chancey. You have to watch a very brief video before going down to the beach if it is your first visit. The walk up and down the hill is pretty... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We got there around 6:30 so we walked right in. We rented our snorkel gear at Snorkel Bob's in Honolulu, so we did not have to rent here. This is a very beautiful, calm, quiet place. We had our own little slice of paradise as we sat under a beautiful group of palm trees. The water, fish, and coral are... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

nothing beats this place. It is unique and lovely. Grab some lunch and head out for this bay where you can enjoy the views by the water.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I have been here a number of times. Overcrowded on this day and fish were nowhere to be seen for the most part. Very disappointing. Low tide did not help either.

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Rosemount, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic Location to Snorkel, relax with the family and Kids. The Fish do not seem to care that you are there, the water is so clear they are very visible.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Having being told this was a must when visiting Ohau we booked our transfers online via the Hanauma bay website and were pleased to find our we were picked up on time as promised. Our driver was friendly and very informative and having picked the earliest transfer possible was expecting that we would be there in ample time to avoid... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Perfect snorkeling, although a little hard to navigate all the reef without swimming into it. I went very early (before 7am); plenty of parking, no crowds and free admission! I could see where later in the day the limited, prime snorkeling areas would become overcrowded. We tried going back another day at 10am and parking was full. Go early!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Great For Snorkeling Fun For the Kids! they just marvel at all the fish & sea-life. When my sons were younger they just loved it perfect for the family & young kids.

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Address: 100 Hanauma Bay Drive, ueber Kalanianaole Highway, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825
Phone Number: 808 396 4229
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu

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