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Island WaterSports Hawaii

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Honolulu, HI, USA
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About Island WaterSports Hawaii
We invite you to join us on a spectacular underwater journey through the crystal clear waters and colorful reefs of Hawaii on a submersible scooter. Your Maunalua Bay journey begins when you board our 50-foot power catamaran boat for a scenic cruise to a crystal clear dive site, and who knows you may even see the stars of Hawaii Five-O filming on the beach. Let our friendly, professional staff at Island Water Sports Hawaii take you on a truly unique, underwater adventure aboard one of our submersible eco-scooters in Maunalua Bay, Oahu. Our underwater scooters will allow you to view the marvels of the sea while effortlessly riding your very own self-propelled, eco-friendly electric scooter. No diving or scuba experience necessary. The tour also features snorkeling, swimming, shade areas and a spacious sun deck so you can relax and soak up the spectacular Hawaiian sun. We also offer Surfing and Stand-up Paddle Board Lessons, Fishing, and Custom Tours. So what are you waiting for, reservations are limited so book today!
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Discover the marine life of Oahu while riding your own electric underwater scooter during this 2-hour cruise from Honolulu, ideal for families and nature lovers. Set out on Maunalua Bay aboard a power catamaran that passes Diamond Head Crater on the way to your dive spot. Go underwater aboard the self-propelled scooter, which allows you to observe sea turtles, tropical fish, and other marine creatures up close without requiring any prior experience.
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geri wrote a review Aug 12
22 contributions4 helpful votes
I am a non-swimmer and I’ve never gone underwater before, so I wanted to experience it with the subscooter when I was in Hawaii. The captain, his crew and all the divers at Island Water Sports were extremely professional and very reassuring, and they made me and several other land babies feel completely at ease. I could breathe normally underwater and the food that was tied to the scooter attracted so many fishes. We even saw a sea turtle! They also took videos and photographs of us underwater which you could purchase after. It made for an awesome memory and I would urge everyone to purchase it! Those waiting for their turn on the subscooter could snorkel as well and snorkelling gear was provided. This was such an amazing experience for me and I would definitely do it again the next time I’m in Oahu. I would definitely recommend Island Water Sports for this subscooter tour!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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KK-NYC13 wrote a review Jul 2022
New York City, New York117 contributions56 helpful votes
This excursion has your safety in mind. There is more than enough staff to ensure that everyone is safe above water but when it is your turn to go underwater, everyone has their own personal guide to assist you. My family and I definitely enjoyed doing something new! At the same time, those who finished or waiting, you can have a snack (provided) or go snorkel or swim in the ocean water at your leisure. If you are sensitive to motion sickness, come prepared.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Traveling-girl-21 wrote a review Jul 2022
Houston29 contributions30 helpful votes
The excursion was well organized, timely, safe and fun for all of us. The team of staff on the boat were great. We were able to snorkel prior to using the scooters and saw many turtles. The scooters were really fun and easy to manage and there was always someone near you that could help if needed. I really appreciated that our tour was the only one in this area so it wasn’t so crowded like in some other tours we have been on. Would definitely recommend this tour and getting the photo package they offer.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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kaleyrae1 wrote a review Jul 2022
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This was the coolest experience!! The crew was great and encouraging. We were the first to go into the submarine scooters and it was so awesome! We spent the rest of the time snorkeling in the water, while a lot of people stayed on the boat. We saw tons of different types of fish and even swam with a few sea turtles! You should definitely book this trip!
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Chris P wrote a review Jul 2022
Lincoln, Nebraska9 contributions1 helpful vote
What can i say other than WOW!!!! FIVE STARS is not enough and i'd give more if i could because what an amazing experience the Submarine Scooter Adventure was. This is a MUST DO activity if you're visiting the island of Oahu and you won't regret it. My wife and i did this a few weeks ago in early June while visiting the island for our 20th anniversary. I saw an ad for this while browsing for things to do on the island and it looked like fun, and man was it ever. From the second you arrive to the second you leave, the guys at Island Water Sports are super professional, courteous and friendly. They make you feel very appreciated and welcomed. After everyone arrives and gets checked in, you take a short boat ride a mile or so out to sea where your adventure begins. The best part is you don't need any equipment or even know how to swim, they provide everything and are with you every step of the way. Once at sea, you take turns getting into the water and then with a quick breath, bob your head underwater and up into the dome of the submarine scooter. Once inside you can breath normally and just have to enjoy the ride. Because you go down 50 or so feet combined with the Submarine Scooter pumping air into the helmet area, your ears will pop and you have to manually blow them out by pinching your nose and blowing out to pop them. Plan to do this a few times in the 10-15 minutes you're under water. They put a compressed hamburger bun inside a metal mesh bag that's attached to the front of the Scooter and have you squeeze it to release small chunks of wet bun, which attracts all kinds of fish right to you. It's an indescribably amazing experience. Each scooter has a diver so you're always being watched and after your time is up they help you rise to the surface and guide you back to the boat. Once back on board, you can just sit and enjoy the views or grab some snorkel gear they provide and go snorkeling on the other side of the boat. You will NOT regret booking this activity!!!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Response from Island Water S, Manager at Island WaterSports Hawaii
Responded Jul 3, 2022
Aloha and thank you very much for your positive review! Just to clarify the depth the scooters underwater is only 10-15 feet (like the deep end of a swimming pool). So you will only have to clear your ears once or twice. Mahalo and we hope to see you again!
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