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Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay

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Honolulu, HI, USA
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About Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay
We are a small family company that provides transportation, a driving tour, and all the information and snorkeling equipment you need to have a spectacular day enjoying one of Hawaii's most visited natural attractions-Hanauma Bay! You will be able to enjoy 2 1/2-3 self-directed hours swimming with an abundance of beautiful, colorful fish and maybe a turtle or two. Our priority is your experience so we are committed to providing the highest quality service and equipment!
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The shallow Hanauma Bay is renowned as an excellent place to snorkel among its abundant, colorful fish. Whatever your snorkeling experience, this service makes it accessible and worry-free. In a small group, your guide takes you to the bay and provides all necessary equipment and information on the best snorkel spots. There, you can spend your time as you wish.
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citytravels18 wrote a review Jul 2020
Navan, Ireland91 contributions7 helpful votes
Was ideal! Myself and my friend travelled to Hawaii for a conference originally which was cancelled. Both avid fans of Hawaii Five-O we rented a car and were eager to see as much of the Island as we could. We both fell in love with Hanauma Bay, all we wanted to do when we booked the holiday was swim in the water. this great service made this come through when we. realised we forgot our snorkels!. Affordable to rent it was great. Even gave us advice on what parts of the Bay to avoid/use to see the most marine life. Have ID with you to rent the gear
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Stella K wrote a review Mar 2020
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My young adult "kids" enjoyed the FISH! they enjoyed taking pictures and swimming further from land than I did, I haven't swam for ages and We are from a Rural village in Alaska. Was not so crowded like Waikiki Beach, (could not even find a bathroom at Waikiki Beach?? Crazy! But Hanauma Bay had bathrooms, showers. Beautiful site to snorkel too. I wear prescription glasses, you get prescription goggles! That is awesome!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Carly S wrote a review Mar 2020
San Francisco, California1 contribution
Hanauma Bay is beautiful. The beach was a bit crowded (reason for 4 stars, instead of 5), but the snorkeling was excellent. I saw so many fish just meters out from the shore. There are plenty of changing areas and bathrooms. You should bring your own food and water though, as there is only one pretty expensive option. Apparently, there are mongoose though, so you should keep your food packed away while you are in the water. There are also dozens of cats roaming the woods behind the beach. I felt comfortable leaving my bag on the beach unsupervised while I was in the water. This service is basically a specialized shuttle. The driver picked me up from my hotel in a van with a few other passengers. The driver was very knowledgeable about the park, and shared some tips with us. They also provided snorkel equipment for those who needed it. (I brought my own, so I have no idea about the quality of the equipment, it looked pretty standard). They even offer view boards for small children. They also provided a bottle of water. It was a great experience. Here's what you need to know going in: This is a shuttle service, not a guided tour. The fee does not cover entrance to the park. Once you arrive at Hanauma Bay, you are on your own. It is your responsibility to get yourself back to the meeting point at pick up time.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Mavvvi wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Hanuma bay is an absolute must, I (21 f) went with my mother and 13 year old sister and we all absolutely loved it! The day was warm and sunny; breathtaking views and breathtaking water, snorkeling in this spot has by far been the best thing I’ve done! the only fault I can say is that we only got around 2 hours on the actual beach, pick up at 10 arrived at 11:15ish and after we had to wait in line and have that little speech by the park staff half of the time was gone. Next time might catch a regular bus and rent snorkels there. I can also highly recommend the driver we had, unfortunately can’t remember his name but he has a fabulous voice and was very informative and helped us locate some good food spots on the way home!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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NickV wrote a review Mar 2020
Indianapolis, Indiana1 contribution1 helpful vote
I had heard the quality of this spot wasn't great, but that was wrong. There were so many fish to see including small schools. Water is a little more cloudy near the shore, so move out to the edge of the reef. Definitely a must see spot.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay
Responded Mar 14, 2020
Thank you navferret, We are happy you made it to Hanauma Bay and got to see it for yourself! Thank you for joining us and for the tips about where to go if the water is a little cloudy near the shore. Regards, Rachel owner Snorkelfest
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