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Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Hanauma Bay, East side of Oahu, Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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+1 808-699-3823
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Snorkeling at Hanauma Bay was great. Lots of fish to see. We even encountered an eel :/ Bus pickup was timely and equipment worked fine. I liked that they offered an underwater camera so we could get pics of the fish. Then they handed us...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Tourist63814889447, We are very happy you enjoyed Hanauma Bay and sorry the kids found the water a little chilly. I has been unseasonably brisk weather lately and incoming tides can bring cooler water from the deeper ocean further out. I am happy you saw...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I took my 2 kids snorkeling and booked through Snorkelfest. They were on time, easy-going, and gave thorough instructions. The van was nice and clean. All in all it was a great experience!More

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Roam18325726010
Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Roam18325726010, We are so happy you joined us and that you had a great experience. Thank you for taking the time to give feedback. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your visit to Hawaii and would love to see you again. Aloha,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I had a great time at Hanauma Bay. Would recommend to everyone!!! The reefs are beautiful and there is so much soles life!!! I do think the National Park needs to cap the number of guests per visit and monitor those who...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha misslee89, Thank you so much for joining us! Thank you also for the nice review and the mention of the emergency alert sirens. I will have the drivers mention that to future passengers as well so there is no unnecessary alarm. We appreciate your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with Snorkelfest on Feb. 24 and 25. Two days in a row. This is one of the best snorkeling trip we had. We had snorkel around the world, The owner Rachel and the driver went all out to help us than other trips...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much Ting and Wendy, We truly enjoyed having you both join us for those two days and are very happy the weather cooperated as well. It was very cool to hear how much you enjoyed Hanauma Bay even after visiting so many...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second time using Snorkelfest and cannot give them enough praise. The parking lot was filled by the time we arrived to the Bay and they were only allowing tour buses to enter. The day before we spoke with Rachel over weather concerns....More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Coastal60068864122
Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Coastal60068864122, You guys are wonderful! We are so happy you joined us again and that the weather cooperated after all. Thank you for all of the nice words about our service and our crew. We really enjoyed having you along and hope you make...More

Reviewed February 10, 2019

great company with quality snorkeling gear. called the night before and there was availability left. customer service rep was super nice! the snorkel gear was clean, in great condition. the company even gave us small bottles of anti fog solution for our 2.5 hour snorkel...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

Everything was perfect for our group of 9, which included 4 kids from 10 to 16, and 5 adults from 32 to 69. Carl was our guide and he was excellent. He arrived early, waited for us, got us all our equipment efficiently, and then...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 29, 2019

Close to Honolulu. Nice protected bay that's good for beginners behind an protective reef. Experienced snorkelers can go outside the reef on calm days. Good variety of fish that aren't afraid because the bay is a protected site. Go early in the day because it...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

Was 1st time snorkeling and enjoyed very much. Top notch service. Great value for the money. Pick up right on time in Waikiki at the hotel. Special thanks to Rachel who was able to fix a minor snafu with the digital camera rented. Would definitely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2019

Hi Bobby F, I'm glad the "kids" were able to join us and enjoyed their first snorkeling experience. Thank you for your patience with the camera-I hope you guys were able to capture a few memories to share and would love to have you join...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019

We had a great time on this snorkel tour it was inexpensive and you got a lot for the money!! Everything you need was included with great instruction from the guided. Has a great time thanks SnorkelFest

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Rachel L, Owner at Snorkelfest Snorkel Hanauma Bay, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Thank you Navigate27933395328, We are so happy you were able to join us and that you had a great time! Thank you for the very nice review and for highlighting the value of our service. Kind Regards, Rachel owner Snorkelfest

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tess2305
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Rachel L | Property representative |
Aloha, Thank you for your interest. You can book directly on our snorkelfest website or book through your hotel when you arrive. Either way is fine. You can also call direct when you arrive 808-699-3823. Please let me know... More
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Deekay3680
April 14, 2018|
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Response from 825amyb | Reviewed this property |
Hi There! Great news! You don’t have to take a boat to get there!! It is a Bay you can get too by driving a car. This is why we chose to go here because I also get sea sick. It was perfect!! Have fun!
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Robin642
January 21, 2017|
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Response from Laurence_and_Trudi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, lots of Parrot Fish, no sharks.
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