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“Snorkling paradise”

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
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$36.00*
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Hanauma Bay Snorkeling Adventure Half-Day Tour
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$124.61*
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Ultimate Circle Island Adventure with Waimea Waterfall
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$98.00*
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Oahu Grand Circle Island Tour
Ranked #7 of 333 things to do in Honolulu
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: A perfect snorkeling spot.
Reviewed September 3, 2013

You can pack a day pack and stay on the beach and water all day. Beautiful fish and just the way the beach has been built over the years off surf and waves. Very protected beach and water...sun screen definitely needed.

Thank Mauigirl1962
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

its great if its your first time, but there are definitely better places to snorkel. but the beach and scenery are beautiful.

Thank Sherry B
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

It's a bit ridiculous that you have to pay to go into this reserve where snorkelling is the main activity and then of you want to snorkel you have to pay again. Feels a bit like a money grab.

That said, the location is stunning.

Thank HBooyah
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Great family fun place.
There are tons of tropical fish to see, even if just wading in the water. Go early in the day.
There is an entrance fee and a brief movie to watch. The movie educates the visitors of the beauty if the bay and the importance of preserving the beauty and resources by staying off the reef.
I can spend a whole day here, as it is so peaceful and beautiful.

Thank CarolG1141
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Visiting Hanauma Bay was perhaps the highlight of our trip to Hawaii. We spent three days snorkelling there. I would go back just to go snorkelling one more time!

Thank FreewheelinFrank2013
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