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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise

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  • Location: Waikiki, Oahu
  • Duration: Varies (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2774DSS
Go sailing, snorkeling and dolphin-watching on a fun-filled morning cruise along the Leeward Coast! Cruise along the southwestern coast of Oahu and admire the beautiful shoreline and turquoise waters. This five-hour adventure, combining a mix of sightseeing and water activity, is perfect for the whole family! Breakfast and lunch are provided.


  • Free snacks included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Snorkel gear included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Your Oahu sailing adventure begins at the Waianae Harbor, where you will board a sleek catamaran and set sail along the Leeward Coast. See the playful dolphins jump, spin and splash in the water, and keep your eyes peeled for turtles and other marine life. During whale season (November through April), you might even spot a humpback! Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast as you sit back, relax and admire the idyllic scenery.

Next, your captain will stop at a calm snorkeling spot. If you’re a beginner, you’ll easily learn how to use the snorkeling equipment, how to breathe through the snorkel and what safety measures to remember. The use of mask and fins is included, and you’ll receive a snorkel to borrow. Jump into the water with your professionally trained guide, and spend 30 to 45 minutes discovering the magical underwater world of Hawaiian marine life. You will see everything from brightly colored coral to schools of tropical fish.

After working up an appetite from snorkeling, sail back to Waianae Harbor as you feast on a buffet lunch, including hot dishes, salads, a gourmet sandwich bar, side dishes and desserts. Enjoy unlimited nonalcoholic drinks and two free alcoholic beverages (for those 21 and up).

Dolphin sightings are guaranteed on this Oahu cruise! In the rare event you do not see dolphins, you will be offered a sunset cocktail cruise or snorkeling adventure for free!

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:

Waianae Boat Harbor


Hotel pickup is available from the following Waikiki hotels:

  • Ala Moana
  • Aston Sunset
  • Banyan
  • Beachcomber
  • Coral Reef
  • Gateway Hotel
  • Halekulani Hotel
  • Hawaii Prince
  • Hilton Hawaiian
  • Hyatt Regency
  • Ilikai Renaissance
  • Maile Sky Court
  • Marriott Waikiki Beach
  • Outrigger Reef
  • Outrigger Waikiki Main
  • Pacific Beach
  • Pacific Monarch
  • Resort Quest Hotel (Formerly the Aston Waikiki)
  • Sheraton Princess
  • Sheraton Waikiki

Departure Time:
Varies depending on point of departure.
  • For guests with transportation from Waikiki, a shuttle will pickup at 7am Mondays through Thursdays. On Fridays through Sundays a van picks up at 8am. This transportation connects you to your 9am departure from Waianae Boat Harbor.
  • For guests with no transportation, please make your way to Waianae Boat Harbor
Return Details:

Cruise returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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7am Snorkel + Transport
Code: AMDSS0700

Departure for Waikiki customers between 7am and 8:15am. Tour includes transport from select Waikiki hotels to West Oahu; Hotel drop-off is also included. Without pickup, meet at Waianae Harbor at 8:45

Pricing details
9am Snorkel without Transport
Code: AMDSS0900

9am departure. No hotel pickup or drop-off is provided -- meet at the Waianae Harbor at 8:45am.

Pricing details

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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise


  • Professional guide
  • Use of snorkel equipment (mask and fins)
  • Breakfast
  • Buffet lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Two complimentary alcoholic drinks per adult
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Breakfast menu includes muffins, croissants, mixed fruit salad, whole bananas, granola bars, coffee, milk, juice, water and soda.
  • Lunch menu includes hot dishes, salads, a gourmet sandwich bar, side dishes, desserts, juice, soda and water. Two free alcoholic drinks per adult.
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Laura P, December 2014

Total bucket list experience! We saw humpbacks and dolphins and had a wonderful time snorkeling. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed by: Nicole G, December 2014

Excellent!!! All the crew were very knowledgable and friendly making this very enjoyable. We even had a whale swim under our boat.

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Tour code: 2774DSS