Hanauma Bay is a must-do for those looking to venture out of the hustle of Waikiki to enjoy the natural beauty of Hawaii. With it’s pristine coral reefs and hundres of tropical fish and marine widlife, Hanauma Bay offers an amazing adventure for all – whether you’re an avid snorkeler or a beginning, all ages are sure to love this unforgettable experience. 

About Hanauma Bay


The state of Hawaii has initiated a new pilot program for Hanauma Bay. While Hanauma Bay is currently open to the public, commercial activites of all types will not be allowed at this time (including tour operators, shuttle vans, Uber/Lyft services and the public bus).

Guest Limits

Due to Covid-19 restrictions and based on available theater show times, the state of Hawaii is currently limiting the number of guests allowed into the bay per day. Reserve your spot or arrive early to ensure entry.


Hanauma Bay is closed on Mondays & Tuesdays. The NEW hours are from 6:45 am to 4:00 pm (5 days a week). There is currently no entry after 2:00 pm & lifeguards start to clear the beach at 3:00 pm. The gates close at 4:00 pm.


Entry fee is $25 for adults and kids 13 and up. Kama’aina (Hawaii Residents) and Kids 12 and under are FREE. Reservations are still recommended at this time due to the walk-in tickets being scooped up quickly each day.


Basic facilities like bathrooms, showers, theater, gift shop & the beach are all open at this time. The tramway to the beach is also operational. There is currently NO Rental Equipment available and The Snack Bar & locker rentals remain CLOSED.

varieties of fish

Acres of Exploration

minutes from Waikiki

An Exclusive Location


Hanauma Bay is located on the south shore of Oahu and offers some of the Best Snorkeling in Hawaii with it’s pristine coastline, clear blue underwater views and beautiful tropical wildlife.

Fun for the whole 'Ohana


With it’s perfect location in a wide, curved bay, secluded and protected from large waves, the reefs of Hanauma Bay make for great exploration –  especially for beginner snorkelers. 

An underwater paradise


With over 450 species of fish and tropical wildlife to explore, you can rest assured that meeting these beautiful creatures will be an unforgettable experience. Cruise along the pristine coral reefs and witness the beauty of Hawaii’s underwater treasures up close.

Convenient Rentals

BRING YOUR OWN GEAR OR RENT AT THE BAY (currently suspended)

Our excursion and rental company offers a wide variety of rental equipment including masks, snorkel pieces, fins, and more. All of these items can be booked on this website. Keep in mind that our Transportation Package includes all the snorkel gear you need. If you’re unsure of what kind of gear you need, please feel free to call us and we’ll walk you through it.

Adventure Awaits

Hanauma Bay tours & Rentals

Snorkel Hanauma Bay offers the Best Snorkeling in Hawaii with the most care-free experience. Hanauma Bay is a protected Marine Life Conservation Area and has been voted #1 of the Top 10 Beaches in America. We offer several convenient excursion options with round trip shuttle service to Hanauma Bay State Park from Waikiki – allowing you to sit back and relax as you are driven to Hanauma Bay for a day of unforgettable experiences. We supply you with the best snorkel equipment, sanitized and ready for your use. Book your excursion and experience this amazing jewel on your next vacation to Hawaii. 

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Contact Us

An underwater paradise awaits…

We strive to make every interaction with our customers positive and rewarding. Contact us today with any questions or special requests and we will do our best to accommodate your travel group.

Contact us today by phone at (808) 594-9038 or fill out the form to get in touch with our team at Snorkel Hanauma Bay.