Famous for its sheltered inlet of calm and clear turquoise water, Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve protects about 400 different species of fish and attracts amateur and professional snorkelers from around the world. The bay is also a nursery for green sea turtles, which you may see nesting as you walk or swim along the coastline. You can rent diving equipment if you don't bring your own and spend a day searching for parrotfish and coral. The preserve's regulations prohibit touching or walking on the coral heads, which often resemble large rocks on the ocean's floor. Keep in mind that touching or brushing up against coral or marine rocks may also result in serious wounds. Arrange your visit to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and discover more family-friendly attractions in Honolulu using our Honolulu day trip app.
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Tours to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
$110 BOOK WITH VIATOR Oahu PRIME Circle Island Tour! FREE Snorkeling and FREE WHOLE DOLE PINEAPPLE!
Duration: 8 hours 45 minutes
$325 BOOK WITH VIATOR Isle Sights Unseen - 45 Min Helicopter Tour from Honolulu - Doors Off or On
Duration: 45 minutes
$375 BOOK WITH VIATOR Royal Crown of Oahu - 60 Min Helicopter Tour - Doors Off or On
Duration: 1 hour
$168 BOOK WITH VIATOR Oahu Highlights, Turtles & North Shore - Small Group Circle Island Tour
Duration: 6 hours
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve reviews
gorgeous west view of the bay and ocean. it costs $25 per person to go to the actual beach and parking is $3 per car. climb all the way to the top for the best view.
gorgeous west view of the bay and ocean. it costs $25 per person to go to the actual beach and parking is $3 per car. climb all the way to the top for the best view. more »
Very disappointing and sadly do not recommend, particularly with the cost and hassle of visiting. I visited in 2nd week of December 2021. I last visited they bay in 2005, when it was still alive and..... more
Very disappointing and sadly do not recommend, particularly with the cost and hassle of visiting. I visited in 2nd week of December 2021. I last visited they bay in 2005, when it was still alive and..... more »
The beach is beautiful but the coral is nothing impressive
Parking was full by noon Sunday. Never got to go.
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