Waianae Sailing trips & boat tours

Our most recommended Waianae Sailing trips & boat tours

From Honolulu: Oahu Dolphin Swim and Snorkeling Trip

1. From Honolulu: Oahu Dolphin Swim and Snorkeling Trip

Explore the remote Wai‘anae coast of O‘ahu and experience an adventure of a lifetime. Step aboard the beautiful double-decker catamaran, the Eco, and perform a Hawaiian ‘Oli (chant) with the crew to permit safe passage on your journey. Start the adventure by looking for Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins close to the majestic and mountainous coastline. Learn about the marine and local culture. You'll explore deeper chartered waters to drop in and swim with bottlenose and spotted dolphins. Voyage back inland and moor the boat in the absolutely stunning and pristine Makaha bay. Here, you'll participate in ocean activities such as the waterslide, rock climbing wall, floating mat, and paddle boards, put on some good local tunes, snorkel with turtles and exotic fish, and enjoy a delectable locally crafted lunch. Finish the tour by traveling back to the harbor with the chance to try out the optional photo packages of your adventure.

Oahu: Eco-Friendly West Oahu Snorkel Sail with Dolphins

2. Oahu: Eco-Friendly West Oahu Snorkel Sail with Dolphins

Experience Hawaii's unparalleled snorkeling with this cruise from Oahu. Look for Hawaiian spinner dolphins and tropical fish. Savor a mouth-watering breakfast and lunch onboard and relax with two beverages from the bar and unlimited sodas and juices.  Board the boat and set sail for the turquoise waters of the Ko Olina coast. Keep your eyes open for playful dolphins that like to jump and play in the wake of the boat. Enjoy a tasty continental breakfast on your way to your snorkeling spot. Ride on an eco-friendly sailboat, geared towards dolphin preservation and equipped with the finest of amenities, including 2 large restrooms and a fresh-water shower. There's plenty of shade on the deck, as well as tables and seating at the bar. Sip on two complimentary drinks from the bar and have the chance to purchase more as you go. Stay hydrated with unlimited non-alcoholic drinks all day long. Hop into the crystal-clear water and uncover a hidden world of vibrantly colored fish and corals. Work up an appetite and sit down to a picnic lunch on the boat's comfy deck tables. Return to your meeting point at the end of your cruise.

West O'ahu: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Catamaran Cruise

3. West O'ahu: Dolphin Watching and Snorkeling Catamaran Cruise

Explore the beautiful clear blue waters of West O'ahu. Spot wild dolphins and snorkel through the ocean while admiring the diversity of wildlife in the area. See a variety of creatures such as turtles, tropical fish, seals, and sometimes manta rays. Board a spacious 42-passenger catamaran boat to cruise the West Coast of O’ahu and enjoy a relaxing experience of dolphin watching and snorkeling among O'ahu's wildlife. Travel on a double-hulled catamaran, relax while enjoying a comfortable and stable ride, and take in the breathtaking views of the ocean and the mountains. Look out for dolphins and snorkel in the clear waters of West O’ahu, and enjoy an experience with wild Hawaiian sea turtles and tropical island fishes. Have fun searching for O'ahu's wildlife while snorkeling, and see creatures like the Hawaiian monk seals. This dolphin watching and snorkeling tour is suitable for beginners and is a perfect choice even for families with small children.

Oahu: Snorkel & Sailing Adventure along Ko Olina Coast

4. Oahu: Snorkel & Sailing Adventure along Ko Olina Coast

Sail by catamaran to a beautiful snorkeling spot off the main island of Oahu, where our guides will take you on an unforgettable underwater adventure. Complimentary onboard snacks include potato chips, pretzels and cookies. We also provide unlimited soft drinks and two free bar drinks. We run SAILING catamarans Sundays through Thursdays, and POWER catamarans on Fridays and Saturdays.

Oahu: Dolphin Watch and Snorkeling Adventure

5. Oahu: Dolphin Watch and Snorkeling Adventure

Explore the remote Wai‘anae coast of Oahu and experience an adventure of a lifetime. Step aboard the beautiful double-decker catamaran, the Eco, and perform a Hawaiian ‘Oli (chant) to permit safe passage on the journey. Board the boat at  Wai'anae Small Boat Harbor. Start the adventure by looking for Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins close to the majestic and mountainous coastline. Learn about marine biology and local culture as you search. Afterwards, moor the boat in the absolutely stunning and pristine Makaha bay. Here, take part in ocean activities such as the waterslide, rock climbing wall, floating mat, and paddle boards. Enjoy local tunes and soak up the typical Hawaiian atmosphere. Hop into the clear blue waters and enjoy some time for snorkeling with turtles and exotic fish. After working up, enjoy a delectable locally crafted lunch. Afterward, head back to the starting point on O‘ahu.

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What people are saying about Waianae

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 90 reviews

The experience was amazing, perfect for our anniversary, and the crew accommodated us with prescription goggles, stayed with those who couldn’t swim to see the dolphins, and the snorkeling area was beautiful.

It was a great time! We got lucky and there was only 6 of us on the boat, plus the captain and the other two workers. We got to see pilot whales and snorkel. Unfortunately no dolphins, but that happens.

This was a nice entertaining trip with great marine wildlife encounters. I would do that again at any time.

Can really recommend. Entertaining guides and seen everything. It was really impressive

It was a great experience and staff was knowledgeable and friendly