Turtle Swim with Lunch Included!
Looking to experience the beauty of Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle without venturing too far from your Waikiki lodging accommodations? Then this is the perfect excursion for you! This fun-filled adventure will provide you the opportunity to swim with Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles face to face, receive information not only about the marine life but also the south shore of O’ahu with views of the famed Diamond Head Crater as well as the Waikiki shoreline. Before returning to the harbor, our luxury boat will cruise the coast in search of other wildlife while you enjoy a complimentary lunch during the crew’s Hula performance.
Featuring a Snorkeling Session with Native Hawaiian Fish and Turtles
Swim in the crystal clear waters of Hawaii and witness stunning sea turtles cruising peacefully in their natural environment.
Board our state of the art double-decker ship and explore its wraparound seating while taking in the sparkling ocean views. During our adventure you may be lucky enough to spot Hawaiian spinner dolphins, or humpback whales in winter.
Our knowledgeable and safety-certified crew makes the experience enjoyable for all ages and levels of swimming experience.
Turtle Canyon Snorkel Cruise on Oahu
Days of Operation & Start Times
1st Tour: 10:00 AM Departure (Check in: 9:30 AM)
2nd Tour: 1:00 PM Departure (Check in: 12:30 PM)
What's Included in The Turtle Tour
• Complimentary Lunch
• Sanitized Mask/ snorkels and life-vests
• Hula dancing – entertainment
Canned alcoholic beer, wine, seltzers and non-alcoholic soft drinks for $5 to $10 each.
Sales tax may apply to all optional purchases.
Things to Bring
• Beach Towel (oversized preferable)
• Reef safe Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat
• Long-sleeve Jacket or sweat Shirt (Winter Time)
Duration of Turtle Snorkeling Tour
*Minimum of 10 bookings required for tour to take place
*Shoes not allowed on the boat in this tour.
Oahu Turtle Snorkel Agenda
Here is what can you can expect when you sign up for your reef snorkel adventure.
*Tours may change/cancel due to unexpected weather or other circumstances.
9:30 AM / 12:30 PM
Arrival at Kewalo Basin Harbor Pier D, Slip 111
Check in with the crew before boarding begins.
Docked in the Kewalo Boat Harbor, our ship – Ariya II – has two decks to explore, a state of the art sound system, a wrap around bow and a bathroom onboard.
We kindly ask you to remove your shoes before stepping aboard the ship. This is for your safety on the tour. We offer storage containers for your items that will be stored under your seat.
9:45 AM / 12:45 PM
Crew Introductions and Safety Briefing
Our crew members are all experienced sailors with incredible positive attitudes! They will keep you safe and make sure you have a great time on your adventure! All of our crew members are CPR-certified and trained in water safety. While the boat leaves the harbor our amazing crew will inform you on how to stay safe during your journey.
Adult beverages are available onboard. Please have your ID ready if you would like to purchase.
10:00 AM / 1:00 PM
Depart from the Harbor
Following departure, join our crew in the Hawaiian chant “E’ho mai“. This is a traditional chant that is used to request safe passage on the sea from the Hawaiian gods.
10:30 AM / 1:30 PM
Snorkeling Session with Native Hawaiian Fish and Sea Turtles
When we arrive at Turtle Canyon our crew will guide you through how to properly use your snorkel, mask, and life-vest.
After that it is officially time to jump into the water and explore! Hawaii’s crystal clear waters are perfect for spotting tropical fish and sea turtles in their natural habitat. Observe the animals as they gracefully swim and play!
11:15 AM / 2:15 PM
Soak in the Scenery
Once guests have finished snorkeling, there will be time to look around the beautiful boat and take in the stunning scenery surrounding Turtle Canyon.
Our crew is well informed on Hawaiian marine life, such as turtles, dolphins and whales and will pass that knowledge onto you. There is a chance you could even spot dolphins or whales on the horizon during the adventure.
Turtles & You Tattoo
Celebrate your Turtles and You adventure with our original Polynesian-style temporary turtle tattoo! This isn’t available anywhere else but with Turtles and You. Just our way to say “thanks” and “mahalo”!
11:30 AM / 2:30 PM
Time to fuel up with our complimentary lunch! We offer authentic Hawaiian bentos for you to enjoy as you relax.
"Top notch. The crew goes out of their way to make everyone comfortable. I was pleasantly surprised at the high caliber of lunch provided. Snacks are provided throughout the trip and then a bento box."
11:45 AM / 2:45 PM
Head Back to into the Harbor
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the crew’s authentic and energetic Hula Show. You will have the chance to join the dance to spread Aloha and give thanks.
12:00 PM / 3:00 PM
"A Hui Ho"!
Until We Meet Again!
Thank you for joining us on a fun-filled adventure on the ocean! We hope you enjoyed connecting with the incredible wildlife Hawaii has to offer.
Our Commitment to the Environment
And You Creations is committed to minimizing impact on wildlife and fragile Hawaii ecosystems, along with actively promoting environmental awareness,
so that snorkel tours will be around for generations to come.