Waikiki Turtle Canyon Snorkeling on Oahu

Adults: $125
Kids (2-11): $99
Infant (0-1): ♥NA

♥NA means for the safety of infants, they are Not Allowed.
*Our boats and busses are Not wheelchair accessible.

Turtle Swim with MUSUBI 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 musubi during the crew’s Hula performance.

Ride in the Complimentary Waikiki Turtle Trolley

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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. 

  • Explore striking reefs teeming with native tropical fish and "honu" sea turtles.
  • Participate in an authentic Hawaiian chant and enjoy a Hawaiian hula performance.
  • Enjoy a complimentary musubi snack as you relax on the deck of the boat.
  • Bar service is available onboard. Adult beverages are available to purchase at $5 & $10.
  • Take in the stunning beauty of Diamond Head and the Waikiki coastline from the ship.
  • Keep your eyes peeled for a chance to spot wild spinner dolphins year round, and whales in the winter.


Adults: $125 | Kids (3-11): $99

Days of Operation & Start Times

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday, Fridays & Saturdays
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

• Water activities (Snorkeling with native Hawaiian marine life)
• Complimentary Turtle Trolley Transportation Service from Waikiki to Harbor
• Complimentary Musubi Snack
• 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

• Swimsuit (please arrive ready to jump in the ocean)
• Beach Towel (oversized preferable)
• Reef safe Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Hat
• Long-sleeve Jacket or sweat Shirt (Winter Time)

Duration of Turtle Snorkeling Tour

2 Hour Cruise

*Minimum of 10 bookings required for tour to take place

*Shoes not allowed on the boat in this tour.

*Our meals do not accommodate allergies, We do not prepare the meals so we cannot guarantee anything regarding allergies. For your safety, please bring your own.

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.

8:40 AM / 11:35 AM

Trolley Bus Pick-ups Begin

Our Turtle Trolley will transport you to Kewalo Basin Harbor.

Enjoy warm Hawaiian breeze on the way to the harbor with our brand NEW Trolley!

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. 

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. 

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! 

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

Complimentary Lunch

Time to fuel up with our complimentary Musubi! We offer Hawaii Iyasume Musubi for you to enjoy as you relax. 

*Our meals do not accommodate allergies, We do not prepare the meals so we cannot guarantee anything regarding allergies. For your safety, please bring your own.

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.