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Snorkeling & Scuba on Oahu

Colorful coral heads. Bright yellow tang. Rainbow runners. And of course, the state fish of Hawaii, the humuhumunukunukuapuaa. With 1,200 miles of coral reef fringing the Hawaiian Islands, snorkeling and scuba diving are two of our most popular water activities. On Oahu, a dip beneath the waves reveals a whole new world.

Don’t let the name scare you away from Shark’s Cove on the North Shore—this rocky bay with clear, shallow waters is one of the top snorkeling and shore-diving spots in the world (and no, sharks aren’t common here). Shark's Cove is best explored during the summer months, as winter brings massive swells for big wave season.

Oahu also has a variety of other beautiful beaches with calm waters to explore, including Sans Souci near Waikiki and the Ko Olina lagoons on the island's Leeward Coast, a perfect place for keiki (kids) just starting out. You can also hop on a snorkel tour or boat charter and let guides help you discover what lies beneath the waters offshore.

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Atlantis Submarines
Beachfront Ticket Office
Hilton Hawaiian Village 2005 Kalia Road
Honolulu, HI 96815

Atlantis Submarines offers a one-of-a-kind underwater experience off the shorelines of Oahu, Maui, and Hawaii Island, giving guests a close-up view of an array of marine life, exotic tropical reefs and numerous sunken vessels.

Adventure Boat
The Adventure Boat
1651 Ala Moana Blvd
Honolulu, HI 96815

Escape the crowds and join us on private cruise you won’t soon forget. Go faster and farther than anyone else in town on a private charter for spectacular coastal sightseeing tours, incredible sea life (turtles, fish, dolphins, and whales—in season), and snorkeling. The adventure is up to you!

Dolphins and You is a certified sustainable tour company.
Dolphins and You
307 Lewers Street
Suite 401
Honolulu, HI 96815

Swim with wild dolphins and sea turtles in their natural habitat on Oahu's west side, or enjoy the view from our boat. Then enjoy ocean activities and complimentary snacks, as our crew entertains with hula and singing. Transportation from select Waikiki hotels available. Truly a lifetime experience.

One of our 6 Boats,  the Sea Fox
Island Divers Hawaii
377 Keahole St
Honolulu, HI 96825

We are a PADI 5 Star Resort Center offering beginner to advanced SCUBA diving charters seven days a week at two locations on Oahu, Hawaii Kai and in Waikiki near Kewalo Basin Boat Harbor. We offer complimentary roundtrip transportation to and from Waikiki and Honolulu Hotels.

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