Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
Where to start is so hard because this snorkel trip was off the chart. The staff outstanding in so manny ways. Don't pass this adventure up you will Not be disappointed at all. They will provide everything you need just go and have a awsome time.
My friend and I had a great time. We saw a good number of dolphins. The crew was awesome. IT IS WORTH IT!!!!.
What a great experience! While we didn't see any dolphins that day we saw plenty of hump-back whales up close and personal, as well as several sea turtles, seals and snorkeled in a extremely large school of bright blue and yellow fish. The crew was great and the lunch and drinks were awesome. It was a great time and I highly recommend this cruise!! One bit of advise, we chose to drive instead of having the van pick us up since I had rented a convertible and it was a great drive on a beautiful day. However, the voucher that I had printed did not have the boat name on it. Even the crew didn't recognize that my voucher was for their boat and sent us away at first and we spent about 20 minutes walking up and down the docks. We're not upset about this as we had arrived in plenty of time and one phone call got us to the right location. Just giving out some advise that if you drive make sure you have all the info that you need to find the boat. Finding the Harbor was very simple.
Best part of our trip to Oahu. Spent the morning drinking mai tais and "catatonics" after spending a glorious hour snorkeling where we saw five different turtles. The lunch on board included delicious kalua pork. All three shipmates where courteous and always checking to make sure your experience was the best it could be. Can't recommend this package highly enough.
Excellent enjoyed the day from beginning to end. The team who looked after us were superb and helped to make the day.
We had a wonderful time even though we didn't get to see any dolphins or whales. The crew was terrific, very attentive, knowledgeable and safety conscious. The weather was lovely, the boat was most spacious and comfortable and the food was yummy--adults were even offered 2 free alcoholic beverages, but at 9am on the windy seas I chose not to take them up on their offer. Best of all by far was the snorkelling. It was our first time and it was just amazing to experience the underwater life of the Hawaiian seas. I strongly recommend this trip, they even picked us up right from our Waikiki hotel.
We saw dolphins, a whale and we snorkeled. It was everything we expected and with a great staff it was more. The staff was very knowledgeable and they made the cruise a lot more enjoyable. However, I do consider that we were one of the lucky ones to have seen a whale because when we went it was at the end of whale season. This was the best thing I did in Hawaii.
From beginning to end, this was one of the favorite outings of our 9 day vacation with 10 people! The pickup van was nice, the harbor and the ship were beautiful, and the captain and crew were wonderful! The ship is clean, roomy and well appointed. The equipment was good - we got to take our snorkels home, so there is no reuse or sharing germs. The captain and crew were attentive and generous hosts. The drinks and food were good quality and abundant. The snorkeling was a treat. We didn't get to see dolphins, but that was certainly not for lack of effort by the captain and crew. We would definitely recommend this to our friends and family and would do it again ourselves. Thanks, guys, for a great time - I appreciate your participation in our family vacation memories and pictures!
It was kind of grey and windy that day, so it was a little choppy and the water was not as clear as I had read about. Also no dolphins around that day. It was still a great trip. I got to see several sea turtles and some other fish. We were out quite a ways from the beach so the coral reef was pretty far below us. Unless you can free dive you may not see as much as someone who does free dive. I went on a day when there were only 13 of us, typically there is a full boat. The crew was great and very friendly. They had a little breakfast and some lunch as well as cocktails and other beverages. They were also cool enough to give us a pass for another free trip since we did not see dolphins that day!! That was very awesome of them to do that. To be honest I had a great time and would do it again. I did not care so much about seeing the dolphins as much as seeing the sea turtles :-)!!
Great time! Saw whales in the distance, spinner dolphins and sea turtles up close! It was great fun, hotel pick up is very convenient.
The crew was awesome, and the food and drinks were good; the only thing I was disappointed about was not being able to see any dolphins, but I guess that was beyond the tour operator's control. Overall, it was fun. It doesn't hurt that the company has a crew full of good looking young guys.
Crew was great. They tried to please all. Snorkeling wasn't good as the water was choppy. A secluded cove would have been better.
Overall it was a great trip. The ride was fun and relaxing. Staff were very friendly and set up a nice lunch. Saw plenty of dolphins along the way. Did see a couple of sea turtles, but the snorkeling spot itself wasn't the best; I don't know if that's because we were unlucky and went at a bad time, or the site has just been overused.
Great staff, nice cruise. No dolphins that day but we had three whales instead! Would like to do it again when I get the chance.
The experience on the boat was quite good and the staff were very friendly. The actual snorkelling part of the cruise was quite disappointing - the area to which we were taken was quite dull with very little colourful sea life - no turtles etc. just a couple of species of fish and some very bland coral attached to a large water pipe which was attached to an electricity generating plant on the shore.