Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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  • Address: 100 Hanauma Bay Rd, Honolulu, HI 96825, United States
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8083964229
  • Ticket Price: 8 USD
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Waterfront, Park, View Point, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Snorkeling

Hanauma Bay is a glorious and rich bay not far from Waikiki that is sure to leave any traveler absolutely stunned. The semi-circular shoreline is home to the diverse flora and fauna of Hawaii. The amazing park has some extremely rare and wonderful corals as well as marine species. 

There is so much to do at Hanauma Bay but snorkeling is a definite must. To see the live corals in all their vibrant glory are an experience that needs to be had. The variety in the species of fish is simply astonishing. A million colors; red blue, yellow, green and purple, make the snorkeling experience very memorable. 

There are several activities that you can take up at the park from hiking and trekking to plunging into the water. The water is shallow and it is a great place to safely take the kids. Hanauma Bay Nature Park is one of the attractions in 2 Days Itinerary Honolulu. Must visit this awesome attraction.

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Travel Tips

  • Rentals stop being distributed at 4:30 pm for some water sports.
  • Purchase a disposable underwater camera to keep the memories of the brilliant things you see with you.

Entrance Ticket Details For Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

  • Locals with State ID: Free
  • Active Military: Free
  • 12 yrs and under: Free
  • Snorkel Set: $20.00
  • Parking lot fee: $1.00
  • Small Locker: $8.00
  • Large Locker: $10.00
  • Tram ride (down): $1.00
  • Tram ride (up): $1.25

How to Reach Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

  • Bus: Hanauma Bay Nature Park Station

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  • Subway
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  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Address: 100 Hanauma Bay Rd, Honolulu, HI 96825, United States
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Contact Number: +1-8083964229
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Timing: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Price: 8 USD
  • Best time to visit Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve(preferred time): 07:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 71.63% of people who visit Honolulu include Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve in their plan

  • 65.64% of people start their Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

91.45% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

People normally club together Iolani Palace and Koko Crater Trail while planning their visit to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

People also prefer to start their day with Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve Reviews & Ratings

  • It's beautiful, but the so called changing stations are really nasty restrooms. No soap, dirty, no mirrors, don't enter without shoes. For 7.50 per person to enter, I expect more. Also, I understand they want to preserve nature and they make u watch the video, but please mention that it is basically impossible to go into the water without shoes! The rocks are every where! Loved the view and the fact u can find a shady place under a palm tree.

  • The park charge $1 for parking, $7.5 for admission. People have to watch a 9 minutes orientation video before you can enter the beach. If you want a quick beach time and just go enjoy the beach for a little bit this is not the beach for you unless you plan to spend at least half day here.

  • Nice play to snorkel and see fishes. It is best to arrive early before 7am to enjoy the place before the crowd arrives.

  • One of the best snorkeling spots I've ever been. Water was calm and fish were everywhere.

  • This is a MUST for your Hawaii vacation! The views were spectacular and the water was so clean! Our family had a blast!

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