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North Shore Turtle Cove Guided Snorkeling Tour

Haleiwa, United States

From $86.77

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icon1 hour 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Go snorkeling off Oahu's North Shore on a guided snorkeling tour. Head out to open water from the beach for the chance to see fish, green sea turtles, and other Hawaiian marine life in their native environment. Snorkeling equipment is provided. A private option is available if you prefer a more personalized experience or need assistance in the water.
  • Oahu North Shore snorkeling tour
  • Explore the underwater world of a cove known for its sea turtles
  • Look for fish and other tropical marine life with help from a guide
  • Choice of morning and afternoon departure times available
  • Upgrade to a private tour for a more personalized experience
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Professional guide
Local taxes
Snorkeling equipment
Life jacket
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Shark’s Cove, Haleiwa, HI 96712, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • IMPORTANT: If you have never been in the ocean before, are afraid of water, are not able to put your face in the water, or cannot swim/float on the surface, it is strongly recommended that you book the private tour option (please see booking options); if you booked the regular small-group tour and are unable to go into deep water with the guide, you may miss the tour without a refund.
  • Not recommended for children 8 years and under (a private snorkeling tour can accommodate ages 6 and up)
  • You MUST be at the meeting place on time; if you are not on time, you may miss the tour without a refund.
  • From Waikiki, it's roughly a 70-minute drive; from Haleiwa town, it's about 20 minutes; from Turtle Bay, about 20 minutes. Be aware of traffic, especially the 11:30am and 2pm tours, as there is usually heavy traffic on the North Shore; please drive safely. DIRECTION: The meeting place is the North Shore Bike Trail, which can be found on Google Maps (Research North Shore Bike Trail) Address: There is no physical address. Beginning of North Shore Bike Trail you can find on google map (NORTH SHORE BIKE TRAIL). Opposite side (Ocean side) of PUULA ROAD on Kamehameha Hwy at lawn area, find a "green bike pass sign." Directions: From Waikiki or Haleiwa town. Pass the Waimea bay, fire station (on the left) and Pupukea Food Land (on the right), 0.2 mile from fire station. Pass all food trucks (such as North Shore Tacos etc) and car repair shop Pupukea service on your right. As soon as you pass PUULA ROAD on the right, meeting place is on the left (Ocean side) lawn area, there is green "Bike pass" sign. The guide will call your name. From Kahuku (Turtle Bay Resort). Pass the sunset beach, 1.2 miles from the Pipeline and a Sunset elementary school. When you pass KUMUPALI ROAD, slow down you are 0.2 miles to get meeting place. Just before PUULA Road there is lawn area by the Ocean, find a green bike pass sign. If you see the fire station on your right and Pupukea Food Land on your left you already passed. It is 0.2 mile before the fire station. The guide will call your name.
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions.
  • If you have any disability you must let us know when you book.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Hawaii Real Nature LLC

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the maximum group size during North Shore Turtle Cove Guided Snorkeling Tour?
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

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Great experience
, Sep 2019
Akima was a great guide. We had a fun and safe snorkeling experience with her. We saw many fish and got to see a turtle!
My 10 year old was very nervous...
Aphrodite K
, Jul 2017
My 10 year old was very nervous about snorkeling beyond 5 feet deep in the water, but Bob did a wonderful job of gradually increasing her confidence-- she ended up snorkeling in much deeper water, happily. We saw parrotfish, triggerfish, a puffer fish, eels, many other gorgeous species.
Bob was the absolute best. I am not...
Jason P
, May 2017
Bob was the absolute best. I am not a competent swimmer and I had never been snorkeling before. Bob was patient and kind and incredibly knowledgeable. With his help, I actually went snorkeling! Something I never thought I could do. I give the entire credit to Bob. Best experience ever!
Great tour! The snorkeling spot was...
Michele L
, Nov 2016
Great tour! The snorkeling spot was perfect! Saw some great sea life. The morning session was a plus. Not a lot of other people around and the water stayed clear. Great tour guide! He was patient, helpful and took some great pictures for us so we could enjoy the sea life.
Had a great time. The only issue was...
Dennis J
, Jul 2016
Had a great time. The only issue was the meeting point. Directions for somebody not from the island was not clear enough.

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