Summer and Winter Spots

Hanauma Bay: This marine life conservation area is a popular snorkeling destination on Oahu, featuring calm waters and a diverse array of marine life, including green sea turtles and colorful fish. Hanauma Bay can get crowded, so it’s best to arrive early in the morning

Lanikai Beach: This stunning beach on the Windward Coast boasts crystal-clear waters and a nearby reef, making it a great spot for snorkeling. The twin Mokulua Islands nearby are also popular kayaking destinations.

Summer Snorkeling Oahu

Shark’s Cove: Located on the North Shore, Shark’s Cove offers clear waters and an abundance of marine life, including a variety of fish, eels, and sea turtles. This spot is best for experienced snorkelers due to its rocky shore and strong currents.

Kuilima Cove: Situated next to Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore, this protected cove offers a family-friendly snorkeling spot with calm waters and abundant marine life.

Three Tables: Another North Shore gem, Three Tables is a great snorkeling spot during the summer months when the ocean is calm. This location is named for the three flat rock formations near the shore, offering an interesting underwater landscape.

Makaha Beach: Located on the West Shore, Makaha Beach is a popular spot for snorkeling and diving. The underwater landscape is varied, featuring caves, tunnels, and a diverse array of marine life.

Remember to check ocean conditions, be aware of currents, and always follow safety guidelines while snorkeling. These spots may have different conditions depending on the time of year, so it’s important to research before you go. Check our page today!