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CAPTAIN BRUCE Kaneohe Sandbar Snorkeling Tour / 1st Tour

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★ Online submission form for Liability Waiver https://cptbruce.com/faq-Safety.php Complimentary transportation available. (Shared ride) Reserved for direct booking customers. -------------- Seeking a unique family adventure in Hawaii? Skip the bustling beaches and join Captain Bruce for a snorkeling tour to the enchanting Kane'ohe Bay Sandbar. Captain Bruce, a leader in Kane'ohe Bay Sandbar tours, has years of expertise and official permits to take you safely to this oasis. Splash with tropical fish, encounter sea turtles, and soak in this paradise. Captain Bruce promises a family-friendly adventure you won't forget. Ready to dive into Hawaii's hidden beauty? Book your snorkeling tour with Captain Bruce today!

  • Days of Week

    Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu,Fri,Sat

  • Duration

    2.8 hours

  • Adult (ages 13+)

    USD 149.00

  • Child (ages 2-12)

    USD 139.00

  • Infant (ages 1 & under)

    USD 0.00

Highlights

  • Highlight #1

    Glide through paradise with our complete fun pack! Paddle on colorful boards or dive into fish with snorkeling gear. Splash around with fun water toys, then unwind on the sandbar with refreshing drinks and delicious spam musubi and chips. Life jackets ensure peace of mind for everyone, creating an unforgettable adventure for the whole family.

  • Highlight #2

    Everyone's welcome on our sandbar adventures! Swimmers can explore vibrant reefs and sea turtles by snorkeling, while those prefer to stay on the sandbar with stand-up paddleboarding and comfy floatation devices.

  • Highlight #3

    BYOB (Bring Your Own Bliss)! Pack your favorite snacks and drinks for a personalized picnic paradise on the Kaneohe Bay sandbar.

  • Highlight #4

    A quick 15-minute boat ride whisks you away to paradise! Soak in the stunning scenery as you approach the Kaneohe Bay coral haven, then dive into crystal-clear waters or relax on the shimmering waters, bathed in the warm sunshine.

Outline

  • Schedule

  • Pickup / Checkin

  • Dropoff / Checkout

    • 7:20 - 8:05

      Waikiki area Pickup

    • 8:45

      Meeting Time at He'eia Kea Boat Harbor

    • 9:00

      Departure from He'eia Kea Boat Harbor

    • 9:15

      Arrival at the Kane'ohe Bay Sandbar

    • 9:20

      Snorkeling the Kane'ohe Bay lagoon, Standup paddle boarding, Free time

    • 11:30

      Leave the Kane'ohe Bay Sandbar to Heʻeia Kea Boat Harbor in Kaneohe

    • 11:45

      Arrival at the Heʻeia Kea Boat Harbor

    • 13:15

      Waikiki area drop off

Add-ons / Transportation

  • Add-ons

    • Donation for Rebuild Maui ( $1 per booking)

      [Description]
      Your donations and a portion of tour fees are supporting the recovery and reopening of Lahaina, Maui. For more details: https://cptbruce.com/information/all/rebuild-maui
      [Price]

      Per-BookingUSD 1.00

    • Donation for Rebuild Maui ( $5 per booking)

      [Price]

      Per-BookingUSD 5.00

    • Donation for Rebuild Maui ( $10 per booking)

      [Price]

      Per-BookingUSD 10.00

  • Transportation

    • Waikiki area Pickup / Drop off

      [Price]
      Free

Plan Information

  • What's Included

    • Snacks (Spam Musubi, Granola bars, Chips)
    • Soft drink
    • Community cooler (Limited space)
    • Life Jacket
    • Snorkeling mask, mouthpiece (snorkeling fins are not provided)
    • Stand-up paddle boards, floats, balls, etc. *Limited numbers
    • Complimentary transportation (Waikiki hotel area - Heeia kea Harbor, Shared ride)
    • Taxes and fees included
  • What's Not Included

    • Food (Please feel free to pack your own food )
    • Alcohol (BYOB is allowed, but cans only, not bottles. )
    • [Please note] Alcohol is not allowed on the following three day weekends, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
    • Snorkeling fins
    • Gratuity is not included in the price. If you are satisfied with the tour, gratuities are always sincerely appreciated.
  • Requirements

    • [ Liability Waiver ]
    • All customers over the age of 18 are required to submit a liability form at the link below.
    • Please share the link with each participant in your group and individually submit it 2 days prior to the tour.
    • https://ntmg.cptbruce.com/kiosk/waiver
  • Restrictions

    • Guests under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
    • Smoking is prohibited on our boat.
    • Drinking in the United States begins at the age of 21. In addition, you cannot participate in snorkeling after drinking alcohol.
    • [Please note] Alcohol is not allowed on the following three day weekends, Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
    • [ Cancellation ] Until 2 days before departure at 12:00 PM: 0% cancellation fee / After 2 days before departure at 12:00 PM: 100% cancellation fee
    • [ Cancellation (9 guest +) ] 2 weeks before departure : 50% cancellation fee / 1 week before departure : 100% cancellation fee
    • [Late to meet place] If you do not make it at the meeting place on time, you will not be able to participate in the tour and 100% cancellation fee will be charged.
  • What to Bring

    • Beach towel
    • Swimwear (There is no place to change clothes, so please wear your swimsuit before joining the tour)
    • Reef Safe Sunscreen
    • [Useful things to have] Rash guard, reef shoes, sunglasses, long-sleeve
  • Additional Info

    • Always remember to keep your distance and respect our marine life; Hawaii's honu, along with several other marine wildlife, are a protected species.
    • The tour and snorkeling might be cancelled due to weather and other conditions on the day.
    • If the number of participants is less than the minimum number (5 guests), the tour may be canceled. If we decide to cancel, we will contact you at least 48 hours in advance.
    • Guests are required to remove their shoes and socks on board.
  • Minimum Participants

    • 1
  • Cancellation Policies

    0%

    2 days before to 12:00

    After 12:00, 2 days before

    100%

    Participation Date

Reviews

Average Rating

5.0(470)

  • 5-star

    457

  • 4-star

    8

  • 3-star

    4

  • 2-star

    1

  • 1-star

    0

  • Family

    5(236)

  • Couple

    5(156)

  • Friend

    4.9(59)

  • Solo

    4.9(19)

  • Work

    0(0)

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Customer Reviews

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-02

    Family

    Best excursion for our family!

    Our first time going to the sandbar, and, we all absolutely loved it! We had a private tour, which was definitely the highlight of our vacation. We have two boys, ages 8 & 9, who enjoyed the water play with all that’s available, even more than the snorkeling. Our tour guide Jason, made sure the boys had a good time and kept them feeling safe. What more can a parent ask for?!?! His patience in helping us with first time snorkeling for our boys was greatly appreciated, too. We adults also had an awesome time and relaxed at the same time. Jason made all this happen for us. Highly recommend!

    N

    Norma

    Posted Date: 2024/02/24

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Thank you so much for your kind words and your five-star rating! We are thrilled to hear that you and your family had a wonderful time at the sandbar with Captain Jayson. We are glad that your children enjoyed the water play with him, and you adults also had an awesome time makes us even more grateful. We sincere hope to welcome you all again soon! Aloha 🌺

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-02

    Family

    A+ outing always

    This was our 5th outing with Captain Bruce's crew. What distinguishes this tour from others is that the same employees stick with the company and they experienced and experts with hospitality. Other companies you don't know what to expect but this is consistently excellent. Saw tons of turtles and really had a blast. By far our favorite thing to do on Oahu. Well worth the money. Can't wait to come back, yet again, for another family outing.

    A

    Abra

    Posted Date: 2024/02/22

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    We sincerely appreciate your loyalty! Choosing to embark on your 5th outing with us warms our hearts. It’s wonderful to hear that our commitment to excellence has resonated with you. Consistency is indeed one of our core goals, and we’re thrilled that our tours have consistently met your expectations. Especially we are so happy that you could see a lot of turtles this time again!🐢🐢🐢 Thank you for returning to us. It truly means a lot. Your review has been shared with our entire team, and we’re excitedly looking forward to welcoming you on board for another Kaneohe Sandbar Tour! A hui hou🌺

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-02

    Friends / Colleagues

    First time snorkeling

    It was a great program! I don't know how to swim but the captain guided me the whole way through the beautiful underwater world. A very good and trustworthy captain! The food and drink nights on the boat were plentiful and delicious! Every crew member was friendly and fun! It was a great experience for me and I hope I can take a second time after I learn how to swim! 🤣

    K

    KANAN

    Posted Date: 2024/02/21

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Thank you for your 5 star review and lovely photos. We are so pleased to hear you got to enjoy marine activities and the beauty of Kaneohe bay. Your feedback is highly appreciated. Come back and visit us again the next time you are in Oahu. Mahalo !!

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-02

    Friends / Colleagues

    Such a fun crew!

    Been multiple times and always one of my favorite trips! The crew is fabulous, we saw turtles and tons of fish.

    G

    Gia

    Posted Date: 2024/02/17

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Thank you so much for joining our tour again! We are incredibly grateful for guests who come back to our tour multiple times. It truly shows us that you enjoy our tours and appreciate the experience. We all appreciate you choosing us not only once, but again, and of course our captains and crew appreciate your support as well. Please visit Kaneohe Bay again and let us show you around the beauty of Kaneohe Bay. A hui hou🌺

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-02

    Family

    Family!!!

    We loved our experience with Captain Robin and staff! So kind and helpful! Gave us a great experience on the sandbar and with snorkeling. We got to try paddle boarding for the first time. We saw turtles and many fish when snorkeling. We fit right in with the staff and felt like “family” with everyone. We will definitely be back!

    J

    Julie V.

    Posted Date: 2024/02/15

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Aloha, Thank you for joining our tour and taking the time to share your wonderful experience. We especially appreciate your kind words for Captain Robin and our crew – we'll be sure to share your message with them! Hearing that you felt like family onboard truly warms our hearts. To providing a comfortable and enjoyable time is very important to us, and we are glad that we achieved that for you. We hope to have you back on board soon for another unforgettable adventure! A hui hou🌺

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  • Adult (ages 13+)

    USD 149.00

  • Child (ages 2-12)

    USD 139.00

  • Infant (ages 1 & under)

    USD 0.00