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CAPTAIN BRUCE Kaneohe Sandbar Snorkeling Tour / 1st Tour

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★ Complimentary transportation included. (Shared ride. Reserved for direct booking customers.) ★ Online submission form for Liability Waiver -------------- [ DEPARTURE TIME for 1st Tour] 4/1/2024 - 6/1/2024: 9:00 AM 6/3/2024 - 8/10/2024: 7:00 AM 8/12/2024 - 9/21/2024: 7:30 AM 9/23/2024 - 3/31/2025: 9:00 AM -------------- 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


  • Duration

    2.8 hours

  • Adult (ages 13+)

    USD 159.00

  • Child (ages 2-12)

    USD 149.00

  • Infant (ages 1 & under)

    USD 0.00


  • 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.


  • Schedule

  • Pickup / Checkin

  • Dropoff / Checkout

    • 7:15 - 8:00

      Waikiki area Pickup

    • 8:40

      Meeting Time at He'eia Kea Boat Harbor

    • 8:55

      Departure from He'eia Kea Boat Harbor

    • 9:10

      Arrival at the Kane'ohe Bay Sandbar

    • 9:15

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

    • 11:25

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

    • 11:40

      Arrival at the Heʻeia Kea Boat Harbor

    • 13:10

      Waikiki area drop off

Add-ons / Transportation

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.
  • 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


    2 days before to 12:00

    After 12:00, 2 days before


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Customer Reviews

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-05


    Swimming with sea turtles!

    I grew up on Oahu and had never been to the sandbar. I may have seen one sea turtle my entire childhood. I now have kids of my own and want to share the magic of Hawaii with them and this tour delivered! We saw so many fish and at least 3 sea turtles. I'll think of this day fondly for the rest of my life and I hope this will be a happy moment in my kids' memories. Traveling solo with 2 kids is stressful but the crew was helpful and made it fun for everyone. I highly recommend this for anyone and I would do this again next time we are in town.



    Posted Date: 2024/05/10

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Mahalo ! for joining our tour and leaving us a wonderful review. we are so happy to hear not only you got to enjoy the tour and beauty of the sandbar, but your children did as well! Come back and visit us again, hopefully when your kids become parents, they can bring their kids too!

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-04


    very nice experience

    I fully enjoyed



    Posted Date: 2024/04/22

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Mahalo nui loa for joining our tour! We're so glad to hear you had a very nice experience and fully enjoyed it. We strive to create a memorable experience for all our guests, so your feedback is greatly appreciated. Mahalo again for the five stars! We hope to see you on another adventure soon! 🌺A hui hou!

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-04


    Smooth operation

    All the staff were very kind & helpful! Everything in the itinerary went according to plan. Snacks & drinks were provided which was great after paddle boarding, floating & snorkeling.



    Posted Date: 2024/04/20

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Thank you so much for joining our tour and for your time to leave such a positive review. We are thrilled to hear that you found our staff to be kind and helpful, and you enjoyed the snacks and drinks provided after your paddle boarding, floating, and snorkeling! Thank you again for choosing Captain Bruce! We hope to welcome you back for another fantastic adventure in the future. 🌺A hui hou!

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-04


    Captain Bruce

    What a fantastic morning we had . Water was clear and calm. Our Captain was amazing. We got upgraded to our own pontoon boat , how fantastic. Seen so many turtles and lots of different fish. Would highly recommend this tour.



    Posted Date: 2024/04/18

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Aloha. Thank you so much for your superb review! We are happy to hear you got to enjoy all the magnificent beauty that Kaneohe bay offers. Come back and visit us again, till then take care and big mahalo !

  • 5

    Participation Date: 2024-02


    Highlight of our trip!

    We had so much fun swimming with turtles and snorkeling the reef. The staff was awesome too! Definitely book this tour!


    Kim Schneider

    Posted Date: 2024/02/29

    Reply from CAPTAIN BRUCE

    Aloha! We're thrilled to hear that our tour was the highlight of your trip! We strive to create unforgettable experiences, and your review lets us know we achieved that for you. Mahalo for recommending us, and we hope to welcome you back on board for another Hawaiian adventure soon 🌺 A hui hou

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  • Adult (ages 13+)

    USD 159.00

  • Child (ages 2-12)

    USD 149.00

  • Infant (ages 1 & under)

    USD 0.00