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Oahu: Waikiki Submarine Adventure Highlights
- 1.5 hour duration
- 6 departures daily, each hour between 9:00 am and 2:00 pm
- Meeting point is at the Hilton Hawaiian Village (click here for directions)
- Up to 64 guests per tour
- Take a shuttle boat to and from the Atlantis which is stationed off shore. Go 100 feet under water in a real submarine and see tons of marine life!
- No snacks or beverages included for this short tour,
- Children over 3ft (36in) tall are welcome!
Check out our experience on the Atlantis Submarine from Maui! It’s the same tour as Waikiki, so you can see the sub and what we thought of the tour itself, but the pricing has changed. We compare it to the ReefDancer Semi-Sub which was unfortunately lost to the Lahaina Fire, but it’s still fun to see the differences and keep the memories. Both were wonderful experiences.
Oahu: Waikiki Submarine Adventure Details
If you (or your little ones) have ever wanted to go in a real-life submarine, this is your chance! This 1.5-hour tour starts at the Hilton Hawaiian Village 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. You can choose if you’d like narration, which can be downloaded before heading out.
You’ll take a shuttle boat to the submarine itself, enjoying views of Diamond Head and, if you’re visiting in the winter months, possibly even whales on the way! You’ll transfer from the shuttle boat onto the sub and begin your descent 100 feet underwater.
The submarine will actually taxi just above the ocean floor, and this is your chance to see green sea turtles, sharks, yellow tangs, eels, sunken ships, and other natural and man-made objects that have found themselves below the ocean’s surface.
This tour is a great alternative or addition to snorkeling and departs from a really convenient area in Waikiki.
Oahu: Waikiki Submarine Adventure FAQ
Is there parking on site?
There is parking at the Hilton Hawaiian Village which will be validated by the tour operator for $4. They don’t validate valet. The regular parking rate is $15 for the first hour and $10 an hour after that.
Is the tour wheelchair friendly?
Unfortunately, this tour is not wheelchair friendly. Guests have to transfer from a shuttle boat onto the submarine and down an 11-step vertical ladder.
Are food or drink offered on the tour?
No, there is no food or drink available on the tour.
What is the cancellation policy?
This tour has a 24-hour cancellation policy. Any cancellations within 24 hours of the scheduled departure are not eligible for a refund.
About Atlantis Adventures
Atlantis Adventures started in 1985 as the first recreational submarine off the Cayman Islands. There are now Atlantis Submarines around the world. Waikiki’s sub is the world’s largest passenger submarine. Atlantis operates on the Big Island, Maui, and Oahu.
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