Commonly asked questions from our guests
- You can drive out on your own, it’s $1.00 for parking, and only 300 parking stalls
- A taxi cost about $40 one way / #22 Bus cost $2.50 – takes about 50 minutes
- The Shuttle includes round trip transportation and Fins, mask & snorkel
We have 4 round-trip Waikiki shuttle services that run daily ($25 per adult)
6:00 – picks up in Waikiki at 5:50 and picks up at the Bay for the return at 9:30 (3.5 hours)
7:15 – picks up in Waikiki at 7:15 and picks up at the Bay for the return at 11:45 (4.5 hours)
8:45 – picks up in Waikiki at 8:45 and picks up at the Bay for the return at 1:15 (4.5 hours)
10:15 – picks up in Waikiki at 10:15 and picks up at the Bay for the return at 2:45 (4.5 hours)
Shuttle service includes round trip transportation and equipment (Fins, mask & snorkel)
Drive time to & from Hanauma Bay is approximately 30 minutes
Hanauma Bay State Park opens daily at 6 a.m.
During the summer months Hanauma Bay closes at 7 p.m.
During the winter months Hanauma Bay closes at 6 p.m.
Hanauma Bay is CLOSED every Tuesday
The park is also closed on Christmas Day (25th) and New Years Day (1st)
Entrance fee to Hanauma Bay State Park is $7.50 per person
Kids 12 & under, active military and local residents with proper ID are FREE.
Acceptable proof of residency is defined as
Current Hawaii Driver’s License
Current Hawaii State ID w/ Hawaii Address on ID (Must be valid for 1 yr or more)
Current Hawaii School Student ID with current year or semester validation
$1.00 per vehicle (valid for 1 entry only)
Parking fee is refundable if vehicle exits parking lot within 15 minutes
Lockers are available on the beach level to secure your valuables
$8.00 small locker – wallet / phone / keys
$10.00 large locker – fits a backpack
Yes – Prescription snorkel masks for the nearsighted are available
For the nearsighted with strengths measuring from -2 to -8 for $15 which includes your snorkel
Prescription masks are also available from the Shuttle Driver (additional $5)
YES – A snack bar is located on the upper level of the park, across from cashier
They have Bacon Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs, Chili with Rice, Pulled Pork Sandwiches, French Fries, Garlic Fries, Turkey Wraps, Teriyaki Chicken, Garden Salads, Caesar Salads, Chicken Caesar Salads & Fruit Salads. They also have a wide variety of snack items and drinks available.
YES – Hanauma bay is wheelchair accessible
Tram service is available between the upper & lower levels ($1.00 down / $1.25 up)
Beach wheel chairs are available for free, see the volunteers at Hanauma Bay.