Blue Dolphin Napali Kauai Snorkel

Duration: 5 Hours Location: Port Allen Departure More Niihau & Napali Coast Tours

Blue Dolphin Napali Kauai Snorkel Cruise

Hear the history and legends of the Napali with friendly, knowledgeable and professional crew members. From the bow of the boat, you will watch playful spinner dolphins following along!  While anchored off the Napali Coast snorkel or scuba dive among the abundant sea life. Look for Hawaiian Monk Seals, Humpback whales in season, bottle-nose dolphins, stingrays, manta rays, colorful reef fish and giant sea turtles.  This is a very popular tour traveling far up the Napali Coast on a 65 ft. powered/sailing catamaran.

  • Starting 2024 $1 Per Person Ocean Stewardship Fee: State mandated & will be added to your voucher:

Activity Details


  • Tropical Breakfast
  • Deli-Style Lunch
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Wetsuit rentals available
  • Water, Juice & Soft Drinks
  • Beer, Wine & Mai Tais (21+) served with lunch


  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Bathing Suit
  • Photo ID (For 21+ Access to Bar)
  • Motion sickness preventatives if necessary
  • Full face snorkel mask prohibited for passenger safety


65′ deluxe catamarans, Blue Dolphin and Blue Dolphin II. Designed by America’s Cup designers and engineers Morrelli & Melvin, the boats are specifically designed to navigate the waters of Kauai for a smooth ride. Aboard there are fresh water showers, spacious bathrooms for both men and women and plenty of room to roam adding comfort to your experience. Both boats recently upgraded with new Lugger 6125 H2 Komatsu engines installed to meet Tier 3 Emissions required by 2017. These engines are gentle on the environment – low rpm, fuel efficient, quiet, producing near zero emissions and little odor offering you a pleasant passenger experience.


  • Please no pregnant passengers or children under 2 yrs.
  • Not for people with recent knee, neck or back injuries or surgeries
  • Dolphins are guaranteed on morning trips only
  • Whale watching is seasonal
  • Destinations are at the captain’s discretion & weather permitting


  •  Morning tours check in at 7:00am & 8:00am depending on availability
  • Afternoon tours available June through August only

Please Note

  • 72 hour notice of cancellation is required for a refund.
  • There are no timeshare visits required to enjoy our discounts!
  • Call 1-866-897-1637 for additional discounts available for large groups!

Reserve This Tour

Adults Morning
Reg: $205.00
Save: $15.00
Youth (13 - 17 years)
Reg: $190.00
Save: $15.00
Children (2 - 12 years)
Reg: $175.00
Save: $12.00
Duration: 5 Hours Location: Port Allen Departure
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Reviews, Comments, & Questions:

  1. Kim Channing says:

    Chris and his crew couldn’t have been better! They were all very knowledgeable about Kauai and the ocean and made the trip a pleasure! I would definitely use Blue Dolphin Charters again.

    1. Kaya— Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Aloha Kim! I agree the crew at Blue Dolphin Charters is amazing! We hope you come back for a visit again soon!

  2. Margie, Cap & Megan West says:

    We loved the crew on the Blue Dolphin. They really made it enjoyable. We saw dolphins, sea turtles, brightly colored fish and a shark (not where we went snorkling tho)

    We took our grandaughter to Hawaii for a graeduation present and she loved the Blue Dolphin the best. The waters were a little choppy that day, however, that did not take away the wonderful memories it left us.The West Family

    1. Susan — Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Aloha. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your Blue Dolphin trip. Seems everyone fortunate to chose this particular company comes away with the beautiful memories. Thanks for sharing. Hope you and your family will return to Kauai and call us again. With warm aloha. Susan

  3. Corrie says:

    We are planning a trip to Kauai and I have been researching activities. I am intrigued by the option to go scuba diving. Appx how long is a one tank dive?

    1. Kaya— Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Aloha Corrie! This is a great way to experience diving with out all the certification courses. The one tank dive will last 30-45 minutes. Feel free to call or email any additional questions.

  4. Jenny says:

    Question – Is there shade on the boat for the Blue Dolphin Napali Snorkle? And is there a restroom and showers?

    1. Kaya— Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Aloha Jenny! Yes there is a full shaded area on the boat with seating. They serve the food and drinks from there as well. There are bathrooms on the boat as well as a shower. Let me know if you have any other questions. Mahalo!

  5. Jenny says:

    One more question – on the scuba option are we given a wetsuit to dive with?

    1. Kaya— Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Yes, you will be given a shorty wetsuit for the dive.

  6. Michele says:

    Three of us went on the morning snorkel tour. We went out about 15 min. into the ocean and then put on our snorkel gear and jumped into the water for an hour of snorkeling. It was beautiful, I even swam with a turtle. When we were done and everyone was on the boat they fed us breakfast (danish, fruit & juices)as we made our way to the Napali Coast. Along the way there were dolphins in front of the boat jumping in the air and spinning. It looked like they were having a lot of fun. They were very entertaining. When we got to the Napali Coast they fed us lunch consisting of cold cuts to make sandwiches, chips, vegetable tray and beer (Coors Light hooray) and mai tais. The crew was very personable and attentive to everyone’s needs. It was a great day!

    1. Kaya— Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Aloha Michele! It is so nice to hear you had a great time! This is one of the tours I always bring my family and friends on while visiting the island. It is such a great day! We look forward to your return to Kauai!

  7. Leslie says:

    Hi. We’re coming in May for 2 weeks with our 2 kids who are 4 years old and 2.5 years old. What activity would be good w/kids this small? Could we do the boat but I guess no snorkeling bc of the kids? What activities could we do? Thanks

    1. Kaya— Kauai Activity Specialist says:

      Aloha Leslie! Yes your whole family can do this tour. There are life jackets and floatation devises available for the children if you would like to participate in the snorkeling. It is limited what children that age can do. However they can do any of the Luaus or Air Tours as well as this boat tour.

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