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How to make Hanauma Bay reservations

Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi’s office and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation and Design and Construction  announced that the eagerly awaited online reservation system for the Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve is in place.

Follow this detailed step-by-step guide to make reservations for the Hanauma Bay Nature Reserve:

Access the online reservation system

Check the availability of dates and times

    • The nature reserve is open Wednesday through Sunday from 7 a.m. to 1:40 p.m.
    • Remember that the bay is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays
    • You can make reservations up to 48 hours before your planned visit
    • View the calendar on the reservation website to choose your desired date within the 48-hour window

Pick an available time slot

    • Time slots are offered in 10-minute increments throughout the day
    • Browse the available time slots and choose one that best suits your schedule

Enter your personal information

    • Fill in all required fields, including your name, contact information, and the number of people in your party
    • Ensure that you provide accurate information to avoid any issues with your reservation

Review and confirm your reservation

    • Double-check your selected date, time slot, and personal information to ensure everything is correct
    • If you are satisfied with your reservation details, click the “Confirm” button to finalize your booking

Take note of reservation deadlines and limitations

    • Reservations for a specific day will remain open until all slots are filled or until midnight the day before
    • For instance, reservations for Wednesday will close at 11:59 p.m. on the previous Tuesday
    • Keep these deadlines in mind when planning your visit to avoid disappointment

Prepare for your visit

    • Make a note of your confirmed reservation date and time slot
    • Arrive with enough time to spare before your reserved time
    • Enjoy your visit!

By following these steps, you’ll ensure a smooth reservation process and a memorable visit to Hanauma Bay.

Find out more about the admission and prices here.