Snorkeling in Hawaii
  • On Sep 25, 2022
    Mona from BC Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    For the Aulani Rainbow Reef & booking. We would like to purchase the "Length-of-Stay Access" option. Do you purchase this in advance? How does the daily access work, do you reserve a a snorkeling time in advance or do you drop in?

    Aloha, Mona! Welcome back to planDisney! Mahalo for stopping by with another great vacation planning question.

    In just weeks, you'll be arriving at the gorgeous, grand lobby of Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, feeling the warm breeze, hearing the waves lap the shoreline and taking that first sip of a tropical beverage out of a pineapple. Ahhhh, paradise! Of course, you can't vacation in paradise without snorkeling with colorful marine life, so I'm thrilled to hear that you plan on taking advantage of the Length-of-Stay Access to Rainbow Reef - O'ahu's only private snorkeling lagoon.

    To purchase Length-of-Stay Access to Rainbow Reef (a great choice!), just head to Rainbow Reef in the middle of the Waikolohe Valley pool area once you arrive at Aulani. The desk usually opens at 8:00 a.m., but during your vacation, just drop by Rainbow Reef any time between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., whenever you are ready to snorkel! There is no need to purchase your Access or reserve a snorkel time in advance. Just stop by whenever the ocean calls you, Moana - I mean, Mona!

    Mona, did you know that your snorkeling equipment is included in your Access fee?! Aloooooha! And while you're enjoying the relaxation of safely snorkeling in this man-made, high-visibility saltwater lagoon, keep your eyes peeled for hidden Menehune and carvings in the rocks. Enjoy!

    I hope this was helpful, Mona, and I hope you have the most magical and memorable adventure in this pixie-dusted paradise! Please stop by any time with any questions you may have along the way.

    A hui hou (Until we meet again),

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I'm Mandy - Louisiana girl, wife, Mommy and lover of all things Disney. Walt Disney World Resort is my family's happy place, and our vacations are equal parts rope-drop thrilling and poolside chilling. For us, the best things in life aren't things at all, and we believe in investing in experiences and making magical memories together. Our Disney Vacation Club Membership has been our investment into a lifetime of unforgettable family fun. It's our key to the magic, and I can't wait to help you unlock yours! Learn More About Mandy

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