Snorkeling in Hawaii
  • On Oct 19, 2022
    Liz from NJ Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can you bring an underwater camera into Rainbow Reef at Aulani?

    Aloha, Liz! Welcome to planDisney and mahalo for stopping by with such a great vacation planning question!

    In just weeks, you'll be arriving at the gorgeous, grand lobby of Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, feeling the tropical breeze, hearing ukuleles and waves lap the shoreline, and tasting that first sip of a mai tai. Ahhhh, pixie-dusted paradise! Of course, no vacation to Aulani is complete without a stop (or five) at Rainbow Reef, so let's get to it! The ocean calls you, Liz!

    I think you will be happy to hear that yes, you can absolutely bring an underwater camera into Rainbow Reef, and since this private, saltwater lagoon is home to thousands of colorful tropical fish, you will surely want to! While you are finding Nemo (and the other gorgeous marine life), be sure to also snap some photos of the underwater hidden Menehune and artistic carvings on the rocks. 

    While this snorkeling experience at Rainbow Reef will be an unforgettable adventure, my favorite part is that this man-made lagoon, full of marine life and exploration, is also calm and safe. After all, fish are friends; not food.

    As your vacation approaches, be sure to keep an eye on the Daily 'Iwa: Aulani Resort Activities Calendar on the Aulani website or app to have a schedule of the awesome Resort activities during your stay. My fellow panelist pal Doug suggests that you participate in the complimentary Menehune Adventure Trail, and Kamini doesn't want you to miss the "Make Your Own Mickey Ears" activity for a small fee. How incredible is it to have such unique and oh-so-fun activities right at your magical home away from home?! Enjoy, Liz!

    I hope this was helpful, Liz, and I hope you have the most magical adventure at Aulani! Please stop by any time with any questions you may have. 

    A Hui Hou (Until we meet again),

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Meet the Panelist: Mandy, Louisiana

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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