Turtle Safari on Oahu

Are you looking for a unique and unforgettable experience on your next trip to Oahu? Look no further than a Turtle Safari!

Turtle Safari on Oahu

Hawaii is home to an abundance of sea turtles, and there’s no better way to experience these gentle giants than by getting up close and personal with them on a Turtle Safari.

Oahu is one of the best islands for turtle sightings, with several beaches and coves where these magnificent creatures like to hang out. Here’s everything you need to know about taking a Turtle Safari on Oahu:


What to expect on a Turtle Safari

A Turtle Safari typically involves taking a paddle board or personal inflatable craft out to where the sea turtles like to hang out. You’ll be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide who can tell you all about the turtles and their behavior.


What to bring on a Turtle Safari

When you’re preparing for your Turtle Safari, there are a few things you’ll want to bring along. Here’s a checklist of essential items:

  • Swimsuit: You’ll be snorkeling, so make sure you wear a swimsuit or other appropriate swimwear.
  • Reef Safe Sunscreen: The Hawaiian sun is strong, so make sure you apply plenty of reef safe sunscreen before you head out on your Turtle Safari.
  • Towel: You’ll want to dry off after your swim, so bring a towel with you.
  • Waterproof camera: You’ll want to capture the memories of your Turtle Safari, so bring a waterproof camera or a camera with a waterproof case.
  • Hat and sunglasses: Protect your face and eyes from the sun by bringing a hat and sunglasses.

Tips for a successful Turtle Safari

Here are a few tips to help you make the most of your Turtle Safari experience:

  • Respect the turtles

Remember that the turtles are protected by law, so don’t touch or disturb them. Keep a safe distance and let them go about their business.

  • Listen to your guide

Your guide is there to help you have the best experience possible. Listen to their instructions and follow their lead.

  • Stay safe

Activities in the ocean can be dangerous if you’re not careful. Make sure you follow all safety guidelines.

  • Have fun

Finally, remember to have fun! A Turtle Safari is an unforgettable experience, so relax and enjoy every moment.

Discover the magic of Oahu’s sea turtles on a Turtle Safari today!

  • An abundance of sea turtles
  • Knowledgeable guide

Quick Details

  • Ages: All ages
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Location: North Shore
  • Times: Daily
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Frequently asked questions

Where are you located?

Jamie O’Brien Surf Experience is located on the North Shore of Oahu at a beautiful resort called Turtle Bay.

Where can I store my belongings?

We provide a locker room where you can store all of your belongings while enjoying the water.

How early should I arrive before my lesson?

We recommend at least 15 minutes before your lessons, but feel free to come by earlier to enjoy the sights and check out the surf!

When should I book my lessons?

Right now! Or at least a week before you intend to arrive, we fill up quickly and don’t want you missing out on this awesome experience. 

Can I take a lesson if I'm not a guest at Turtle Bay?

Absolutely! Anyone can come and enjoy the epic waves of this fantastic surf break while taking classes with us.

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