The only private snorkeling lagoon on O‘ahu, Rainbow Reef offers an up-close look at the many brightly colored fish found in the Hawaiian waters surrounding Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i.
Snorkel among colorful butterflyfish, angelfish, surgeonfish and tangs. Or, stay dry and behold the beautiful aquarium through glass. As you explore this underwater world, be sure to look out for special surprises, like Menehune—the mysterious “little people” of the Islands—and hidden carvings in the rocks.
This serene snorkeling lagoon offers a safe environment where you can snorkel without worrying about unpredictable waves and currents. It's an ideal experience for beginners—or those simply seeking a soothing escape.
Perfectly positioned in the middle of Aulani and located mere moments from your room, Rainbow Reef offers an exciting saltwater snorkeling experience with hundreds of native fish. There's no need to leave the Resort to enjoy this vibrant underwater world!
Rainbow Reef admission includes a life vest and a mask and snorkel set. Pricing is as follows:
Rainbow Reef is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.
This pool area is equipped with a pool lift to assist Guests in transferring in and out of the water. Guests must be able to be transported from the chair into the lift unassisted, or with the assistance of a member of their party.
Aulani pools are heated year-round for Guest enjoyment. The waters of Rainbow Reef are approximately
82 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
As part of the Resort's LEED certification, the pools are heated by using the heat generated from HVAC units at Aulani.
Prices and hours of operation are subject to change.
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