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Waikiki Beach: Eco-Friendly Whale Watching Cruise

4.4 / 5

62 reviews

Activity provider: Hawaii Nautical

Waikiki Beach: Eco-Friendly Whale Watching Cruise

Activity provider: Hawaii Nautical
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From US$ 107.62 per person

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Discover the Humpback whales who migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii on a catamaran cruise. See these beautiful mammals in their natural habitat in an eco-friendly cruise.

About this activity

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Duration 2 hours
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  • See Humpback whales in their natural habitat
  • Experience the Waikiki coastline while sailing on a luxury catamaran
  • Get onboard of a double-deck power catamaran which offers great viewing platform
Full description

Enjoy a catamaran tour departing from Kewalo Basin Harbor and discover Humpback whales frolicking in their natural habitat on this cruise. Discover the Hawaiian Islands and enjoy snacks and drinks as you sail. Explore the shores of the main Hawaiian Islands, which are a favorite destination for humpback whales. See families of whales breach the water's surface, a spectacular sight to behold.

As you ride along the waves, enjoy sodas, cookies, and chips as you watch for the whales. Enjoy the views from the double-deck power catamaran, a great vantage point for whale watching.

  • Catamaran cruise
  • Sodas
  • Chips
  • Cookies aboard
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet in Kewalo Basin Harbor at the vessel "Honi Olani." The vessel is along the front row of slips near Ward Avenue. Contact the activity provider the day before your trip to confirm details.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • If no whales are spotted during the tour, you can reschedule another cruise for free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 62 reviews

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Great catamaran and lovely crew. Very welcoming and friendly service. Unfortunately we didn’t see ant whales as it was end of the season mid April and they had moved to Maui! But the trip itself was lovely to see the coastline and we were provided with a free cruise redeemable anytime in the future or could swap it for another trip or cruise to same value.

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April 8, 2022

The weather wasn’t very cooperative (rainy, windy, lots of large waves) and we understand that wasn’t their fault but it made for a very tough experience. The guides were very friendly, kind, and wanted everyone to have a good experience however, and kept checking in with everyone. The music was a bit loud.

March 2, 2021

We had the choice to do this tour with a ship that has 3 decks. Fortunately, we decided to go on the catamaran tour. Even if you don't see whales, you have the boat trip of a lifetime. The crew is fantastic, a great bar with free drinks and lots of space on the catamaran. I can recommend it to everyone.

March 9, 2020

Product ID: 42381