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Waikiki: Eco-Friendly Afternoon Whale Watching Trip

4.3 / 5

27 reviews

Activity provider: Hawaii Nautical

Waikiki: Eco-Friendly Afternoon Whale Watching Trip

Activity provider: Hawaii Nautical

From US$ 81.53 per person

Sail along the iconic Waikiki coastline on a 1.5-hour afternoon whale watching tour.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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  • Spot whales off the Waikiki coastline
  • Sail on a 53-foot catmaran
  • Enjoy snacks and soda on board
Full description
Every December through to April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along and catch these beautiful mammals at their best on an exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursion.   Set sail on a 53-foot sailing catamaran, passing the Waikiki coastline on your way. Enjoy soda and snacks on board as you search for these majestic creatures.  
  • Light snacks, sodas and juices
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Meeting point

    Check in at the vessel "HONU LANI" along the front row of slips near the Hawaii Nautical kiosk at Slip F28. Convenient self-parking is available at the harbor and nearby beach park.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Sightings are extremely likely, but if you do not see whales on your first trip, you will be offered an alternative journey for free.
    Customer reviews

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    4.3 /5

    based on 27 reviews

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    It was a nice relaxing boat ride and they guarantee that either you’ll see a whale or else they will give you another tour at no cost. The crew was friendly and offered a selection of drinks along the way. We really enjoyed it and definitely recommend this fun experience for the whole family!!!!!

    January 26, 2021

    We actually didn't see any whales in our trip, but that's just how it goes sometimes. They gave us a credit to ride again another day or that could apply to a different activity. It was still a great experience and the crew / captains were awesome. Would recommend to anyone.

    February 15, 2020

    We went out for a second time for free as we didn't see any whales on the first trip and it didn't disappoint! We were able to see several whales which was amazing unfortunately none of them wanted to put on too much of a show and fully breach but still fantastic anyway. The staff were super welcoming and friendly and very knowledgeable too. Thanks Kia, Lisa and Don you made it a great afternoon for us! Mahalo

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    February 9, 2020

    Product ID: 95391