• See whales and maybe even dolphins off the coast of Honolulu

  • Marvel at the view of Diamond Head and the Gold Coast from the deck

  • Transfer to and from your hotel in Waikiki

  • Learn more about marine life with information from an expert nature guide (in English)

Essential info*

Duration 2hrs

Tour with Commentary

  • English

Starting time 8:45 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


See humpback whales during their annual migration with this cruise off the coast of Oahu. 

After the transfer from your hotel in Waikiki, the crew will welcome you on board the ship. Your boat will have four observation points and a big inside with eating areas, lounges, lifts and toilets. Three stabilisers ensure a comfortable cruise.

For the whole journey you will be able to enjoy a superb view of the "Diamond Head" crater as well as the "Gold Coast", Hawaii's  luxurious real estate district. Catch glimpses of the humpback whales as they rise to the surface, blow water in the air and feed. Your expert nature guide will then talk about the behavoir of these impressive mammals.

Keep your eyes peeled for other marine animals that may appear, like the Hawaiian spinner dolphins, porpoises and sea turtles 

Good to know

  • Availability: Seasonal activity: (end of december to mid–April only): every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 8:45am
  • Duration: 2 hours approx.
  • Languages: English
  • Departure point: Your hotel in Waikiki (Oahu) (pick-up and drop-off included) or directly from the departure point in the centre of Honolulu 
  • It is 99% guaranteed that you will see whales. However in the rare case that you do not or your expert guide cannot locate any whales, you will be able to re-do the tour for free
  • As the animals move around freely in the ocean, it cannot be guaranteed that you will see the other species such as the dolphins, porpoises or sea turtles
  • Children under 3 cannot take part in this trip
  • This trip is accessible for people in wheelchairs; please specify when booking if you need any special assistance
  • The trip can be cancelled in the case of bad weather conditions. If this happens, you will be able to choose an alternative date or a full refund
  • The boat is stabilised and certified to navigate beyond Diamond Head. The captain has the right to change the itinerary according to weather conditions 
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Whale watching tour off the coast of Oahu
  • Information from an expert nature guide(in English)
  • Transfer to/from your hotel in Waikiki

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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