Every year, usually December through April, approximately 10,000 Humpback whales migrate hundreds of miles to the warm waters of Hawaii to mate and rear their young. Come along with Hawaii Nautical and catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. Whales can be enjoyed on all of our daytime adventures including snorkeling trips, or on these dedicated whale-watching-only excursions:
* West Oahu Whale Watch 1:30-3:30 p.m., $79 adult/$59 child >>CALL TO BOOK
* Waikiki A.M. Whale Watch 9:30-11:30 a.m. Daily, $79 adult, $59 child >> BOOK NOW
* Waikiki P.M. Whale Watch Noon-2 p.m. Daily, $79 adult, $59 child >> BOOK NOW
* = Whales guaranteed: If you don't see whales, come back again one more time for free!
• DOLPHINS OR WHALES GUARANTEED* • FREE FOOD & DRINK**
$109 adult/$79 child drive-out or free 8:15 a.m. shuttle from Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa at Ko Olina; Marriott's Ko Olina Beach Club, J.W. Marriott Ihilani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina, Beach Villas at Ko Olina
$139 adult/$109 child with 7:00-7:30 a.m. transportation from Waikiki
Set sail on West Oahu’s newest sailing catamaran to view dolphins, turtles and other marine life including whales in-season (December through April). Snorkel at a calm & vibrant anchorage. In-water help by Lifeguard-certified crew. Enjoy a sumptuous catered continental breakfast as well as a large catered lunch with hot dishes, salads, gourmet sandwich bar, sides and sweets. * See dolphins or get a Playground or Sunset trip, fare-portion FREE. Shuttle from Waikiki not included. ** Unlimited nonalcohol drinks and two free bar beverages.
We take pride in protecting our marine wildlife, and do not swim with dolphins. Click HERE for more information about on responsible wildlife viewing. We also do not try to sell you fish-food nor condone feeding fish, as that is not good for the fish nor for Hawaii's reefs.
Looking for "swim with dolphins" in the wild? See them instead in a sustainable, eco-conscious way. Federal NOAA guidelines say "Do not swim with wild spinner dolphins." Hawaii's first DOLPHIN SMART recognized operator for proper viewing of dolphins, a program sponsored by NOAA & the National Marine Sanctuaries to educate about dolphin conservation & harassment & advise not to seek activities that pursue close wild dolphin interactions.
Although a lot of folks come to Hawaii to swim with dolphins, is against federal guidelines. We understand the desire of people to see dolphins, and our boat tours help you do that in a way that's safe for you and for the wildlife.
Observe respectfully: Facts about swim with dolphins in Hawaii in the wild
Hawaii Nautical is Hawaii's first DOLPHIN SMART recognized operator for proper viewing of dolphins, in accordance with federal guidelines that include "Do not swim with wild spinner dolphins." Dolphin Smart is sponsored by NOAA, the National Marine Sanctuaries, the Dolphin Ecology Project and the Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society. They educate guests about dolphin conservation and harassment and advise not to seek activities that pursue close interactions like swimming with dolphins in Hawaii in the wild.
Curious, intelligent and abundant in West Oahu waters.
Playful Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins make the warm and shallow waters of the West side their playground. See them in an ecoconscious and responsible way aboard Oahu Hawaii catamaran sailing and not in the water while you swim with dolphins in Hawaii in the wild. Instead, view them from a respectful distance in accordance with federal guidelines.
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Book your excursion today by clicking on the links or call 808-234-SAIL (7245).