Kona & Kohala Whales-Guaranteed powerboat cruise

MORNING: 9:45-11:15 a.m., Waikoloa A-Bay

MIDDAY: 1:00-2:30 p.m., Kawaihae

AFTERNOON: 1:45-3:15 p.m., Waikoloa A-Bay

AFTERNOON: 2:15-3:45, Kona Honokohau

LATE AFTERNOON: 3:30-5p.m., Kawaihae

$107 adult/$53.50 child A-Bay 1.5 hours
   Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through MARCH
  Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.). Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. 

    Dolphins are likely to be seen, too.

    Soda, juice and water aboard.

   Hawaii Nautical is one of Hawaii's largest ocean-activity providers, with a fleet of vessels islandwide serving many harbors across Oahu and the Big Island. We believe in delivering service, safety, and the spirit of Aloha.
   We respect the ocean and the ecosystem, and follow strict guidelines so that all marine mammals and wildlife are protected. And we honor the host-culture and support the local communities in which we operate.

8.712% tax and harbor fee is added to all retail prices listed.

KONA'S HONOKOHAU HARBOR

Kona Luxury Sail, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., click to book

Maximum of 6 guests

Dolphin watching, lunch and snorkeling


$465 per person

  Hawaii Nautical takes you on an unparalleled yacht to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled underwater treasures at stunning snorkeling bays along the historic Kona coast.

  Lunch and refreshments are served.

  Maximum of 6 guests aboard makes for an uncrowded, intimate experience aboard a spacious and luxurious yacht.
  See dolphins and turtles year round. During whale season (December-April) also see humpback whales.
 Make it a private charter with a purchase of all 6 seats.

WAIKOLOA RESORT, KOHALA COAST

Spirit of Aloha catamaran A-Bay snorkel sail

$159 adult/$79.50 child

MORNING: 9 a.m.-Noon year round


Whale watching (December thru March)

$107 adult/$53.50 child

9:45-11:15 powerboat
1:45-3:15 p.m. sailing catamaran


Spirit of Aloha tradewind sail sail

$107 adult/$53.50 child

1:45-3:15 p.m., April-November


Spirit of Aloha catamaran A-Bay sunset sail

$139 adult/​$69.50 child
4:15 check-in, details here


The iconic “Spirit of Aloha”  provides  the  ultimate  in  sailing  comfort  and  snorkeling  fun.
   Snacks  and  beverages  served  aboard.
  A  large  vessel  that  is  safe  for  all  ages,  conveniences  include  on-board  freshwater  shower,  restrooms,  plenty  of  shade  and  ample  seating.

808-234-7245

KONA, HONOKOHAU HARBOR

Honi Olani catamaran snorkel sail

$159 adult/$79.50 child

MORNING: 10am-1pm year round, details here


Honi Olani Tradewind sail

$107 adult/$53.50 child

2:15-3:45 p.m., whale-watch December-April, tradewind sail May-November


Honi Olani catamaran sunset sail

$139 adult/$69.50 child
4:30 check-in, details here

The catamaran Honi Olani provides  the  ultimate  in  sailing  comfort  and  snorkeling  fun.
  Choose  from  morning  snorkel, afternoon wildlife-watch, or sunset sails.
  Snacks  and  beverages  served  aboard.
  A  large  vessel  that  is  safe  for  all  ages,  conveniences  include  on-board  freshwater  shower,  restrooms,  plenty  of  shade  and  ample  seating. Snorkel fins and vest, and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Buy or bring your snorkel and mask, or sanitized re-usable sets are available as a backup.

PRIVATE POWERBOAT CHARTERS BY THE HOUR
From A-BAY: 40' 500hp, 34 passengers

     $1530 per hour, minimum 2 hours

From Kawaihae harbor, 39' 1,000hp, 6 passengers

     $510 per hour, minimum 2 hours

Call 808-234-7245 to book private charters
   Take a private pleasure cruise, a whale-watch outing, or a snorkel trip, or try to do it all in a half- or all-day adventure that would have time for multiple snorkel sites.
   Soda, juice & water aboard. If your itinerary includes snorkeling, snorkel fins and vest, and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Buy or bring your snorkel and mask, or sanitized re-usable sets are available as a backup.

EXTENDED SAIL & SNORKEL CHARTER
$3,240 exclusive luxury 51' catamaran
6 passengers maximum
9 a.m.-2 p.m. 5 hours
Call 808-234-7245 to book private charters

   Five hour custom itinerary where the captain presents the best snorkel options for the day, tailored to your wishes.
   ADD A 6th HOUR for an extra $648 to sail to Kealakekua Bay and snorkel Kealakekua’s underwater marine sanctuary, in view of the Captain Cook Monument (Note: approximately 3.5-4 hours of time on the Kealakekua trip would be spent underway).
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KAWAIHAE on HAWAII ISLAND's NORTHWEST COAST

LUXURY SNORKEL: 9a.m.-Noon & 12:45-3:45 year round

$255 per person, make it private by booking all 6 seats

   Enjoy the small-group size, where every seat is a front seat. Get off the beaten path on our luxury powerboat vessel, with enough speed to reach the snorkel spots and the perfect perspective close to the water to allow for a once-in-a-lifetime viewing.


LUXURY POWERBOAT WHALE WATCHES Dec-March

Morning whale watch 8am-10am
Midday whale watch 10:45am-12:45pm
Late afternoon whale watch 1:30pm-3:30pm

$170 per person, make it private by booking all 6 seats

   Learn the true scale of humpback whales through an intimate encounter on a small-group whale watch, where every seat is a front seat. Get off the beaten path on our luxury powerboat, with enough speed to reach the whales and the perfect perspective close to the water to allow for a once-in-a-lifetime viewing.
    Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds.Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.)

   All trips on this page are on HAWAII ISLAND (the Big Island) departing either from Kona, Waikoloa's A-Bay, or Kawaihae Harbor.

   Guests of the Waikolo Resort can call 808-886-2919 (9:30am to 4:30pm) for the Hilton Waikoloa Village sales and service desk, main lobby near the tram stop. Or call 808-234-7245 24-hour reservations line. 

PRIVATE SAILING CHARTERS BY THE HOUR

Luxury 51' sailing catamaran

6 passengers maximum

Name your own itineraries & times, morning through sunset
Call 808-234-7245 to book private charters
   Build your own perfect trip, starting when you wish. Sunset,dinner, snorkel, whale watch, relax -- you name the itinerary. We will help craft the outing based on your wishes. All snorkel gear is included for use.
• Minimum $1,296 (covers the first 2 hours)
• Plus $648 per hour
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