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Whale Watch Cruise from Waikiki

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. Whales are also likely to be seen, though are not guaranteed, on all of our daytime adventures including snorkeling trips.

Whales Guaranteed

Whales guaranteed or come back free on same or lesser-value trip (re-rides only; no refunds), or use re-ride ticket value toward upgrade price of any higher-value trip.

Cruise Highlights:

  • Departs from Kewalo Basin Harbor, Waikiki
  • 65-foot sailing catamaran Honu Lani (80-passenger capacity)
  • Sailing the iconic Waikiki coastline
  • Private charter available by the hour, with customized food and itineraries

Hawaii Nautical is focused on providing a safe and enjoyable sailing experience for everyone that’s in accordance with a new initiative called Safe Access Oahu. This mandate took effect September 13, 2021. Please see the “Safe Access Oahu” section below for more detail.

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Pricing:

Without Transportation

Morning 2-hour Sail:

  • Adult (13+): $89.00 + taxes and fees
  • Child: (4-12): $59.00 + taxes and fees

Afternoon 1.5-hour Sail:

  • Adult (13+): $69.00 + taxes and fees
  • Child: (4-12): $49.00 + taxes and fees

With Transportation

Morning 2-hour Sail:

  • Adult (13+): $104.00 + taxes and fees
  • Child: (4-12): $74.00 + taxes and fees

Afternoon 1.5-hour Sail:

  • Adult (13+): $84.00 + taxes and fees
  • Child: (4-12): $64.00 + taxes and fees

Availability and Schedule:

Tour is available Daily except Wednesdays between December through April.

Morning Sail

  • Departure Time: 8:00 AM
  • Return Time: 10:00 AM

Afternoon Sail

  • Departure Time: 3:00 PM
  • Return Time: 4:30 PM

Other Activities on Oahu you might like:

Turtle Snorkel Sail with Lunch from Waikiki

💲 Starting at $154.00
✅ Lunch and drinks included

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat lunch, sail at sea, snorkel in Hawaii’s azure waters at Turtle Canyon, and cruise on the sailing catamaran boat Spirit of Aloha.

Waikiki Sunset Cocktail Cruise

💲 Starting at $89.00
✅ Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages

Sail south toward Diamond Head, pausing on the way back to catch the moment the sun slips below the horizon – you may even see the green flash!

West Oahu Whale Watch Cruise

💲 Starting at $89.00
✅ Whales guaranteed!

Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions.

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