North Shore Catamaran Whale Watching 2 1/2 Hours
Visit the North Shore of Oahu for more whale sightings than any other location on Oahu. Get ready for some spectacular whale watching aboard the North Shore Catamaran. This past season, there were more than 700 whale sightings and two double breeches in the Haleiwa Harbor Channel. It’s like taking a trip back in time as you cruise along Oahu's pristine North Shore. Panoramic views of the lush tropical landscape resemble a turn-of-the-century painting. Whale sightings are guaranteed on North Shore Catamaran trips, or you get a free pass to cruise again! Reserve your ecoadventure aboard the North Shore Catamaran today through Oahu Activities Discount.
Your expert, friendly captain will share the fascinating history of the Oahu islands with you as he searches for whales. These majestic humpback whales make up an important part of native Hawaiian culture and history. As you sail aboard the North Shore, you will learn how the Hawaiian Humpback Whales, or na kohola, as they are called in Hawaii, make up an important part of the Hawaii marine biology ecosystem. Oahu Activities Discount and North Shore Catamaran offer you a way to discover this delightful part of the Hawaii visitor experience during the winter months.
North Shore Catamaran Charters emphasizes respect for the natural environment and upholds responsible tourism on north shore Oahu. It is our goal to provide you the most majestic whale watching Hawaii has to offer, while educating our guests and respecting the natural environment of the whales. Oahu Activities Discount can reserve a place for you on a North Shore Catamaran.
The mystical Humpback whales visit the waters around Oahu during the winter months. This is the prime time for viewing these gigantic creatures. Join us on our Hawaii whale watching tours in the winter. To fully enjoy your whale watching tour, Oahu Activities Discount suggests that you be prepared with the following:
- Glasses or contacts if you need them.
- Still or video camera, with telephoto lens.
- A sense of wonder!
Whale watching in Hawaii is a life-changing experience. You are at once awed by the majesty of these creatures and humbled by your own fragility. Come join North Shore Catamaran Charters to learn more about whale watching in Hawaii. Reserve your place now through Oahu Activities Discount.
Morning and afternoon departures are available on our North Shore Catamaran whale watching tours. The morning departure leaves at 9AM and returns at 11:30 AM; the afternoon departure leaves at 12PM and returns at 2:30 PM.
- Whale watch cruise along Oahu’s North Shore
- See humpback whales frolic in the water
- Plenty of great photo opportunities
Ho'o Nanea Catamaran
Whale Watching Cruise
- Where and When:
- Morning tour: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Afternoon tour: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Check in 30 minutes prior to departure at North Shore Catamaran Charters, Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor on the North Shore of Oahu View Map
- There are no specific restrictions for this activity.
- Special Notes:
- Operation Days:
- Operates daily from December to Mid May
- 2.5 hours
- North Shore Catamaran
- Ho'o Nanea, a 40-foot catamaran, can accommodate up to 20 passengers.