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Grab your camera and embark on a cruise to watch humpback whales play and swim in the warm waters off the coast of Honolulu. As the knowledgeable captain speaks of the whales' unique migration patterns through the Hawaiian Islands, you get a front-row seat to all of the action.

Welcome the humpback whales to Hawaii after their journey over hundreds of miles from Alaska's icy waters. The return of the humpbacks is considered more of a homecoming than a visit because humpback calves are born here, making them kama'aina (native born).

Each year from roughly December through April, approximately 10,000 humpback whales seek the warm, shallow water off the Hawaiian coast to breed, calve, and nurse their young. As you cruise the light-blue ocean waters, keep your eyes on the ocean for a "breach," where the whales propel their body up to 40 percent out of the water and comes down with an enormous splash.

Bask in the sun on the large viewing deck while you enjoy some light snacks and drinks. Inside the air-conditioned cabin, experienced wildlife guides describe the male humpback song that can be heard underwater from 12 miles (19 km) away. Learn what you can do to help protect these endangered whales through education, research, outreach, and resource management.

Grab your camera and embark on a cruise to watch humpback whales play and swim in the warm waters off the coast of Honolulu. As the knowledgeable captain speaks of the whales' unique migration patterns through the Hawaiian Islands, you get a front-row seat to all of the action.

Welcome the humpback whales to Hawaii after their journey over hundreds of miles from Alaska's icy waters. The return of the humpbacks is considered more of a homecoming than a visit because humpback calves are born here, making them kama'aina (native born).

Each year from roughly December through April, approximately 10,000 humpback whales seek the warm, shallow water off the Hawaiian coast to breed, calve, and nurse their young. As you cruise the light-blue ocean waters, keep your eyes on the ocean for a "breach," where the whales propel their body up to 40 percent out of the water and comes down with an enormous splash.

Bask in the sun on the large viewing deck while you enjoy some light snacks and drinks. Inside the air-conditioned cabin, experienced wildlife guides describe the male humpback song that can be heard underwater from 12 miles (19 km) away. Learn what you can do to help protect these endangered whales through education, research, outreach, and resource management.

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Waikiki Whale Watch

Activity/Location

Honolulu


Highlights

  • Guaranteed humpback whale sightings

  • Experienced wildlife & marine guides onboard

  • Information about whale migration & conservation

  • Luxurious air-conditioned cruise with large windows

  • Photo opportunities from expansive viewing deck


Inclusions

  • Whale-watching tour

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Meals and beverages not listed as inclusions in offers


Know Before You Book

  • Children 6 and younger are complimentary.

  • Pickup is between 30-45 minutes prior to the booked tour start time. You will receive confirmation of pick-up time once booking is received.

  • If transportation is not selected, check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 5 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Honolulu, United States