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Tour code: 3246SHARK
Set out from Oahu’s scenic North Shore to the depths of the big blue Pacific, where you’ll have the chance to observe wild sharks from inside an underwater shark cage. Thanks to your professional, experienced crew, the Oahu shark dive is completely safe as they know the predators’ behavior, and the underwater cage provides proven safety against all different species of sharks. Whether you’re in the cage with sharks right in front of you or watching from up in the boat, Oahu shark diving is a Hawaii activity you’ll definitely never forget.

Highlights

  • Dive with sharks on this thrilling cruise from Oahu's North Shore
  • Spot turtles, dolphins and humpback whales on the way to your shark-viewing spot
  • See the ocean's top predators up close from a secure underwater shark cage
  • Common sightings include gray reef sharks, sandbar sharks and hammerhead sharks
  • Expert crew ensures your safety and enjoyment
  • Option to enter the shark cage or view from the boat

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What You Can Expect

Oahu Shark Dive

This shark adventure cruise could change your outlook on sharks!

Your Oahu shark dive begins at Haleiwa boat harbor on the island’s famous North Shore, where you’ll motor out nearly 3 miles (5km) to the open ocean offshore. While cruising out to the shark diving area, there’s the chance you could see dolphins, sea turtles, surfers or even humpback whales in winter, and the view looking back at Oahu’s shoreline is worth the trip in itself.

Since safety is one of the top priorities for the Oahu shark diving crew, you’ll receive a briefing on safe practices and how to act in the cage. Then, when it’s time to finally go looking for sharks, strap on your masks, step in the cage, and your 20 minute shark watching adventure begins when you’re lowered in the water.

Out here in the open ocean away from the runoff and waves, visibility can often extend to as much as 200 feet (60m). When you first catch sight of a graceful shark swimming slowly but purposefully towards you, there’s a sudden and potent rush of adrenaline you simply can’t contain. Before you can even be scared, however, the sharks have swum to within inches of the cage and are circling in front of your face.

In the waters around Oahu, the most commonly sighted sharks you might find are Galapagos, Hammerhead, and Sandbar sharks, which range from 5-15 feet (1.5-4.5m) dependent upon their age. For travelers wanting to dive as a group, the cage can comfortably hold two adult divers and up to eight at a time — though it depends on current weather conditions and amount of movement in the water.

And, if you simply don’t want to dive in the cage but are hoping to see some sharks, there’s still plenty of thrilling action you can experience while viewing from the deck of the boat.

Money back guarantee you’ll see sharks!

Itinerary

Pickup is available at the following locations (if option selected):
  • Aloha Tower / Hawaii Maritime Center at Pier 7
  • Ala Moana Hotel / Mahukona Street side entrance
  • Hawaii Prince Hotel / Front Entrance at Valet Desk
  • Ilikai Hotel / Ala Moana Blvd at 3 flag poles
  • Maile Sky Court / Namahana Street side entrance
  • Hilton Hawaiian Village / Great Lawn pickup area
  • Halekoa Hotel / Driveway near front desk (hotel guests only)
  • Halekulani / Front in Driveway (hotel guests only)
  • Trump Plaza / Lobby Driveway (hotel guests only)
  • Sheraton Waikiki / Don Ho Lane tour pickup area
  • Ohana Malia Hotel / Front entrance on Kuhio Ave
  • Ohana West Hotel / Walina Street Side entrance
  • Hyatt Regency Hotel / Koa Avenue entrance at green awning
  • Waikiki Beach Marriot Hotel / Bus Loading Zone on Paoakalani Ave.
  • New Otani / Front entrance on Kalakaua Ave
  • The Kahala Hotel / Front Driveway at Valet Desk

Customer Reviews

stephen L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Awesome experience! Would recommend to everyone! Great crew!

AARON M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

MUST DO

Michael M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

My wife and I spent a week in Hawaii and this was the highlight. Highly recommended.

Sharon G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

My daughter and I had great fun doing this tour. We saw lots of sharks and the tour people were very professional and knowledgeable. It was also entertaining watching the reactions of some of the foreign tourists - there was a lot of screaming. Hilarious.

Sean M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The coolest thing I've ever done. Had a blast!! At no time was I scared or nervous. The staff on board was great and knowledgeable.

Rodney C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This was my highlight. It was such a rush! I recommend that to anyone who goes

Dawn S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This was amazing! Listen to the advice and take motion sickness medicine at least two hours before and then again right before. I did and did not get sick..others on the boat did not and were not so lucky.

Stefanie C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The staff was beyond amazing friendly, knowledgeable and funny! There were SO many sharks, it was incredible. If I ever go back I will definitely do this again, with this same company!

Douglas C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The crew was excellent! Getting to see the Sharks up close is an amazing experience.

Amy USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Incredible experience!! Overcome a huge fear of mine by doing this and I have no regrets! Only downfall was that the water was extremely choppy which obviously was out of the hands of the crew!! And although I have been out on the ocean multiple times without EVER getting sick, myself and 3 others got very seasick. I highly recommend taking medicine for seasickness just in case!! We were able to see many sharks!! Crew was great!!! Highly recommend!!

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