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  • Location:Haleiwa, Oahu
  • Duration:2 hours (approx.)

Oahu Shark Dive

Book the Oahu Shark Dive to enjoy a thrilling encounter with sharks! Cruise from Oahu's beautiful North Shore to your viewing spot, where you'll observe the ocean's top predators up close from a secure underwater shark cage. Your expert crew will ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone on board, whether you wish to enter the cage or view the sharks from the boat.


  • 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!

Departing from Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor on Oahu's beautiful North Shore, relax on a 3-mile (5-km) cruise to your shark-filled destination. Along the way, you may see Hawaiian green sea turtles, dolphins and, depending on the season, even humpback whales!

Your safety is the upmost priority, so your expert crew will give you a safety orientation and a briefing on what to expect during your shark viewing. When you arrive at the viewing spot, strap on your provided masks and snorkels and step inside the secure shark cage. You'll then be lowered into the cobalt-blue water for a 20- to 30-minute shark-viewing adventure.

With a visibility of up to 200 feet (60 meters), you'll feel your adrenaline pump as you watch the ocean's top predators approaching you from the depths below. The sharks will swim just inches away from you, so bring an underwater camera to document this thrilling experience! Don't worry -- you're safe within the confines of the metal cage, letting you view the sharks with ease.

The sharks commonly sighted in this area are gray reef sharks, Galapagos sharks, sandbar sharks and hammerhead sharks, ranging in size from 5 to 15 feet (1.5 to 4.5 meters). The cage holds two people comfortably and can hold up to four people at a time, depending on the weather conditions.

If you do not wish to enter the shark cage, simply continue relaxing on board -- there are ample surface-viewing opportunities as the sharks circle the boat.

Shark sightings guaranteed or your money back!


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

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.


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!!

Wendy Anne F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

An awesome experience. The sharks are so graceful and serene. We just wish our 20 minutes in the cage didn't go so fast!! Would love to do this again one day. One area requiring significant improvement is the rest room facilities at the harbour.

Kelly M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Simply Amazing. I would definitely go again.

Krystal L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Amazing experience


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This is a thrilling tour. My teenage daughter and I did this together. We saw lots of sharks swimming around our cage - they came very close - but did not bother us. We were able to have a good view of them. The current was very strong so it was hard to maintain a position in the cage. I would not recommend this tour for small children - arms and legs can easily fit between the bars. Once you are out into the ocean in the cage away from the boat - there is no way to get back onto the boat until your time is up and the crew pull you back to the boat. We were out for about 20 to 30 minutes - so if you do not want to spend that amount of time in the ocean - I would not recommend this for you. Also, if you are motion sensitive - I would strongly encourage you to take Gravol prior to the outing being sea sick will put a real damper on your experience. My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our guides were quite helpful and entertaining.

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