Whale Tour Summary
A Small Group on the Beautiful Waianae Coast
Erica and I love three things about this tour.
1. A power raft with a small group of 15 or less is best for whale watching as you can get close encounters and the fast raft can cover more ground to find whales.
2. West Oahu’s Waianae Coast is the best place to see whales on Oahu, in our opinion. Lots of whales come here and the views are spectacular.
3. Snorkeling is included if you’re in the mood to jump in the water waters of Hawaii. This coast is our favorite for snorkeling and is best accessed by boat.
Escape from Waikiki. to come out here whale watching. Of if staying in Ko Olina, then this is a 22-minute drive away.
Tickets start at $150 for ages 13 and above, click Book Here for available discounts. We are proud to have a direct booking account with Dolphin Excursion.
Whale tours are available from December through March only.
Whale Tour Availability
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Whale Tour Highlights
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Frequently Asked Questions
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The whale watching tour has a 24-hour cancellation policy and are for kids 4 and older.
This trip does not permit participation for guests with back injuries, neck injuries, or pregnant ladies.
What is the cancellation policy?
NO REFUNDS for cancellations made less than 24-hours in advance. You have until 9:00 am the day before your tour date to make any cancellations. If you fail to cancel any activity and do not participate in any of your selected activities “No Show”, then they reserve the right to charge the full amount of the activity to the credit card you have provided.
Can I bring a good camera?
Absolutely! Bring a GoPro or another suitable water camera with a selfie stick to get underwater shots. You can also bring your fancy camera but there may be light spray so make sure you can keep it dry.
Is snorkel equipment provided?
Yes! All snorkel equipment is provided. Don’t forget to bring a towel!
Do you provide transport from my hotel or condo?
While staying on the island, you will probably find it cheaper and more convenient to rent a car. Otherwise, there are a number of taxi companies, Uber, or Lyft that can assist you.
What do I bring on the whale watching trip?
Bring a hat, sunglasses and a camera! There is dry storage onboard for backpacks and purses but limited.
Will I get seasick?
These small, fast-moving boats have a tendency to cause less seasickness than other types of boats. However, as a precaution, motion sickness medicine should be taken the night before the tour to solve all worries.
Are the boats covered?
No, there is a small canopy but it doesn’t provide a lot of shade. We recommend you bring sunscreen, sun-protective clothing, and a hat.
A Local Company
Victor Lozano has been guiding guests around the Hawaiian islands for 28-years. He invites you to a well-kept secret: the west coast of Oahu, where you will be treated to a wildlife adventure like no other. His passion for protecting marine life spreads to his experienced crews. This is the group to go whale watching with!
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