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Hawaii Shark Encounters

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  • Excellent84%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“sea sickness”(25 reviews)
“sharks swimming”(24 reviews)
“great trip”(21 reviews)
Swallow your fears and come face to face with one of Hawaii's most majestic and misunderstood creatures of the deep...Sharks! View sharks in their natural habitat in a specially designed cage that not only protects but has plexiglass windows so you...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1562
+1 808-351-9373
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All reviews sea sickness sharks swimming great trip boat ride amazing experience rough seas these guys underwater camera recommend this trip captain and crew got sick north shore felt safe once in a lifetime bucket list whole family laid back
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice crew and super safe. They made sure everyone got plenty of time in the cage and we were always safe

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Thank Charles N
Reviewed yesterday

Very good, but tour guides should have paid more attention to the hungover participates in the cage.

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Thank miliefsk
Reviewed 3 days ago

HANDS DOWN MY FAVORITE EXCURSION!!!The staff was very knowledgable and easy going, they are very professional and safety is a priority. There were so many sharks that came out and we were able to get some really heat pictures/video. If I had room on my...More

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Thank LizDav90
Reviewed 3 days ago

Registration beforehand was easy and straightforward. Just showed up to the boat ready to head out and see the sharks. As promised there was plenty to see around the cage including sharks and other fish as well as birds over the area. Crew was awesome,...More

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Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hawaii Shark Encounters was a great experience for my wife and I. We got to learn more about sharks and saw both Galapagos and Sandbar Sharks!

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Thank Collin C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had great conditions, but you still need sea sickness meds as it is pretty choppy. The staff was nice. The Boat wasn't beautiful but we weren't there for that. We saw over 20 sharks! There were too many to count and the were so...More

Thank JK F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Their tour is awesome! The guides were great and went above and beyond. They would answer any question or assist in any way possible to make sure our experience was the best it could be.

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Thank marccampbell2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience, short boat ride, then you could have touched the sharks. You feel completely safe and must prevent yourself from touching these elegant animals thru the bars! Nice and helpful staff!

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Thank H2095OLchrisg
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went on the excursion on her b. Day September 22. The guys we're very knowledgeable about sharks and other sea life. Didn't take long to get to the cage. Once there, it didn't take long for the sharks to show up....More

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Thank Bart I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great encounter and great staff - awesome day and very informative; great adventure fir all ages and a must do

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Thank Alex B
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8 October 2018|
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Response from yshett | Reviewed this property |
We went in May...10-12 sharks swimming around while we were in cage. We took a morning trip as winds were suppose to pick up in the afternoon and water would be choppy. We were told sharks are in the area year round. We... More
20 July 2018|
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Response from yshett | Reviewed this property |
Cage is taken out each morning and brought back each evening. The boat docks up to the cage while you snorkel in it. I highly recommend this trip to anyone interested however, there is a comment above stating the cage is... More