Hawaii Nautical Ocean Activities

Hawaiian Sea Turtle Choose from catamaran sailing, snorkeling, dolphin- and whale-watching, sunset cruises, private charters and more, aboard the Hilton fleet of vessels from nearby Anaehoomalu Bay.

Afternoon Catamaran Whales Guaranteed (Dec-Apr)

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Spirit of AlohaWILDLIFE WATCH, AFTERNOON A-BAY

DEPARTING FROM WAIKOLOA'S A-BAY on the Big Island of Hawaii

1:45pm-3:15pm, aboard sailing catamaran Spirit of Aloha

Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through APRIL

See marine wildlife such as dolphins and turtles year round, or whales during whale season December through April. Sightsee along the stunning Kohala coastline, and enjoy a fun sail on the sailing catamaran Spirit of Aloha. Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. Dolphins are likely to be seen, too. Cruises include soda, juice and water.

Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.).

Vessels depart from Anaehoomalu Bay at the Waikoloa Beach Resort.
Check in 20 minutes prior to each trip at the Hawaii Nautical flag on the beach at A-Bay.

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Afternoon Catamaran Whales Guaranteed (Dec-Apr) $79 $39.50 FREE Book Online

Late Afternoon Whale Watch (Dec - Apr)

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Late Afternoon: 3:30pm - 5:00 pm

Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through APRIL, powerboat

Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.). Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. Dolphins are likely to be seen, too.

Soda, juice and water aboard.

Guaranteed to see whales or come back free on same or lesser value trip.

Snorkel power catamaran with ample seating and shade.

DEPARTING FROM KAWAIHAE HARBOR on the Big Island of Hawaii

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Afternoon Catamaran Whales Guaranteed (Dec-Apr) $79 $39.50 Book Online

Midday Whale Watch (Dec - Apr)

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Midday: 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through APRIL, powerboat

Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.). Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. Dolphins are likely to be seen, too. Soda, juice and water aboard.

Departs from Kawaihae Harbor, aboard power catamaran
Lavakai 61-3527 Kawaihae Road, Waimea, HI 96743
Check in 15 minutes prior to departure

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Midday Whale Watch $79 $39.50 Book

Morning Whales Guaranteed (Dec - Apr)

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DEPARTING FROM WAIKOLOA'S A-BAY on the Big Island of Hawaii

Morning: 9:45 - 11:15 AM aboard powerboat HOLONA

Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through APRIL, new powerboat Morning-trip vessel Holona is is a fast and nimble open powerboat, with plenty of sea-spray likely on trips outside the bay. Clothing that you don't mind getting wet is recommended for whale-watch and snorkel trips on the Holona powerboat. Afternoon trips are most often on the sailing catamaran SPIRIT OF ALOHA, which is not as fast as Holona but does provide more areas out of the sea-spray.

Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trip of equal or lesser value.).

Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along see catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. Dolphins are likely to be seen, too. Soda, juice and water aboard.

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Morning Whales Guaranteed $79 $39.50 FREE Book

AM Dolphin Watching, Snorkel & Lunch

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HAWAII ISLAND (The Big Island), DEPARTING FROM KAWAIHAE HARBOR

Guaranteed to see dolphins or turtles (and whales when whales are in-season December through April) or come back FREE on same or lesser-value trip including on Oahu.

Hop aboard this terrific snorkel power catamaran, with ample seating and shade. Enjoy the coastal sights and a refreshing swim and snorkel.

Snorkel fins and vest, and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Buy or bring your snorkel and mask. Picnic lunch, soda, juice & water served.

Wildlife guaranty is for rerides only, no refunds. Or use reride ticket value toward the upgrade price of any higher-value trip.

Depart from Kawaihae Harbor, convenient to Kona-Kohala resorts, and head along the rugged and scenic shore of Kohala, viewing lava walls, rocky points, patches of sandy beaches, and gulches rising to the Kohala ridge -- the oldest part of Hawaii Island. Pods of dolphins can be spotted along this shore and whales in whale season. It is a serene and unspoiled scene with very little boat traffic, making for an extraordinary experience. Snorkeling is among some of the best on the island, and ours is often the only boat at the sight. Snorkel sights include Lapakai State Park, Puako, Crystal Cove, Turtles, Beach 69 and Kiholo Bay. Sitting above Kawaihae Harbor is Pu'ukohola Heiau, meaning hill of the whale.

LUNCH MENU: Sandwich, chips and cookie.

Departs: Kawaihae Harbor - South
61-3527 Kawaihae Road, Waimea, HI 96743
Check in at vessel 15 minutes prior to departure

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Dolphin Watching, Snorkel & Lunch $135 $67.50 Book

Luxury Dolphin Sail & Snorkel

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Morning: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Departs: Honokohau Harbor.
74-380 Kealakehe Pkwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740

Lunch, dolphin viewing, whale-watching in-season

Hawaii Nautical takes you on an unparalleled yacht to experience the beauty and grandeur of the Kona coast and its most bejeweled underwater treasures at stunning snorkeling bays along the historic Kona coast. Snorkel location will be chosen based on the day’s best conditions and with guest input, and can include such marvelous sites as Pawai Bay noted for its caves, arches, and swimthroughs; or Makalawena offshore of what is often referred to as the Big Island’s best beach, accessible only by boat, hiking or rugged 4x4.

See dolphins and turtles year round. During whale season (December-April) also see humpback whales.

Cabins for rest & rejuvenation and private changing areas, plus in-cabin restrooms and fresh-water showers for comfort and convenience. Snorkel fins and vest and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Buy or bring your own snorkel and mask.

Menu: Catering and Menu subject to changes due to COVID 19

Enjoy lunch aboard, catered from our #1 Picnic or #2 Bento menu.

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Luxury Dolphin Sail & Snorkel $389 Book

Catamaran Snorkel Sail, Morning

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DEPARTING FROM WAIKOLOA'S A-BAY on the Big Island of Hawaii

Morning: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Catamaran

The iconic “Spirit of Aloha” provides the ultimate in sailing comfort and snorkeling fun.

During whale season December through April, majestic humpbacks are likely to be spotted.

Cruise includes picnic lunch, unlimited nonalcohol beverages, and 2 free bar drinks per adult.

Snorkel fins and vest, and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Buy or bring your snorkel and mask.

A large vessel that is safe for all ages, conveniences include on-board freshwater shower, restrooms, plenty of shade and ample seating. Snorkel fins and vest and in-water assistance from expert crew are included. Buy or bring your own snorkel and mask.

Meet at Anaehoomalu Beach 20 minutes prior to tour.
69-1081 Kuualii Place Waikoloa, Hawaii 96738

When boarding at A-Bay, it is a beach-loading process with transfer from a tender-boat, with barefoot entry that takes a few steps into the seawater from the beach. Come in your swimsuit and any outerwear that may come in contact with water.

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Catamaran Snorkel Sail, Morning $135 $67.50 FREE Book

Catamaran Sunset Sail

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DEPARTING FROM WAIKOLOA'S A-BAY on the Big Island of Hawaii

Sunset Beach check in 4:15pm, 1.5hrs Catamaran

The iconic “Spirit of Aloha” provides the ultimate in sailing comfort.

Bask in the romance and relaxation of a stunning Kona-Kohala sunset cruise.

Snacks and beverages served aboard.

Vessels depart from Anaehoomalu Bay at the Waikoloa Beach Resort.

69-1081 Kuualii Place Waikoloa, Hawaii 96738

Be at the check-in flag on the beach at 4:15pm

When boarding at A-Bay, it is a beach-loading process with transfer from a tender-boat, with barefoot entry that takes a few steps into the seawater from the beach. Come in casual clothing that may come in contact with water.

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Catamaran Sunset Sail $110 $55 FREE Book

Kona Catamaran Snorkel Sail w/lunch

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Morning: 10am - 1pm Catamaran

  • Departing from Kona's Honokohau Harbor, Hawaii Island
  • The catamaran Honi Olani provides the ultimate in sailing comfort and snorkeling fun!
  • Choose from morning or afternoon snorkel sail excursions, where guests are likely to see dolphins, sea turtles and other marine life.
  • During whale season December through April, majestic humpbacks are likely to be spotted.
  • Snacks and beverages served aboard.
  • A large vessel that is safe for all ages, conveniences include on-board freshwater shower, restrooms, plenty of shade and ample seating.
  • Cruise includes picnic lunch, unlimited nonalcohol beverages, and 2 free bar drinks per adult.
  • Snorkel fins and vest, and in-water assistance from expert crew are included.
  • Buy or bring your snorkel and mask.
Tour Adult Child (4-12) Infant Book
Kona Catamaran Snorkel Sail w/lunch $135 $67.50 FREE Book

Kona Catamaran Sunset sail

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Sunset: 5:00 - 6:30pm Catemaran

  • Departing from Kona's Honokohau Harbor, Hawaii Island
  • The catamaran Honi Olani provides the ultimate in sailing comfort.
  • A large vessel that is safe for all ages, conveniences include on-board freshwater shower, restrooms, plenty of shade and ample seating.
  • Bask in the romance and relaxation of a stunning Kona sunset cruise.
  • Snacks and beverages served aboard. Unlimited nonalcohol drinks; 2 free bar drinks per adult.
  • Check-in: 4:30pm
Tour Adult Child (4-12) Infant Book
Kona Catamaran Sunset sail $110 $55 FREE Book

Kona Whale Watch

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Afternoon: 2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

  • Available daily when in-season, DECEMBER through APRIL
  • Trips are on the sailing catamaran HONI OLANI
  • Departing from Kona's Honokohau Harbor, Hawaii Island
  • Whales Guaranteed: If you don't see whales on any of our "WHALE WATCH"-specific trips, come back again 1 more time for free! (Rerides only, no refunds. Reride is on trips of equal or lesser value)
  • Every December through April, thousands of Humpback whales migrate to the warm waters of Hawaii. Come along to catch these beautiful mammals at their best on our exciting eco-friendly whale watching excursions. Dolphins are likely to be seen, too.
  • Sightsee along the stunning Kona coastline, and enjoy a fun sail on the sailing catamaran Honi Olani.
  • Cruises include soda, juice and water.
Tour Adult Child (4-12) Infant Book
Kona Whale Watch $79 $39.50 FREE Book

Prices exclude taxes and gratuity.