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Address: 66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
Phone Number: +1 808-351-9373
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description: Swallow your fears and come face to face with one of Hawaii's most...
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 can still get that one on one feeling. 5 Years old and over welcome. Mask and snorkel provided, and we have a hot water shower. GoPros on a Go Pole are available for rent to capture your once in a lifetime experience in High Definition.
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We were lucky enough to have the tour go out on the day we had booked. It had not run that week due to the swells and wind. Very polite guys who were there to answer our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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London, Ontario, Canada
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London, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to have the tour go out on the day we had booked. It had not run that week due to the swells and wind. Very polite guys who were there to answer our questions. Nice size boat, not too big, and not too small. Shark experience was awesome. Four reef sharks visited us. There were six... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I had a fantastic (fin-tastic) time on my shark encounter. The crew was friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. They provided excellent information about the Galapagos sharks we saw, as well as facts about other species of shark. We saw some humpback whales during our encounter and the crew advised us to get low in the cage to listen to the humpbacks... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Just a great overall experience. Take a water proof camera to capture those awesome movements. Would do it again in a heartbeat. Highlight of my vacation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

OMG! DUDE!!! this trip was amazing, my mother had done the shark dive last year with another company and she was over the moon with this trip! for me this was the first time out to swim with the sharks and it was freaking awesome! I would for sure do this once...twice...a millions times over and the staff was very... More 

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San Francisco, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Staff was easy to work with when we had to change the date of our reservation. They also texted me back after business hours when I had questions about where to meet the shuttle. The cage experience was amazing--we were surrounded by beautiful galapagos sharks. The North Shore gets rough in the winter time, so take motion sickness meds at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Easy to find from directions Crew were great and informative Loved the fact that we jagged a perfect day with them, but that they were also a company that cancels/postpones bad weather - too many companies are money hungry and wont do this! Shark Encounters had rescheduled their tours all week due to rough seas - great job guys Now... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

picked up promptly by their shuttle service, there was only 6 of us so was given extra time in the cage saw 5 or 6 sharks of 2 different breads. seas were smooth and the sun was out. overall was a great experience and would definitely recommend

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Showed up 30 min early per reservation email. No one was there. Called multiple times with no answer. Boat showed up 45 min later pushing to start the tour because they "didn't want to be late all day for other tours" basically cutting our tour in half. Shady shady company. Across the dock northshore shark adventures booth opened, boat arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Dived today with sandbar sharks. Such an incredible experience seeing these great creatures up close and personal. Captain Phillip and crew were super helpful, knowledgeable and fun. Really friendly guys and I would recommend to everyone!

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Jamesburg, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We had a group of 10 scheduled for the Shark Encounter on January 1st... it was the most anticipated excursions of our entire trip. Understanding that rough seas are frequent in January, we called the company on 12/30 AND 12/31 and was told that it looked good for 1/1. As a result, we rented two cars, curbed our celebrating on... More 

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