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North Shore Shark Adventures

Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor, 66-105 Haleiwa Road / Check in at the Shark Shack, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712
808 228 5900
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Ranked #9 of 35 activities in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Doesn't matter that I was in a cage when I say I swam with sharks as I still really feel like I did and with the size of the ones I saw I was very happy to have the cage separating us. A group of three of us booked this tour with Ritchie from one of the Adventure Huts in... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Our initial date with Shark Adventures was canceled (after we arrived which I thought a bit odd) due to high waves. Later that week we were good to go with the ocean being calm enough. So we took like a 15-20 boat ride out into the ocean to where you could see the top of a cage. During the ride,... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Julder! Mahalo for joining us on tour. We are happy to know your experience went well and you had fun. Regarding the cost for the video, we recognize your advisement on pricing. We like to think that since this shark experience is once-in-a-lifetime for many, what price can you put on memories that last forever? Nothing really. It is... More

Asuncion, Paraguay
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Amazing experience, you guys should defenetly go for it. My friends and I had so much fun. The tour guys have been doing it for 14 years, it is totally safe. You get into a cage under water for about 20 minutes and sharks swim all around you. It's crazy. Amazing! Go for it!

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Jazgale, Mahalo for joining us on tour. Sounds like you had a great time and saw plenty of sharks. One point that you mentioned is that our tour is completely safe. We've been operating for 14 years with a perfect safety record only because our crew are in tip-top shape adhering to governmental statutes and regulations. We take pride... More

Charleston, South Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

One of the funnest things i Did while in Hawaii! I was a little skeptical at first but after seeing, I knew it was going to be a great experience. The staff was so nice, and were funny! The boat wasn't half bad either! We went out about 3 miles off the north shore, on the way out we seen... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Megan S. Mahalo for joining us on board. We're glad you came out with us especially at this time of the year when the Humpback whales are around. As you've learned, they arrive a few months every year from Alaska to give birth to their young before heading home. These wonderful, graceful mammals love to come to Hawaii just... More

Mililani, Hawaii
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We live on Oahu and I bought this tour for my husband's birthday. It was the best decision I ever made. Kamaaina receive a discounted price which made it even better! What a truly amazing experience from beginning to end. The entire crew was friendly and professional and really put you at ease before venturing out into the ocean. Just... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha KelleySM, Mahalo for joining us on board. We are especially grateful whenever kamaaina come out on tour. We thank you for your support. As mentioned in your review, our passengers get a real treat seeing whales on our tours during the months of October through May along with dolphins and other sea animals. The sharks, of course, are always... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I drove to The location and did the tour on my own because my cousin was afraid to do it with me. I have to admit I was a little scared too. I was the first to get in the cage with 10 other strangers. I didn't expected to see a few sharks but to my surprise we were surrounded... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Jessica G, Mahalo for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your tour and we hope your cousin will be able to join you when you come back again! The sharks will be waiting for you! Aloha! More

Waxahachie, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Well let me start off by saying that before we got out there I was freaking out!! I am a huge Jaws fan and even though there weren't great white sharks out there, it was still a scary thought! So my husband and I both took Bonine the night before and the day of the trip. It helped but when... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Danielle_Reeder, Mahalo for your review. Thank you for joining us on tour and sharing your experience. We're glad you were able to see sharks and we can never say enough about taking sea-sick pills. We'll see you again! Aloha! More

Omro, Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

My husband and I went on this. I picked it because I couldn't think of anything more scary! The day before we had heard from a guy who just went on this say, "Don't go, everyone accept the captain was puking on the boat ride out to the cage." He said it was complete nightmare. We tried to cancel but... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha sloppyjoes89, Mahalo for review. We are happy to know your overall experience was enjoyable and you got the chance to see something quite unique while being safe in our cage. I find your comparison of the sharks "like a dog circling a dinner table" quite amusing. We've never heard that before, it's a great comparison. About Dramamine, we can... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

What an awesome experience during a trip to Hawaii. They guarantee shark sightings and it didn't disappoint, there were loads! Felt completely safe and reassured getting in to the water, they provide snorkels, though a bit more advice on how to use them would be good. Fortunately we had just done a snorkeling trip to Molokini so were familiar but... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Michael W., Mahalo for your review and we're glad you had a great time. By your advice, we are refining our customer service protocols to assure our passengers will receive the utmost attention from beginning to end. Including making sure clients are comfortable using our snorkel gear and receiving the best instructions. Thank you for bringing this matter to... More

Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

I went on this as a birthday present and absolutely loved it. You are in an open cage which makes you feel as though there is nothing between you and the sharks. These guys also guarantee seeing sharks and we saw plenty of them! They give you plenty of time to spend in the cage and it's about 1.5 hours.... More

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Braddah K, Customer Service at North Shore Shark Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha Dem11, We wish you a belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Mahalo for your review and thank you for joining us on tour. We have the best policy in the business where we guarantee sightings or you don't pay. About our video service... we provide you with your video on an SD card which allows you to make copies both video and... More

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