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Hawaii Shark Encounters

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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
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1562
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All reviews great experience the staff was great sea sickness boat ride sharks swimming captain and crew cancelled due rough seas these guys underwater camera snorkel gear shark tour felt safe once in a lifetime bucket list highlight of our trip north shore
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Reviewed yesterday

Not only learned a lot of cool information about sharks, but we saw about 7-8 when we went diving. A lot of fun! Really cool experience. Don’t eat shark fin soup!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Annika W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The shark encounter with Jen and Dave was the highlight of our trip! Even my husband who is not a strong swimmer and very nervous had an amazing time. He said it was the best thing he could have done because he didn’t allow his...More

Thank JenDeSerio
Reviewed 2 days ago

Saw sharks before the boat even stopped. Great captains! So friendly and personable! Will definitely recommend this excursion to anyone we know! Great job guys!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Traveler65265997868
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a fun time and you definitely get a good view of the sharks up close. The staff was very nice and accommodating. You won’t be disappointed.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mikejohnbryant
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a great time and the crew was very friendly - the owner should consider selling digital photos! We did a day trip from Maui and it worked out well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kathy C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great staff, very friendly. Had a blast swimming in the cage watching the sharks circle. Bring a camera!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Traveler08196123707
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything our group of 5 wanted and would do it again next time we are back! Great boat ride, captains were very cool and informative. Saw 2 humpback whales and 12-14 sharks!!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Explore58366771352
Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent crew full of knowledge, a perfect morning with lots of sharks and whales. The recommendation was spot on and I was amazed at how close you can get to the sharks. An awesome experience and highly recommended.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mikkia1986
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great time! Crew was really nice and easy to talk to. Felt safe the entire trip. You will see sharks even if you do not want to get in the water. We saw lots of sharks and dolphins. We were told to show up 30...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank crystallou8
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our excursion with Hawai’i shark encounters was amazing. The staff was so nice and attentive and the boat crew was top notch. They were super helpful and informative. They took the time to teach us about sharks and how they are not dangerous creatures. Thanks...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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DunnTrips12
October 15, 2018|
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Response from rjeremiah808 | Property representative |
Sorry, no scuba dives. Only snorkeling available. Mahalo
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October 7, 2018|
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Response from Diana N | Reviewed this property |
I went in early September, saw 5-10 sharks! Great experience
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Golf137
July 20, 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
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