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Hawaii Shark Encounters

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66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1562
+1 808-351-9373
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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 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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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“sharks swimming” (24 reviews)
“sea sickness” (24 reviews)
“great trip” (21 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1562
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+1 808-351-9373
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"sharks swimming"
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"sea sickness"
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"great trip"
in 21 reviews
"boat ride"
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"amazing experience"
in 35 reviews
"these guys"
in 27 reviews
"underwater camera"
in 14 reviews
"cancelled due"
in 9 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 10 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 8 reviews
"cool experience"
in 9 reviews
"captain and crew"
in 8 reviews
"north shore"
in 45 reviews
"got sick"
in 9 reviews
"felt safe"
in 11 reviews
"bucket list"
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"once in a lifetime"
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Reviewed yesterday

The crew members were very friendly and funny. My family and I had a great time. We were there Aug 11 2018. Thank you. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed yesterday

This was a very cool experience. On our trip we got to see several Galapagos sharks and even a Tiger shark! The guides were very knowledgeable and you could tell the excitement they had for the sharks as well. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed yesterday

My family and I had a fantastic time. I had chosen Hawaii Shark Encounters based upon their reviews and a friend’s suggestion and they didn’t disappoint.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was amazing! I had such a wonderful time. I learned a lot about these amazing creatures. I would love to do it again!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our two kids ages 13 and 16 and had an amazing experience with the crew and sharks. The crew was very informative and friendly and there were plenty of sharks to see including a tiger shark. We felt safe and had a great...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We are a family of four who has done these types of shark tours before. This was by far the best shark tour we have ever been on! The crew was informative and helpful and knew all of the sharks and habits. We had both...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were fortunate to pick this company and had an amazing encounter with 3 tiger sharks and 1 Galapagos shark. Captain was so knowledgeable and giving ample time for everyone to enjoy these amazing creatures.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really good trip, worth every penny. Fantastic views of the sharks both whilst in the cage and when on the boat. Crew are all very enthusiastic about sharks and have lots of information. Also, at no point was this a ‘scary’ experience. The sharks (and...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What an experience to see sharks in their natural habitat! Well worth the money! The team were great! I am terrified of water and don't even go swimming in a pool but was desperate to see sharks. The team made me feel at ease and...More

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Golf137
July 20, 2018|
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Response from AngelaMalak | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the boat and cage are connected when you snorkel. The cage is already in the water and secured in place when you arrive via boat. The captain pulls up like he’s docking the boat and then the crew secures the boat to... More
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Victor A
March 15, 2018|
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Response from Bill B | Reviewed this property |
You do not. However, you do need to bring your own towel. Have fun!!
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