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Hawaii Shark Encounters

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66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1562
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US$115.49*
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Shark Cage Diving In Oahu
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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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea sickness” (31 reviews)
“sharks swim” (14 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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66-105 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa Boat Harbor, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1562
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"sea sickness"
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"an amazing experience"
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"sharks swim"
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"boat ride"
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"great trip"
in 23 reviews
"captain and crew"
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"underwater camera"
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"snorkel gear"
in 11 reviews
"cancelled due"
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"these guys"
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"got sick"
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"felt safe"
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"well worth the money"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"bucket list"
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"whole family"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing experience. The waters were very calm this day and the sun was out. Saw at least 20 sharks and the young guides were great!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed this dive. helpful hint...take Dramamine the night before and then again 1 hour before you head to the boat. Seas can be bumpy even in the cage. Saw lots of sharks as promised. The boat crew was awesome!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff, great sharks, great boat. You’ll love the experience. Best shark tour/cage on the island.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic experience!! I don’t even know how to swim and I did not for a second feel scared the sharks seemed super friendly and you’re able to pop your head out above the cage if you want

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing experience going with Hawaii shark encounters a couple of days ago. The boat ride to the cage was pleasant (I guess we had extremely good weather). Our luck continued- when we got to the cage there were 10 or more Galapagos sharks....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time. My only issue was the tour was only 1 hr and we only swam for 15min. I had expected a little longer expedition. But crew was very knowledgeable and friendly. And we did see lots of Galapagos sharks.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent...Rich (or Rick...my apologies) & Darren were great! The crew went over all aspects of the trip...safety, what to expect and information about the Galapagos sharks that we saw. Fun, Friendly and Informative. Amazing to see these creatures in their natural environment. Will definitely do...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowledgeable crew, attentive crew, polite and accommodating crew. Ensure you bring some cash 1. To leave a tip for the crew members, 2. Buy a t-shirt or hat or both if you desire. Sunscreen is advisable and water to drink. If you don’t have your...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for family. Very safe staff very knowledgeable and have safety as their priority. We saw at least 10 sharks.

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Victor A
16 March 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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rachelhayley
2 January 2018|
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Response from Mexicarioca-traveler | Reviewed this property |
It’s more due to the boat ride, it bounces a lot because there are many waves. The cage is quite stable and safe.
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11 August 2017|
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Response from pfanny37 | Reviewed this property |
They do offer transportation, but it was really expensive (sorry, I don't remember the price). It was just cheaper for us to rent a car (there were two couples) so we could enjoy the other side of the island at our own pace.
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