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Afternoon Whale Watching Cruise

By Body Glove
4.2/5

Features

Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Guaranteed sighting of majestic humpback whales

  • Chance to hear underwater whale songs using a hydrophone

  • Comfortable & state-of-the-art 65-foot (19-m) catamaran

  • Onboard naturalist providing commentary on whale behavior

  • Scenic views of the rugged, volcanic Kona coastline

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided whale watching tour

  • What's included

    Tropical Fruit, Hummus Dip & Crackers, Pub Mix

  • What's included

    Soda, juice, tea & coffee

  • What's excluded

    Cocktails are available for purchase from the full service bar.

Know Before You Book

  • Children's pricing available for 6 years through 17 years old. Children 5 years old and younger are FREE!

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.

  • If you do not see whales during your cruise, you will receive a voucher to go again without charge.

  • Cocktails are available for purchase for guests 21 years and over with a valid ID.

  • Check-in/boarding is 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time.


What you can expect

Step aboard a state-of-the-art catamaran and be whisked out to sea for an up-close encounter with pods of majestic humpback whales. Learn about these incredible, massive mammals’ habits and behaviors as you watch them breach, spout, and splash at sea. Whale sightings are guaranteed or come again for Free!

At the Kailua Pier, board a 65-foot (19-m) catamaran—complete with first-class amenities, cushioned seating, and restrooms—and set off toward the breeding grounds of the gentle oceanic giants the Hawaiians call na kohola. These incredible creatures return to the tropical waters off the island's coast each year to breed and calf their young.

As you enjoy light snacks and island juices and Kona coffee, an expert naturalist recounts fascinating facts and details about the whales, unveiling the mysteries of the more than 8,000 humpbacks that make the journey to Hawaii each year.

Humpback whales are known for the particularly long and complex songs they use to communicate, so listen in on their stirring, eerie melodies using a special underwater hydrophone. Watch as they play and feed, and keep your eyes peeled for other marine life—these life-filled waters are also home to spinner dolphins, pilot and sperm whales, manta rays, and green sea turtles.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Kailua Pier
  • Kailua-Kona HI

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Kailua Pier
    • Kaahumanu Pl
    • Kailua-Kona HI

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