Hawaii Shark Encounters
Hawaii Activities Discount offers one of the most exciting Hawaii activities, Oahu Shark Encounters. Hawaii Shark Encounters offers the thrill of a lifetime. Hawaii Shark Encounters take place in the North shore of Hawaii and are therefore known as North Shore shark encounters. This is the best priced of the Oahu Shark Cage Diving tours and one of the most exciting Hawaii activities to do. A Hawaii Shark Adventure can start as early as 6:00 am and lasts about 2 ½ hours.
Our Shark Vessels depart Haleiwa Harbor on Oahu's North Shore daily. After a 3 mile/15 minute boat ride, you will arrive at the Hawaii Shark Adventure destination. We are so sure of our Oahu shark cage diving tours, that we have 100% money back guarantee that you will see sharks on one of the Hawaii shark encounters. This is one of the few Oahu activities that guarantees their tour.
There is no diving experience required for North Shore Shark Encounters. There is not an age limit. Just because everyone can do it, doesn’t mean the experienced diver will be bored. A Hawaii shark adventure is exciting for anyone. From underwater pros to people who have never been in our waters, Oahu shark cage diving tours are for everyone!
When experiencing North shore shark encounters you will be in the world’s largest shark cage. Once you are in the cage you will experience one of the most exciting Oahu activities with North Shore shark encounters. The cage is safe and sharks do not attack or bite the cage. There is a ladder so you do not swim to the cage.
Hawaii Vacations offers the lowest prices on Hawaii shark encounters so reserve you spot today and don’t miss out on exciting Hawaii activities! Order your Hawaii shark adventure in advance and save through Hawaii Activities Discount.
- Three mile boat ride to the shark ground off Oahu's North Shore
- See sharks up close from within the safety of a shark cage
- Plenty of great underwater photo opportunities
- Snorkel and mask are provided (but guests may also bring their own)
- 32-foot Radon built on the Big Island of Hawaii
- Built to handle hard work and rough seas
- Can carry the largest shark cage in Hawaii
- Powered by a 450 HP Cummins diesel
- Hot water showers aboard
Floating Shark Cage
In the Cage
Meet Wild Sharks
Shark Near Cage
Sharks Up Close
- Where and When:
- Winter Tour times (Oct - May):
7:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Summer Tour times (June - Sept):
6:00 am - 8:00 am
8:00 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Check in 30 minutes prior to your tour time at Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor, Oahu North Shore. Address: 66-105 Haleiwa Rd., Haleiwa, HI 96712
From the Kailua side, take H-3 to H-1.
Take the H1 freeway west from Honolulu to theH2 freeway north. Stay on H2 until freeway ends (8 miles) and becomes Route 99. After freeway ends, go straight through 4 stoplights then turn right at the sign indicating "North Shore".
Follow the signs towards North Shore / Haleiwa, staying on Route 99. As you come down the hill with the ocean in view, you will reach a traffic signal where you will turn left to enter Haleiwa Town.
Go through "Historic" Haleiwa Town (1 mile) then turn left immediately after the 76 / 711 Gas Station on left side of road. (If you pass through a narrow bridge you missed your turn, turn around and take first right after bridge).
On your right is the Haleiwa Boat Harbor. Turn right at the sign into the harbor. Stay to the right and follow the road as it curves out to the big two story building in the middle of the harbor. Park next to our sign. The shark boat will be moored at the loading dock or on her way!
From Turtle Bay:
When you leave Turtle Bay Hotel, turn right (north) on 83 to the North Shore and Haleiwa town. It's about a half hour drive (can take longer if there is a surf contest going on on the North Shore!).
There will be a traffic signal and a sign pointing you into "Historic" Haleiwa Town. Turn right and follow the road over the white, narrow bridge. Immediately after, turn right again before the 76 gas station (right after Haleiwa Joe's Restaurant)
On your right will be the Haleiwa Boat Harbor. Turn right at the sign into the harbor. Stay to the right and follow the road as it curves around and out to the big two story building in the middle of the harbor. Park next to our sign. The shark boat will be moored at the loading dock or on her way
- The entry and exit into the cage requires you to be able to climb down a 5-step ladder.
You must be able to pull your own weight back up the ladder and into the boat.
- Special Notes:
- Roundtrip transportation from Waikiki is available Monday through Friday for an additional fee. Bookings requires a minimum of 4 participants.
- Operation Days:
- Approx. 2 hours
- Hawaii Shark Encounters
- 32' Radon. This is an excellent vessel for holding the worlds largest cage on your Hawaii shark adventure.