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Oahu Shark Dive

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Haleiwa, United States
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icon2 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
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Overview

Set out from Oahu’s scenic North Shore to the depths of the big blue Pacific, where you have the chance to observe wild sharks from inside an underwater shark cage. Thanks to your professional, experienced crew, the Oahu shark dive is completely safe as they know the predators’ behavior, and the underwater cage provides proven safety against all different species of sharks. Whether you’re in the cage with sharks right in front of you or watching from up in the boat, Oahu shark diving is a Hawaii activity you’ll definitely never forget.
  • Dive with sharks on this thrilling cruise from Oahu's North Shore
  • Spot turtles, dolphins, and humpback whales on the way to your shark-viewing spot
  • See the ocean's top predators up close from a secure underwater shark cage
  • Common sightings include Galapagos sharks and sandbar sharks
  • Expert crew ensures your safety and enjoyment
  • Option to enter the shark cage or view from the boat
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Expert crew
Use of Snorkeling equipment
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Drive out - Transfer only provided if transfer tour option was selected at time of purchase
Food and drinks
Gratuities
Towels, swimwear, suntan lotion
Transportation from the Waikiki area
High definition underwater video service upgrade available on the boat for additional $75
66-101 Haleiwa Rd, Haleiwa, HI 96712, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your Oahu shark dive begins at Haleiwa boat harbor on the island’s famous North Shore, where you motor out to the open ocean offshore. While cruising out to the shark diving area, there’s a chance you could see dolphins, sea turtles, surfers or even humpback whales in winter, and the view looking back at Oahu’s shoreline is worth the trip in itself.

Since safety is one of the top priorities for the Oahu shark diving crew, receive a briefing on safe practices and how to act in the cage. Then, when it’s time to finally go looking for sharks, strap on your masks, step in the cage, and your shark watching adventure begins when you’re lowered in the water.

Out here in the open ocean away from the runoff and waves, visibility can often extend to as much as 200 feet (60m). When you first catch sight of a graceful shark swimming slowly but purposefully towards you, there’s a sudden and potent rush of adrenaline you simply can’t contain. Before you can even be scared, however, the sharks have swum to within inches of the cage and are circling in front of your face.

In the waters around Oahu, the most commonly sighted sharks you might find are Galapagos, Hammerhead, and Sandbar sharks, which range from 5-15 feet (1.5-4.5m) dependent upon their age. For travelers wanting to dive as a group, the cage can comfortably hold two adult divers and up to eight at a time—though it depends on current weather conditions and the amount of movement in the water.

And, if you simply don’t want to dive in the cage but are hoping to see some sharks, there’s still plenty of thrilling action you can experience while viewing from the deck of the boat.

Money-back guarantee that you see sharks!
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note: You are required to call the local tour operator 24-48 hours prior to tour to reconfirm booking; contact information is provided on your confirmation voucher
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY North Shore Shark Adventures

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Oahu Shark Dive?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Oahu Shark Dive.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Oahu Shark Dive?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Oahu Shark Dive.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Oahu Shark Dive?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Oahu Shark Dive.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Oahu Shark Dive?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Oahu Shark Dive.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Be sure to have your waterproof camera or case because you’re not going to want to miss a minute of all this action." See review
  • "I recommend taking motion sickness pills at least an hour prior to your trip." See review
  • "Aerial and crew were very professional and safety is no.1 priority so follow their instructions carefully." See review

Reviews

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Amazing shark experience
Jodi_L
, Apr 2021
This was an amazing adventure! Not too crowded. Very safe and professional. We saw many sharks and have incredible video that my daughter filmed on her gopro. This trip is highly recommended.
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Breathtaking
David_C
, Apr 2021
I felt like breathtaking beautiful of underwater, quiet Galapagos around, and learned in my first experience in the best day!
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Awesome
Theresa_W
, Apr 2021
Great experience, lots of sharks, I felt very safe. The crew was great. Definitely would recommend this excursion. We had kids from 12-18 with us, they loved it.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
Hope to see you again. Aloha Joe Pavsek
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AMAZING
Alexander_G
, Apr 2021
Most amazing thing I have ever experienced!! If you are in Oahu this is a must do activity! Plenty of time in the water SO MANY SHARKS!
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
thank you for coming. Hope to see you again. Aloha Joe Pavsek
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Loved it! Breath taking
Ashlee_E
, Mar 2021
Being up close, face to face with a shark! Probably the coolest thing I’ve ever done in my whole life.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2021
So awesome to hear that Ashlee. Thanks for your review! Aloha Joseph Pavsek
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Amazing experience!
Ashley_S
, Mar 2021
The price is unbeatable! The crew is amazing and extremely informative of the wild life! They ensure that you have a wonderful time. Would definitely do again!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
Thanks for coming! Hope to see you folks again. Aloha Joe Pavsek
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Safe
Shane_L
, Mar 2021
Experiencing nature up close and feeling safe. Very fun 2 hours for the money spent. Would definitely recommend
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
Aloha Shane, thank you. Hope to see you again soon. Mahalo Joseph Pavsek
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Exhilarating
Andrew_A
, Mar 2021
Super fun and safe experience. The staff was very friendly and exceptionally knowledgeable in marine wildlife. We had a great time and saw a lot of sharks!
icon Response from Host , Mar 2021
Thanks so much for coming out on our tour and for taking the time to post your review. Hope you can come back soon. Aloha Joseph Pavsek
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The best part of my outstanding vacation
Souljourney
, Feb 2021
There's no way I could wrap my experience in one most memorable part. From check in to drop off was beyond exceptional. The staff was great. Very friendly, welcoming and friendly as well as clear in communication and instruction. I will definitely do this again and recommend every one to try at least once. Thank you!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2021
Thank you so much. Aloha Joe Pavsek
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Two sick girls, one guy
Courtney_B
, Feb 2021
This was probably the highlight of our trip to Hawaii! We went on the 8am tour on Feb 23rd and it was so great! I’ve never been that close to sharks before! Captain Mike was nice and so great. The other crew member on the boat was so great and made sure we knew exactly what we were doing. And I’m so sorry I can’t remember his name! If someone can let him know how great he was, I want him to get the credit he deserves too! My friend and I did get a little sea sick on the way back, but it was totally worth it! This is definitely a must!
icon Response from Host , Feb 2021
The other crew member was Maty! Thanks so much for coming I will pass this along to Mike and Maty. Aloha Joe Pavsek
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