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Kailua Kona: Humpback Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

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Kailua Kona: Humpback Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

From US$ 105.95 per person

Marvel at nature's majestic humpback whales in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. These animals come to birth and nurture their young December through March every year. With a whale sighting guarantee, you're sure to see one of the ocean's most majestic creatures.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Arrive at 12:30 PM for your 1 PM departure to see Humpback whales in Hawaii
  • Listen to their songs on an underwater hydrophone
  • Watch for spinner dolphins and other local marine mammals
Full description
See majestic humpback whales and listen to them sing on this whale watching cruise from Kailua Kona, Hawaii. Over 8,000 humpback whales journey over 3,500 miles to Hawaii every year. Between December and April, these incredible creatures gather to breed and raise their young. This 2.5-hour whale-watching experience in Kona offers you an incredible opportunity to view humpback whales up close in their natural habitats. Hear the whales sing with unique underwater hydrophones. Keep your eyes open for other marine creatures like spinner dolphins, pilot and sperm whales, manta rays, sea turtles, and more. Whale sightings are guaranteed or you can join the cruise again for free.
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Marine naturalist host
  • Reef safe sunscreen
  • Gratuities
  • Cocktails (available for purchase)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Your vessel, the Kanoa II, departs on the left side of the Kailua Pier. · Arrive at 12:30 pm for a 1:00 pm departure. Refunds are not available for late arrivals. · Park for free at the Body Glove Cruises' Retail Store at 75-5629 Kuakini Hwy., Kailua Kona, HI 96740 · Kailua Kona pier is located about a block from free parking.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Credit card
  • Cash

Know before you go

  •  This tour is fully wheelchair friendly
  •  Boarding begins at 12:30 PM and departure is at 1:00 PM. Refunds are not provided for late arrivals
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.8 /5

based on 4 reviews

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December 30, 2021

Disappointed. Saw one small whale from a considerable distance. Basically it turned out to be just a boat ride.

May 17, 2021

April 1, 2021

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