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    Our Shark Vessel "Kainani" departs Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor on Oahu's North Shore daily. We motor out to International waters, 3 miles off shore to the shark grounds. For the next hour and a half we share the excitement and our knowledge of the sharks of the famous North Shore.

    Upon arrival to the shark grounds the first guests get in the cage. The water here is over 600 feet deep and crystal clear. The view is incredible. Just getting in is a bit of a thrill. Once in the cage, the big Poly Glass windows are nearly transparent, so when that 10 foot long Galapagos shark presses his nose against the glass, it looks like he is coming right on in. Not to worry though, he’s not getting in. In fact, press your nose against the glass, and you will be just one quarter of an inch away from the business end of one big shark!

    In addition to the Galapagos sharks, Sandbar sharks are our other common visitors. Both of these sharks are very curious, completely unafraid and come very close to the shark cage. Sometimes we see as many as 30!

    There is absolutely no diving experience required for this veritable shark diving fest.But just because everyone can do it, doesn’t mean the experienced diver will be bored. Far from it! From underwater pros to people who have never even been in the ocean, our adventure is for everyone!

    Many of the major networks such as Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, and National Geographic have all featured your local tour operator in their programming. We have a proud reputation to help educate people worldwide about sharks.

    Once the shark viewing has been completed, enjoy your boat ride back to Haleiwa. You may choose to self drive or will be taken home by transportation, based upon the tour option that you select at the time of checkout.
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    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Read some of the reviews, and people need to realize that this is not a zoo - sometimes the weather or the sharks do not cooperate. We were fortunate that we had excellent weather and saw numerous sharks - including a giant Tiger Shark that...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Maynard_Marc
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Family of 6 - The captain and crew were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area and our experience. We saw so many Galapagos Sharks and then saw 2 huge Tiger Sharks. The beautiful tiger sharks came very close to the cage and we got...More

    Thank Terrill2
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Had a blast! The wife and I loved it and we got to see 3 Tiger Sharks close up to the cage that rarely happens because they said its usually smaller sharks of a couple different breeds. I highly recommend that everyone tries it!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank CharLeigh84217
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We booked online, a couple of days in advanced. The booking process and finding a suitable timeslot is easy and fast. Directions to the harbor are easy and clear. You join the team on a small boat and travel about 20/25 minutes into sea. When...More

    1  Thank Ranco B
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Booked this last minute to fill out schedule. Was a bit hesitant due to a few bad reviews. Ended up being one of the best parts of our trip. The crew was great and knowledgeable I would definitely recommend.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank jmg1148
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    angeldozier
    16 August 2019|
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    Response from 385angiev | Reviewed this property |
    I think it is probably an hour drive at least from the port.
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    socialwoker
    11 August 2019|
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    Response from CharLeigh84217 | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it floats on top of the water and you are usually in the cage 20-25 mins
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    Mick_Rapley
    18 May 2019|
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    Response from damnitjes | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, it is a little cheaper but you still pay for your spot on the boat.
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