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Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise

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Honolulu, United States
Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise
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Free cancellation
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icon1 hour  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Overview

Settle in for an afternoon cruise aboard the Haleiwa Queen, a 50-foot power catamaran that departs conveniently from Honolulu’s harbor. Learn about Hawaii past and present from the friendly crew as you venture into the open Pacific Ocean to look for dolphins, sea turtles, and even migrating whales. As a bonus, look beneath the water’s surface at fish and coral reefs through unique magnifying view portals.
  • Observe Hawaiian sea life on a glass-bottom boat tour
  • Stay comfortable beneath canopies while you look for dolphins, turtles, and whales
  • Hour-long express tour fits easily into most Honolulu sightseeing schedules
  • Great way to see tropical fish and coral gardens without getting wet
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Bottled water
Restroom on board
60-minute cruise
Experienced captain and crew
Parking
Gratuity
Alcoholic beverages (guests may BYOB)

Departure Point

1009 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96813, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Haleiwa Glass Bottom Boats LLC

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.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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 Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
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 Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise.
Q:
Where is the departure point for the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
We’re in the Kewalo Basin Harbor. Our address is 1009 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu, HI 96814, slip F26. You can find us at the front of the harbor along Ala Moana Blvd, close to the entrance near Ward Ave.
Mar 2021
Q:
Do you provide hotel pickup for the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
No. You must make your own arrangements to meet us at the Kewalo Basin Harbor. There is plenty of cheap parking at the harbor, or you can take a taxi or app-based ride-share service like Uber and Lyft.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there parking near the departure point for the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
Yes - There is metered parking available nearby.
Mar 2021
Q:
How early should I arrive for the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time in order to check in.
Mar 2021
Q:
What kind of boat is used during the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
The Haleiwa Queen is a 50-foot power catamaran with glass viewing ports on the bottom so you can see what’s going on underwater without ever getting wet!
Mar 2021
Q:
Is the boat handicap accessible for the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
All passengers must take a step from the dock to the boat in order to board. Our crew can assist if needed — just make sure to arrive early! Walkers and collapsible wheelchairs can be brought on board. Motorized chairs or scooters are not allowed.
Mar 2021
Q:
Is the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise appropriate for pregnant women?
A:
Yes, absolutely!
Mar 2021
Q:
Is there a restroom onboard during the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
Yes, there is a restroom on board.
Mar 2021
Q:
Should I worry about seasickness during the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
Our boat is very stable in the water, so we rarely encounter seasickness. If you’re worried about it or especially prone to motion sickness, we recommend taking your preferred brand of seasickness medication about two hours before boarding.
Mar 2021
Q:
What can I expect to see during the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
Expect to see local reef fish, turtles, eels, and living reef formations. You get spectacular views of Waikiki, Diamond Head, and the cityscape of downtown Honolulu. Sharks, dolphins, and whales may also be seen depending on the season.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can I bring my own food/drinks onboard for the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
We provide water on all cruises. You are also welcome to bring your own food and drinks (including adult beverages) on any of our cruises. We even have coolers with ice that you can use.
Mar 2021
Q:
Can we go swimming during the Afternoon Waikiki Glass Bottom Boat Cruise?
A:
In the interest of seeing the maximum amount of sea life, we do not allow guests to swim on our sightseeing cruises.
Mar 2021

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Traveler Tips


  • "Really pretty , get to the boat early for shade." See review
  • "You can bring your own drinks (cocktails, wine, champagne..) for the ride 😊" See review
  • "Sit at the front of the boat for the best view, if you don’t mind being in the sun." See review

Reviews

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star-5
Sea turtles!
irma_y
, Jul 2021
Owner and his wife are very knowledgeable of the area and are so nice! The ride itself was relaxing and we got to see sea turtles. Would definitely go on this ride again!!!!!
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star-5
We loved it.
Brenda_J
, Jul 2021
Captain and Kiko, his wife, were amazing! We loved the experience. We got to see sea turtles and fish. We also got some history behind buildings, ships and filming that happens on the island in the particular area we cruised by.
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star-5
What no penguins?!?
Angela_R
, Jul 2021
Their trip was awesome. Both my grandchildren enjoyed it. Although the youngest was hoping to see penguins. We’re still working on this with him. But overall a beautiful trip we saw a turtle and lots of fish.
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star-5
Thank you
Valarie_B
, Jul 2021
It was an amazing and beautiful trip! The people working on board were knowledgeable, friendly and made the trip so fun! Being on the water was amazing!
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star-5
Fun and memorable
Susana_SM
, Jul 2021
The cruise was enjoyable and the staff super friendly and fun. Very wheelchair accessible and supportive!
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star-5
Exceptional
Kenneth_P
, Jul 2021
This boat ride was exactly what my family was looking for. It was beautiful out in the ocean yet calm enough for the youngest in our group to be comfortable. The gentleman operating the tour were very friendly and easy going. We only wish the ride was longer.
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star-5
Amazing tour
Nisachol_D
, Jul 2021
Amazing experience. Very nice tour guy and his wife is also sweet. Highly recommend.the boat is nice and relaxing.
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star-4
Fun
Fernanda_G
, Jul 2021
It was a nice boat ride but nothing special. We barely saw two turtles really far away and a few fish. Service was great and friendly.
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star-1
Inflexible owners and money lost
Georgia_H
, Jul 2021
Was not able to go at the initially scheduled time. I requested to go on the cruise that was two hours later. The owner was unwilling to switch, hence the low score.
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star-5
Good
Ramesh_G
, Jul 2021
Wonderful experience. Enjoyed every moment would recommend to anyone with kids. The staff was very friendly
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