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Every winter between the months of December and April, humpback whales migrate to the warm, Pacific waters of Hawaii to calve and nurse their newborns. If you're lucky, you'll be able to see the whales play offshore just by standing on the coast and looking out to the ocean! For a more reliable experience, book a whale watching tour, where you'll sail out into the water with an experienced captain and crew to find whales and observe them from a a close, but respectable, distance.
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    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Set a course along the Kohala Coast for a chance to see migrating whales! Choose from morning trips, cocktail cruises and afternoon sailing. Great for all ages.
    Pick-up Provided
    Special

    From USD106.10

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  2. Come and join Hawaii Nautical's whale watching tour! Their Whale Watch guarantee means if you don't see whales, you can sail again for free. The on-board naturalist and captain will make sure you find whales and enjoy your whale watching cruise!
    Special

    USD85.45

    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Sail beautiful Kona coast in search of humpback whales! See and experience this phenomenon, a rare opportunity to listen to their songs and learn all about the annual Hawaii whale season.
    Special
    Accessible

    From USD116.13

    Sun, Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. Set out on a search for Humpback Whales on a speedy 24-ft Zodiac raft, and get a “front row seat” to see these majestic mammals in the beautiful waters of Kona.

    USD99.00

    Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  5. Embark on a 2-hour, 30-mile sightseeing cruise along the scenic Hamakua coastline, seeing the humpback whales during their yearly migration to Hawaii!

    USD128.96

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Hop on board with Kona fishermen to search for majestic Humpback Whales during their winter migration on this exciting 2.5 hour boat tour.

    USD85.73

    Daily
    3 hour(s) (afternoon)
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