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A private yacht charter is the best way to enjoy your own slice of Hawaii. Embark on a snorkeling trip, sunset sail, fireworks cruise or day sail and take in the best the island has to offer. Private boat charters are perfect for large or small groups of friends, families, and corporate organizers looking for a private venue. These vessels are staffed by friendly and professional crews that will attend to your every need.

You can rent a private boat charter to enjoy a day off the coast of Waikiki, at Kaneohe Sandbar or Ko Olina. Private boat charters are great for all types of occasions and celebrations!

- Wedding venue

- Family Reunion

- Corporate Events & Holiday Parties

- Birthday, Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties

- Private Photo Shoots, Fashion Shoots, Film and Location Shoots

- Media Advertising Shoots & Drone Photography

- Ash Scattering

Find the best selection of Yachts and Sailing Catamarans available for private charter in Honolulu. Hawaii Activities specializes in Private Charter Boats on Oahu. Let our friendly staff help you plan your perfect day on the water. Contact us at 808-690-9990 or send us an email at

Frequently Asked Questions

How Many people can a boat charter accommodate?

Many of the more upscale boats will have a passenger maximum of only 6 - 12 passengers, creating a very exclusive and intimate experience. The catamarans can usually accommodate up to 49 passengers, making a great option for larger groups and parties.

What is the best boat for wedding reception? Do you have the perfect honeymoon charter?

The Royal Catamaran is the best boat in Oahu for wedding receptions, ceremonies and parties. Waikiki Catamaran Charters is the ultimate honeymoon charter, offering the only inter island sailing experience to maui or lanai with an onboard gourmet chef.

Which private boats are most recommended for corporate events and company holiday parties?

The Honi Olani Catamaran, Makani Catamaran, Ko olina Ocean Adventures and Dolphins & You are great options for larger groups. They offer more deck space on the boat and provide various catering options to suit your groups needs.

Is a private charter good for birthday celebrations and bachelor / bachelorette parties?

Yes, there is not a better way to celebrate your special occasion! Na Hoku, Royal Hawaiian Catamaran and Manu Kai are great options if you have a bigger group. For a more intimate party, Waikiki Catamaran Charters is the ultimate choice.

Which boats offer exclusive high-end charters?

Captain Bruce’s Serendipity and Waikiki Catamaran Charters are at the top of the list for exclusive, luxury charters - they offer private chef options and other add-ons for you to customize your experience.

How can I plan an ash scattering memorial charter?

Please contact our friendly staff for the best deals and recommendations on ash scattering and memorial charters.

What private boats can go to the Kaneohe Bay Sandbar?

Take in the best of Kaneohe Bay away from the big boat crowds by cruising on a comfortable Captain Bruce Speed Boat for 6. Enjoy discovering the sand bar and tropical reef with your own personal guide. The cost difference to go private at Kaneohe bar is minimal! For a group of 6, it is roughly $15 more per person to go on the private speed boat than the big catamarans with 40 or more people.

What private snorkel charters are available

Snorkeling is available on all daytime private charters. It is commonly required that the minimum duration of your charter be 3 hours if you wish to include snorkeling while on your charter.

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  1. No.1
    Sail the beautiful Kaneohe Bay on a Hobie Catamaran! The most affordable way to explore Keneohe Bay Sandbar and snorkel on clear tropical waters.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD90.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 6 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  2. No.2
    Coast over the calm waters of Waikiki aboard the most popular dinner cruise in Hawaii, where you'll be treated to live music, top dining & spectacular views.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD201.00

    3 - 5 hour(s) (evening)
  3. No.3
    Specializing in private charters in Honolulu, the Royal Hawaiian Catamaran is the perfect option for your group. Personalize your charter to the specific needs of your group for a memorable experience aboard this beautifully built custom catamaran.

    From USD128.05

    2.5 - 3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  4. Design your perfect private tour along the Oahu’s West Coast on a 55-foot power boat! Swim with wild spinner dolphins, slide down a 20-foot waterslide, and enjoy complimentary lunch and hula entertainment.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD145.00

    Group Discount
    2.5 - 4.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Depart on a private catamaran tour over coral reefs filled with marine to Kaneohe Bay's idyllic sandbar, and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon surrounded by crystal clear calm blue waters.

    From USD62.50

    Group Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  6. Head out on an exclusive boat tour of the crystal clear waters of Oahu's Kaneohe Bay and its secluded sandbar. Snorkel, swim or relax in this Hawaiian gem!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD900.00

    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Set sail on a luxurious small group private catamaran charter to witness gorgeous views of the Oahu coastline! This charter is customer tailored to your needs. You pick the duration, destination and can even add on a private chef for your cruise.

    From USD250.00

    2.5 - 12.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  8. Sail with the big yellow catamaran in Waikiki, Na Hoku. Charter the boat for a private sail in Waikiki for sunset, fireworks, daytime cruises, or an ash scattering ceremony.

    From USD83.03

    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  9. Set sail over the beautiful, blue waters off Waikiki on your own private catamaran! Great for large groups looking to enjoy a luxury sail all to themselves.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD244.60

    2.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  10. Embark on relaxing cruise on board a brand new catamaran and enjoy snorkeling, sailing and soaking up a tranquilizing Hawaiian sunset. Book this tour perfect for groups, families and friends!

    From USD250.00

    2 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  11. Cruise the tropical waters of Waikiki on a private yacht! You can snorkel, dolphin watch, or just relax and enjoy the view! This 40-ft luxury vessel can comfortably take up to 8 passengers & is perfect for families, couples, or corporate events.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,800.00

    2.5 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  12. Perfect for groups of up to 40 people! Enjoy the beauty of the ocean waters of west Oahu on this private charter! Mix & match your adventure with snorkeling, dolphin & whale watching, cruising the coast, fishing and floating on our "Magic Carpet"!


    3.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  13. Book a private charter with Manu Kai for an exclusive sail in the waters of Waikiki! Enjoy a day sail, go snorkeling, take a sunset booze cruise or see the fireworks. Reserve a private ash scattering in the waters of Waikiki.

    From USD207.59

    0 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  14. Enjoy the 1.5-hour cruise on the luxury 47-ft boat Serendipity. See Diamond Head and the Waikiki skyline lit up with the colors of sunset or Fireworks on Friday nights. Great for private parties!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD3,000.00

    2 - 5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon, evening)
  15. Embark on a private boat charter adventure from West Oahu along the Waianae Coast, where you can snorkel with dolphins & create the perfect group getaway for up to 10 people!

    From USD65.00

    Group Discount
    1.5 - 3 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  16. Private tours perfect for you and your group! You can watch playful dolphins and snorkel or snuba with the turtles aboard the Hololea Kai, a 53-ft gold coast, luxury catamaran, or board a speedboat to swim with dolphins on an ocean adventure!
    Pick-up Provided


    3.5 - 7 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. For groups! The beauty of the Hawaiian sunshine will take your breath away as you hop aboard a luxury private sailing adventure along the Honolulu coast.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,077.12

    (morning, afternoon, evening)

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