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It is with a heavy heart that we will have to shut down during this COVID-19 crisis. The Department of Land and Natural Resources Boating and Ocean Recreation Division of Hawaii has suspended all tour operators until further notice. If you have an upcoming reservation please contact us via email at [email protected].

North Shore Catamaran Charters

Explore Oahu's beautiful North Shore

North Shore Catamaran Charters Update: Coronavirus

In these uncertain times, we wanted to state what North Shore Catamaran Charters is doing to support you and your travel plans. As the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, we are doing everything we can to ensure your safety and provide maximum flexibility.

As it has always been, the safety and security of our guests and team remain our highest priority. We take great pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness. Our cleaning protocols are thorough and listed below:
We continue the use of high-grade disinfectant when cleaning all areas of the boat.
We ask that before you board that you use antibacterial hand sanitizers, and we
Can also spray your hands before you board if you don’t have any.

We remain committed to offering you flexible booking options. Given these unique circumstances we are making additional adjustments to our individual booking policies to give you extra peace of mind:
In regions affected by government-issued travel restrictions, we will continue to offer full refunds regardless of when trip is scheduled.
All reservations that are scheduled to take place before April 30, 2020, can be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 48 hours before your scheduled arrival.
Any reservation you make that are booked between today and April 30, 2020, for any future arrival date, can be changed or cancelled at no charge up to 48 hours before your scheduled arrival.
If you need to adjust reservations made on our website, please contact Our reservation line at 808-351-9371 or email at [email protected] if you need to adjust reservations made through another booking site, please contact them for assistance regarding their cancellation policy related to COVID-19.
May you all stay safe and healthy during this difficult time.

Whale Watching

Whale Watching season is December through April

Set sail for an amazing Hawaiian experience as we scan the waters for our kohola – or whales. Our Oahu whale watching tours are a must-do on your Hawaiian vacation and with our convenient and frequent departure times, our tours are the perfect choice for your whale watching adventure. Whether you’re of the mind that the early bird gets the worm, or whale in our case, and want to set sail in the morning or prefer to time your tour with a stunning sunset, we’ve got a whale watching tour for everyone!

Sailing & Snorkeling

Satisfy your need for an authentic Hawaiian experience while you also satisfy your need to relax on your Oahu vacation with our snorkel tours. Enjoy a leisurely ride across our island’s turquoise waters to a premier snorkeling destination for some time in the water discovering our abundant and diverse sea life. If you prefer to stay completely dry and relaxed on your trip, opt for one of our sunset cruises and have your camera ready to catch the gorgeous gold hues of a sunset on Hawaii.


Set Sail on the Ho'o Nanea for Oahu Whale Watching Tours and More

North Shore Catamaran Charters offers several types of tours that you are sure to enjoy. We offer the best whale watching on Oahu and the only whale watching tour on the North Shore, sunset tours, snorkeling tours (seasonal), and a sun and moon cruise.

Catamaran sailing is one of the most popular activities in Hawaii. Our sailing catamaran provides our visitors with a comfortable, smooth sailing experience. She can also safely pick up some speed and give you the true feeling of sailing without leaning or being splashed by rough water.

Call us for military and kama’aina pricing and reservations!

Amazing Day

"We had an amazing day yesterday! We saw many dolphins racing the boat and a few turtles. The snorkeling was amazing and the crew was fantastic! Mark and Chris made us feel very welcome and treated us well. Mahalo and we will use again!"

Wonderful Cruise

"Wonderful sunset cruise to end our unforgettable Hawaiian trip! Thanks to Mark and Liam for a fantastic experience!"

Best Service on the North Shore

"My best friend and I came out for a sunset cruise this last week and had a blast. The boat was amazing and the people running the business were very nice. Some of the best service I have had on the north shore!"