Nani Kai Ocean Adventures is 32-foot “Ocean Traveler” Lightning Power Catamaran departing from the Haleiwa Harbor and offering incredible ocean experiences. Explore the coastlines of Hawaii’s most famous North Shore, including Ka’ena Point, Waimea Bay, Banzai Pipeline and Sunset Beach.
We begin as Nai'a I departs from Waianae Boat Harbor and travels along the scenic west coast in search of Spinner Dolphins. Take some of the most incredible photographs of your vacation as the Spinners come to visit you and perform their superb aerial stunts.
Hawaii Ocean Adventure Tours offers the only exclusively private fishing charters on the North Shore of Oahu. Enjoy half-day and full-day fishing excursions out of the Haleiwa Harbor located in Historic Haleiwa Town on Oahu's North Shore.
Get access to the inaccessible with Shaka Kayaks, Oahu’s premiere North Shore Eco-Kayak experience, on a guided tour of Kawela Bay. Our professional North Shore Guides will show you first hand several of the resident green sea turtles known locally as Honu, and you will help in the research to ID them. For ages 4 and older.
North Shore Beaches
The beaches on the North Shore are among the best on Oahu thanks to their white sand, vivid sea life and crisp, clear waters. Even better, they are located only a short drive from your room at Turtle Bay Resort. Check out these 5 North Shore beaches we recommend visiting.
Join the Hans Hedemann team in the stunning surroundings of Kawela Bay. Along with a experienced guide steering the Outrigger Canoe, glide across this secluded bay located along Turtle Bay Resort's 5 miles of coastline, as you marvel at honu (Hawaiian sea turtles), tropical fishes and colorful coral below you.
Scuba Dive with professionally certified PADI instructors and spot all of the amazing marine life our island has to offer. With a maximum depth of 40 feet (12 meters), and a very small ratio of divers per instructor, you will be personally supervised under the safest conditions.
Shark Cage Diving
You will leave from the quaint Haleiwa Boat Harbor and travel 2 miles out to sea to cage dive with these beautiful sharks in their natural habitat. Often on the way you may also encounter Dolphins, Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, and magnificent Humpback Whales (November through May).
Enter another dimension when you explore the tropical underwater world of Hawaii! Play hide and go seek with the Humuhumunukunukuapua’a – Hawaii’s state fish. Explore coral reefs. Swim alongside the sea turtles (but don’t touch!) Listen for the underwater sounds of the whales and dolphins.
Stand Up Paddling
Whether you’re looking to try stand up paddling for the first time, or ready to test your flat-water skills against the North Shore’s famous waves, the Hans Hedemann Surf Center has a complete offering of equipment, instruction and guides for you.
Oahu’s North Shore is world famous for its surfing. Our local community is filled with surfing legends and contemporaries, and we draw upon their expertise daily to share their experience and knowledge with you.
Whale Watching Excursion
Humpback Whales migrate to the Hawaiian Islands from December to March. Hawaii's warm inshore waters offer them protection from predators.