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Whale Watching

Kaua‘i Whale Watching

Want a real live Animal Planet experience? Imagine being out on the cobalt waters off the stunning island of Kaua‘i with massive humpback whales frolicking on the waves nearby! Every winter these awe-inspiring gentle giants migrate from Alaska to the warm waters of Hawai‘i to mate and bear their young. Anyone of any age can view these spectacular creatures in their natural environment; be ready to be blown away by their gravity-defying acrobatics when you take a Kauai whale watching tour!

Everybody Loves Whales!

Whether you’re on a beach or on a boat, you’ll know if there are whales playing nearby. Locals and visitors alike love them, and it’s not unusual during the months of December through April to hear someone on the beach shout, “Whales!” And everyone – we mean everyone – turns to watch the spectacle. Kaua’i whale watching can be done from anywhere that the ocean is visible and doesn’t require any skills or training. Just watch for the splashes and spouting, and you’ll see them. Of course, there’s nothing like getting close to these amazing animals. If you’re lucky, some may even swim right up to the boat!

Kaua‘i Whale Watching Tours

If you are on a boat during whale season, chances are pretty good you’ll see some. One of the best Kaua’i whale watching tours can be found with Nā Pali Explorer in Waimea. Cruising on board their 48-foot Zodiac allows you to get closer to the whales than you can with other types of water vessels. If a small, more private whale watching experience is what you’re after, Captain Nā Pali Adventures is the way to go. Speed out to where the whales are in a 14-person Zodiac, and then watch the action against the backdrop of the towering Nā Pali coastline cliffs. Capt. Andy’s in ‘Ele‘ele has a number of catamaran and sunset sail tours that are great for Kaua’i whale watching tours; they also offer private charters.

Time Is Short; Don’t Miss Out

Due to the limited time that whales are in Hawai‘i each year, Kaua’i whale watching charters tend to fill up quickly. Make sure you get your chance to view these magnificent creatures by contacting our Kaua’i whale-watching specialists at ILoveHawaii.com today.