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Adult Ages 13+
Child Ages 12 & Under
Boat Rider Don't want to swim? Still come for a ride!
Private Charter Up to 10 people

Shark Diving in Hawaii: A Unique Encounter with Nature

Sharks As You Have Never Seen Them Before

Located on the North Shore, our tour takes you over 3 miles offshore into the open ocean. Here, amidst the deep blue, you’ll observe Galapagos and sandbar sharks from the safety of our shark cage. Our floating cage, accessible from above, allows you to stay on the surface with just a mask and snorkel. No scuba experience is needed for this incredible Hawaiian adventure.

As you peer through the large plexiglass windows of the cage, you’ll witness sharks gliding gracefully in their natural habitat. Their curiosity brings them close to the window, allowing for a mesmerizing eye-to-eye encounter. Being in the presence of such awe-inspiring animals will open your eyes and change the way you see sharks forever. This experience will transform your perception of sharks, showcasing their awe-inspiring beauty and grace.

Beyond Adventure: Educational Shark Dives

Our shark diving tours are not just about thrills; they’re educational too. We share intriguing insights into shark biology, behavior, and their vital role in Hawaiian culture and mythology. Hawaiians have a deep respect for the ocean and marine life, recognizing sharks as an essential part of the ocean’s ecosystem and their cultural heritage.  You can also take part in ongoing shark research projects and become an ambassador for conservation, an experience that will last well past the day of the tour.

Participating in our diving adventures also means contributing to shark conservation. Sadly, an estimated 60 percent of the world’s sharks face extinction. Through a personal encounter, we hope to show the beauty and importance of sharks, and that sharks have much more to fear from us than we do from them. A healthy ocean needs sharks, and they need our understanding and protection. Our mission is to foster a deeper appreciation for these magnificent creatures, emphasizing that they are more endangered by humans than we are by them.  

Ready for Thrills? Book Your Shark Adventure!

Join Hawaii Shark Encounters for a shark diving experience in Oahu like never before. Dive into the deep blue and emerge with a newfound respect and admiration for the ocean’s magnificent sharks. Everyone who visits the deep blue walks away a changed person, having found a new appreciation for the ocean’s incredible inhabitants.

Keep in mind that we are dealing with a wilderness experience, and Mother Nature is in charge, so occasionally we must reschedule shark cage diving in Oahu because of the weather. If you’re flexible, we promise to get you in another day.

After your shark diving adventure, we invite you to explore the nearby town. The harbor is close to many great shops and attractions in Haleiwa town, perfect for continuing your adventure on land. And for those inspired to delve deeper into the myriad of Hawaiian adventures, our collection of local favorites and hidden gems provides the perfect guide to experiencing the islands at their finest.