The beautiful island of Oahu has a number of excellent boat tours available for both tourist and locals to enjoy. With all the choices available, we wanted to break it down a little for you and recommend some of the best boat tours available on Oahu. Use this as a resource to help you choose which boat tour is the best fit for you.
Boat Tours are listed in alphabetical order. It is up to you to find the one that is right for you, these are just some of the best.
This ride will take you out some and allow you to see marine life up close and personal. The tour is located at the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. (808) 973-9811.
This boat tour departs from the Sheraton Waikiki and is considered one of the very best boat rides around. The ride is fun, smooth and the mai tais are excellent. This is a booze cruise so come prepared to have a good time. (808) 922-5665.
Launching from the Aloha Tower area, the 140-foot Navatek 1 is considered one of the smoothest and most enjoyable boat rides in the islands. Forbes Magazine even listed the Navatek ride as “reinventing the boat.” This is a must do for any boat enthusiast. (808) 973-9811.
Ocean Joy Cruises
Ocean Joy Cruises takes you on a round trip boat ride that starts in Waikiki and takes you up to the Waianae Coast and back. This allows you to enjoy more of the hidden western part of the island of Oahu. Ocean Joy also has sunset cruise available. There is something for everyone. (808) 677-1277.
Setting sail from the Outrigger Reef Hotel in Waikiki, Outrigger Catamaran is a beautiful double-hulled boat that offers passengers a safe and comfortable ride. This boat was formerly a racing boat, so you can expect some excitement during the ride as well. This is also a booze cruise, so make note of that. If you do try this boat tour out, don’t forget to try their famous cocktail, “The Rigger.” (808) 922-2210.
Spirit of Aloha
Also known as “Hawaii Nautical,” the Spirit of Aloha is a very modern craft that offers lunchtime sails, snorkel sails and beautiful dinner sails. Departing from the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki, this boat tour also offers a Friday night Sunset Fireworks Dinner Cruise! (808) 234-7245.
Taking a boat cruise of some sort while you are visiting Hawaii is one of the best activities to plan. You can also enjoy this activity as a local, as there are a number of interesting factors that make all of these boat tours on Oahu very popular. Do yourself a favor and book one today!