Sail a CatamaranO‘ahu

One way to gain a different perspective on Waikiki—and life in general—is to go sailing in a CATAMARAN. You can take a sunset jaunt, a dinner cruise or a leisurely midday sail in waters off Waikiki beach or the Hale‘iwa shoreline.

The piers off Aloha Tower host several large dinner cruise vessels, including the world’s largest Polynesian catamaran. These cruises sail just off the Waikiki shoreline, around Diamond Head and back.

Other cruise catamarans dock at Kewalo Bbasin and also set sail for Diamond Head.

Don’t let the North Shore’s renowned big waves dissuade thoughts of going for a sail on that side of the island. NANI KAI OCEAN ADVENTURES (nanikaioceanadventures.com) takes guests aboard

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the Kama Hele Kai, a 32-foot “ocean traveler” lightning power catamaran, out of Hale‘iwa Small Boat Harbor on journeys along O‘ahu’s North Shore. Glimpse dolphins, humpback whales (during season), and even sharks in their natural habitat. See Ka‘ena Point, Waimea Valley and Sunset Beach from a different vantage point: the Pacific ocean. Choose from sunrise, midday and sunset cruises.

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KO OLINA OCEAN ADVENTURES (808) 396-2068 OR (866) 456-6666
MANA KAI CATAMARAN (808) 591-9000
NANI KAI OCEAN ADVENTURES (808) 690-3475
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