The best timing to enjoy whale watching is early in the morning. For this reason, this tour will start after a 6:45 AM check-in at Olowalu, when your certified lifeguard guide will instruct you on paddling and safety, and accommodate any special needs before getting on ...The best timing to enjoy whale watching is early in the morning. For this reason, this tour will start after a 6:45 AM check-in at Olowalu, when your certified lifeguard guide will instruct you on paddling and safety, and accommodate any special needs before getting on the water.
Once into your kayak, a special sound machine will be provided by your guide to let you listen to the sound of the whales.
Depending on the season, and weather conditions, you might get lucky and witness adult whales teaching their young how to breach or notice the different ways that whales use to communicate amongst themselves.
If conditions are favorable and you are interested, snorkeling equipment will also be provided, so you can admire the surrounding fishes and corals.
A snack consisting of fresh locally grown pineapple skewers, locally made kettle chips and water will be handed to you during the tour.
*Sighting whales is almost certain during whale season but cannot be guaranteed.
Accessibility. What to expect?
Guides / staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities
Accessible bathrooms available at every place of the activity
Places present some barriers and minimum assistance is needed
Adaptive equipment is included and can be used independently or assisted
From $190 USD / per person
*Price based on 2 travelers
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Starting point: Makena Beach
End point: Makena Beach
Keeping you safe during COVID-19
Enhanced cleaning protocol
Local authorities safety protocols followed by all staff members
Social distancing measures
Social distancing measures in place
What's not included
Kayak Stabilizing Outriggers
The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.
Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.
This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.
Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.
Some lateral movement control is needed for this activity.
Only children ages 5 and up are welcome on the tour
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