FAQs

HAWAII GLASS BOTTOM BOAT

We are located in the Kewalo Basin Harbor about a 15 to 20-minute drive from most resorts in Waikiki.

For GPS purposes, our address is 1009 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu, HI 96814. The Haleiwa Queen is docked at slip F21.

Look for the big red sign that says “Hawaii Glass Bottom Boats.” You can find it at the front of the harbor along Ala Moana Boulevard, close to the entrance near the cross street at Ward Ave.

For more information about how to find us for boat tours in Honolulu, HI, give us a call today.

No. You must make your own arrangements to meet us at the Kewalo Basin Harbor. There is plenty of cheap parking at the harbor or you can take a taxi or app-based ride-share services like Uber and Lyft. For more information about how to find us for boat tours in Honolulu, HI, give us a call today.

The Haleiwa Queen is a 50-foot power catamaran with glass viewing ports on the bottom so you can see what’s going on underwater without ever getting wet! Contact us today for exciting boat tours in Honolulu, HI.

Hawaii Glass Bottom Boat
Hawaii Glass Bottom Boat

If a member of your group is wheelchair bound, you must call (808) 207-2659 prior to booking in order to make sure we can accommodate.

MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIRS ARE NOT ALLOWED.  Passengers need to be step up onto the ramp, walk the ramp, and step down into the vessel, then guests can be immediately seated.

Make sure to arrive a little bit early! Once on board, there is plenty of space for all our guests. Walkers and collapsible wheelchairs can be brought on board, however, motorized chairs or scooters are not allowed.

Our boat is very stable in the water, so we rarely have people getting seasick. That said, if you’re worried about it or especially prone to motion sickness, we recommend taking your preferred brand of seasickness medication about two hours before boarding the catamaran. Contact us today for more information about our private boat charter in Honolulu, HI.

Expect to see local reef fish, turtles, eels, beautiful living reef formations, and the famous South Shore of Oahu. You’ll also get spectacular views of Waikiki, Diamond Head, and the cityscape of downtown Honolulu. Sharks, dolphins, and whales may also be seen depending on the season. Contact us today for more information about our boat tours in Honolulu, HI.

Yes, there is one marine head on the boat. Get in touch with us today to book your private boat charter in Honolulu, HI.

We provide water on all cruises. You are also welcome to bring your own food and drinks (including adult beverages) on any of our cruises. We even have coolers with ice that you can use. Get in touch with us today to book your private boat charter in Honolulu, HI.

We do not allow guests to swim on our regular public cruises. That said, if you book a private boat charter in Honolulu, HI, you can opt for a swim or snorkel stop.

hawaii glass bottom boats private charters
hawaii glass bottom boats private charters

Whale watching season runs from November to May. Get in touch with us today to book your private boat charter in Honolulu, HI.

You can see majestic humpbacks, who are in Hawaiian waters to mate and calve during the winter.

Whales with Hawaii Glass Bottom Boats
Whales with Hawaii Glass Bottom Boats
Yes, there is limited paid public parking at either end of the harbor.  We recommend arriving by taxi or using a rideshare service.
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Sign Up for an Oahu Afternoon Tour

Enjoy the beauty of Oahu’s South Shore as we head toward Lē’ahi with a clear view of the Pacific Ocean floor. Cruise over live tropical reefs and one of Hawaii’s popular shipwrecks!

Sign Up for a Sunset Tour

Come aboard the Haleiwa Queen and relax with your crew as the skies turn to orange, purple, and pink behind downtown Honolulu during our sunset tour. There are few sights more memorable than Honolulu’s sunset.

Sign Up for the Morning Wildlife Cruise

Enjoy a fun-filled tour with Hawaii Glass Bottom for your Family or Friends while visiting Hawaii, Conventioneers groups, Employee appreciation days, Military groups outings and Local School Field Trips.

Join the Fireworks Cruise

Our Friday night fireworks tour outside of Waikiki is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. Celebrate a special occasion or enjoy a night out with friends with an amazing fireworks display from the water! [CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE]

Book a Private Boat Charter

With a capacity of up to 40 guests, the Haleiwa Queen comfortably accommodates your crew for a range of private events, like dive sessions, wedding photos, memorials, proposal celebrations, and more!