How To Be Prepared

 

PARKING: Please park by the little brown restroom building near the harbor entrance on the back side (west) of Haleiwa Joe's Restaurant. 

WHEN: General tour times vary by season and can be seen in the Online Calendar (WEATHER PERMITTING.)
Earliest trips generally have the least wind and the calmest conditions. Early is advised for those prone to sea sickness. 

WHAT TO BRING:

  • TOWELS (2 TOWELS ARE ADVISED FOR COMFORT )  

  • SUNGLASSES 

  • DRINKING WATER 

  • CAMERA 

  • CHANGE OF CLOTHES ARE RECOMMENDED

  • BIODEGRADABLE SUNSCREEN (PLEASE NO AERSOL SPRAY SUNSCREEN-WE HAVE EXTRA SUNSCREEN ONBOARD.) 

  • WE PROVIDE MASKS, SNORKELS, & FINS & RASH GUARDS, HOWEVER YOU ARE WELCOME TO BRING YOUR OWN. 

  • RASHGUARDS & WETSUITS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR JELLY FISH PROTECTION BUT NOT REQUIRED (WE CAN GET COMB JELLY FISH FLOATING BY IRREGULARLY.)  WE HAVE JELLY FISH SPRAY AND NO-ITCH GELL ON BOARD IF YOU DO GET STUNG.

  • WE DO HAVE UV XCEL RASH GUARDS ON BOARD FOR YOU TO BORROW DURING YOUR PROGRAM, JUST ASK THE CAPTAIN WHEN YOU BOARD. 

  • WE DO NOT PROVIDE WETSUITS EXCEPT FOR SCUBA CERTIFICATION COURSES AND BEGINNER FREE DIVE COURSES.   

  • IF YOU ARE KNOWINGLY DIABETIC OR ALLERGIC TO BEE STINGS OR JELLY FISH PLEASE LET US KNOW AS SOON AS YOU BOARD THE BOAT AND BE SURE TO BRING YOUR MEDICATIONS ONBOARD WITH YOU.

  • PLEASE INFORM CREW OF ANY SPECIAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS & MEDICATIONS. SAFETY IS OUR TOP PRIORITY. 

  • IF YOU ARE PRONE TO SEASICKNESS MAKE SURE TO TAKE DRAMAMINE THE NIGHT BEFORE AND 1 HOUR BEFORE BOARDING THE BOAT TO PREVENT IT. IF YOU FEEL SEASICK WHILE ON BOARD, DRINK WATER AND LOOK AT THE HORIZON. YOU ARE WELCOME TO BRING ANY GINGER LOZENGES OR SNACKS TO HELP WITH NAUSEA.

  • IF YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR A SCUBA CERTIFICATION OR BEGINNER FREE DIVING COURSES ALL GEAR INCLUDING WETSUIT CAN BE PROVIDED. 

  • THERE IS A DRY STORAGE ON BOARD FOR BAGS/BACKPACKS, WE JUST ASK YOU TO LIMIT YOUR ITEMS TO ONE BAG PER PERSON.  

  • THERE IS NO RESTROOM ON BOARD, THERE ARE RESTROOM FACILITIES AT THE HARBOR TO USE RIGHT BEFORE DEPARTURE. 

  • PERSONS UNDER 18 NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN OR HAVE THEM SIGN THE RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK WAIVER PRIOR TO DEPARTURE.

  • ALL AGES ARE WELCOME ON BOARD, HOWEVER THERE IS A 4FT HEIGHT MINIMUM TO GET IN THE WATER WITH SHARKS. 

  • THERE IS A WEIGHT RESTRICTION OF 260 LBS PER PERSON, FOR PERSONS OVER 255LBS PLEASE BOOK TWO SPOTS UNDER THE SAME NAME. THIS IS FOR SAFETY AND COMFORT.  

  • SWIMMING & SNORKELING ABILITY: BASIC SWIMMING ABILITY REQUIRED.  BASIC PRIOR SNORKELING EXPERIENCE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. 

  • WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU ONBOARD SOON.  

  • ALL THIS INFORMATION WILL BE INCLUDED IN YOUR EMAIL CONFIRMATION AFTER BOOKING ONLINE.