Raft Whale Watch

2 hrs   Adult $99   Child $79

Our custom 24' rigid hull rafts allow the most personal experience with Hawaiian humbpack whales of any of our vessels. Beverages included. No snorkeling.

Experience Humpback Whales and view them in their natural habitat while on Capt. Andy’s 2-hour up-close exploration ride. The tour destination will be the sunny south-west coast of Kauai. Each year more than 4,000 migrating whale’s journey from Alaska to calve, mate, and rear their young in the warm waters of Hawaii. Wear your swimsuits and bring a towel and sunscreen. Dry bags provided. There is no snorkeling on this tour.

Includes: 24 ' Rigid Hull Raft, Whale watching.

Menu: Beverages.

Attire: Wear your swimsuit and bring a towel and sunscreen. We suggest a light jacket, sunglasses and a waterproof camera.

Departs: Kekaha, daily (IMPORTANT: This is not our main office). Map

Winter Alert: Seeing the Na Pali Coast and in water activities are weather dependent. Your captain is checking on the conditions and receiving weather reports for your trip right up to departure time. Typically the decision on destination, water activities or cancellation is made 30 minutes prior to departure. We’ll let you know at check-in. Wherever we go, it will be a super fun day on the water!

Have questions about our tours? Check out Capt Andy's FAQs

"Went on...raft tour...(r)eally hoping to see humpback whales. Five minutes out of harbor we were watching 3 whales wrestle. NaPali coastline and more whale watching. Great excursion. Don’t question it. Just do it."
– Derek I, TripAdvisor 5 out of 5 stars Jan 2023

WARNING: Due to the bumpy and bouncing nature of the ride, we cannot accommodate pregnant women, anyone with any history of back or neck issues, medical conditions or recent surgeries, or children under six years old. This can be a physically demanding ride. Participants should be in above average physical shape. Elderly and frail individuals should strongly consider our Star Yachts or Classic Sailing Adventures.

Reader's Choice Awards - 2022 Best Napali Tour Co - Hawaii Magazine
First Place - Best of Kauai 2020 - The Garden Island (TGI)
2022 Travellers' Choice - Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence
"...one of the best oceangoing tours in all Hawaii!"