Whale Watching
by Ocean Encounters

During the winter months beginning of December through the end of March and early April, the magnificent Humpback Whales make their yearly migration from Alaska to Kona, Hawaii


Join us for a 2.5 hour tour and get some great encounters with some of the biggest creatures in the Ocean.  

Check-in at 12p

  • The boat is a fast, large and comfortable 46' Delta
  • Top Deck for additional viewing
  • Private bathroom
  • Great for Families and large or small groups
  • Wide swim step and sturdy ladder for easy access in and out of the water
  • Fleet of boats networking= less driving and more viewing



  • Soda/water and dry snacks
  • All Ocean Encounters guests receive 10% off all qualified menu items at the Bite Me Fish Market Bar and Grill (dine in only) and 20% off fish filets from the fish case to take home and grill yourself

  • Welcome aboard the 46 ft. vessel known as your pathway to some of the best memories of a lifetime!

    The “Ocean Encounter” is big, roomy and dry – boasting a restroom, plenty of shaded areas, inside cabin and upstairs seating for great viewing. The Delta boats are famously stable, strong and seaworthy. The waters in Kona are world renowned for being calm and beautiful all year long. If you want to get some sun and wind or if you need some shade or warmth the “Ocean Encounter” can provide whatever you need.

    Our vessel has a nice big swim step and extra sturdy ladder so you can get out of the water safely, easily and gracefully. An upper deck affords additional awesome views.

  • The Delta boats are famously stable, strong and seaworthy
  • The waters in Kona are world reknown for being calm and beautiful all year long
  • If you want to get some sun and wind or if you need some shade or warmth the "Ocean Encounter" can provide whatever you need  
  • An upper deck affords additional awesome views.
  • Listen to the Whales through our speaker system on board, as we drop our microphone into the water
  • Children under 36 inches tall and infants need to bring their own life jacket.

Are we guaranteed to see Dolphins, Mantas and/or Whales?

  •  These creatures are in the open ocean and not in an aquarium. However, we know where they like to hang out and hardly ever get "skunked". 
  • We offer GUARANTEED SIGHTINGS or you can come again for FREE


p. (808) 494-9150

We are located at Honokohau Marina.

  • The Marina is 5 miles south of Kona airport on the Big Island of Hawaii and 3 or 4 miles north of Kailua-Kona.
  • At the traffic light intersection, take Kealakehe Parkway from the highway towards the ocean. GPS users please note that there's more than one "Kealakehe"!
  • Rest assured you'll see the sailboat masts from the highway and there's a sign for Honokohau Marina.
  • Take that road lined with coconut palms and go Right at your first opportunity then second left.
  • Check in at our Bite Me Sportfishing charter desk.

For an online maps specific location

74-425 Kealakehe Pkwy
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 US


BITE ME SPORTFISHING, allows for a 100% refund if we are forced to cancel a cruise.

To initiate the cancellation process, please refer to the cancellation link that can be found inside the confirmation of booking email you'll receive from MyConcierge

100% refund is allowed for any reservation canceled prior to 48 hours of the scheduled departure.

If you need to change or cancel your charter please call us before this time to avoid 100% charge. +1(808) 960-2464

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