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  • Upscale Power Catamaran

Hoku Nai’a Private Boat Rental

The premiere 149-passenger Orange County private boat charter vessel.
Perfect for small and large groups!

Quick Details

Users Capacity: 149 passengers (perfect for groups small and large)

Dolphin Year-round whales, dolphins, sea lions, sharks, birds, and more!

Dollar Prices vary by date and by number of passengers. Please contact us for prices.

Food Catering:  We can make your cruise extra special with food and beverages. Let us know and one of our team will reach out to you promptly during business hours.

Wine Bar: Illuminated bar top, beer on tap, and diverse drink selection available.

Info Additional Information:

  • Private Charter = Just your group on the boat. Vessel is operated by our licensed Captain and professional crew.
  • Length: 65 feet
  • Boat Type: Power Catamaran
  • Take a virtual tour of Hoku Nai’a
Prices vary by date and by number of passengers.

Hoku Nai’a is Capt. Dave’s new double-deck power catamaran. This vessel is perfect for upscale boat rentals such as dinner cruises, harbor tours, birthday parties, a burial at sea, family reunion, corporate functions, Catalina Island adventures, daytime coastal experiences including whale watching and much more.

This fast and stable catamaran is specifically designed for passenger comfort and panoramic views from both the main deck and the elevated observation deck.

Hoku Nai’a is operated by our professional Captain and crew.

Watch to see why Hoku Nai’a is perfect for your next event!

During your private boat rental of Hoku Nai’a, guests will enjoy a beautifully appointed interior with upscale décor throughout the vessel that celebrates Dana Point’s famous surfing culture and recognition as the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World®.

Other special features include surfboard tables, an illuminated bar top, two barbecue grills, and a foosball table. Hoku Nai’a is fast and stable!

Observation deck of Hoku Nai'a Whale Watching Power Catamaran off the coast of Dana Point, CA

On the first floor, the main deck is fully enclosed for climate control.

As you enter, a lounge area with three sofas provides a comfortable place to relax and chat. Moving forward of the lounge are plenty of bench seats with surfboard tables. Perfect for dining! And towards the front of the boat is a buffet. Large windows on both sides provide panoramic viewing angles.

Main deck of Hoku Nai'a Whale Watching Power Catamaran off the coast of Dana Point, CA

Heading upstairs to the second floor, the observation deck has cushioned bench seating with custom wildlife artwork and is covered for added sun protection. The observation deck provides an excellent elevated platform for viewing whales and dolphins.

For specialty cruises and private charters, a dance floor and illuminated bar provide guests with entertainment and refreshments!

Bar and dance floor on observation deck of Hoku Nai'a Whale Watching Power Catamaran off the coast of Dana Point, CA

Hoku Nai’a Virtual Tour

For an “auto tour” video walk-through, click on the play button in the lower left corner. It may take a couple of minutes to show.


Hoku Nai'a Photo Gallery

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