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St Lucia Whale and Dolphin Watching Cruise

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    What to Expect
    Guests board the boat for your whale and dolphin spotting experience at the Vigie Marina in Castries! It has been reported that excess of 25 varieties of these magnificent mammals have been spotted in our waters, each bearing its own unique fascination. Watching the whales and dolphins in their natural habitat is surely a magical and unforgettable experience!

    The most frequently sighted of the whales are the Sperm (45ft), the Pilot (20ft) and the Humpback (60ft) whales. On rare occasions, you may even get to see an Orca (Killer Whale 30ft). In addition to whale sightings, you will also have the opportunity to see dolphins swimming through the crystal-clear Caribbean waters - sometimes up to 150 at a time. They dazzle and hypnotize us with their spectacular and lively antics.

    Your captain for the day will take you out on the water in search of the mammals, and you'll pass quaint fishing villages along the way. While taking in the beautiful sites, enjoy complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, mineral water, rum punch, and light snacks.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Seraphine Road, Seraphine Rd, St Lucia
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Cruise ship Pier pick up and drop off
    • Soft drinks, coffee, tea, mineral water, light snacks, rum punch and local fruit.
    • Professional guide
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Confirmation will be given when booking is made
    • Dress Code: cool comfortable clothing
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The two men who took care of us during the boat ride were fantastic. They served drinks, took pictures, and met all our needs. The boat was comfortable, and air conditioned, and the transport from our resort was very nice as well. We did see...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Kevin P
    Hackshaw Boats S, Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Kevin P, Thank you for your review, we are very glad you had a good time out with us and got to see the Pilot Whales, next time we will try to find the Sperm Whales for you! Thank you also for mentioning our...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    My family and I had an amazing day with Hackshaws boats. The entire experience from start to finish is warm and give you those true island vibes. We were welcomed on board given some fruit punch and snacks and set sail. The experience was almost...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Latoya B
    Hackshaw Boats S, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    HI Latoya B, Thank you for your great review, it was a pleasure having you out with us, and we are very glad you enjoyed yourself. We do hope you visit sometime soon again and are able to join us out for another day on...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    We booked the whale and dolphin tour and it was 5 of us including 2 small children and it was such a fun and wonderful experience. We saw many pilot whales and the children were so excited! Unfortunately there were no dolphins out that day...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Annabelle_0217
    Hackshaw Boats S, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    HI Annabelle_0217, Thank you for your review, we are glad you had a good time out with us, and that you got to see the Pilot Whales; hopefully, next time you can see the Dolphin too! Thank you for complimenting our crew, they do a...More

    Reviewed 5 September 2019 via mobile

    This is pot luck, they do the same 3 hour route and hope for the best :) no interaction with customers, it was incredibly boring and not so much as a ‘sorry you saw nothing’ it’s a boat trip where nothing is pointed out, no...More

    Thank Tinacostello
    Hackshaw Boats S, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hi Tinacostello, thank you very much for your review, we are sorry you did not have a good time out with us, our guys are very good to ensure everyone has an educational and fun trip even is there are no sightings, I will, however,...More

    Reviewed 21 August 2019

    We saw dozens of pilot whales ... No dolphins, unfortunately, but the whales were amazing. The captain and crew were pleasant, helpful and informative.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank GlobalExplorerZ
    Hackshaw Boats S, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2019

    Thank you for your review, it was great having you onboard, and we are glad you had a good time on board and thank you for mentioning our crew, they really are good. We hope you join us out again soon, Chris

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