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Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure

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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
+1 808-886-6666
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Wonderful staff

The whale excursion was excellent from start to end. The reservation was easy and pick up was... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2016
Papafan
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Great sightings

We did this trip shortly after arriving on the island and just after the start of whale season. The... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The whale excursion was excellent from start to end. The reservation was easy and pick up was timely. The crew was professional and friendly, with informative and funny explanations about whales and their migration and history with Hawaii. The crew was also good at helping...More

1  Thank Papafan
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your Whale Watch Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, your interactions with land staff and boat crew, and most importantly...got to see some Humpbacks! We hope we'll get...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We did this trip shortly after arriving on the island and just after the start of whale season. The crew was great at spotting for whale signs and heading in the right direction. We got to see some great action and had a fun cruise....More

1  Thank McDepth
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your Whale Watch Cruise. We're really happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, your interactions with our crew, and most importantly, got to see a lot of whales. We're sorry to read...More

Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Our family of 4 attended a Christmas Eve sunset whale watching cruise with cocktails and appetizers. We enjoyed our trip and were lucky enough to see some whales (a long way off but could still see them) as well as dolphins. The crew was knowledgeable...More

1  Thank marwal
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your Whales and Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and your interactions with our crew. We know there are a lot of activities...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

Great show this morning and they say this is only the beginning of the whales arriving. Beautiful day for a sail, followed about 5 whales around along with a yearling. Learned so much about the humpbacks from the there informed guide on the boat. Everyone...More

1  Thank rrandc1999
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2016

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us and the Trip Advisor community with feedback about your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise. We're really happy you enjoyed the cruise, and we appreciate your comments about the information provided by our on-board naturalist...but mostly, we're...More

Reviewed 3 December 2016

The tour it self was great.Staff on the boat were friendly and helpful. We saw quite a few whales and enjoyed lots of drinks. Our problem was with the back office. We had charges posted in error to our card. We were double charged for...More

1  Thank tkuz2016
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback us with about your Whales and Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're really happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, your interactions with the crew, and got to see LOTS of whales! We apologize for...More

Reviewed 25 June 2016

It was amazing. There was a complimentary bus to and from the boat, which was huge by the way, which meant that we could drink all we wanted to. And we did. The drinks were amazing! They were not cheap with their liquor. It was...More

2  Thank alakanwhite
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the complimentary bar, and your interactions with our crew! As you mentioned in your review, we do offer...More

Reviewed 9 May 2016

This was a rescheduled whale watch during the 2nd week in April. (The 1st company I booked, in Kailua-Kona, had ceased their cruises at the end of March) We were not disappointed. We saw 3 separate sightings of a mama and her calf. My wife...More

2  Thank RockinRick43130
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your end-of-the-season Ocean Sports Whale Watch. We're very happy to read that you and our wife enjoyed the cruise, the crew, and most importantly, got some Humpback and dolphin sightings! Our "official" Whale Watch season...More

Reviewed 21 April 2016

My husband and I went on the Whales and Cocktails sunset cruise. The weather was perfect, the sunset was perfect. Unfortunately we only saw a few whales off in the distance, but it is what it is. You can never tell what will happen, the...More

2  Thank gatsbyCleveland_Ohio
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2016

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Whales and Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the appetizers and beverages, and your interactions with our crew. Our Whale Watch Season runs from...More

Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This was a top notch experience for me and my family. The crew was amazing. We saw a whale up close even though it's late in the season. We also saw a huge pod of dolphins and flying fish galore. You skirt the island and...More

1  Thank Steve M
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your Whale Watch Cruise. We're really happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and the crew...and that you got to see a lot of marine life! We hope we'll get...More

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Did this on my 30th birthday. we did the wake up with the whales cruise and it was the best way we could have started the day. Saw a ton of whales, jumping, slapping, swimming under the boat. the guides were even getting out their...More

1  Thank Omunck6
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2016

Aloha, Thanks so much for taking the time to provide us and the Trip Advisor Community with feedback about your Ocean Sports Wake up with the Whales Cruise. We're so happy to read that you got to see a lot of activity from the whales,...More

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KCal74
19 March 2015|
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Response from HawaiiOceanSports | Property representative |
Whale Watch Season is our busiest season, so if you know you'd like to join us on a particular cruise on a particular day, making reservations in advance will help you lock in your cruise. We do have a 24 hour cancellation... More
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Nokey73
13 February 2015|
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Response from HawaiiOceanSports | Property representative |
Aloha, All of our catamarans are equipped with restrooms ("heads"). Our boat Alala has two heads that are accessible at cabin level. Manu Iwa also has two heads, though you do need to access them via a three step staircase... More
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WendeVictoriaBC
22 January 2015|
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Response from HawaiiOceanSports | Property representative |
Aloha -- November is actually a little early to see whales on the Kohala Coast. We officially begin our Whale Watch Season on December 1st. Usually we'll see our first whale sometime in late October or early November, but... More
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