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Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel

#4 of 114 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Lahaina Features Animals
675 Wharf St, Lahaina Harbor, Slip #17, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
+1 808-667-5678
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Awesome snorkel trip

Amazing time with captain Ryan and Surgio... great food and fun sights to see... turtles, check... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Twoseventy
via mobile
Great way to see wildlife and experience Hawaii from the water!

Wonderful day seeing summer aquatic life (spinner dolphins, sea turtles, lots of tropical fish... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Erin H
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Redmond, Washington
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The BEST small group ocean rafting tours since 1982, Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel invites you to snorkel Lanai with us, as well as share photographic, non-threatening close-encounters with Dolphins, Whales and Turtles! Our rafting vessels host less than 26 guests per trip, creating a fun and uncrowded experience with Maui's marine life! We offer two different Lanai snorkeling tours, 4.5 and 6.5 hours on the water! Our snorkeling tours include snacks and meals, gear and multiple snorkel stops where you will be able to spot a variety of marine life along with our most beloved ocean friends, the dolphins! From December through May, Humpback Whale encounters are guaranteed and the crystalline offshore waters frequently provide a passing subsurface eye-to-eye view as we host tours, photography session and research groups. Make a difference and experience one of the last remaining great migrations of the Animal Kingdom. Your ticket supports freeing of entangle whales, whale research and education on Maui! See you out on the water!
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675 Wharf St, Lahaina Harbor, Slip #17, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing time with captain Ryan and Surgio... great food and fun sights to see... turtles, check, dolphins, check, tons of bright fish... check, check, check! A must do if you are on the island, skip the big boats and get close to the action.

Thank Twoseventy
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Yay! So stoked you had a great time with us! Mahalo for coming out on our small group snorkel adventure!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful day seeing summer aquatic life (spinner dolphins, sea turtles, lots of tropical fish), great company and leadership, and it felt great to spend a day on the water. Captain Ryan and Sergio did a great job keeping it fun, laid back, and safe. Bonus,...More

Thank Erin H
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Appreciate the feedback and most of all so stoked you had a great time!! Hope to have you out with us again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience. Capt Ryan was willing to add excitement to the excursion. Went to three different spots plus followed a pod of dolphins. Saw many turtles and lots of fish. Stayed dry on the boat, lunch was good

Thank susantic2017
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you had a good time with Captain Ryan! Mahalo for coming out with us!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Ryan really made the experience. The other guy Sergio was really cool too. Before we got to our first snorkel spot Ryan and Sergio noticed something in the water so we stopped to investigate. It was two giant pelagic manta rays. We circled around...More

Thank jaymo3141
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mahalo for your feedback and we are so stoked you had a great time with Ryan and Sergio! Yay for Manta sightings! See you next year hopefully!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hands down! Our sweet group of just family and friends where completely captured by the most amazing crew on our boat. "Captain Ryan and Sergio" gave us an awesome snorkel adventure, not only seeing the most beautiful fish and tons of dolphins, but the ride...More

Thank kelleyssports
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Yay! Stoked you had fun going out with Ryan and Sergio! Mahalo for snorkeling with us!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing time on our morning adventure. First we saw a unique seal, then we were surrounded by 100's of dolphins, followed by amazing snorkeling with turtles and beautiful fish. This was definitely the highlight of our trip!

1  Thank Jasmine H
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Stoked you had a great time snorkeling with us! Mahalo for coming with us to Lanai!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We explored 3 unique sites with something for everyone in our family (two adults and two teens). We saw a wealth of sea life, including colorful fish of all sizes, an octopus and turtle. We hoped for dolphins but none on this trip. The boat...More

Thank Elizabeth C
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Mahalo for coming out with us! Sorry to hear the dolphins were MIA, but so glad you got to hang with an octopus, turtles and tropical fish! Appreciate your feedback and hope to have you out with us again sometime!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This is my first review ever, I feel obligated to write it because this trip was one of the best experiences of my life. The trip began with a beatiful boat ride to Lanai, in the first stop the waters were choppy and not very...More

Thank christian l
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Mahalo for coming out with us! We are stoked you have fun snorkeling Lanai and handing with the spinners with us! Hope to have you out again!!

Reviewed 16 June 2017

The whale watch tour through these guys was fantastic. The other major option for whale tours on the island had a larger boat which for some is important but for us the smaller the better. This tour has a small boat for about 15 people,...More

Thank Canadianswhotravel16
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Mahalo for your feedback and so glad you enjoyed our small group experience! Hope to watch whales with you next year!

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This was my family's first time in Maui and snorkeling, and Captain Ryan and first mate Kristi made our adventure one we will never forget and always cherish. We snorkeled in 3 spots, saw sea turtles, beautiful coral & fish, I saw a string ray...More

1  Thank Maria Evangely B
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Mahalo for the feedback, we are so stoked we got to host your family and you had a fun and memorable experience! Thank you for coming out with us and sharing our love of the ocean!

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Nisha N
25 April 2017|
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Response from _Team_Ultimate_ | Property representative |
Aloha, We see dolphins 95% of the time on our Lanai Snorkel trips- Both Molokini and Lanai would be good to visit in May, Lanai does offer more snorkeling spots with more marine life and less crowds due to its location.
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Kathryn S
11 April 2017|
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Response from NevaW54 | Reviewed this property |
Whale season is December through April to my knowledge.
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meg1991
22 February 2017|
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Response from _Team_Ultimate_ | Property representative |
Aloha! We offer a 2hour whale watch for about $750 on our 18 passenger raft!
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