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Address: 675 Wharf St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
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+1 808-661-7238
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Snorkeling and Whale Watching tours. Climb aboard our HI Tech Ocean Rafts...

Snorkeling and Whale Watching tours. Climb aboard our HI Tech Ocean Rafts and spend the day snorkeling the crystal clear waters surrounding the island of Lana’i. We encounter the Spinner Dolphins quite often on our excursions. We’ll spend time interacting with them as they frolic in the water. Continental breakfast, snack and cold drinks will be served throughout the day. Snorkel gear provided. This trip will be the highlight of your vacation. Departs daily from slip 8 Lahaina Harbor. Whale Watching tours from December through April from Maui Hawaii.

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Whale watching

Had a great morning with Sam and Serena! Booked a two hour whale watching tour and they took us right up close to a group of 5 active males. Got lots of great photos and really... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great morning with Sam and Serena! Booked a two hour whale watching tour and they took us right up close to a group of 5 active males. Got lots of great photos and really enjoyed our time! Thanks for being so awesome, and thanks for the memories. Love from the Montana crew.

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Thank Kali S
Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time whale watching and this was by far the most amazing experience I could have imagined!!! Capt Jeff and Rhianna were the BEST!!! Not even five minutes out and we had 4 right under our boat. Very rare to be 'mugged' which meant they kept coming towards the boat. So natural and beautiful. My kids comment was "It was... More 

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Thank rsxton
Redwood City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stephanie and Amanda were a great team expertly navigating the pass, finding whales and good snorkling while keeping us entertained. Loved being out on the water and so close to the whales. Great day.

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Edison, New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This happened on Jan 13 2017 , 10 am trip. Me and my wife checked in at 9 am, then boarded the boat with other customers at 10 am.The employee at the booth was kind enough to give us a 10% discount coupon for a local restaurant ( It's because of this act of kindness I'm not giving this place... More 

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Solano County
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took my 3 teens on this experience and it was amazing. Sean was an awesome narrator and story teller. He shared his life experience stories, his expertise in this industry and his passion for ocean life. I will take this whale watching company every time I return to Maui. We had a great time and saw lots of whales.... More 

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Thank Angela0401
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Serina and Sam were the best crew on the raft. We had done 2 other whale watching trips and did not see much whale action. The minute Sam turned the engine off the action was non stop. She had taken us to a part of the water the other didn't and whales were all over. My husband was able to... More 

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Coulee City, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the 7:30 whale watching tour this morning with Jeff as our captain. The winds were calm, and we saw many fin slaps, breaches, and tails. There was a naturalist on board sharing great information, and the boat was quite uncrowded, so we had plenty of room to move around and see all the whale action. It was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was one of the best excursions we've done. The crew were so friendly and happy to answer questions and seemed as excited about the whales as we were. The boat was great, as it was a smaller group than other tours we saw that day where there were lots of people crammed onto large boats. Everyone on the raft... More 

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Verona, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Within 15 mins of taking off from the dock on a 7:30am whale watching excursion, a whale put on a show. Also saw males fighting over a female and it was great to be so close to nature. Jeff and Rihanna were great! They really care about the whales, gave us great history and insight in to their migration patterns... More 

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Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

Thank you for the glowing recomendation and also for taking the time to leave us a review. We are a small business and word of mouth is so valuable to us. Sounds like you saw a variety of whale behaviors, those competition pods can be pretty exciting! I will pass along the compliment to Jeff and Rihanna, they are a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We traveled in a group of four at 8:00 am to Lanai. We got very luucky to only have 6 people on the boat (including us). We saw a baby and mother whale swim right by us and them swim under the boat. After that we got closer to Lanai and saw around 200 spinner dolphins. They chased the boat... More 

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Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting, responded to this review

Pinnacle is such a breathtaking snorkeling spot, so happy you got to experience it! This is a special time of year, many snorkeling tours end up encountering whales. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it means a lot! Aloha and Mahalo, Mark Robinson More 

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