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Maui Whale Watch Cruise

Catch an exciting peek at the underwater world with this 2-hour whale-watching cruise in Maui. Your excursion includes narration from your captain and crew, as you learn more about these majestic creatures. Enjoy stunning views and photo opportunities while traveling along Maui’s exquisite coastline. Your family-friendly cruise comes with a guarantee that you’ll spot a whale during your adventure.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Oahu Catamaran Cruise: Wildlife, Snorkeling and Hawaiian Buffet

Sail on a catamaran down Oahu's western coast during this 3.5-hour cruise from Ko Olina. Glide through the unspoiled waters on this side of the island in search of dolphins and whales, then dive in for a snorkeling experience in a hidden local spot rich with marine life. Enjoy a Hawaiian buffet, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, before heading back to shore. Choose from three daily departure times. Round-trip transportation from select Oahu hotels is included.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Lanai Island Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise from Maui

Leave the busy streets of Lahaina splashing behind in your wake, as you cross the channel to snorkel the crystal clear waters off of Lanai.  During this Maui snorkeling tour, spend 45 minutes motoring towards the isolated coast of Lanai, where sea turtles, fish, and occasionally dolphins swim circles above the reef. Once tied to a mooring off eastern Lanai, splash down the water slide that leads from the boat to the turquoise waters below, and enjoy a hot, BBQ lunch on the leisurely cruise back to Maui.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Oahu Whale-Watching Excursion

Go whale-watching off the coast of Oahu on this excursion from Waikiki or Ko Olina. During the months from December to May, pods of humpback whales migrate through Hawaii's warm waters, and this tour guarantees whale sightings. With a small group of people, watch the gentle giants swim, feed, breach and play around your boat. In the rare event that you don't see any whales, you will be allowed to do the tour again for free. Snacks and round-trip transportation from Waikiki hotels are included.
  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 hrs
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  • Duration: 1.5 to 2 hrs
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Waianae Coast Snorkel Cruise with Dolphin and Seasonal Whale Watching from Oahu

Snorkel and swim with spinner dolphins off the west shore of Oahu during this full-day excursion. Sail up the Waianae Coast, then hop in the water to commune with green sea turtles, schools of tropical fish and dolphins. From January to March, you may get an up-close look at the migrating humpback whales. All necessary snorkel gear, lunch after the cruise and round-trip hotel transportation from Waikiki hotels are provided.
  • Duration: 2 days 17 hours
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  • Duration: 2 days 17 hours
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Whalewatch Sail Lahaina

Keep watch for humpback whales during this top-rated 2-hour sailing catamaran cruise from Lahaina Harbor. Whether it’s aggressive males competing for mates, mothers calving or listening to whales sing underwater, you never know what this adventure will bring. Certified marine naturalists and marine biologists provide insight into the physiology and behavior of the whales — which you are guaranteed to see. Enjoy snacks and drinks on board.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Zodiac Raft Whale Watching Adventure

Winter is the most exciting time to be out on the water in Hawaii, as it’s the time of year when thousands of migrating humpback whales visit the islands. On this exciting Big Island whale watching tour, experience the thrill of traveling aboard a high-speed raft, and then seeing a whale swimming just in front of the boat. Though the boat will obey the federal laws and not approach within 100 feet (30 meters), it isn’t uncommon for the whale to decide to swim up under the boat!
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whales and Cocktails Cruise at Sunset from Kawaihae

This 2-hour evening tour allows you to sip cocktails aboard a catamaran while searching for whales during the Hawaiian sunset. Learn about humpback whale biology and behavior from your naturalist guide while you munch on cold and hot appetizers.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Whale-Watching Cruise from Oahu with Optional Breakfast or Lunch

Spot the majestic flips and dives of humpbacks on a 2-hour whale-watching cruise from Waikiki. Take photos of these incredible mammals from the vessel’s four viewing decks, along with other sea creatures that may pop up, such as Hawaiian spinner dolphins, sea turtles and porpoises. Enjoy cultural activities on board while the Kahala Gold Coast and Diamond Head appear in the distance. Upgrade to include a delicious buffet meal with your cruise and hotel pickup and drop-off.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Luxury Dolphin Sail and Kona Snorkel

Take the ultimate snorkeling and sailing trip along the Kona Coast during this 4-hour luxury yacht trip with a small group. Explore the stunning beaches and bays of the Big Island aboard a high-end boat, stopping at top snorkel sites and spotting marine life like dolphins, turtles, and whales. Unlimited refreshments, plus snorkel gear and a tasty picnic- or bento-style lunch are also included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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USD420.77
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Whale Watching from Ma'alaea Harbor

Experience the magic of whale watching off the coast of Maui with this incredible tour from Ma'alaea Harbor. Spend two-hours cruising the waters with a team of certified marine naturalists and listen in as they unlock the secretes of humpback whales. You'll have the chance to hear whale songs through underwater hydrophones and learn about interactions between these giant marine mammals. Travelers are guaranteed to see whales on this is a once-in-a-lifetime tour or the next trip is free.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Zodiac Raft and Snorkel Adventure

Splash into the crystal-clear waters of Kealakekua Bay on this Big Island snorkeling adventure! Dart in and out of sea caves and explore the gorgeous Kona coastline in an agile Zodiac raft. Snorkel among colorful tropical fish, and keep an eye out for other marine life like whales, dolphins and sea turtles. Along the way, learn about the island’s geologic history and local legends from your expert guide, and see the spot where Captain Cook first landed in Hawaii.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Whale Watch Adventure

Greatly increase your chances of seeing humpback whales in the wild on this whale-watching trip to the Pailolo Channel off the West Maui coast. In a small boat—in the company of guides with deep knowledge of whale behavior in these waters—get as close as respectfully possible to the gentle giants. To make the experience even more magical, listen to whale songs through the boat's high performance Hydrophone audio system.
  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
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Whale Watching from Lahaina Harbor

Don’t miss one of the most popular whale-watching tours in Maui! This 2-hour catamaran cruise takes you from the historic Lahaina Harbor out to waters home to humpback whales. Using underwater hydrophones, listen to them sing, and watch males compete for mates or mother whales calving — you never know you might see on this adventure that guarantees whale sightings. Enjoy the views from the open upper deck or the shaded cabins below, and hear informative commentary from naturalist-guides on board. This family-friendly outing includes a Naturalist Program for kids.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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3-Hour Whale Watch Discovery Raft Tour

Migrating humpback whales call Kauai home during mating season. This half-day narrated tour takes you to prime whale territory, where you can watch these magnificent animals leap and dive. You’ll also be able to listen to their songs with an underwater hydrophone. The tour, which leaves from and returns to Port Allen, also includes snacks and beverages. Often, tour goers can see sea turtles and dolphins, too.  
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Kealakekua Bay Snorkel and Wild Dolphin Swim

Swim in the area known for dolphins in the wild and snorkel Kealakekua Bay Reserve with a half-day experience on the Kona Coast. Search for spinner dolphins in Keauhou Bay, and slip into the water to see them in their natural environment. Explore the sea caves along the Kona Coast then experience one of Hawaii’s best snorkeling spots; float above brilliant reefs that shelter a thriving population of fish, turtles and rays. Enjoy the personal experience of a small-group tour with an environmental focus so you (and the dolphins) can spend the day hassle-free.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Leeward Coast Dolphin and Snorkel Half-Day Cruise

Sail along the Leeward Coast of Oahu on this morning cruise. Snorkel with an expert guide and watch for spinner dolphins on this family-friendly adventure off the scenic southwestern coast of the island. This 3-hour excursion, complete with spectacular scenery and fun water activities includes breakfast, lunch and optional round-trip transportation from Oahu hotels
  • Duration: 3 hours
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USD140.24
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Guaranteed Whale Watch in Kona

Go on a whale-watching adventure on this 2.5-hour cruise in Kailua-Kona. Board a 48-foot (15-meter) Delta boat in Honokohau Harbor, and set sail on the water to try and spot whales in their natural habitat. Keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales, pilot whales, and false killer whales, which all might make an appearance during your cruise.  
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Wake Up With the Whales Cruise

Wake up for a morning whale-watching cruise when the ocean is most likely to be calm and conditions ideal for spotting humpback whales. Accompanied by an experienced captain and a naturist guide, set out from Anaeho'omalu Bay to look for humpback whales from the decks of the stable catamaran. Your crew serves up hot Kona coffee, tropical juices and snacks for you to enjoy on board. Whale sightings are guaranteed — if your guide doesn’t spot whales, you get to come back for a complimentary tour.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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USD106.10
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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2-Hour Maui Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise

The west coast of Maui Island is one of the best places for whale watching in Hawaii and this 2-hour cruise ensures you maximize your chances of a sighting. Set sail from Maalaea Harbor aboard a high-speed catamaran, admire magnificent views along the coast, and look out for humpback whales in their natural environment.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Oahu Dolphin-Watching Cruise with Optional Lunch

On this two-hour Oahu eco-tour, explore the shoreline of Oahu’s western coast in search of Hawaiian spinner dolphins. In addition to the pods of playful dolphins that leap and spin in the air, there’s also the chance you’ll find Bottlenose dolphins, spotted dolphins, and whales (December-April). Dolphin sightings are guaranteed, and select the lunch option for the chance to build your own burger from the BBQ lunch station aboard the boat. A fun outing for the entire family!
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft

Spot humpbacks as they travel through Maui’s warm waters on this 1.5-hour whale-watching excursion. Hop aboard a sturdy raft in Kihei with an expert naturalist as your guide, and jet to the southern coastline, which hosts one of the highest whale populations in Hawaii. Your guide will provide commentary about these fascinating creatures as you see them spout and slap the water. To keep this whale-watching tour intimate, your group is limited to 24 people.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Wild Dolphin And Reef Snorkel

From the moment you see their silvery backs appear in the cobalt waters, to the moment you're swimming right alongside and hearing their high pitched clicks, there's an enchanting rush of tropical adrenaline that accompanies swimming with dolphins. Here off the Kona coast of the Big Island, Hawaiian Spinner dolphins are year round residents that ply the volcanic shore, and this tour offers local, professional captains who know where to look to find them. In addition to watching and swimming with dolphins, you'll also snorkel with tropical fish in some of Hawaii's clearest water, before returning back to shore in Kona with an experience you'll never forget.
  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hrs
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USD89.00
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  • Duration: 3 to 3.5 hrs
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Whale Watch Ocean Exploration

Come catch a glimpse of Hawai‘i’s gentle giants and winter visitor, the Humpback Whale! After a nonstop 6-8 week and 6,000 mile migration from Alaska, approximately 12,000 North Pacific Humpbacks arrive in the Hawaiian Islands every year around mid December for a season of mating, birthing, and nurturing their newborn calves. This annual migration is one of the longest of any mammal, and brings magic to the Hawaiian Islands each winter. Venture out of Hilo’s breakwall in search of these majestic creatures for an up close and personal, once in a lifetime experience! Our tours allow a maximum of 6 guests.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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