Dolphin & whale watching in Maui

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Dolphin & Whale Watching in Maui

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4 hours
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4–5 hours
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2 hours
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4 hours
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4 hours
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4 hours
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2–3 hours
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2 hours
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  • Stewart I
    Ogden, UT1 contribution
    A fantastic morning out with our entire family including grandparents and two kids ages 5 and 3 years old!! Cannot recommend enough not only for the snorkeling but the attention to detail and service provided from beginning to the end of our trip. We also saw whales! Highly recommended!!! This group does not disappoint!
    Written November 21, 2022
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  • manav p
    1 contribution
    Amazing experience. The crew was very helpful, especially since my wife doesn't know how to swim. They made sure that she felt safe all the time. The caption took us to a different spot for turtle watching (not the standard turtle town) and it was indeed really pretty. Personally i felt it was a better spot than molokini. We saw plenty of different kinds of fishes and swam with turtles on this trip!
    Written November 30, 2022
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  • BackPacker515263
    8 contributions
    Had a great time. The snorkeling was great. Saw a couple whales from a distance and a few dolphins close up. Chris and Sara were very helpful - guiding us through the whole experience. Thanks!
    Written December 5, 2022
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  • Roger
    2 contributions
    Excellent whale watching tour, launching right from Kaanapali Beach (by Whaler's Village).

    These folks have cool gear also but don't advertise it! Ask!

    Very, very nice crew, good drinks, fantastic time.
    Written April 8, 2022
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  • Kathleen M
    5 contributions
    We took a party of 10 out on the boat and had such a great time! The kids used the slide and the second story platform to get into the water which they loved!! The snorkel spot was clear and full of fish! And we saw humpback whales and spinner dolphins on the way to and from the snorkel site! Overall, we had a fantastic time!!
    Written December 4, 2022
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  • Daniel
    1 contribution
    This tour is great! We went in early December and the staff were super friendly, knowledgeable, and very attentive. We were able to see whales, a bunch of sea turtles, and a lot of other sea life. Highly recommend!
    Written December 4, 2022
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  • Jeff P
    2 contributions
    We went out the morning of December first knowing it was a little early for whale season. What an amazing day we had, plenty of whales, great photos, smooth ride, great crew, absolutely fantastic! We went out on the Ocean Spirit Cat which I highly recommend.
    Written December 3, 2022
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  • Ginny L
    Falls Church, VA12 contributions
    We chose the afternoon Four Winds II Coral Garden Snorkel (3 hour) and are SO glad we did! The staff was friendly and knowledgable. They interacted with all guests (including the kids). Coral Gardens was an unexpected large reef with a huge variety of fish. The provided snorkel gear was in great shape and they provided floatation belts, for those who needed them.

    The day's events:
    - 1-1:30pm Check-in. Place BBQ/lunch order.
    - 1:30pm Pull back from harbor, greeted by staff, photographer, and SNUBA instructor. The photographer has several underwater cameras (of good quality) and GoPros available for rent. The photos are transferred to your device at the end of the charter. The price was reasonable to rent and the photographer was friendly (not-pushy).
    - The staff provides each person with appropriately sized equipment and a quick lesson, for first-timers.
    - The trip to Coral Gardens is fairly quick and a beautiful view of Maui's blue waters. We even saw some flying fish on the way.
    - Once anchored, you have at least 60-90 mins to snorkel. The staff and photographer are present but not intrusive. Safety was definitely priority.
    - There is a slide on board should you want to do that.
    - All the while lunch is prepared. Burgers, hot dogs, grilled chicken, chips, soft drinks, wine, beer, etc. are all available once back on board.
    - There are two bathrooms on board.
    - The ride back to the harbor is slow and steady.
    - The photographer provides you with an ipad to review the images you've taken and uploads the images to your device. You have the option to purchase the professional photographer images at an additional fee, including the ones he takes of you while you're swimming.
    - Again, the staff is friendly and helpful.

    For a fairly "quick" few hours, we feel that the trip is a must-do! We had a wonderful time and would highly recommend it. Our kids (7 and 12) said it was their favorite part of our time in Maui!
    Written November 11, 2022
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  • ciminoadventures
    17 contributions
    After coming to Hawaii off and on over 17 years this tour was the best. First the boat was not large and only held a max of 35 people. Second starting off with a great crew put you in a great frame of mind. Finally the three spots for snorkeling was outstanding. The last one had over 15 turtles with many swimming up for air right near you. In addition we had 2 stops with dolphins all around us. The crew was outstanding and the drinks/food was great. We highly recommend this tour and the company.
    Written November 28, 2022
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  • Michael H
    1 contribution
    We saw whales, dolphins, flying fish, and had a great time with an awesome crew on the Quicksilver. Our 3 kids had a fun time snorkeling and we would definitely recommend this trip for anyone coming to Maui.
    Written December 6, 2022
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  • Michelle R
    1 contribution
    It was a very nice trip with Emma and Casey. Both had lots of interesting Information about whales and we saw two. :)
    Written December 4, 2022
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  • Alison G
    2 contributions
    Wonderful time! Beautiful views, small group. My teenage daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed this experience. We saw several whales, many dolphins and two different kinds, and flying fish. Knowledgeable, accommodating, and courteous staff.
    Written April 12, 2022
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  • WBD
    St. Michaels, MD3 contributions
    Captain Steve and Zoe were incredible!
    Every detail was delivered.
    It was a beautiful experience.
    Highly recommend!
    Written November 3, 2022
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  • Donna H
    Ocean City, NJ62 contributions
    The captain was fabulous—told stories, educated us as to how/where to watch for whales & while waiting he told us of surrounding islands! Saw 3 whales up close & a dolphin; several whales spotted in distance. Well done!
    I wouldn’t recommend for young kids who can’t be still & wait…because you just don’t know if you’ll actually see any whales…a 3 & 5 yo were bored. But we loved it😍🐳🐬
    Written December 2, 2022
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  • beth b
    Jasper, GA7 contributions
    Very nice experience. It was a group of 11 so nice to avoid the crowds. We saw spinner dolphins! The captain and mate were very knowledgeable. Only suggestion I have is to let customers know they must be barefoot on the boat. I would have worn flip flop sandals for ease of putting on after the trip.
    Great time!
    Written November 17, 2022
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