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One Ritz-Carlton Drive, Kapalua, Maui, HI
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Whale Watching

If you are in the area then you must go on this , we saw several baby whales with there mums , trip... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
fwoodhead
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Loco and Moco

The exhibit was much better when the 2 pigs moco and loco were there. we watched them grow from... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
Mary K
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

If you are in the area then you must go on this , we saw several baby whales with there mums , trip well organised and very professional.

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Reviewed 11 March 2017

The exhibit was much better when the 2 pigs moco and loco were there. we watched them grow from little piglets to adult pigs. Could they bring 2 more piglets back? It was fun to keep coming back and wathching them grow.More

Thank Mary K
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The Ritz Carlto... K, General Manager at Jean Michele Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Aloha Mary K – Thank you for your review and I’m pleased to hear that you enjoyed visiting Loco and Moco over the years. I’m happy to report that they were adopted by one of our Ladies and Gentlemen at the hotel that helped raise...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Take the whale watching tour! We saw dozens of whales including mother whale teaching her baby how to slap its tail. Katherine the naturalist accompanied the tour and was very informative.

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

By far the best outing we did while on the island! Catherine provided exceptional insight into the humpback whales and their relationship to the islands. Listening to them on the microphone was absolutely life changing - phenomenal! We had the chance to watch a mother...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Following a week of watching distant whale activity from our deck, we decided to give this whale watch and try. Small group, small boat, excellent naturalist... and plenty of whales

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Reviewed 28 April 2016

I think this is my favorite part of the Ritz! This commitment to ocean resources is something all hotels in Hawaii should have!

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We loved the smaller boat with fewer people. We had great sightings and a whale swam right under the boat (not that this is under their control but - it still made the trip fabulous :) We had some scheduling issues due to a mistake...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016

We came to Hawaii at this time of year to see the whales, and thanks to the Cousteau Center, we weren't disappointed. Our intrepid leader, Katherine, was very knowledgeable (she's a marine biologist) but also a great tour guide, answering all questions and solicitous to...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2016

Booked through the Ritz, did whale watching with a certified marine biologist on a good sized boat with about 15 other people. Great informative tour.

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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

The tour uses a 30 foot boat allowing for only 12 participants. We were guided by a naturalist and an experienced boat captain. They were able to put us in the middle of the whale activity. One pair came so close, I believe we could...More

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