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Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure

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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
+1 808-886-6666
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Early morning whale watch was a fabulous experience. Just minutes after taking off we saw whale... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jfox55
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San Tan Valley, Arizona
Excellent adventure

We took this trip out of Kawaihee this evening for the second time. It is on a very nice... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Santa Fe, NM
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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
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Reviewed yesterday

Early morning whale watch was a fabulous experience. Just minutes after taking off we saw whale tails and spouts. For nearly two hours we sighted whales all around us. The guide on board was excellent and was very knowledgeable about whales and the entire area....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took this trip out of Kawaihee this evening for the second time. It is on a very nice catamaran, with a crew of 4 or 5, good appetizers (wings, fruit, cheese, etc.), open bar, and not crowded (at least on Saturday, which is changeover...More

Thank NormanSantaFe
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great trip and crew! Saw whales and spinner dolphins and a double tail dive!! Perfect - amazing! Highly recommend!!

Thank Laure T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the whale watching tour on Feb. 16 at 8am. The staff and the crew were courteous, friendly, helpful, efficient and hospitable. The crew; particularly, the captains were very knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a number of sightings of baby whales, mama whales and...More

Thank OliveoylGahanna_hio
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Wake up with the Whales Cruise for the Trip Advisor Community (and us). We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the trip, your interactions with our crew, and most importantly got to see lots of...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We took the 10am a week ago. What a great experience. We hadn't even left the harbor when we came across a mama & her baby. They were so much fun to watch. We continued on to find 3 - 5 whales "fighting". Breaching, flippers,...More

Thank annhindert
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Signature Whale Watch Cruise for the Trip Advisor Community (and us). We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and got to see lots of Humpback action! We have to agree with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with Ocean Sports on a whale watch recently and had a great time. The crew was terrific and the person giving the commentary was very good. He had a good store of information. We saw a lot of whales, but only a couple...More

Thank betteskid
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and found our naturalist to be informative. Most of all though, we're happy you got a chance to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Aloha!!! My wife and our 4 year old Grandson went on the 10:00 AM Whale Watching Excursion on 01/31/2018. We had a good time and the crew was informative and polite. We have no problem recommending this excursion to others and would do it again...More

Thank Mozo
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Signature Whale Watch Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and your interactions with our crew. As a locally owned and operated company on the Big Island, we rely heavily...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As an experienced and avid whale watcher, I was happy to see so many whales including Mothers and Calves.More

Thank purmort
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thanks for reviewing your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise. We know there are a lot of Whale Watching options on the Big Island and we're honored you chose to join us to see all those Humpbacks! We look forward to sharing more adventures with...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the 10 am catamaran our of A-Bay on a cloudy Sat morning with a bit of chilly rain - but it was so worth it. We totally lucked out when a very nice whale breached 12+ times within 50 to 100 yds of the...More

Thank TimeshareQueen
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise. We're so happy to read that despite the drizzly weather, you enjoyed the trip and your interactions with our crew...and most importantly got to see a wide...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the Early the early boat wanting to kill some time. I didn't think 2 hours would be enough time to see many whales...boy was I wrong. Crew was great!More

Thank Donald T
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Thanks for reviewing your Wake up with the Whales Cruise for the Trip Advisor Community (and us). We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise and our crew, and most importantly, got to see a lot of Humpbacks! We know there are...More

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KCal74
20 March 2015|
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Response from HawaiiOceanSports | Property representative |
Whale Watch Season is our busiest season, so if you know you'd like to join us on a particular cruise on a particular day, making reservations in advance will help you lock in your cruise. We do have a 24 hour cancellation... More
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Nokey73
14 February 2015|
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Response from HawaiiOceanSports | Property representative |
Aloha, All of our catamarans are equipped with restrooms ("heads"). Our boat Alala has two heads that are accessible at cabin level. Manu Iwa also has two heads, though you do need to access them via a three step staircase... More
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WendeVictoriaBC
22 January 2015|
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Response from HawaiiOceanSports | Property representative |
Aloha -- November is actually a little early to see whales on the Kohala Coast. We officially begin our Whale Watch Season on December 1st. Usually we'll see our first whale sometime in late October or early November, but... More
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