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Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure

#3 of 14 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Waikoloa Features Animals
69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
+1 808-886-6666
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Saw a lot of whales!

Reservation was handled very professionally, follow up email and phone call to verify reservation... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
bicyclist2
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simi valley
Whale watch

The crew was fun and informative! We learned a lot about humpback whale behaviors as wel as viewed... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Marie C
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69-275 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738-5711
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Reservation was handled very professionally, follow up email and phone call to verify reservation and driving directions. They ask you to arrive 30 minutes ahead of leaving which worked GREAT, we actually left the dock 10 minutes early because everyone had followed directions and was...More

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise for the Trip Advisor community. We're very happy to read that you enjoyed the entire experience and got to see a lot of Humpbacks! We also appreciate that you commented about...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

The crew was fun and informative! We learned a lot about humpback whale behaviors as wel as viewed many of those behaviors. The boat was clean and well maintained. Great trip!More

Thank Marie C
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise. We're happy to read you enjoyed the trip and the boat, and got to learn about and see Humpbacks! We hope we'll get to share another adventure or two...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

I'm sure this biz, and their reviews are reliant on finding whales. We had so much fun on this trip even if we hadn't seen any whales. We had a great time meeting and talking to other travelers and the views were beautiful. The crew...More

Thank Kyle M
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Ocean Sport Whale Watch Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the trip and your interactions with our crew, and despite mentioning that you would have fun even without whales...we're happy you got to...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

Every step of the way, this was our best Whale Watching experience. The van picked us up right on time at our time share and took us to the beach where we walked a very short distance and received our boarding tickets. A small boat...More

Thank jfox55
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

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, your interactions with our crew (both on land and on sea) and most importantly, got to see a...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

15 months later, I'm back. My fluke was honored and I upgraded to the sunset whale watch booze cruise. Saw, very quickly, a few tail fins, flippers, and tops of the whale and her baby. I'm not standing with camera ready, so sit back, drink,...More

Thank MIZT13
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Whales and Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're sorry you didn't get to see any whales the last time you were out with us, but we're glad you decided to try again and this...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We had unbelievable luck and saw more whales and had the best crew. Our purchase, check in, boarding and trip were all by people that were a pleasure to be around. The boat was clean and prepared. The information about whales and their environment was...More

Thank Kktad
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the boat, the cruise, your interactions with our crew (on land and sea), and most importantly, got to see the Humpbacks!...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We took the whale watching tour this week and we had a great time. The Captain and the crew were incredibly knowledgable, friendly and helpful. They made us a great deli style lunch while we were watching the whales. The drink selection is wonderful. I...More

Thank spalla67
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, and your interactions with our Captain and Crew. From the description you provided in your review, we're thinking that you joined...More

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We chose the sunset cocktail whale watching tour. What a fun ride with nice people. The boat has an interior seating area with a few tables as well as a front and aft area to sit. I found a nice padded area in the aft...More

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to review your Ocean Sports Whales and Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, your interactions with Captain Kimo and the boat crew, and had a fun and informative ride with our...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

The bus picked us up from our hotel, and then proceeded to stop at every other hotel north of Waikoloa to pick up more guests. If that would bother you, take your own car to Hawaiekae, where the boat left from on this night. It...More

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HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us (and the Trip Advisor) Community with such detailed feedback about your Whales and Cocktails at Sunset Cruise. We're delighted to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the menu, our complimentary bar, and most importantly got to...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We took the 8am Whale Watching trip and have to say what a fabulous experience it was. Really friendly and knowledgable crew. Plentiful drinks and snacks are supplied. On our trip we were treated to lots of Whale activity including listening to the Whales communicating...More

Thank Adam T
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your Ocean Sports Wake up with the Whales Cruise. We're happy to read that you enjoyed the trip, the commentary provided by the crew, and most importantly, got to see (and hear) the humpbacks!...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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