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Itinerary
After pickup from your Castries-area hotel, head to the marina to board the boat for your whale and dolphin spotting experience! It has been reported that excess of 25 varieties of these magnificent mammals have been spotted in our waters, each bearing its own unique fascination. Watching the whales and dolphins in their natural habitat is surely a magical and unforgettable experience!

The most frequently sighted of the whales are the, Sperm (45ft), the Pilot (20ft) and the Humpback (60ft) whales. On rare occasions, you may even get to see an Orca (Killer Whale 30ft). In addition to whale sightings, you will also have the opportunity to see dolphins swimming through the crystal-clear Caribbean waters - sometimes up to 150 at a time. They dazzle and hypnotize us with their spectacular and lively antics.

Your captain for the day will take you out on the water in search of the mammals, and you'll pass quaint fishing villages along the way. While taking in the beautiful sites, enjoy complimentary coffee, tea,soft drinks, mineral water, rum punch and light snacks.
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Hackshaw's Boat Charters
Overview
Go whale watching off the coast of St Lucia during this 3-hour cruise. With your friendly captain, pass quaint fishing villages perched on the shore on the way out to deeper waters. Look for sperm whales (45ft/14m), pilot whales (20ft/6m) and humpback whales (60ft/18m). View pods of dolphins, sometimes up to 150 at a time, swimming and playing in the aquamarine waters. Complimentary light refreshments and snacks are available on board; beer is available for purchase. Round-trip transportation from Castries hotels is included.
Highlights
  • Search for whales off the coast of St Lucia
  • Travel with an experienced, knowledgeable local captain
  • See sperm whales, pilot whales, humpback whales and dolphins
  • Enjoy touring with a company that has an 85% sighting rate
  • Complimentary light snacks and refreshments included; beer is available for purchase onboard
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fun interesting and meningful activity!

This was My first trip to St Lucia. Im glad I also got to experience Dolphins and Whales irl on a close (yet safe :)) distance. Of course i didn't expect to see any animals at sea whatsoever since we simply do not have these...More

1  Thank ChristianN1208
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi ChristianN1208, Thahnk you very much for your review, we are very happy you enjoyed your self out with us, and that you got to see both Whales and Dolphin, they really are an amazing sight. We hope you visit St. Lucia sometime soon again,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Took a while, but dolphin pod was amazing

The cruise took about 3-3.5 hours in total and is billed as “whale and dolphin watching”. Of course, there’s no guarantee of seeing anything but the boat ride itself was really nice (sea was calm when we went). After much searching, we went alongside another...More

Thank Al H
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Al H, Thank you for your review, we are glad you had a good time even though the Dolphin gave us such a hard time to find! We do try to make this tour great value and fun with lovely scenery even though we...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018
soooo many dolphins!!!

from beginning to the end of the boat ride, the staff was great, refreshments were available (most came with the cost of the ride ), they gave a safety talk about the life vests.clean bathrooms. although we didn't see any whales, we did see several...More

1  Thank SpecialK2156
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi SpecialK2156, Thank you for your review, we are very glad you enjoyed your self and that the Dolphin came out to play, we love seeing them out in the wild where they should always be! We hope you enjoyed your stay in St. Lucia...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile
The Kids loved it!!

Thank you guys for the wonderful experience, we had a GREAT time and the kids loved it. They can't stop talking about it.More

Thank TheDrHarris
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi heDrHarris, Thank you for your review, we are happy you had a good time and even more so for the kids, it is also great to show them these fantastic mammals out in the wild, where they should be! We look forward to your...More

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Dont choose this excursion

took one hour to drive to supposed whale and dolphin location to see one small pilot whale and a few dolphins then took a whole hour coming back in. Terrible excursion that I would not do ever again. Save your moneyMore

Thank Mercedesdarlene
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi Mercedesdarlene, thank you for your review, we are glad you got to see the Dolphin and Short Fin Pilot Whales. They are always an amazing sight. We hope you enjoyed the scenic trip back to port along the West Coast, it is one of...More

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Response from TheDrHarris | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if the drop off and pick up times. We used a taxi go get back and forth to the marina. I'm sure if you contact them, they would have no problem getting you set up with transportation though.
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