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Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel

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675 Wharf St, Lahaina Harbor, Slip #17, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
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ULTIMATE is the Ultimate!!!

This is my 3rd year in a row to go with ULTIMATE. This year I just went this past Th/Fri sunrise... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Faith G
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Bend, United States
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Ultimate Whale Watch

Went out with Ben and Sergio and we had an experience of a lifetime. For nearly 90 minutes we had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brian M
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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The BEST small group ocean rafting tours since 1982, Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel invites you to snorkel Lanai with us, as well as share photographic, non-threatening close-encounters with Dolphins, Whales and Turtles! Our rafting vessels host less than 26 guests per trip, creating a fun and uncrowded experience with Maui's marine life! We offer two different Lanai snorkeling tours, 4.5 and 6.5 hours on the water! Our snorkeling tours include snacks and meals, gear and multiple snorkel stops where you will be able to spot a variety of marine life along with our most beloved ocean friends, the dolphins! From December through May, Humpback Whale encounters are guaranteed and the crystalline offshore waters frequently provide a passing subsurface eye-to-eye view as we host tours, photography session and research groups. Make a difference and experience one of the last remaining great migrations of the Animal Kingdom. Your ticket supports freeing of entangle whales, whale research and education on Maui! See you out on the water!
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675 Wharf St, Lahaina Harbor, Slip #17, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
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675 Wharf St, Lahaina Harbor, Slip #17, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1296
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is my 3rd year in a row to go with ULTIMATE. This year I just went this past Th/Fri sunrise 2-hour trips. LOTS of whales both mornings plus spectacular sunrises! Captain GABE and Naturalists Rachel and Sarah are all outstanding. This small-group zodiac is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went out with Ben and Sergio and we had an experience of a lifetime. For nearly 90 minutes we had whales around our boat. We took amazing pictures and videos the entire time. We’ve visited Maui for many years and have to say that Ultimate...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you Ultimate Whalewatch for an awesome trip! Did the 9am Whale Watch your with Captain Ben and Naturalist Kim! They were fun and gave it their all to provide us the best views of the whales! Saw pec slaps, rain blows 🐳🌈 and had...More

Thank Kristi D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Awesome time on the water with Ben and Sergio! Ben was extremely knowledgeable. They showed us a great time and LOTS of whales. The zodiak boat got us up close and personal. Probably won't ever be able to match this experience! WOW!

Thank fennell877
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful experience with Sergio and Ben. They did a great job getting us close to the whales and spinner dolphins! It was a lot of fun!

Thank jriordan04
Reviewed 4 days ago

Becca & Tiffany were our crew and they were a lot of fun, had great stories and funny-corny Whale jokes. The weather couldn't have been more marvelous and we saw so much activity, full body breaching, lots of tails, fins and a couple of tail...More

Thank Debra L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Absolutely one of the coolest things I've ever done. So glad we chose this company. All the people on the boat were amazing. All the other whale watchers were jealous of us.

Thank Krystin K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Extraordinary trip with Becca and Tiffany today. We enjoyed seeing a whale who had fun playing with our little boat for almost an hour. Such fun and really a once in a lifetime experience. They get out to the whales FAST and then you just...More

Thank Anne C
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Love that you got mugged (the only kind of mugging thats actually fun!)! lol Hope to see you next season!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sergio was our captain he was a great driver and a lot of fun. Amy was also onboard and was extremely knowledgeable about whales she answered all of our questions. We saw whales everywhere dozens of whales, majestic and spectacular. A whale even swam right...More

1  Thank cdt706
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Awesome! Stoked you had a fun close encounter with these amazing creatures and Sergio and Amy were great guides!! Mahalo!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Saw everything on our bucket list. We did the 4pm tour and ir was great. Would recommend and will be back next year with our grandchildren.

Thank jacquelinedE7464HT
_Team_Ultimate_, Manager at Ultimate Whale Watch & Snorkel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Yay! Hope the grandkids have fun next year and so glad you did this season!

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Sam S
3 December 2017|
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Response from _Team_Ultimate_ | Property representative |
Whale activity does not change during time of day so you could see them all day long! Sometimes the weather can change- this is really hard to predict being in the Pacific but we will cancel trips if the weather is poor and... More
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Mimi201
2 November 2017|
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Response from _Team_Ultimate_ | Property representative |
Our main vessel Wahine Kai has a restroom you can use, and please if you need to communicate it with the Captain/Crew, the other two smaller vessels do not have restrooms onboard. Mahalo!
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Nisha N
25 April 2017|
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Response from _Team_Ultimate_ | Property representative |
Aloha, We see dolphins 95% of the time on our Lanai Snorkel trips- Both Molokini and Lanai would be good to visit in May, Lanai does offer more snorkeling spots with more marine life and less crowds due to its location.
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