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Hackshaw's Boat Charters

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  • Poor3%
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“whale watching”(53 reviews)
“pilot whales”(41 reviews)
“limited edition”(23 reviews)
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Hackshaw's Boats is the premier charter boat operation in St. Lucia. We offer the very best in, Private Tours, Speed Boat Tours, Sports Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Whale Watching, Day Cruises, Sunset Cruises and Inter Island charters. We operate a...more
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Seraphine Rd | Vigie Marina, Castries, St. Lucia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 11, 2015

We have just returned from two trips back to back 10/2/15. We used two different boats and both were really excellent - amongst some of the best we have been on for whale watching, with good height, forward viewing, plenty of space and good stability....More

3  Thank Tom B
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2015

Hi Tom B, Thank you very much for the great review. I am so glad you had the sightings, I know you really wanted to see the Fraser Dolphin and you did! We do try to keep our boats in not only safe but also...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment! We arrived well in advance of our private family boat tour. A call was made to Hackshaw and we were told pickup would be on time at 12:15. We waited and waited...12:30 and called again... they were on their way. We waited...More

4  Thank Onnov8
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2017

Hi Sheree C and Onnov8, I am replying to both of you as you are one and the same group. Thank you for your feedback, however, the information given by the two of you is incorrect, i will reply to both of your comments so...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing experience to see Dolphins and Pilot Whales in their own natural habitat, doing what they do best. We were told from the get go that there is a 80% chance of seeing the mammals, but we saw a few pods. The experience...More

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Reviewed yesterday

All expectations were managed on this trip and we knew that seeing dolphins or whales was not guaranteed and even if we didnt the trip along the coast of Saint Lucia even to get a sight of the Pitons and Marigot bay were so worth...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a wet and miserable day we weren’t convinced that we would see any whales or dolphins. How wrong we were!! No more than 15 minutes from shore and we had spotted 4 whales and the boat got really close to these lovely mammals. After...More

Thank RobboSnr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4 hour tour of the water...saw NO whales or dolphins...i realize mother nature cant be controlled but what a waste....food and drink on the boat was crap....never recommend thisMore

Thank worktrainrat
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi worktrainrat, Thank you very much for your review, we are sorry you did not get to see the whales but as you mentioned this cant be guaranteed, thank you for understanding. We are also sorry you did not enjoy the complimentary coke, sprite, rum...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely boat trip & friendly staff who were very helpful with my Daughter who had hurt her knee the day before. We saw no whales but plenty of dolphin, so it was a successful excursion. Would recommend.More

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

Hi bcoles540634, Thank you for your review and we hope your daughter is doing better. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and got to see the Dolphin, they are always fun to watch. Thank you for complimenting the crew, they appreciate it! We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had an awesome time whale and dolphin watching ......we saw quite a few of both. The staff and captain were very friendly and have quite a bit of information on the species we saw. We would do it again.

Thank Tyler S
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tyler S, Tahnsk you for your review, we are glad you and your famiuly enjioyed your selof out with us, and that yiou had good sightings! We hope you join us sometime soon again, Chris

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We can't enough positive things about this trip. The crew was AMAZING and very attentive to our needs. The island and scenery was breath taking. We will remember this tour for the rest of our lives.More

Thank Kim H
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Kim H, Thank you very much for the amazing review. We are very glad you enjoyed yourself pout on tjhe Bandit Speedboat, it was a pleasure having you on board wiyth us, and we hope you enjoyed the rrest of your cruise. Have fun...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

It was wonderful, drinks were great, day was beautiful and perfect and the views were endless!! We even got a nice tour around Marigot Bay, it was majestic! We got to see so many whales too! 😍 I would recommend this to anyone! Do it...More

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Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi brittanythenry02, thank you for your great review, swe are very glad you enjoyed yourself out with us. You wee3 out on our double deck catamaran called Partyu Hack! If you have any picvtutres you would likie to share you can post them on our...More

Reviewed October 7, 2018

I can’t say enough about how excellent our excursion to the Pitons was. This private charter was organized through the Destinstion Concierge on Celebrity Equinox. There were 12 guests in total. We first went to see some Pilot Whales which was amazing and unexpected. We...More

Thank HEATHER6
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi HEATHER6, We are glad you had sucha good time out with us. You werere on board our Bandit Speedboat. Hilde at your concierge, was vewry helpfull in making sure we knew what you guys wanted to do, and we did our berst to please....More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Booked the tour through the hotel, when we arrived we were greeted and shown to the boat, we waited for about 20 minutes to set off, whilst we were travelling the guide spoke to us about what we may see and also told us that...More

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Thank williamgordon1989
Kiffa75, General Manager at Hackshaw's Boat Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi williamgordon1989, Thank you for your great review. We are glad you had a good time out on our Whale and Dolphin Watch Safari. The Dolphin is always fun to see, and we love them. We are sorry you did not get to see the...More

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palmerp
July 20, 2018|
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Response from Kiffa75 | Property representative |
Hi palmerp, thanks for your inquiry. For inshore fishing, the option we have is our reef bottom fishing. We do have a tour going out on the 2nd at 1 pm. The other type of fishing we offer is offshore deep sea Trolling. If... More
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Heather W
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Kiffa75 | Property representative |
Hi Heather W, we offer group half day charters but a full day would have to be a private trip. You can email us, and we will send you all the information.
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Joseph D
June 1, 2017|
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Response from Kiffa75 | Property representative |
Hi Joseph, How are you, Sure we can do some fsihing. We expect at that time Wahoo, Dorado and some Blue Marlin. We do offer group half day trips. We are located in the Vigie marina, which is over an hour drive up. You can... More
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