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Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure

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Reviewed yesterday

We had a beautiful whale watching adventure with Jeff, the whale expert, and Sterlin, who makes a great bloody Mary! The boat is a smooth ride and we saw several whales. One very close to the boat so they put in the under water sound...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PLILLIBRIDGE
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked this excursion after finding it through hawaiidiscount.com and saved a good bit, but I’d have definitely paid full price for this as well. The entire experience was great! The crew and captain were friendly, informative and fun. Seeing the whales was a dream...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank fegan14
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband took me out on a sunset cruise for my birthday last night. It was the most beautiful & experiences ever! The crew on the boat was very welcoming, kind & informative. They served us drinks & a delicious snack, which was: meat &...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Missy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat took us to the perfect spots to observe the whales. The whales were a sight to see. The crew took very good care of all us us. They provided beverages continually. This is a great company.More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Patti W
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Whale Watch Cruise for the Trip Advisor Community (and us). We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruise, the service provided by our crew, and most importantly, got to see Humpbacks! As...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the second time we went with this group and we were not disappointed again! Great crew, great explanation of whales and other wildlife of the area. And we saw some fantastic whales breaching and showing off their amazing tails. The company does not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MinervaPercy
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide feedback about your Whale Watch Cruise to the Trip Advisor Community (and us). We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the trip, felt comfortable and safe, and most importantly, got to see Humpbacks! We know there...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot believe the utter rudeness and disgusting behavior of employees and staff of this company. I spent over 2000$ on tours with this company and the company tried to refuse transportation back to hotel (which was paid for and I showed the email) they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cnilan1
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, We're so sorry to read this review. We've corresponded directly with you when you emailed us about your feelings.. We've also refunded your fares for the Sunset Cruise. In addition, our General Manager has personally investigated the situation with the driver -- and several...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ocean Sports has great, great people. JoAnn in office is so very accommodating. Captains Jeff, Mike, and the others very very nice and informative. The catamarans are terrific. Very safe, and the info re whales is very helpful. Loved it, loved it, loved it! Took...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gary W
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Gary, Thanks for taking the time to provide the Trip Advisor Community (and us) with feedback about your Whale Watch Cruises. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed all of your trips, and that you found our boat crew and land staff to...More

Reviewed December 10, 2018

We arrived at the shop and were greeted by friendly staff prior to being transported by bus to the boat. The sea was beautifully calm and the crew were very knowledgeable, but unfortunately we could only hear bits of the informative commentary. We did not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank elizabethdD946EE
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Aloha, Thanks for taking the tie to review your Whale Watch Cruise for the Trip Advisor Community (and us). We're sorry you didn't get to see any Humpbacks so early in the season (though dolphins are always a treat to see) -- and you're absolutely...More

Reviewed December 1, 2018

Captain Will and his friendly crew went far beyond what we expected. What a great day we had on the water! They fed us all with a nice lunch and even beer! We all felt safe and thoroughly looked after all day. I highly recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank greg h
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2018

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide the Trip Advisor Community (and us) with feedback about your Snorkel Adventure Cruise. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the trip, our complimentary lunch and tropical bar, and your interactions with Captain Will and his...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Both locations for their whale watches are excellent. I go every year, and often more than once. Well run, knowledgable staff, and they know just how to find whales. I highly recommend this adventure!More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Corrine T
HawaiiOceanSports, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Sports Whale Watch Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Aloha, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your Ocean Sports Whale Watch Cruises. We're so happy to read that you enjoyed the cruises and we appreciate your kind words about our crew...and your recommendation! We know there are a lot...More

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KCal74
March 19, 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
February 13, 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
January 22, 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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