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Hawaii Ocean Rafting

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Lahaina, HI, USA
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About Hawaii Ocean Rafting
This trip will be the highlight of your vacation! See dolphins, coral reefs, sea turtles, tropical fish, and more on this eco snorkel adventure. Departing daily from Lahaina. Intimate snorkeling and whale watching tours. Climb aboard our ocean rafts and spend the day snorkeling the crystal clear waters surrounding the islands of Maui and Lana’i. We encounter the Spinner Dolphins quite often on our excursions. We’ll spend time interacting with them as they frolic in the water. Skip the over-crowded snorkeling tours that can only take you to the well-known spots. Instead, opt for an ocean rafting adventure where we go to the hidden spots so you can snorkel Maui's pristine waters. Continental breakfast, snack and cold drinks served throughout the day. Snorkel gear provided. Departs daily from slip #8 Lahaina Harbor. Whale Watching tours from December through April from Maui, Hawaii.
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Up-Close Whale Watch Boat Tour from Lahaina

Get closer to migrating humpback whales on their winter journey past Maui on this whale-watching cruise abroad a zippy and nimble raft. Departing from Lahaina Harbor, quickly reach prime whale-spotting locations picked by an expert captain and crew. Bring your camera and prepare for one of nature’s greatest spectacles with a front-row seat to breaching, spouting, and tail-slapping.
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2 hours
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Half-Day Tour with Snorkeling Experience in Lahaina

With Hawaii Ocean Rafting we know how to show you an adventure! After almost 30 years of service we know how to make your vacation. Our crew are experts for any type of crowd, whether it be your first time snorkeling or you are a seasoned snorkeler! Our team is motivated to provide seclusion for our snorkel locations to give you the most personable experience. Everyone needs an adventure at least once! Hawaii Ocean Rafting would love to be the crew that provides the adventure!

We depart at 8:00 am for the neighbor island of Lanai. On this trip we visit 2-3 different and unique snorkel spots as well as dolphin watching opportunities. This experience will be aboard our ocean raft with our knowledgeable captain and crew! The trip includes a continental breakfast, small lunch, water, juice, and soda. We also provide all the gear and instruction you will need, including snorkels, fins and flotation!
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5 hours
from $117.95

2-Hour Private Speed Boat Tour from Lahaina

The Scarab, Shooting Star is one of the original Baywatch boats! Aboard the Scarab is not only unique because you feel like a star in Baywatch, but the opportunity to avoid the crowds on a smaller vessel that seats 6 people is quite special. The scarab is a smaller boat it has a lesser impact on the environment and gives you a better opportunity to see dolphins, turtles, and teaming fish because you are closer to the water.
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2 hours
from $817.48
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Crystal H wrote a review Yesterday
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Super knowledgeable crew! Not only are they full of great info but they are hilarious and kept us laughing. Our family had an amazing time and we got to see the mother and babies whales for majority of the time we were out there. They surpassed our expectations and made this trip way worth the money! We are booking another trip while we are here!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting
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Thank you so much for the wonderful review and 5 star rating! We are happy to know that we surpassed your expectations. We look forward to seeing you and your family back on a tour soon! Mahalo for joining us!
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riechern wrote a review Jan 18
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Amazing! We were no more than five feet from at least five whales, and saw breeches, dives, and fin slaps. My friend who lives on Maui has done ten whale watches and said this was by far the best he's ever seen. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting
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Aloha Riechern, Yes, the whale activity has been amazing these past few days! We are so happy to hear that you and your friend enjoyed your tour. Mahalo for joining us and we look forward to seeing you again when you return! Mahalo, Mark Robinson
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jet2maui wrote a review Jan 17
Wintersville, Ohio8 contributions2 helpful votes
Hawaii Ocean Rafting is a great company. This was our 4th ocean excursion with them, and they once again rocked it! This trip we did the Whale Watch with Joey and Lena, and they were fantastic! They had detailed knowledge on the whales, and went above and beyond to give us a great day. We got to see a lot of whales, 2 breaches in very close distance, pec slapping , tail diving, and even a baby whale. Hawaii Ocean Rafting has a great crew, and I highly recommend them to everyone. They are the only tour we will do on Maui.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Aloha Jet2maui, And wow what a wonderful review! Mahalo for the 5 star rating and calling attention to our amazing staff. We are delighted to hear that you had another amazing experience with our team. We look forward to seeing you again when you return! Mahalo, Mark Robinson
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K-Dudeman wrote a review Jan 17
Kent, Washington8 contributions
My buddy and I went for a whale watching tour with captain Sean (sp?) on 21-1-8 9:30am slot, and had a blast! We were fortunate to see a ton of humpback whales. Flukes, fins, and spouts very close to the raft. Breaches farther off the raft. Even had a number of whales swim right beside or under the raft!! The raft was awesome in that we were so close to the water and the whales. Sean was very knowledgeable about humpbacks and shared plenty of interesting facts and info about them during the tour. Highly recommend checking this out when in Lahaina!
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting
Responded 2 days ago
Mahalo for the wonderful review and rating! We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing time on our tour. Thank you for joining us and calling attention to our wonderful staff! We look forward to seeing you again when you return. Mahalo, Mark Robinson
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Rachel wrote a review Jan 16
San Diego, California12 contributions
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This is a must do when in Maui! We left from the Lahaina harbor and we saw soooo many cool things! Tons of dolphins, whales, turtles and fish! They employees were very friendly and gave us a nice lunch and juices to drink. Very affordable! I would pay even more for this once in a lifetime experience!
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Response from Mark R, Owner at Hawaii Ocean Rafting
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you so much for the 5 star rating and amazing review! Seeing the dolphins and whales is such an incredible experience. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your tour and look forward to seeing you again when you return! Mahalo, Mark Robinson
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