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“Cocktail Cruise!!!”

Hawaii Ocean Project
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Owner description: Hawaii Ocean Project hosts whale watches and other exciting excursions aboard the Maui Princess, the Molokai Princess, the Lahaina Princess, the Prince Kuhio, and the Kaulana. Our vessels are large, stable, and comfortable, and they offer the best viewing available. Trained naturalists on board share their knowledge of the West Maui marine environment. Whether you prefer a guided day trip around the exotic island of Molokai, A snorkel tour of Molokini, following a pod of Dolphins around Lanai, or a sunset dinner cruise of the coast of West Maui, Hawaii Ocean Project can accommodate you with your Maui Ocean Activity. Our Mission is to provide you with the finest Maui Ocean Activities available. Not only do we offer the finest Dinner cruises on Maui and ocean tours off the coast of West Maui, as well as excursions to Maui's neighboring islands, we are proud our services promote and support marine research and promote the education of Hawaii's marine eco system.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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“Cocktail Cruise!!!”
Reviewed 7 March 2013

The cocktail cruise was such a great time! So many good sunset photo ops and the crew was polite and entertaining. Had the chance to see multiple whales and danced the night away with the awesome performer Josh! The pupus were delicious as well. DAKINE!!!!

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Fargo, North Dakota,
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Whale watching on big ships”
Reviewed 6 March 2013

Our whale watching tour for the family was fun, but the big ships used by this group are slow and so getting to the whales while they are 'performing' is a little slow. We kept arriving just as the whales would dive again. We did see plenty of whales and the advantage is that the bigger ships certainly bounce less (for those that get sea sick), the view from up on the 2nd deck is excellent and the knowledge of the staff is excellent.

If we go back in the future, we are going to use one of the smaller tour companies with boats for 20 or so guests as these boats consistently beat us to the whales.

Visited February 2013
Thank Steve S
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Awesome ! Simpy Awesome.”
Reviewed 25 February 2013

We went on a tour the day before at the East end harbor and were amazed.Then we tried this one. WOW. I'm glad we did the other one first because it would have been a let down. We did the 7 AM tour 'cus we heard the early morning was better. Well worth getting up early! We had 4 whales 'mugging' the boat . We have .photos of a whales eye ! Incredible. !

Visited February 2013
Thank Marvin G
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Philadelphia, PA
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8 reviews
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“Good viewing on a stable boat”
Reviewed 25 February 2013

Loved this boat for whale watching. Tables on upper deck, but we liked the lower deck because there was rail space around the entire boat. Snacks and drinks are for sale and the profits go to the research groups of Maui. Naturalists were good.

Visited February 2013
Thank almostgrownup
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Portland, Maine
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Whales Ahoy!”
Reviewed 21 February 2013 via mobile

We chose this whale watch because of the price. Having been on a whale watch before we weren't sure we wanted to spend too much $$ plus the weather has been really windy so we were worried we wouldn't see anything.

Weather was beautiful. Crew was awesome and the whales were plentiful! Just wonderful and an incredible value. We did the early morning trip and it was wonderful!

Thank Sydclifton
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