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Ultimate Whale Watch and Snorkel

Phone: 808-667-5678
Web Site: [Click Here]
Year Established: 1982
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 and 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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Ultimate Snorkel Tours

Our trips are small group rafting tours and our crew are some of the nicest and most experienced Hawaii has to offer. Having over 25 years in the business we assure that you and your family are in the safest hands. Caution: For your safety NO people pregnant or with back injuries.

Dolphin Adventure and Lanai Snorkel 4HR 8AM Departure

CHECK IN 730am SLIP 17 LAHAINA HARBOR.
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Dolphin Adventure focuses on finding wild dolphins we have a 90% success rate at finding dolphins. species of dolphins may vary.
Snorkel 2 sites exploring best conditions on Lanai and Maui. Experience blow holes, sea cliffs, corals, turtles. Enjoy a guided Lanai Tour from the Water with our Seasoned Captains and Crew!
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BREAKFAST, SNACKS & DRINKS
We offer fresh local banana bread, topped with lilikoi cream cheese and a side of fruit for breakfast. Snacks include Maui style chips and cookies prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen.
BYOB (no glass please).
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Location is weather dependent and subject to change from Lanai to Maui if weather does not permit channel crossing.
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The Boat
Rated for 34 passengers. We limit seating to 24 guests to snorkel Maui and Lanai. Our boat design combines USCG rescue boat and racing boat features to provide a safe, quick and maneuverable experience on the water. Offering 70% shade, easy ladder water access and onboard bathroom.
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WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.
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RESTRICTIONS
No back, neck injuries, pregnant ladies. Must be 4yrs + & able to swim
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2 Hour Whale Watch

Come experience the Ultimate Whale Watch and experience the difference. Ultimate Whale Watch offers 5 departure times daily, with a maximum of 18 passengers or less for your comfort and ultimate whale watching experience.
You will learn all about the Humpback whale with our on board Marine Naturalist Guides and hear the whales song live on our hydrophone. Every seat on board is a front row seat and offer excellent photo opportunities, so make sure you bring your cameras charged!

UWW departs from Lahaina Harbor at Slip 17
*CHECK IN 20 MIN PRIOR YOUR DEPARTURE TIME

Specializing in Whale Watching off Maui since 1982

KAI Morning Private Snorkel Charter

Minimum 2 hour snorkel adventure for Maui Snorkel Trips. Minimum 3 hours for Lanai Snorkel Adventure, we recommend 4-6 hours for Lanai Snorkel trips for the best experience!
Food and beverages can be added for additional cost. See options below.

See Dolphins (90% of the time), Turtles, Rays, Tropical Fish, Sea Cliffs. Enjoy a guided Lanai Tour from the Water with our Seasoned Captains and Crew!
Booking this trip during whale migration (Dec-April) will include whale watching in lieu of a snorkel stop.

Gratuity for your crew is welcomed and is not included in the tour price.

OPTIONAL (additional cost per person) : BREAKFAST, LUNCH, SNACKS & DRINKS
We offer fresh local banana bread, topped with lilikoi cream cheese and a side of fruit for our on the water breakfast. Lunch includes fresh chicken, turkey or veggie wraps and Maui style chips, prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available by request. Beverages provided. BYOB (no glass please).

TOUR VESSEL
Our Rafting Vessels take small groups to snorkel Lahaina, Maui, or Lanai. Our boats were built and modeled after the Coast Guard’s rescue rafts to ensure a safe, quick and maneuverable boat ride. This boat has a restroom onboard and a fresh water shower.

WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel, and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.

KAI Afternoon Private Snorkel Charter

Minimum 2 hour snorkel adventure for Maui Snorkel Trips. Minimum 3 hours for Lanai Snorkel Adventure, we recommend 4-6 hours for Lanai Snorkel trips for the best experience!
Food and beverages can be added for additional cost. See options below.

See Dolphins (90% of the time), Turtles, Rays, Tropical Fish, Sea Cliffs. Enjoy a guided Lanai Tour from the Water with our Seasoned Captains and Crew!
Booking this trip during whale migration (Dec-April) will include whale watching in lieu of a snorkel stop.

Gratuity for your crew is welcomed and is not included in the tour price.

OPTIONAL (additional cost per person) : BREAKFAST, LUNCH, SNACKS & DRINKS
We offer fresh local banana bread, topped with lilikoi cream cheese and a side of fruit for our on the water breakfast. Lunch includes fresh chicken, turkey or veggie wraps and Maui style chips, prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available by request. Beverages provided. BYOB (no glass please).

TOUR VESSEL
Our Rafting Vessels take small groups to snorkel Lahaina, Maui, or Lanai. Our boats were built and modeled after the Coast Guard’s rescue rafts to ensure a safe, quick and maneuverable boat ride. This boat has a restroom onboard and a fresh water shower.

WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel, and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.

Research Vessel Private/Aloha Kai

EXPERIENCE the difference
Our research vessel is a great platform for intimate encounters with whales and other marine mammals. This vessel is donated to many research organizations with the goal to aid researchers with the tools they need to make new discoveries. This is our whale rescue boat also, it's primary mission is to the aid of whales, your watch may turn to rescue.

Marine Naturalist Guides
Hear the whale song live on our hydrophone
Excellent Photo Opportunities
Every Seat is a Front Row Seat
Depart Mala

Call check IN 20 MIN PRIOR YOUR DEPARTURE TIME


Specializing in Whale Watching off Maui since 1982

A 1:45 pm 2 hour, Ultimate Whale Watch

EXPERIENCE the difference!
Specializing in small group ocean adventures.

Marine Naturalist Guides
Hear the whale song live on our hydrophone
Excellent Photo Opportunities
Every Seat is a Front Row Seat
Whale Watch Tours offered Sunrise to Sunset
Depart Lahaina Harbor Slip 17
CHECK IN 20 MIN PRIOR YOUR DEPARTURE TIME


Ice water included

Specializing in Whale Watching off Maui since 1982

JULY 4TH FIREWORKS BOAT 2

Celebrate July 4th by watching fireworks in Lahaina Harbor aboard our vessel Wahine Kai! This exclusive experience includes pupus catered by Down the Hatch!
Check in at 6:15pm, depart 6:30- return after fireworks conclude (1-2hrs). BYOB, no glass containers please!

Maui Afternoon Snorkel Adventure 2HR 2pm Departure

CHECK IN 130pm SLIP 17 LAHAINA HARBOR.
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MAUI AFTERNOON 2 HOUR SNORKEL ( 2 hour, 1 snorkel stop)
1 Snorkel Stop located on the island of Maui.
Snorkel spots may include Olowalu, Honolua Bay, Cliff House, Mala or other great snorkel stops.
We typically see turtles when snorkeling at our Maui snorkel stops.
Snacks and Drinks included -BYOB ok, no glass containers
(Snacks include Banana Bread with passionfruit cream cheese, fresh fruit, maui style potato chips and homemade cookies. Beverages are coke, diet coke, sprite, unsweetened green tea and water).
Snorkel Gear included
Check in at 1:30pm Departs at 2pm, Returns Approx 4pm.
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SNACKS & DRINKS
We offer fresh local banana bread, topped with lilikoi cream cheese and a side of fruit prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen. Drinks are soda, green tea and water.
BYOB (no glass please).

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TOUR VESSEL
Our Rafting Vessels take small groups of no more than 24 guests to snorkel Lahaina, Maui and Lanai. Our boats were built and modeled after the Coast Guard’s rescue rafts to ensure a safe, quick and maneuverableboat ride.
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WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.
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RESTRICTIONS
No back, neck injuries, pregnant ladies. Must be 4yrs + & able to swim
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Dolphin Encounter and Lanai Snorkel 3HR 7:30AM Departure

CHECK IN 700am SLIP 17 LAHAINA HARBOR.
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Dolphin Encounter Lanai 1 snorkel stop and
May include Manele Bay, Sweetheart Rock or other top snorkel spots on Lanai. See Dolphins (90% of trips), Turtles and Tropical Fish and Sea Cliffs. Enjoy a guided Lanai Tour from the Water with our Seasoned Captains and Crew!
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BREAKFAST, SNACKS & DRINKS
We offer fresh local banana bread, topped with lilikoi cream cheese and a side of fruit for breakfast prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen.
BYOB (no glass please).
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* Location is weather dependent If going to Lanai from Maui isn't going to be fun we will go were it is fun. Our aim is to provide the best experience the day has to offer.
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The Boat
Rated for 34 passengers. We limit seating to 24 guests to snorkel Maui and Lanai. Our boat design combines USCG rescue boat and racing boat features to provide a safe, quick and maneuverable experience on the water. Offering 70% shade, easy ladder water access and onboard bathroom.
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WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.
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RESTRICTIONS
No back, neck injuries, pregnant ladies. Must be 4yrs + & able to swim
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* Booking this trip during whale migration (Dec-April) will include whale watching in lieu of a snorkel stop.

Turtle Experience Lunch Snorkel 3HR 11:30AM Departure

CHECK IN 11am SLIP 17 LAHAINA HARBOR.
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Turtle Experience Lunch Snorkel Maui 1 snorkel stop and
May include Mala Turtle Town, Olowalu or honolua. Exploring sites with Turtles and Tropical Fish and Sea Cliffs. Enjoy a guided tour from the Water with our Seasoned Captains and Crew!
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Lunch includes fresh chicken, turkey or veggie wraps and Maui style chips and homemade cookies prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen. Gluten-free and vegetarian options available by request. Beverages provided. BYOB (no glass please).
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* Location is weather dependent. Our aim is to provide the best experience the day has to offer.
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The Boat
Rated for 34 passengers. We limit seating to 24 guests to snorkel Maui and Lanai. Our boat design combines USCG rescue boat and racing boat features to provide a safe, quick and maneuverable experience on the water. Offering 70% shade, easy ladder water access and onboard bathroom.
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WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.
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RESTRICTIONS
No back, neck injuries, pregnant ladies. Must be 4yrs + & able to swim
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* Booking this trip during whale migration (Dec-April) will include whale watching in lieu of a snorkel stop.

JULY 4TH FIREWORKS

Celebrate July 4th by watching the fireworks show out on the water with us! This exclusive experience includes pupus catered by Down the Hatch and you are more than welcome to BYOB (no glass containers please).

Check in at 6:15pm, departs at 6:30 and returns after fireworks around 8:30pm.

B 7:20 AM 12 Guest VIP Ultimate Whale Watch 2 hour

EXPERIENCE the difference!
Specializing in small group ocean adventures.
This is our new boat, more comfort, shade, seating, same great view


Marine Naturalist Guide
Hear the whale song live on our hydrophone
Excellent Photo Opportunities
Every Seat is a Front Row Seat
Five Whale Watches Daily
Depart Lahaina Harbor Slip 17
Ice water included
CHECK IN 20 MIN PRIOR YOUR DEPARTURE TIME

Specializing in Whale Watching off Maui since 1982

B 7:15 am 3HR Enthusiast Whale Watch Tour

EXPERIENCE the difference!
More time on the water for more whale encounters!

Marine Naturalist Guide
Hear the whale song live on our hydrophone
Excellent Photo Opportunities
Every Seat is a Front Row Seat

Depart Lahaina Harbor Slip 17
Ice water included
CHECK IN 20 MIN PRIOR YOUR DEPARTURE TIME

Specializing in Whale Watching off Maui since 1982

WIKI Private Charter

Charter a vessel, crew and snorkel adventure of your choice for your special occasion with friends and family. Whale Watch or Snorkel Lanai and Maui!

During the months of December-April, we include whale watching in the snorkel tours as well! We offer an exclusive boating experience for your group. Breakfast, lunch and snack catering upgrades available, gluten free and vegan lunch options as well!

Don't forget a towel, hat, sunglasses and a camera!

Maui Afternoon Snorkel Adventure 2HR 1pm Departure

CHECK IN 1230pm SLIP 17 LAHAINA HARBOR.
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MAUI AFTERNOON 2 HOUR SNORKEL ( 2 hour, 1 snorkel stop)
1 Snorkel Stop located on the island of Maui.
Snorkel spots may include Olowalu, Honolua Bay, Cliff House, Mala or other great snorkel stops.
We typically see turtles when snorkeling at our Maui snorkel stops.
Snacks and Drinks included -BYOB ok, no glass containers
(Snacks include Banana Bread with passionfruit cream cheese, fresh fruit, maui style potato chips and homemade cookies. Beverages are coke, diet coke, sprite, unsweetened green tea and water).
Snorkel Gear included
Check in at 12:30pm Departs at 1pm, Returns Approx 3pm.
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BREAKFAST, SNACKS & DRINKS
We offer fresh local banana bread, topped with lilikoi cream cheese and a side of fruit for breakfast. Snacks include Maui style chips and cookies prepared daily by the chefs at Down the Hatch’s gourmet kitchen.
BYOB (no glass please).

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.
.

TOUR VESSEL
Our Rafting Vessels take small groups of no more than 24 guests to snorkel Lahaina, Maui and Lanai. Our boats were built and modeled after the Coast Guard’s rescue rafts to ensure a safe, quick and maneuverableboat ride.
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WHAT TO BRING
Bring a towel, swimsuit and camera! We provide Mask, Snorkel and Fins for your snorkel trip. Wetsuit tops are available for rent.
We provide complimentary Reef Safe non-chemical sunscreen for your use during our snorkel trip.
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RESTRICTIONS
No back, neck injuries, pregnant ladies. Must be 4yrs + & able to swim
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Cancellation Policy: Cancellation and Refunds Your purchase is 100% refundable provided you cancel your reservation at least 24 hours (for group charters) or 48 hours (for private charters) prior to its check-in time. Company reserved the right to cancel or reschedule tours at any time due to weather or capacity. Tours not suitable for pregnant women, infants under 3 for whale watching or 4 for snorkeling, or persons with back or neck injury(s).
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