Hawaii Nautical Whale Watching Cruise from Waikoloa [Dec - Mar] tours, activities, fun things to do in Big Island(Hawaii)|VELTRA

Hawaii Nautical Whale Watching Cruise from Waikoloa [Dec - Mar]


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Whale watching near hilton for the masses

2022/02/21 Aki ゆうぽん

Overall it's an must do cruise to go out on the ocean on a Catamaran near the Waikoloa area.

We saw whales from far off as it was afternoon and the bigger ship is not attractive to the whales.

We would do the morning trip on the powerboat with fewer people or go for the sunset cruise.There is not much info provided during the cruise so it's lacking the fun in whale watching as it can be boring if nothing happens.

It would also be better if there was a spotter pointing to the breaches as it happens very quickly and multiple people spotting can be confusing.

After you get on board you are mostly left on your own and the boat only goes less than half a mile out.

We saw more whales from the shore than on the boat but it was good to get out on the ocean with this cruise.

This was an experience of a lifetime.

2022/02/18 Mike Miller ゆうぽん

Our family’s first experience whale watching was truly impressive. The crew was professional with information and safety. They did not leave out the fun and had a nice variety of refreshments. We did take the 1:30 pm tour and saw many whales.
The confirmation email as to directions to find them was not so great. They are not in front of the Lava Lava restaurant ( which kept us circling for 10 mins) they are to the right of iLava Lava down along the beach 100 yards aprox, is 2 palm trees on the beach w/ small orange sign to check in. You should notice the platoon boat and catamaran out in the water awaiting for you.
Have extra cash available for tip they are worth it.

Hawaii Nautical Whale Watching Cruise from Waikoloa [Dec - Mar]
Come and join Hawaii Nautical's Big Island whale watching tour! Their Whale Watch Guarantee means if you don't see whales, you can sail again for free. The on-board naturalist will make sure you find whales and enjoy your whale watching cruise!