Can something as simple as Sunscreen damage the reef and our Marine Eco-System?

Close to 14,000 TONS of sunscreen end up on the reef every year! To promote healthy sunscreen choices that protect the reef, Ultimate is now offering complimentary REEF-SAFE Sunscreen to our guests on all our snorkel trips! When buying sunscreen look for ingredients like titanium or zinc oxide and AVOID the following ingredients: Unfortunately chemical like oxybenzone, draw nutrients from … Read More

Protect the Reef, Protect all Ocean Life

Last month, Ultimate was able to assist with research conducted by the 100 Island Challenge Group. Their campaign has been to conduct surveys of the reef across the Pacific. Why so many studies of our reef systems? Because the ocean’s reef is the beating heart of the rest of the Marine World, here in Hawaii and the rest of the … Read More

Ultimate Helps Support Recent Endangered Species Research

Ultimate Whale Watch and Snorkel was honored to financially support this month’s research project focused on learning more about the endangered False Killer Whales aka Pseudorca. With less than 150 of these animals left in Hawaii, learning how to better protect them is a research priority. Their 3 week project based out of Manele Bay, Lanai was very successful, and … Read More