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Island Marine Institute - Whale Watch - CLOSED

Slip #3 Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Whale Watching in Maui

We went on a whale watching trip in February 2015 and it was a wonderful experience. We were... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2015
Jeanne G
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Next time a smaller boat

We took the whale watch on this boat which is larger than others and could only get within 100... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2015
tripandtravel
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Georgetown, Texas
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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.
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7 Jul 2015
“Whale Watching in Maui”
27 Jan 2015
“Next time a smaller boat”
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Slip #3 Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed 7 July 2015

We went on a whale watching trip in February 2015 and it was a wonderful experience. We were fortunate to see many whales. The crew was very informative and we had an enjoyable time. I would definitely take this trip again.

Thank Jeanne G
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Reviewed 27 January 2015

We took the whale watch on this boat which is larger than others and could only get within 100 yards of the whales. Next time I will opt for one of the smaller rubber style boats tha get to 50 yards of the whales. We...More

1  Thank tripandtravel
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Reviewed 26 August 2014

Awesome Kodak moments abound. Great family outing. Just a wonder to see these great mammals in their natural surroundings, and not cooped up at a park.

1  Thank irishizze
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

We have taken this excursion in the past and been greatly rewarded. We were a bit concerned, because it was so late in the season - mid-April. But, we were rewarded with a mother and her calf and an escort male. And, a bit later...More

3  Thank AlandDiane
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Reviewed 4 June 2013

We booked this through our cruise ship, and it is a bigger boat, not small like some of the other ones. Our guides were very informative and very kind, we saw 3 whales and it was the end of the season!! We saw one on...More

3  Thank shilee3
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

Great time,went on the last Whale watch out for the season, didn't see any whales but the gave us a voucher to go again free that doesn't expire for a year,the boat ride was fun anyway

2  Thank mama49
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Reviewed 25 June 2012

We had a lovely day on the water. We saw many whales and our captain was very knowledgeable.

1  Thank NancyBishop
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Reviewed 16 May 2012

This was a 2 hr. whale watching boat tour. The crew was excellent and we were able to see many whales.

2  Thank joanck
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Reviewed 8 March 2010

Island Marine Institue Whale Watch Cruise – From late November thru early April, Maui is graced with the presence of hundreds of Humpback Whales that come down from Alaska to give birth to their young and breed. There are several areas around the islands to...More

9  Thank Chris F
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