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Address: Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 808-249-8811
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08:00 - 13:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 13:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Experience Maui's amazing ocean environment with the experts! The nonprofit...

Experience Maui's amazing ocean environment with the experts! The nonprofit Pacific Whale Foundation offers thrilling and fun ocean ecotours based on more then 34 years of marine research and ocean ecotour experience. Pacific Whale Foundation offers cruises for every style of adventure, including ocean raft adventures, whale watches, wild dolphin encounters, snorkel trips, sunset cocktail and dinner cruises, and stargazing tours. You'll cruise on ultra-stable, eco-friendly vessels (including ocean rafts and double-deck catamarans) in the company of knowledgeable, friendly certified marine naturalists and biologists. Choose Pacific Whale Foundation and make a difference: 100% of the profits go to support efforts to protect whales, dolphins and the ocean environment.

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US$ 116.12*
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Whale Watching from Lahaina Harbor

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So many whales!!

I took my mom on a whale watch for her 80th birthday. We must have seen about 30 whales!! It was spectacular! My mom, who in the past has had issues with motion sickness, came... read more

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Makawao, Hawaii
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Makawao, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I took my mom on a whale watch for her 80th birthday. We must have seen about 30 whales!! It was spectacular! My mom, who in the past has had issues with motion sickness, came all the way up to the bow of the boat and let the wind run through her hair while we oooo'd and ahhhhhh'd and counted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were a group of 6 - 16 month to 75 - and we all enjoy our two hours off Lahaina. The sun was hot but there was plenty of shade and free water (as well as a bar with all sorts of choices - hard and soft). The crew was very informative and did it all with humor -... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My Dad and sister and I did the snorkeling tour. We absolutely loved our experience! The staff was extremely friendly and very knowledgeable. They were happy to answer questions and were always available to help. They actually teach you about the area and environment. While in the water they stay close and make you feel safe. The food provided was... More 

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Goleta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked two whale watches this trip. Both were excellent. Captain and naturalist were friendly, informative, helpful, safety conscious and found whales galore. Enjoyed sharing the experience with two adult stepdaughters and two adult granddaughters. What could be better?

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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely recommend the Pacific Whale Foundation for whale watching in Maui. The staff was friendly and helpful. It was a little less than $100 for four of us to go out whale watching and I feel it was worth every penny. We saw a lot of whales in the two hours we were out there and got lucky to see... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went on sunrise trip that was back in harbour by 9:30am , perfect for viewing whales that are active in morning sunrise. Could have had some more information for location of PWF boat we were on, the slip number at wharf would be good. Crew was very courteous and informative.Certainly would recommend the early morning trip.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I totally recommend to go whale-watching with Pacific whale Foundation. It is always a fun time and they are very knowledgeable and friendly staff and you always get to see whales. Plus the money goes to their foundation for more research. I have never been disappointed!! This time I also did a full moon cruise which was amazing to be... More 

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Kihei, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wow! Amazing to see whales and calves , and to hear them was spectacular. Especially with a sunrise happening! The captain and guides were great. I'd go again in a heartbeat!

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Lahaina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and i had a excellent experience in this trip to molokini we when on the the 7:00 am odyssey and we where running 10 min late the capitan when back for us we truly apreciated .the service and crew did and amazing job thank you amanada for assisting me while i was in the water. -said

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

i will start by saying i would not have gone on a large boat to whale watch as i feel they are too noisy and interfere with the whales too much, but i had my 90 year old auntie visiting- who was quite mobile BEFORE our little trip- so i wanted a stable boat with onboard facilities. we walked down... More 

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