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Pacific Whale Foundation

#25 of 114 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Lahaina Features Animals
612 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 800-942-5311
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USD 116.12*
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Molokini And Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip
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USD 104.12*
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Sunset Dinner Cruise: Four Course Dining Experience
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USD 137.96*
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Honolua Bay Snorkel Sail
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Experience Maui's amazing ocean environment with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation! PacWhale Eco-Adventures offers thrilling and fun ocean adventures based on more than 37 years of marine research and sustainable ecotour experience. PacWhale has cruises for every style of adventure, including dolphin and whalewatch ecotours, snorkel trips, sunset cocktail and dinner cruises, holiday cruises and stargazing ecotours. You'll cruise on ultra-stable, eco-friendly vessels in the company of knowledgeable, friendly certified Marine Naturalists. Choose Pacific Whale Foundation and make a difference: all profits support efforts to protect whales, dolphins and the ocean environment.
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  • Average5%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 22:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
612 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
+1 800-942-5311
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a tour for 6 adults and 1 child. The boat was not over crowded. The first snorkel site was nice at Honolua bay with lots of turtles and other fish. The second site was Cliff House which was sheltered given the winds but...More

Thank ScubaLee69
Reviewed 3 days ago

Dear Tourists, Do not pay for this trip. It is not worth it. We paid over $200 for two people to see dolphins, it was just a boat ride in the ocean. We could not even see a single dolphin forget dolphins, not even a...More

Thank anu218
Reviewed 6 days ago

Marvoules snorkling with Pacificeras Whalewatch Foundation on there small vessel. It tok us to places we have never been before. We world very much recommend this trip. Wonderful crew and so much fun. Since it only takes 38 passagers it's not crowded at all. Don't...More

Thank Anders F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

crew was fantastic, snorkelling was great and the boat is very comfortable and can take a large number of people. best value for money in Maui.

Thank stefanoNy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 8am Lahaina snorkel trip. Everything was great. We left at around 8:15 ish. We were lucky and saw a large pod of dolphins on the way to the snorkel spot - so we stopped and watched for a long time - maybe...More

Thank dktenor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely amazing time. The "Wildside" tour fits a smaller group (a maximum of 38 passengers), so the whole adventure was more intimate. Because of the small size, we were able to go to a wider range of areas. We even made it...More

Thank Kayla M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dear Tourists, Do not pay for this trip. This is not worth it. This is only a snorkel trip and there are no dolphins. Please purchase the Molokini trip instead of this one as you will have your money's worth. The sales agent even confirmed...More

Thank Stephane D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, it played out much as billed with breakfast and lunch, snorkelling, and dolphin viewing. We did not get a close view of the dolphins which was disappointing though they were out off Lanai insignificant numbers. The snorkelling was good though quite a dep spot...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the photo when we first walk onto the catamaran! The food was delicious, those Molokai purple sweet potatoes were the cherry on top to the whole experience. The service was immaculate; it seemed like every 5 mins or so our lovely server...More

Thank Riley K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the Lanai snorkeling tour that included lunch on the boat. The staff are amazing...so friendly, funny and informative. You can rent the wet suits on board if needed and its cash only so bring some. They will provide you with reef safe sunscreen...More

Thank sheilaroxann
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Wanda G
10 April 2017|
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Response from stephen j | Reviewed this property |
We were informed by our guide that come mid April, the Humpback whales start to return to the Alaskan area. So I think you may be out of luck. However, as I say in my review, this company "guarantee" you will see whales, so... More
12 March 2017|
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Response from lowens002 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you need to get in line at the dock to be able to get the. Once you get away fro the Harbor people will stand up so you will no be able to see unless you to do the same. If you need to stay seated sit on the lower... More
3 March 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Yes, whales are typically around in late March and PacWhale offers guaranteed sightings (or go again free) into May. Mahalo and we hope to see you soon!