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Whale Center of the Pacific

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Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
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+1 808-661-5992
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Love this place and the people who run it. They have a MAJOR heart for my favorite creature, the Whale!

This is a great place to take a whale watching excursion and learn more about these majestic creatures of the deep! These people are on the front lines of whale conservation and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to take a whale watching excursion and learn more about these majestic creatures of the deep! These people are on the front lines of whale conservation and you can tell by their pride and professionalism that they both love and take their jobs VERY seriously! I HIGHLY and without reservation, recommend this place. It is... More 

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Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to see whales or do any water activity, look into PWF. Sunrise whale watching cruise was great- saw more whales than expected! Professionalism and happiness were always present on PWF outings.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many many whales travel through this area in the winter months. Great excursion but wish it would have lasted longer.

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Troy, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were there during the peak of whale season and the staff was very helpful and informative. They had a lot of information available to learn about whales.

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Thank Vanessa W
West Suffield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We took the two hour cruise out of the Lahaina harbor at sun set. We saw many whales and were treated to a beautiful end of day sunset. Crew was very helpful with knowledge of the local area and the migrating whales.

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Thank Bard W
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

We arrived on a quiet Sunday but volunteers and docents were still willing, and happy to talk to us about the marine life at the center. We always support Marine research and conservation and were happy to have the chance to visit the center. Download coupons including AAA before you visit. They are excellent at honoring these discounts.

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Thank kinderangel
kennewick, wa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Had great whale watch trip with good success considering early whale season. Organization protects and respects the animals, deserves support.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Whale Center offers great info on Humpback whales. It doesn't take long to visit, and is both interesting and worthwhile.

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Thank James L
Fort Collins, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We took this company for a snorkel trip while others in our party opted fpr another company. We had a much better experience. They took us to an area off the coast of Lanai. We saw turtles beautiful fish and as an added bonus whales! It was really wonderful. Knowledgeable crew. And they had vegetarian lunch for us veggie people.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The more we know about these magnificent creatures, the more likely they are to survive. Great place to learn and support the humpbacks

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