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Pacific Whale Foundation

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612 Front St, 612 Front Street, Lahaina, HI, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-740-0670
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Cruise with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation on Maui's top-rated ocean ecotours based on more than 38 years of marine research and sustainable ecotourism experience. PacWhale has cruises for every style of adventure, including whale and dolphin watch ecotours, snorkel trips, sunset cocktail and sunset dinner cruises, holiday cruises, stargazing ecotours, and more. You'll cruise on ultra-stable, eco-friendly vessels with knowledgeable, friendly certified Marine Naturalists. Choose PacWhale Eco-Adventures and make a difference: all profits support research, education and conservation programs to protect marine wildlife and the ocean environment.
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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612 Front St, 612 Front Street, Lahaina, HI, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 808-740-0670
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Reviewed yesterday

Great day whale watching near Lahaina. Saw many whales but were unusually lucky to see a Mother, her baby and two males up close. The baby breached over and over again playfully. The crew was knowledgeable and hearing them was great.

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Reviewed yesterday

Of course, going out whale watching in January on Maui means you have a better chance of actually seeing whales while you’re out there, and boy, did we ever see whales!! We followed a mother and baby for quite a while, watching the “toddler” happily...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great trip especially with the captain made sure that we got some humpback whales sighting. No sighting of turtles, but some said they did. Having the marine naturalists onboard was good for the kids.

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Reviewed yesterday

Girl Scout troop 250 did the whale watch to work towards the animal habitat badge. They loved it. ♥️

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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us went on a great 9:00 am whale watch with Pacific Whale Foundation. So exciting with many sightings, great commentary from a young naturalist and beautiful experience hearing “whale song” on the hydrophone! And we’re glad our dollars went to an organization that...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We couldn't have asked for a better time. Everything went just as well we told it would. We highly recommend this as we will be going again the next time we visit!!!

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Thank dishull
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We took two cruises with PWF during our Jan trip to Maui. We traveled on both the Ocean Spirit sailing catamaran for the whale watching, and on the larger Ocean Quest for the dinner cruise. Both were excellent cruises with good food and drinks. We...More

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When on trip we could not hear the guide due to the loud engine in the back part of boat. The exhaust wasn’t good either. The front may have been different. We were able to move around quickly in the water since it was a...More

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Thank Lyqu
Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful ocean, a fantastic whale, a friendly crew ... A must-see whale watching experience in Maui. Strongly recommended. But be careful of seasickness!

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The people at Pacific Whale Foundation are very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a great trip and saw wonderful whale activity!

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Rob P
23 July 2017|
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Response from 541mark | Reviewed this property |
No scuba diving
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Beaveretta123
12 April 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Aloha, the sunscreen we provide on our boats is from a brand called Hawaiian Sol. It's biodegradable and reef-safe, mahalo!
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Melissa L
2 April 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Yes, you are more than welcome to bring your own snorkel gear although we usually carry more than enough for our guests. Mahalo and we look forward to seeing you!
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