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Pacific Whale Foundation

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612 Front St, Lahaina, HI, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-740-0670
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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 95.59*
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Whalewatch Sail Deluxe Lahaina
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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612 Front St, Lahaina, HI, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I chose PWF for our Molokini snorkel cruise (11/14/17) and were very happy we did. Top notch crew who are knowledgeable and caring. Captain was very professional as well. Food and drink served on board was plentiful and tasty. Boat (Odyssey) was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been coming to Maui for over 15 years so am pretty familiar with the whale tour options available. My friend with me told me that locals had said the whales had arrived early (whale season doesn't technically start until December) & she suggested we...More

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Thank Quintin M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been out with Pacific Whale Foundation 3 times on 2 different visits to Maui. They have all been great experiences. The crews love what they do. They teach about the local ocean environment while you travel to your snorkel sites and they provide...More

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Thank Chuck F
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Chuck. We are so glad to hear that you have enjoyed your excursions with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 3 days ago

All in all this was a great experience. The crew was absolutely wonderful. You could tell they truly lived what they were doing. The boat is great. The breakfast and lunch were better than we were expecting. The snorkeling was just okay. Could have just...More

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling excursion with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic day we had. Laura is incredible. She works so hard and goes out of her way to make the guests have a memorable experience. Captain Aaron and Captain Courtney were very friendly as well. It is a smaller boat maximum 38 -...More

Thank Novnov2014
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha. We are so glad that you enjoyed your excursion with us. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Laura and the rest of the crew. Our goal is to create a memorable and educational experience for all of our guests....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour was wonderful, we saw whales on both our whale watch tour and snorkel tour. The crew was accommodating and very knowledgeable about local ecology and conservation efforts. We definitely would book another tour with the Pacific Whale Foundation on future tripsMore

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha. We love to hear that you enjoyed your whalewatching excursion with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. We are excited to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My family of four went on our first snorkelling adventure and a referral from a close friend brought us to Pacific Whale Foundation. Our experience was incredible especially for my 11 y.o. son. Saw turtles, octopus, small eel, and a range of fish. We are...More

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha. We are so glad that you and your family had such an amazing time on your snorkeling excursion with us. We are excited to see you again soon! Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great experience. Well prepared. We went for my bday sunset - meal is good, nice view, good company. Would recommend to others

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Thank Natalia M
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Natalia. We are so glad that we could create a such a special and memorable experience for your birthday celebration. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Good people and well organized trip. Not over crowded. Food was ok. Not bad and not exceptional. A little disappointed in the one drink only rule on the way back to port. At least allow two after a long day.

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Thank jaws323
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your excursion with us. We hope to provide all of our guests with the best experience possible and will take your comments under consideration. Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Highly recommended! Educational, fun, great food, great drinks, fun staff and hey take you to the best spots to snorkel! Really appreciated the educational aspect, that was a treat!More

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Thank Leighmarino
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha. We are so happy to hear that you had such an amazing time on your snorkel excursion with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo...More

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Rob P
23 July 2017|
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Response from trueindigo | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't offer scuba. They do have snorkel tours, sunset tours, and private charters, even, I believe, a stargazing cruise. Check out their website for options.
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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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