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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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Whale Watching from Lahaina Harbor

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HCBRGT2017

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... read more

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4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is my second PWF outing. We saw lots of whales and just had a beautiful morning on the water. Very informative too. Highly recommend them!

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Haiku, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our 1st whale watch. It was awesome. Very friendly captain and staff. Loved that it was kid friendly and that the kids got priority rail watching. Our group was adults and a teenager and 1 year old.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We saw lots of whales, it wasn't too crowded, the crew was very nice, and the price was about $40 per person for 2 hours of watching.

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Marysville, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went out with PWF 3/21/2017 and had a great experience. Humpback whales literally held us captive as they swam directly beneath the boat and surfaced right next to it. The captain and crew were outstanding, providing us with dozens of nearby sightings and valuable information regarding the whales. They even lowered a mic into the wster so we could... More 

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Kahului, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent whale watch. One of the best I've been on. We usually do 4 or 5 watches when we visit and always with Pacific Whale Foundation,

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