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Pacific Whale Foundation

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612 Front St, 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 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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612 Front St, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
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Thank Dino W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Educational, small enough group to view the action. Listening to the whales singing. Great experience

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Thank heavensview2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed viewing multiple humpbacks. The crew was very knowledgeable and friendly. Happy to see our dollars go towards whale conservation and research.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an amazing experience! For someone who can't swim I felt very comfortable and was able to enjoy my first snorkeling Adventure! It was a bonus that we got to also see some whales along the way.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this whale watch two years ago and it was great. This time was fantastic. Lots of whales and even a triple breach.(three whales jumped out at the same time). Thanks to captain Carlos, Lilli, and the rest of the crew for a great...More

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The best whale 🐳 watching ever... have been on many and this was best... mikayla was awesome and Dan was fun !!!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Best experience I have ever had on a boat. My whole party loved it from the children to the grandparents.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Knowledgeable staff - very friendly and accommodating. Our tour was for 2 hours, but stayed out a little longer because the sightings were still happening! Our boat went out for almost 18 miles total and saw a variety of whales at 6-7 locations.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have gone on many whale watching trips with PWF. Every time is an incredible experience and you can't beat their price anywhere on the island.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I love photography and my goal was to photograph a whale breeching. Boy did I get it. Not only did the calf breech but mom was floating in the water in front of her. It was amazing. I was also able to get many images...More

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Rob P
22 July 2017|
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Response from 541mark | Reviewed this property |
No scuba diving
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Beaveretta123
11 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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