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“Lots of whales and very informative narrator”

Pacific Whale Foundation
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Molokini And Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip
Ranked #1 of 11 things to do in Maalaea
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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Lima, Ohio
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Lots of whales and very informative narrator”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

We were very pleased with our whale watching trip. The narrator told us many interesting facts and always gave a great description of the actions of the whales we were viewing, The only negative comment is shorter people have difficulty seeing when the boat is full.

Visited February 2012
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Northern Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Snorkeling Adventure”
Reviewed 17 February 2012

Went snorkeling at Molokini and Turtle Arches - this was a first for all of us. They instructed us on how to use the equipment and how to put it on. When we were in the water 2 crew members were in inflatable boats with us in case anyone got into trouble or needed help. They were very watchful for our safety. Really enjoyed this and would definitely do it again on our return trip to Maui!

Visited January 2012
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Seabeck, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“well worth the trip!!”
Reviewed 16 February 2012

I've always wanted to see the whales in their own environment. Wear a lot of sunscreen and enjoy God's beauty!!

Visited February 2012
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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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“Dolphin cruise”
Reviewed 16 February 2012

After our daughter had a sting resulting in infection and was unable to go away from land for the snorkeling trip we had booked, they were very cooperative about rebooking us for another day (with a note for a local dr). The second time we arrived and found that our trip was cancelled due to a south swell. I they gave us the option of rebooking or switching to another tour. We opted to do the dolphin cruise. They swiftly refunded the difference and scheduled our trip. The dolphin cruise was fabulous!!! Our girls (3 & 6) thoroughly enjoyed the trip, as did we. The educational kids talk was excellent and really enjoyable for both girls! We could not have asked for nicer staff or a more beautiful trip! The dolphins were amazing, and having such a knowledgeable staff available made it even more special.

Visited July 2011
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Bellevue, Washington
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“The Preferred Source for Whale Watching Trips”
Reviewed 16 February 2012

This foundation provides the most and the best whale watching trips from two locations -- Ma'alaea and Lahaina. We're repeat customers. We like the "rafts" (high speed open boats for only about 20 passengers) better than the much larger boats (over 100 passengers, indoors and out).

Visited February 2012
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