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Scotch Mist Sailing Charters

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Address: Lahaina Harbor, Slip #2, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96767
Phone Number: 808-661-0386
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Singing and Breaching Whales

In the amazing silence that a boat under full sail can create we heard the singing of a whale underwater near the boat. We drifted quietly and listened. Then, when the singing... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the amazing silence that a boat under full sail can create we heard the singing of a whale underwater near the boat. We drifted quietly and listened. Then, when the singing stopped we moved again only to have a whale breach nearby, while another passed just in front of us. The Scoth Mist and her crew gave us an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't leave Maui without sailing on the Scotch Mist. Every sail is a new adventure, my favorite is the sunset cruise. So beautiful and peaceful, pure heaven.

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Springfield, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went aboard the sailboat for a whale watching cruise and we had a wonderful cruise. The captain and crew were wonderful and the boat was fast and exciting. And we saw so many whales! One pod actually turned around, came close to our boat and stuck their head out of the boat to look at us. We could hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great way to whale watch and relax!!! The captain and crew are amazing! We had a baby whale, momma whale and the escort right next to the boat...lots of tail slaps and breaches! Thank you for a wonderful trip! Standing in the back behind the captain is the best spot on the vessel!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our 3rd time on the Scotch Mist. It is the only whale watch that is actually a sail boat and uses it as such. No other experience like it. We will do it at least once every time we come. The captain and crew are excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We live in Maui part time and have done all the tourists things, but never have gone on a sailboat. This cruise was fantastic! We saw whales and the whole experience was just wonderful. Have to give a shout out to the great crew! Very relaxing, gracious hosts, and just a good overall experience. I didn't want to go back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every year we come to Maui and go on a whale watching sail. It was amazing again this year. Kristen and Stephanie did a great job. I didn't know which way to look there were so many whales. I wouldn't go out to see whales with anyone else. Can't wait til next year!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been coming to Maui for many years and never miss the opportunity to whale watch on the Scotch Mist. The staff are great. The boat is perfect. And we always see whales. This is an intimate sail and not your typical "cattle call" on those big boats with smelly fuel exhaust. The sunset sail is wonderful!

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San Martin, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Gene and first mate Alamarosa were fun, gracious, humorous, knowledgeable and all around great hosts. The quiet and no engine smoke/smell were a real plus. And Captain Gene did lay it over to remind us we were truly sailing. We saw a full on up close out of the water breech, tail slapping and a youngster who jumped for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of our visit to Maui! The crew were superb, knowledgeable, welcoming and fun! It was lovely to be out on the water just before sunset. There were only 6 passengers beside the crew. We had an amazing experience watching a mother whale and her baby. We will definitely be taking this cruise the next time we... More 

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