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Address: 300 Ma'alaea Road, Suite 211, Harbor Shops at Ma'alaea, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: +1 808-249-8811
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Description: Experience Maui's amazing ocean environment with the experts! The...
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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We went on the Molokini/Turtle Town snorkeling trip. Unfortunately, due to heavy winds that day, we were unable to go to either place to snorkel! But, the captain found us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

We went on the Molokini/Turtle Town snorkeling trip. Unfortunately, due to heavy winds that day, we were unable to go to either place to snorkel! But, the captain found us another place to go with a reef and an old sunken pier. We still saw a few turtles and a lot of fish and coral. The food was good. In... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took an extended snorkeling tour with the Pacific Whale Foundation. The snorkeling and guides were great and we had a blast. Just we aware of the bumpy ride of the boat. We both spent the entire ride back throwing up overboard :)

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Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Nice store.membership price is pretty low and comes with some nice discounts. Proceeds benefit the foundation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We were on the brand new catamaran with only 20 customers aboard (the vessel will hold 55-60, I believe). She was very smooth. Unfortunately we didn't have too much wind for sailing, but the captain and crew were friendly and attentive. I only gave it 4 stars because of the minimal amount of comfortable seating. The seats up top don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We took the sunset dinner cruise and thought it well worth the money for the premium option. The seating was by couples or at four seater tables, all on the deck though premium seemed to get the front of the boat. Waitstaff were excellent, the meal equal to an on shore restaurant and we even had a blue moon. More... More 

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Hayward
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My girlfriend and I booked through HawaiiDiscount.com and booked the Molokini/Lanai cruise on 7/28/15 with the supposed new and "super-smooth" Ocean Odyssey boat but what we got was completing misleading from the website's marketing. First, the boat was way over capacity for 130 people. It initially looked like it could only fit half of that, yet it did fit all... More 

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Colerain, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The people are amazing. We did the 8 hour snorkeling tour and we had a blast. We had amazing food, amazing company, and a very nice educational program for the kids.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We choose Pacific Whale Foundation for three whale watches in early April. Humpback whale sightings slow down in April and usually end by early- mid May. We booked two sailings in one day trying to increase our odds of seeing whales. On our morning sailing there wasn't much activity. Seas were calm and there wasn't much wind. We saw a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Great Company. Great Crew! The experience and knowledge of the entire crew made this the trip of a lifetime. The seas were rough and Captain Brian revised the itinerary to take advantage of calmer waters until the waves died down. He then took us to the backside wall of Molikini where we were able to snorkel along the wall and... More 

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Glendale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We went on this the last time we were in Maui, so we knew we would do it again! The crew was knowledgeable and professional this time and the last time! They accommodate and make welcome all ages and skillsets! I finally convinced my 8 year old to use the slide to get in the water and avoid the crowded... More 

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Address: 300 Ma'alaea Road, Suite 211, Harbor Shops at Ma'alaea, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: +1 808-249-8811
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Maalaea
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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