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Pacific Whale Foundation - Whalewatch Lahaina

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Address: Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: +1 800-942-5311
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$105*
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Molokini And Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip
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$98*
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Sunset Dinner Cruise: Four Course Dining Experience
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$126*
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Molokini Wild Side: Snorkel And Cruise From Maui

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Dolphin Boat Cruise is Awesome

We've been out a few times this week with Pacific Whale Foundation on a Dolphin Watch. Great 3 hour boat cruise, for all ages. Guaranteed to see dolphins or you can go again for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Dave H
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Minneapolis, MN
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Minneapolis, MN
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been out a few times this week with Pacific Whale Foundation on a Dolphin Watch. Great 3 hour boat cruise, for all ages. Guaranteed to see dolphins or you can go again for FREE. Loved every minute of this catamaran trip. Free sodas, juice and water. Booze available cash bar. We went to West Maui one day, and across... More 

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Hayward, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was very friendly, available, and knowledgeable. We saw a HUGE pod of Spinner Dolphins and False Killer Whale Dolphins. At the snorkeling spot we saw lots of fish and sea turtles. Couldn't have asked for a better trip.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the dinner cruise on the Ocean Quest on a Saturday night. There were only about 22 people because they said Saturdays are usually arrival/departure days on the island and not as busy for them. But they didn't cancel and it made for a great trip. The food was average and the drinks a bit watered down (not very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun day , large boat made it a smooth trip ,the crew were great and the food was also great lunch was filling all were hungry after all the swimming

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Auburn, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took two Dolphin Watch trips this season. The first we only saw flying fish. But our second trip was amazing! Our captain, Chris found conditions favorable for sailing all the way up the Napili coast. Heading back, he cut the engine and put up the sail. We quietly sailed back towards Lahaina. Then crew member, Leslie spotted some suspicious... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Lahaina on June, 2007 by way of The Pride of America cruise ship. On this day we set out to Lahaina to go whale watching with the Pacific Whale Foundation. The town of Lahaina is a quaint little place that is so peaceful. We walked around until our 10:30 reservation and loved every minute of it. The... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Molokini snorkelling trip - special thanks to Jill their employee who helped me so much as i can't swim. Its wan amazing experience specially with the food and drinks. Highly recommended !

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Marion, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many sunset dinner cruises to choose from but this one has marine biologists as your waitstaff who point out the surrounding area and discuss the whales/dolphins and all proceeds go to help the Pacific whale foundation. Food was great and such a nice anniversary dinner with my husband! :)

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Thank teastridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the opportunity to go out to Honolua Bay with the Spirit and her fantastic crew. Capt Mike expertly got us to the site with 3-5' swells, but the best part was in fact the coral, tropical fish and turtles. Second to the snorkeling was the food and attention to service that the crew of this beautiful vessel provided.... More 

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Fremont, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I and another couple enjoyed this snorkel outing on our recent Hawaiian vacation. The boat, Ocean Quest, was very nice with enough space for everyone to have a seat. It had a slide for entering the water and a platform on the back for those who wanted a slower entry into the water. The crew served juice... More 

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