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PacWhale Eco-Adventures

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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101 Maalaea Rd, Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96793-5918
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Reviewed yesterday

The sunrise whale watch was amazing. The crew very knowledge and there were whales everywhere! I highly recommend this tour.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen G
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I on our 50th Wedding Anniversary trip actually took 3 whale watching trips during our recent 3 week stay in Maui. As members of PacWhale Association over the years 2019 March was the best ever. Great boats and friendly whales seem to...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a 9am whale watch out of Ma'alaea in March. It was an amazing experience with many Humpback whales in the area. Some were with their calves just swimming around. We were lucky enough to have a mother and calf get up close...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

best whale watch trip EVER!! amazing music, lots of close up whales, food can be better and trip could last longer!!

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pamela C
Reviewed yesterday

Even though it was windy at the harbor the crew new just where to take us to get out of the wind. Saw lots of whales. Crew was very helpful

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Best trip ever. We swam with sea turtles, and saw whales, dolphins, and a shark!!! Staff was personable, knowledgeable, and totally awesome. With only 25 on our vessel, it really was a special trip. Highly recommended.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Emily Y
Reviewed yesterday

Pacific Whale always has knowledgeable staff,great service and besides,super value for what they charge.

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Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Docks66
Reviewed yesterday

Molokini may be over-rated (no fault of PacWhale Eco-Adventures). What made the outing excellent was the outstanding staff that kept their eyes open the entire time and pointed out whales and spinner dolphins even though it wasn't a whale watching cruise. We could not have...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Laurie S
Reviewed yesterday

The captain and crew handled everything very professionally and were very knowledgeable of the boat and especially the whales. We are happy to support the foundation and all they are doing to ensure the humpbacks never go extinct!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Staff very courteous and knowledgeable and we saw multiple whales in multiple activity-----really enjoyed every minute of the. trip.

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Roam16904867033
March 16, 2019|
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Response from VinceSLosAngeles | Reviewed this property |
Get there before 8:00 am
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Sandra M
September 25, 2018|
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Response from Ray1628 | Reviewed this property |
Humpback whales are seen from November to May. Jan to March being the best time
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254sp
March 5, 2018|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question. We guarantee whale sightings to May 15. If there are no whale sightings during your trip, you get a "Just a Fluke" coupon to go again free, within one year. There are usually still some... More
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