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Pacific Whale Foundation

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612 Front St, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-740-0670
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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 dolphin watch ecotours, snorkel trips, sunset cocktail and sunset dinner cruises, holiday cruises, stargazing ecotours, and more. You'll cruise on ultra-stable, eco-friendly vessels with knowledgeable, friendly certified Marine Naturalists. Choose PacWhale Eco-Adventures and make a difference: all profits support research, education and conservation programs to protect marine wildlife and the ocean environment.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean spirit” (130 reviews)
“dolphin watch” (136 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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612 Front St, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful trip that provides a real appreciation for these magnificent animals. The crew was very attentive and the naturalist, Taylor, provided a wealth of information in an easy and entertaining fashion. This is an excellent value and should not be missed. It...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of opportunities abound for whale watching in February in Maui, but the Pacific Whale Foundation is simply the BEST. And your money goes toward conservation, education, and research. What could possibly be better.

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Thank Shirley J
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My husband and I chose the Pacific Whale Foundation for our first foray into ocean snorkeling because it is a non-profit organization devoted to environmental education and the sharing of environmental experiences. Safety was obviously very important to the captain and crew, with clear directions...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We were able to watch a mother whale and her calf circle the boat and had many other sightings. Beautiful.

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Thank kmg12017
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We went for the early morning smaller ferry boat, as the big one later was sold out days in advance. Turns out ours was the best because smaller boat meant we could freely move around to take pics unlike with the big boat! Beyond this,...More

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Thank Peter S
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Our recent family trip to Maui included our children and grandchildren. Everyone took the Pacific Whale Foundation whale watch trip. It was the highlight of our vacation. The whales sure cooperated. Later on our trip we went to the nearby aquarium. It is not to...More

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Thank fkrumbe
Reviewed yesterday

The advertised seeing whales was great. My granddaughter (3) was totally enthralled. HOWEVER, the advertising should also have mentioned that it was a good 1/4 mile+ to the ship, as well as including stairs. As I have a walking impediment and we also had 2...More

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Thank cwilliams150
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Pacific Whale Foundation is the only company we go with when we are in Maui. They have great boats and a crew that really knows their stuff. Always a great experience!

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Rob P
July 22, 2017|
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Response from 541mark | Reviewed this property |
No scuba diving
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Beaveretta123
April 11, 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Aloha, the sunscreen we provide on our boats is from a brand called Hawaiian Sol. It's biodegradable and reef-safe, mahalo!
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Melissa L
April 2, 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Yes, you are more than welcome to bring your own snorkel gear although we usually carry more than enough for our guests. Mahalo and we look forward to seeing you!
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