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PacWhale Eco-Adventures

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“ocean spirit”(159 reviews)
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
+1 808-740-0670
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Reviewed yesterday

We’ve lived in Hawaii our whole life and never did a whale watch! We chose Pacific Whale Foundation, not just because of the great reviews, but because they are a non-profit that truly cares about our oceans and protecting our marine life. The excursion from...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

We have been on many whale watching trips this is by far the best! And the least amount of money.The staff are the best in the industry.Thanks to all!

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dana M
Reviewed yesterday

Re-upped our membership with Pacific Whale Foundation. The Foundation, it's staff, and it's purpose justify always supporting them and The Whales

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank muppetsgt
Reviewed yesterday

Good whale watching, but when they lowered the microphone in the water to hear the whales, the guy in the bar was making mai tais in the blender and no one inside could hear!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank russellsrr
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I had a great time with the Pacific Whale Foundation's whale watching tour. Obviously the highlight was seeing several whales but you can do that with several other tours. But when you go with PacWhale you are going with Marine Biologists that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank J-GLo105
Reviewed yesterday

Was not impressed with the snorkel experience. Water was rough and view wasn't the best viewing. the second location was in open water which made it difficult to swim in. The boat stopped so far away from the coral area that is was difficult to...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Catherine U
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I know, you are on vacation. But the sunrise tour is worth getting up early. Just about 25 of us on a boat that fits 150. Easy to get on the railing to see the whales. And boy did we see whales. A mother and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathy H
Reviewed yesterday

This was a terrific and fun adventure. The captain gave a short snorkeling lesson once out at sea and even though I'm an experienced snorkeler, I thought he shared a few helpful tips. The tour was well timed, served nice food, and the staff were...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Toddski1128
Reviewed yesterday

We were very pleased to be on the sail whale watch cruise. The boat was beautiful and comfortable with ample different places to securely observe the whales. The staff was enthusiastic and very well knowledgeable about the whales. They were all very receptive to questions...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sunshine00679817741
Reviewed yesterday

We were there on December 10th and unfortunately we saw only on whale far away. But the trip was worth wile every minute. The guides gave a very detailed information on the lives of Wales and dolphins. The boat was beautiful and very relaxing. Very...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Sandra M
26 September 2018|
Response from Ray1628 | Reviewed this property |
Humpback whales are seen from November to May. Jan to March being the best time
6 March 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
Rob P
23 July 2017|
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Response from 541mark | Reviewed this property |
No scuba diving