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Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor provided by PacWhale Eco-Adventures

Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor
We will run at reduced capacity to ensure social distancing guidelines are met (currently at 50% capacity).
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Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Many snorkeling and boat trips are extremely overpriced in Hawaii and target tourists who don’t know any better. This Molokini and Turtle Arches snorkeling tour is not only fairly priced to fit any travelers' budget, but it also includes a continental breakfast, large barbecue lunch, unlimited soda and tropical juice, all snorkeling gear, and a beginning snorkeling class conducted by a naturalist. Get the most for your money with this guided tour off Maui's coast.
Highlights
  • Cruise in a catamaran during this Molokini and Turtle Arches snorkeling tour
  • Breakfast, lunch, and unlimited soda and juice are all included 
  • Boat has restrooms with a shower, and snorkel platform for easy entry into the water
  • Choose between two departure times for this tour that's guided by a naturalist
What to Expect
This tour meets at Maui's Maalaea Harbor. Hop aboard your catamaran for the day and get ready for an adventure on the water. Your boat is stocked with a bar, a water slide, restrooms, showers, and even a snorkeling ramp. First up on the day’s agenda is breakfast. Enjoy a small breakfast of fruit and pastries as you cruise the waters near Molokini. Your guide tells you about the extinct volcanic crater as you go. You can also take a short snorkeling lesson from the onboard naturalist before getting into the water. Go toward Turtle Arches reef, and see species of fish and coral. Your guide points out wildlife you may not know about or see otherwise. After snorkeling, enjoy a barbecue lunch and relax in the sun on the cruise back to the harbor.
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Important Information
Departure Point
192 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professionally-fitted snorkel gear, including optical masks for eyeglass wearers, flotation device, learn-to-snorkel class, fish ID class, guided reef tour
  • Continental breakfast: banana bread, assorted pastries and fresh island fruit.
  • BBQ Lunch: teriyaki marinated chicken breasts, hot dogs, garden burgers, potato salad, corn and bean salad, and chocolate chip cookies for dessert.
  • Refreshments: sodas, tropical juices and filtered water.
Exclusions
  • One free child ages 6 and under per paying adult. Children ages 7-12 charged child rate.
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off are not available.
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Additional Info
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • For each paying adult, 1 child ages 6 and under goes free. All children must be on the order/voucher as they account for a seat.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • To protect the reef environment and in support of the statewide ban on sunscreens, we will no longer allow the use of any non-reef safe sunscreen on board any snorkel eco tours. 4oz Reef safe sunscreen will be available on board for $13
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 70 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Michelle S wrote a review 7 Jan
Virginia Beach, Virginia63 contributions12 helpful votes
* Rent the wet suit top ($10 on the boat) and the go pro underwater camera ($40 at check in at the store and you keep the SD card), both well worth it. Also be prepared with some cash to tip the awesome crew. Lunch and drinks were prepared on board and delicious after
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from John G, Director of Sales at Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor
Responded 2 weeks ago
Mahalo for coming out with us on the Molokini & Turtle Arches snorkel tour. We so appreciate you supporting our organization and are so happy you enjoyed the experience. Have a Happy New Year, stay safe and healthy, and we'll hope to see you out with us again soon.
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LucyD wrote a review Dec 2020
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Has a blast. Totally recommend. Saw turtles, an eel, a trumpet fish, plus the highlight was the baby whale playing. Kiddos had a ball. Good food and service. Highly recommend.
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Response from John G, Director of Sales at Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for choosing to come out with us on our Molokini snorkeling tour. We are so glad you and your family enjoyed the experience. We hope to see you out with us again on your next visit to Maui. Happy Holidays!
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Choryen wrote a review Nov 2020
Maui, Hawaii26 contributions7 helpful votes
Nice guided snorkeling trip to Molokini and Makena Landing where we saw turtles and other marine life
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Response from SierraK-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor
Responded 1 Dec 2020
Aloha. We truly appreciate your support and we are so glad that you enjoyed your snorkeling experience with our crew. Mahalo for joining us!
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Superblonde wrote a review Nov 2020
Dubrovnik, Croatia1 contribution
The snorkeling was great, the crew was helpful and informative and helped keep everyone safe! We learned about the fish we saw snorkeling and the surrounding areas.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from SierraK-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor
Responded 1 Dec 2020
Aloha Kristen. We love to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with our crew! Mahalo for joining us.
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sydneybmp wrote a review Nov 2020
Orem, Utah99 contributions53 helpful votes
This snorkel trip was fun, informative, and respectful of the environment. We saw dolphins and turtles. The food was mediocre but the service was great. The equipment was good. We would go again with this company.
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Response from SierraK-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Molokini and Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip from Ma'alaea Harbor
Responded 17 Nov 2020
Aloha Sydney. We truly appreciate your support and so glad that you enjoyed your snorkeling experience with our crew. Mahalo for your review and we hope you'll join us again in the future!
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By: PacWhale Eco-Adventures
Jerry M
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Awesome Trup
Well run, felt very safe. Crew ensured social distancing and even was cleaning the hand rails during the trip. The
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slrobins4
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Whale watch sail
The crew was great. The boat was also great. They were all knowledgeable , friendly , and helpful. We would use t
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chantelandsam
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Lack of communication
They need to communicate better. The email they provide doesn’t give you directions on where to check in. We found
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hawaiibill41
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Whale Watching
When we go Whale Watching we always choose to go with Pacific Whale Foundation. We are always amazed at the knowled
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375gretchenm
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Whale Watching Dreams Come True
PacWhale Eco Adventures is not only professional, reasonably priced, great employees with alot of knowledge, beauti
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CaptainStansbury
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Breaches Twists & Turns & even Flukes waving in the wind
Great weather... calm seas... and boat loads of whales and the provided lunch was better than expected. But the be
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gabihm2016
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Excellent whalewatch experience
We were lucky enough to be in Maui during mid-January when there are whales aplenty. Our captain did a great job f
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valleyisle
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Pac Whale does whale watching right!
Within 10 minutes of leaving the harbor, we watched a large group of whales - a mother and baby, followed by a grou
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smithneo
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Ultimate Whale Watch Experience
Good to know that our tour dollars also supported a good organization and their mission. Crew and entire experience
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jordanro
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A great time
I am so glad we booked with PacWhale Eco-Adventures. I really like that they're a non-profit that genuinely cares.
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carm976
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Whalesssss
Was an awesome tour... we were blessed to be surrounded by whales 🐋 up close and personal. The best tour thus far
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Global58960425058
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Deluxe Whale Watch
On our 'Pacific Whale Foundation' Deluxe Whale Watch cruise out of Maalaea, Maui, we were fortunate to see a grea
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Kteach09
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First Class!
Recently, on a trip to Maui, my husband and I took a snorkelling tour with PacWhale Eco-Adventures. We had a great
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meganmcgl2021
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Didn’t sail or even address sailing
We paid for the morning whale watch sail, which is a full $30 more per person than the base whale watching tour. I
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Adventure719367
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Wonderful whale watch
Crew was fun and knowledgeable. Saw tons of whales! Excellent price, can’t wait to book another tour from them (als
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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