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Whale Center of the Pacific

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Address: 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1980
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+1 808-661-5992
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We took the two hour cruise out of the Lahaina harbor at sun set. We saw many whales and were treated to a beautiful end of day sunset. Crew was very helpful with knowledge of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bard W
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West Suffield, Connecticut
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West Suffield, Connecticut
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239 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We took the two hour cruise out of the Lahaina harbor at sun set. We saw many whales and were treated to a beautiful end of day sunset. Crew was very helpful with knowledge of the local area and the migrating whales.

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Thank Bard W
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived on a quiet Sunday but volunteers and docents were still willing, and happy to talk to us about the marine life at the center. We always support Marine research and conservation and were happy to have the chance to visit the center. Download coupons including AAA before you visit. They are excellent at honoring these discounts.

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Thank kinderangel
kennewick, wa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had great whale watch trip with good success considering early whale season. Organization protects and respects the animals, deserves support.

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Thank noseydog
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Whale Center offers great info on Humpback whales. It doesn't take long to visit, and is both interesting and worthwhile.

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Thank James L
Fort Collins, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We took this company for a snorkel trip while others in our party opted fpr another company. We had a much better experience. They took us to an area off the coast of Lanai. We saw turtles beautiful fish and as an added bonus whales! It was really wonderful. Knowledgeable crew. And they had vegetarian lunch for us veggie people.

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Thank Gail3207
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 319 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The more we know about these magnificent creatures, the more likely they are to survive. Great place to learn and support the humpbacks

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Thank Mike K
Grand Forks, North Dakota
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited here on a rainy day, before our whale watch trip the next day. Very clean & welcoming to all ages.

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Thank Citygals
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Great place for learning about whales and their migratory habits. Tours are pricey but look for discounts in the tourist magazines

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Thank Arthur Y
Orangevale, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is close to the Banyan Tree and is where the Pacific Whale Foundation Tours check in is. They have a nice assortment of hats, shirts, sunscreen, stuffed animals, water and ice cream

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Thank NorCal-traveler08
Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

They do a great job with the whale watching tour. The guides are fun and knowledgeable. I strongly prefer this group over the lower-cost independent vendors. Was a great outing with lots of whales and dolphins.

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