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Address: Loading Dock Main Booth, Lahaina Harbor, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Phone Number: +1 808-667-9266
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Hawaii Ocean Project hosts whale watches and other exciting excursions...

Hawaii Ocean Project hosts whale watches and other exciting excursions aboard the Maui Princess, the Molokai Princess, the Lahaina Princess, the Prince Kuhio, and the Kaulana. Our vessels are large, stable, and comfortable, and they offer the best viewing available. Trained naturalists on board share their knowledge of the West Maui marine environment.

Whether you prefer a guided day trip around the exotic island of Molokai, A snorkel tour of Molokini, following a pod of Dolphins around Lanai, or a sunset dinner cruise of the coast of West Maui, Hawaii Ocean Project can accommodate you with your Maui Ocean Activity.

Our Mission is to provide you with the finest Maui Ocean Activities available. Not only do we offer the finest Dinner cruises on Maui and ocean tours off the coast of West Maui, as well as excursions to Maui's neighboring islands, we are proud our services promote and support marine research and promote the education of Hawaii's marine eco system.

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US$99.95*
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Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise
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US$99.95*
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Lanai Island Dolphin and Snorkel Cruise from Maui
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US$200.98*
and up
Maui Sunset Dinner Cruise and Royal Lahaina Luau Combo

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Knowledgeable Whale Watching crew...inspiring for a fellow biologists!

The staff were experienced and made the passengers feel safe and informed. I would have purchased some professional pictures/videos taken during our tour.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 May 2016
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Fishers, Indiana
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic value for this trip on the Lahaina Princess where you get snorkel equipment, unlimited soft drinks and water, a delicious breakfast and lunch (suitable for vegetarians even though advertised as a bbq) and the best thing is the crew and the ship captain who were so conscientious, funny and caring. It does get quite rough near Molokini so be... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Left at 7:15 am, breakfast was muffins and fruits, boat was a bit old, staff were helpful, frindely and nice. Lunch was a BBQ sandwiches. However, my daughter enjoyed a lot jumping and the snorkelling trip. We didn't see any dolphins or turtle.. Just make your own search there are other companies that cheaper than this one.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

The people at our hotel had brochures on only two different snorkel tours to Molokini and we were fresh from the 48 and had really not checked out companies beforehand as we thought the hotel staff would be our best bet. WRONG! Should have used help with Trip Advisor--next time. This is a "rip-off" as another reviewer mentioned. The boat... More 

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Lake Elsinore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

great all around cruise around lahaina area from the beautiful sunset to the great mahi mahi steaks food was excellent, service was excellent, all you can drink, was a little hard getting up to get drinks and bring back to table though .would reccomend to all.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Left Lahaina about 7-7.15 am for a 1hr .15m trip to molokini to snorkel the crater and see a whopping 4 species of fish. Yee ha NOT! Then another hours travel to see sea turtles, well that made up some disappointment. They did provide breakfast and lunch, u don't starve!Try another company with more variety.

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Melbourne
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

We booked the lanai snorkel trip as it was advertised as cruise on our 'catamaran with BBQ lunch and cocktail' When we arrived at dock the captain told us we would be going on a different boat and oh sorry there is no BBQ lunch or alcohol included on this boat. (Um ok false advertising, rip off price) when we... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

The staff were experienced and made the passengers feel safe and informed. I would have purchased some professional pictures/videos taken during our tour.

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Lethbridge, AB
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This review could have received if not for 2 things. We could not understand everything that was being said over the intercom. My second disappointment was when we sat watching a mother and baby whale for more than 10 minutes while a group of male whales were breaching a few miles away. I did hear the person on the intercom... More 

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churchbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

the sunset cruise was one of our best decisions we made on our Maui vacation. It was a beautifull nite . We got to see many whales more then we saw on the whale watching tour. The meal was very good and well planned out. The servers were very efficient serving the food and drinks. It was easy to find... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We had an early start to get the 7am sailing from Lahaina. The crew were fantastic giving us briefings , sorting out fins , masks , and wetsuit tops($10 additional) Continental breakfast ( fruit, muffins, fruit bars, juice and coffee ) and lunch ( bread , spreads ( mayo, sauces) ham, turkey , beef, cheese, onion tomato) and soda and... More 

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