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Pacific Whale Foundation

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Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-740-0670
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Experience Maui's amazing ocean environment with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation! PacWhale Eco-Adventures offers thrilling and fun ocean adventures based on more than 37 years of marine research and sustainable ecotour experience. PacWhale has cruises for every style of adventure, including dolphin and whalewatch ecotours, snorkel trips, sunset cocktail and dinner cruises, holiday cruises and stargazing ecotours. You'll cruise on ultra-stable, eco-friendly vessels in the company of knowledgeable, friendly certified Marine Naturalists. Choose Pacific Whale Foundation and make a difference: all profits support efforts to protect whales, dolphins and the ocean environment.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-740-0670
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Reviewed yesterday

The spot was great,the guides explained about the sealife overthere. You still have to pay more 10 dolares fo the wet suit, but ok. The lunch is really good. I recomend it

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Extremely knowledgeable staff, not pushy, but genuinely interested in helping you find the exact souvenir you want, either for yourself or someone else. Very good selection of gifts and clothing, at very reasonable prices. I bought a medium size carving, and after I paid for...More

Thank 4classic
Reviewed yesterday

These guys are fantastic. The crews are knowledgable/informative and very accommodating. I've been on several excursions with Pac whale, and can say from experience that they offer some of the greatest adventures/service on Maui! Plus, they're great with kids! Book your tour today!

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Thank liammdevine
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We couldn't have just any plain old morning-after wedding bunch after our epic Maui wedding, so we turned to Pacific Whale Foundation to help coordinate an unforgettable send-off adventure, and they pulled it off without a hitch! We wanted to subsidize a portion of each...More

Thank Lucy Y
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good Food considering you are on board a moving "restaurant." Our server was attentive, drinks came promptly, and food was prepared nicely. We ordered the steak, and shrimp dinners. Came as ordered. Beautiful if not windy sunset. Took some great pictures of sun going down...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We joined PAC whale foundation and received 20% discount all our trips we also went on a snorkeling event to molikie and turtle arches then we went on a dolphin watch each was fantastic. We also receive discount on all purchases. If you go to...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the highlight of my trip to Honolulu. The staff of was so nice and share their passion and knowledge of the sea life with us. This was my sisters (age 58) first time snorkeling and she fell in love with the sea.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great trip with PWF to Molokini and Turtle bay. The crew were super friendly and very knowledgeable. The cost was similar to other companies but it felt good knowing that the funds were going towards maintaining the ecosystem in the ocean. The...More

Thank n1jyx
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha. We are so glad to hear that you had such an amazing time on our Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkel. We love to share with our guests how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 4 days ago

We just took our 3rd snorkeling trip in Maui with Pacific Whale, and it was as wonderful as always. We were taken to two different snorkeling spots and were in the water an hour at each spot. The staff is friendly and work hard to...More

Thank Joyce M
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha Joyce. We are so glad to hear that you had an enjoyable experience snorkeling with us. Customer comfort and satisfaction is always our number one priority. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been on this many times. It has a fantastic crew and a great ship. Always a great time. Always very informative and wonderful outing. we didn't see whales but we herd them. I got some great video of some Spinner dolphins.

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha. We love to hear that you had a great time on your cruise with us. Hearing whales communicate in the open ocean is so special. Mahalo for your review and we hope to see you again soon!

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Rob P
22 July 2017|
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Response from trueindigo | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't offer scuba. They do have snorkel tours, sunset tours, and private charters, even, I believe, a stargazing cruise. Check out their website for options.
12 April 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!
Melissa L
2 April 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!