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Whale Watching from Ma'alaea Harbor

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  • Whale Watching from Ma'alaea Harbor

  • See humpback whales in their natural habitat

  • Learn about animal behaviors from a trained marine naturalist

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Whale Watching from Ma'alaea Harbor
From US$45.22
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Whalewatch Ma'alaea 9:00Most Popular
2-hour whalewatch departing from Ma'alaea Harbor offering thrilling viewing of Maui's humpback whales who migrate here every year to mate and give birth.
From US$51.65
Whalewatch Ma'alaea 11:30
2-hour whalewatch departing from Ma'alaea Harbor to go out view humpback whales that migrate to Maui every year to mate and give birth.
From US$51.65
Whalewatch Ma'alaea 12:30
Thrilling two-hour whalewatch ouf of Ma'alaea Harbor to view humpback whales who migrate to Maui every year to mate and give birth.
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Overview
Experience the magic of whale watching off the coast of Maui with this incredible tour from Ma'alaea Harbor. Spend two-hours cruising the waters with a team of certified marine naturalists and listen in as they unlock the secretes of humpback whales. You'll have the chance to hear whale songs through underwater hydrophones and learn about interactions between these giant marine mammals. Travelers are guaranteed to see whales on this is a once-in-a-lifetime tour or the next trip is free.
What to Expect
You'll depart from Ma'alaea Harbor and go out in search of humpback whales who migrate every year from Alaska to Maui to mate and breed. Seeing the amazing ocean giants is an experience you'll never forget. Pectoral fin and tail slaps to full breaches, whales coming up to the boat - it can be an amazing show which never fails to bring a smile to one's face.

Throughout the tour our certified Marine Naturalists will provide educational talks and interpretation of the whale behaviors you are witnessing. There is even a free Jr. Naturalist Program for kids so that they can learn and enjoy their experience as well. Moreover, whale sightings are guaranteed or you will get a gift certificate to go again for free.

These cruises are offered on smooth riding, double-deck, eco-friendly catamarans built for comfort, stability and viewing. The upper deck provides excellent panoramic views and a higher viewing angle but there is also ample space to move around and shaded cabins below deck. Sodas, juices, alcohol and snacks are also available for purchase inside the bottom deck cabin, as well as two restrooms.

Hotel pick-up and drop off services are not available.
Reviews (86)
1 - 5 of 80 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
First Watch

This was the first Whale Watch of the season and we were lucky to be able to see 5 whales on the first trip out. Liv was our naturalist and she was very knowledgeable. This is a what a whale Watch is all about.

1  Thank JERRYG1713
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Jerry. We love to hear that you were there to experience the first Whalewatch of the season with us! Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whale watching during prime season

Enjoyed two excursions through this company. Wish we would have seen more whales on our whale watching tour, but of course you cannot control mother nature. The whales wouldn’t cooperate either to “talk” under the water. Bring sunscreen and sun hats to avoid getting burnt....More

1  Thank Courtney K
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha Courtney. We love to hear that you enjoyed your ecotour with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Family trip with Sibs

Great trip, excellent crew, found several whale groups and very comfortable trip. Naturalist on board was very informative.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 25 September 2018
Wonderful Cruise

All of the crew was extremely nice and helpful, and really took care of us. I will definitely be back and will be doing the same thing.

Thank brianmay2014
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2018

Aloha Brian. We love to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Fabulous whale watching trip

I took the whale watching cruise in early February and it was fabulous. First we saw, from a distance, whales spouting water then breaching the surface. The boat captain rode toward the cluster of activity. We noted several areas with activity, getting close enough to...More

Thank Barbara H
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Aloha Barbara. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your whalewatching ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review.

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KprDavid
23 July 2018|
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Response from sahkazoo | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, but I don’t know. We went in February. I would check with the Pacific Whale Foundation, which provided the tour.
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