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Hike To See Whales
02/12/2011 (All day)
Lahaina Pali Trail
Hike to See Whales
A morning hike led by one of our trained naturalists and professional guide along the Lahaina Pali Trail up to the ridge top where you can enjoy incredible views of whales in beautiful Ma'alaea Bay.
The hike starts at the western trail head (which is 10 miles south of Lahaina and 3 miles west of Maalaea Harbor). Parking is accessible from Highway 30 at Manawaipueo Gulch about 0.25 mile north of the Pali tunnel). Participants check-in at Ma'alaea and go via van shuttle.
For more information about the trail, visit hawaiitrails.ehawaii.gov (note: do not enter www at the start of the web page). Select island of Maui and trail #2.
Special Note: This is a strenuous hike. Due to the level of participation required, this hike is limited to participants ages 14 and above.
What to Wear: close-toed shoes, pants, and hat/sun protection. A light jacket/layers is also recommended depending on weather.
What to Bring: water, snacks, sunscreen, camera, and binoculars.
Check In Location: Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store at the Harbor Shops at Ma’alaea (next door to the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium). 300 Ma'alaea Rd, Wailuku, Maui, Hi 96793