Posted on: September 6, 2011

$15 Off Kama'aina Special on Island Rhythms Sunset Cruises

What could be more fun than dancing to popular reggae and island tunes -- on the bow of a boat at sunset with the beautiful Pacific all around you?  Pacific Whale Foundation's Island Rhythms Sunset Cruises, featuring popular reggae entertainer Marty Dread, offers the quintessential definition of a Friday night good time. Starting on Friday, September 2, Hawaii residents with a valid i.d. will receive a $15 discount on this popular cruise. 

"The word most frequently used to describe our Island Rhythms Sunset Cruise is 'fun'," says Cynthia Mayer, Pacific Whale Foundation's Chief Operating Officer - Eco Adventures. "Maui's island music and reggae sensation Marty Dread is so charismatic and engaging; he gets everyone up and dancing to reggae, pop and rock favorites." 
"This is an ideal cruise for all ages," she notes. "Kids, teens, parents, grandparents, singles and couples all love it." 
"We're pleased to offer a Fall Special for our local Hawai'i residents from now through October," says Mayer. "Show us your Hawaii i.d. and we'll deduct $15 off the regular price for your ticket." 
The Island Rhythms Sunset Cruise includes hot and cold appetizers to keep you fueled for dancing. The menu includes barbeque pulled pork in a house-made sauce, jerk chicken satay with sweet chili sauce, vegetable crudite platter with ranch dressing, housemade baba ganoush and black bean hummus with assorted crackers, Hawaiian sweet and local taro rolls, fresh made brioche, plus homemade brownie bites made with organic flour and fruit skewers with mint honey glaze. 
For refreshments, guests can choose beer, wine, juices, sodas, Mai tais and tropical cocktails. Up to three alcoholic drinks are provided for adult guests. A valid i.d. is required to consume alcohol. 
The cruise departs from Ma'alaea Harbor at 5:30 pm and returns at 7:30 pm. Check-in 45 minutes prior to departure at Pacific Whale Foundation's Ocean Store at the Ma'alaea Harbor Shops, next door to Maui Ocean Center. The regular price is $59.95 for adults and $39.95 for children. Book online to save 10%. Pacific Whale Foundation Members save 20%. Kamaaina will save $15 on the regular price for adult tickets. 
For reservations, please call Pacific Whale Foundation at (808) 249-8811 ext. 1 or visit and visit the "Specialty Cruises" page.