There are multiple cruise options operating from Lahaina Harbor, including Maui whale watching tours, snorkel tours, dolphin watching, holiday cruises, cocktail and live music cruises, evening stargazing, and sunset four-course dinner cruises.
Onboard, you will be able to snorkel, jump on a sundeck trampoline, waterslide, enjoy the bar area, sunbathe and access freshwater showers.
For our Lahaina cruises, please check-in 45 minutes prior to departure at our Ocean Store in Lahaina. You will receive an email confirmation that will explain which location to meet at for your cruise. Our store has guidebooks, clothing and unique products for sale. All profits support Pacific Whale Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering programs to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire environmental stewardship.
Pacific Whale Foundation
612 Front St
Lahaina, HI 96761
There is a free 3-hour parking lot on the corner of Prison and Front Street in Lahaina. This is a good choice for cruises that are 2 hours or less in duration. Do not park in the bus lanes in this lot.
For longer cruises, please park in one of the paid lots that can be found off Dickerson and Front Streets. Handicap accessibility will be available at Slip #1 in Lahaina Harbor across from the Pioneer Inn. A member of your party may check-in at the Pacific Whale Eco Adventures Ocean Store.
PacWhale offers a variety of Eco-Adventures from historic Lahaina Harbor, including whale and dolphin watch ecoturs, snorkel trips, sunset dinner and cocktail cruises, plus stargazing, full moon and holiday cruises.
Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission work to continue.
Pacific Whale Foundation’s leadership team is closely monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies, public health officials and government agencies on an ongoing basis.
The role that our organization plays in keeping people connected for the sake of the environment is incredibly important in times like these. If we all take the proper precautions and continue to treat each other with kindness and care, we’ll get through this together.
How is PacWhale Eco-Adventures addressing COVID-19?
-Following guidance from Hawaii State and County officials, PacWhale is suspending Eco Tours and our Retail Store operations from March 20th – April 30th.
- To support our employees, we are offering paid, temporary emergency sick leave, restricting all non-essential business travel, deep cleaning work areas, offering teleworking and flexible work schedules, and continuing to communicate updates and reinforce good hygiene practices.
How is Pacific Whale Foundation addressing COVID-19?
-Spring Break Ocean Camp has been cancelled.
-Keiki Whalewatches are being cancelled for the remainder of the season.
- Our marine research and conservation programs will continue to run without disruption.