Lanaʻi Snorkel & Dolphin Watch

Lahaina

See dolphins in the wild and discover the largely uninhabited coast of Lanaʻi, one of the world’s top 10 snorkel locations.

5 Hours
Morning
Become a member
Regular
Member
Adult (Age 13+)
$105
$84
Child (0-12)
$65
$52

Cruise to the scenic coastline of Lanaʻi island and snorkel a dazzling coral reef, home to abundant sea life. Wild dolphins are found in bays and offshore, including acrobatic spinner dolphins, friendly bottlenose dolphins, and curious spotted dolphins. Sightings of humpback whales are also common from December to April.

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Children 0-12 are free (one child per paying adult).

Departs: Daily at 8:00 a.m.
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
Check-in Time: 45 minutes prior to departure
Check-in Location: Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, 612 Front Street, Lahaina

Pacific Whale Foundation advocates for the use of protective clothing and reef-safe sunscreen to help protect fragile coral reefs and to promote a healthy ocean environment. We support the statewide ban on sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate and, beginning November 2019, we are moving from encouragement to enforcement and instituting our own ban onboard PWF vessels of sunscreens containing: oxybenzone, octinoxate, avobenzone, avobenzine, homosalate, octisalate, octocrylene, and ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate in order to alleviate any additional stress on coral reefs. When buying sunscreen, it is important to read the ingredient list, as the term “reef safe” is not regulated and can be used as a marketing device. Choose sunscreen that is non-nano zinc oxide based, like those found in our Ocean Store. Mahalo for helping us protect the ocean.

  • Your Trip Includes

    • Certified Marine Naturalists onboard
    • Premium snorkel gear, including optical masks for eyeglass wearers
    • Flotation devices, snorkel instruction, fish i.d. class
    • Use of our ocean mat (when conditions allow) for added fun, relaxation, and water safety or comfort while in the water.
    • Onboard Jr. Naturalist Program for kids
    • Reef Safe Sunscreen – 4 oz. sunscreen in a fully sustainable tube made from sugarcane available for $13 onboard (25% discount).
    • Free Marine Wildlife oversize postcards
    • Continental breakfast: banana bread, assorted pastries, fresh island fruit, juice, Maui coffee
    • Lunch grilled onboard: chicken breasts, garden burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, veggie salad, chocolate chip cookies
    • Refreshments: unlimited soda, juice, and filtered water, plus one complimentary alcoholic beverage including Maui Brewing Co. beer, wine and tropical cocktails for adults 21+ with valid picture ID (additional adult beverages and refills available for purchase)
  • Also Available

    • Affordable rentals of wetsuit shirts, underwater cameras, binoculars
  • Membership Benefits

    • Save 20%* on all PacWhale Eco-Adventures cruises (+ VIP boarding)
    • Save 20%* on Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store merchandise
    • Save 20%* on Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Camp enrollment
    • Save 10%* on admission to Maui Ocean Center
    • Save 10%* at Maui Sports Unlimited (offering surfing, windsurfing and kite boarding lessons and rentals)
    • Get $20 off tickets* at NorthShore Zipline
    • Beyond the Breach quarterly publication
    • Exclusive invitations to Pacific Whale Foundation online events
    • Subscription to monthly Members-only emails
    • Priority boarding

    * Savings apply directly to Members only

  • Join Today and Choose a Welcome Gift

    • PacWhale Eco-Adventures Whalewatch or Dolphin Watch
    • Reusable canvas tote
    • Member T-shirt
    • No gift needed – give 100% to Pacific Whale Foundation
Become a member
Regular
Member
Adult (Age 13+)
$105
$84
Child (0-12)
$65
$52

COVID-19 UPDATE

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.