Ultimate Whalewatch With The Experts

3 Hours
Departs From Lahaina Harbor Become a member
Adult (13+)
From $139.95
Child (5-12)
From $89.95

Learn firsthand what it is like to be a whale researcher during this special offering with Pacific Whale Foundation’s marine biologists out of Lahaina Harbor. This unique adventure includes a 3-hour whalewatch with our Certified Marine Naturalist onboard and offers the perfect small group platform for whale watching and photography.

This experience offers the opportunity to interact with our naturalists onboard to gain a better understanding about these giants of the sea, as well as how and what data collection our researchers are gathering.  Our naturalists will provide you with expert commentary about humpback whales and the various behaviors being exhibited by these amazing giants during your tour.  Every tour is different and amazing, so come out with us on this unique adventure. Continental breakfast is included. Children ages 4 and under are not allowed.

Find out how to earn a free ecotour while supporting humpback whale research with our FINDERS FREE program!

Departs: 7 days a week out of Lahaina from 7:00am – 10:00am.

Duration: 3 hours

Check-in Time: 30 minutes prior to departure

Check-in Locations:

Lahaina – Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, 612 Front Street, Lahaina.

  • Your Trip Includes

    • Live interaction with onboard whale Researcher and Certified Marine Naturalists.
    • Underwater hydrophones to hear live whale songs
    • Whale sightings guaranteed or go again free
    • Our vessels are CASHLESS for purchases. Only credit, debit or digital payment methods with a QR code will be accepted for on board purchases. Cash will graciously be accepted for gratuities only. Mahalo.
    • Refreshments: unlimited soda, juice, and filtered water.
    • Continental breakfast: Fresh island fruit, yogurt and granola parfait, banana bread, assorted pastries, Maui coffee and tea.
    • Please wear flat or low-soled shoes
  • Also Available

    • Affordable rental of cameras and binoculars
  • Membership Benefits

    • Regular updates on PWF Research, Education and Conservation
    • Special Access to Industry Experts
    • Quarterly Member Spotlight
    • Exclusive Access to our Membership Portal
    • Invitation to Member Only Events
    • One of a Kind Member Merchandise
    • Priority boarding on PacWhale Eco-Adventures vessels
  • What Is Your Cancellation Policy?

    Normally, we accept cancellations 48 hours prior to the scheduled date of your trip. Due to the current health crisis, we will consider late cancellations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, i.e. quarantine, isolation or flu-like symptoms.  As we do this in good faith, we deeply appreciate the earliest cancellation notice possible.

Departs From Lahaina Harbor Become a member
Adult (13+)
From $139.95
Child (5-12)
From $89.95

Hawaii Visitor Update

Aloha, We Are Open!  Our PacWhale Eco-Adventures are open for booking as we welcome visitors back to Maui.  Quarantine restrictions were lifted on Oct. 15th for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.