Learn firsthand what it is like to be a whale researcher during this special offering with Pacific Whale Foundation’s marine biologists out of both Lahaina and Ma’alaea Harbors. 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.
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. 4 days a week out of Ma’alaea from 8:00am – 11:00am.
Duration: 3 hours
Check-in Time: 30 minutes prior to departure
Lahaina – Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, 612 Front Street, Lahaina
Maʻalaea – Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, Maʻalaea Harbor Shops, next to Maui Ocean Center. Click HERE for parking/check-in map.
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.
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.