Whale Photo Safari


Join us for a Whale Photography Workshop at Sea, led by a professional wildlife photographer.

3 Hours
Hands-On Adventure Become a member BUY A SEASON PASS
Adult (Age 13+)
Child (Ages 6-12)

Whether you are a novice or experienced photographer, this trip is for you. Our on-board guides provide professional interpretation for whales and their behaviors while professional photographers provide hands-on instruction designed to help you learn the art of on-water photography. This tour also offers complimentary continental breakfast.

Whale sightings are guaranteed or go again free on another whalewatch of equal or lesser value within one year. We are proud of our 97% sighting success rate.

Please fill out Photo-Safari-Questionnaire prior to your trip.

Become a Member today for additional savings and other benefits.

Departs: Sundays at 7:00 a.m. [December 4 to April 16]

Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

Check-in Time: 45 minutes prior to departure

Check-in Location: Pacific Whale Foundation Booth, Slip #4, Lahaina Harbor

  • Your Trip Includes

    • Tropical-style continental breakfast including assorted pastries, fresh island fruit, Maui coffee
    • Complimentary soda, juice, filtered water
    • Collection of digital photos taken by our team during your Whale Photo Safari and some all-time favorites
    • Underwater hydrophones to hear whale songs
    • 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
    • Whale sightings guaranteed or go again free
  • Also Available

    • Binocular Rentals
  • 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
Hands-On Adventure Become a member BUY A SEASON PASS
Adult (Age 13+)
Child (Ages 6-12)

Hawaii Visitor Update

UPDATED 9/24/20 -- We eagerly welcome visitors back to the islands as quarantine restrictions lift Oct. 15 for those following the state’s pre-arrival COVID-19 testing requirements.