Whalewatch

Lahaina | Ma'alaea

Whalewatch with the experts on Maui's top-rated ecotour and see these amazing creatures in their natural wild habitat.

2 Hours
Afternoon, Morning
Classic
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Regular
Member
Adult (Age 13+)
$44
$35.20
Child (Ages 5-12)
$25
$20
Child (Ages 0-4)
Free
Free

This Whalewatch is led by certified Marine Naturalists for fun and informative interpretation of humpback whale behaviors and characteristics. Watch mothers and calves interact, see males compete for females, hear underwater whale songs – every trip is unique.

Multiple departures daily from historic Lahaina Harbor and conveniently located Maʻalaea Harbor; an easy drive from Kihei, Wailea, Makena, Paia, Upcountry, Wailuku and Kahului.

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.

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Children 12 and under are free (one child per paying adult).

Departs:

Lahaina – Daily at 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. [December 1 to April 30]
Maʻalaea – Daily at 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. [December 1 to April 30]
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

Check-in Time: 45 minutes prior to departure

Check-in Locations:

Lahaina – Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, 612 Front Street, Lahaina
Maʻalaea – Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, Maʻalaea Harbor Shops, next to Maui Ocean Center

  • Your Trip Includes

    • Underwater hydrophones to hear whale songs
    • 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).
    • Filtered water
    • Free Marine Wildlife oversize postcards
    • Whale sightings guaranteed or go again free
  • Also Available

    • Affordable rentals of cameras and binoculars
    • Snacks and beverages for purchase, including soda and juice.
  • 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
Most Popular Whalewatch Book Lahaina Book Ma'alaea Become a member BUY A SEASON PASS
Regular
Member
Adult (Age 13+)
$44
$35.20
Child (Ages 5-12)
$25
$20
Child (Ages 0-4)
Free
Free

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.

We are happy to now offer three new kama‘aina-rate private charters: Molokini Wild Side, Honolua Bay Snorkel, and Sunset Sail.

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