MAUI WHALE WATCHING | MAʻALAEA HARBOR

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Whalewatch (Ma’alaea)

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

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

Whalewatch (Ma’alaea)

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

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

For CRUISES DEPARTING FROM MAʻALAEA HARBOR

The 5 vessels available from Maʻalaea Harbor offer Maui whale watching tours, snorkel tours, sunbathing, a bar area, waterslide and freshwater showers. These vessels also hold holiday cruises, cocktail and evening cruises with live music, sunset four-course dinner cruises and evening cruises for stargazing.

For our Maʻalaea whale watch and snorkel cruises, please check-in 45 minutes prior to departure at our Ocean Store. The store shares a parking lot with Maui Ocean Center. We sell guidebooks, clothing and unique products at our retail store. All profits support Pacific Whale Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit offering programs to protect the ocean through science and advocacy and inspire environmental stewardship.

Pacific Whale Foundation
300 Maʻalaea Road
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 249-8811

PARKING NEAR MAʻALAEA HARBOR

Simply park in the lot in front of Maui Ocean Center and walk towards Maʻalaea Harbor Shops. Please be advised that there is a fee for parking in Maʻalaea boat harbor lots. The cost is 50 cents per hour $12 for 24 hours.

We have handicapped accessible spots just in front of our Ocean Store. You can send a member of your party to check in at the store, and then you will be given directions on how to drive directly to the boat for easier access.

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  • Most Popular Whalewatch

Whalewatch (Ma’alaea)

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

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

Whalewatch (Ma’alaea)

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

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

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Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkel

Maʻalaea

Book our popular Molokini snorkeling tour and snorkel with the experts at Maui’s world-famous Molokini Crater, plus a second snorkel spot known for its Green sea turtles and underwater lava arches.

Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkel

Maʻalaea

Book our popular Molokini snorkeling tour and snorkel with the experts at Maui’s world-famous Molokini Crater, plus a second snorkel spot known for its Green sea turtles and underwater lava arches.

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Whalewatch Discount

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

This ecotour is the same as our classic whalewatch, only even more affordable!

Whalewatch Discount

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

This ecotour is the same as our classic whalewatch, only even more affordable!

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Island Rhythms Sunset Cruise | Ma’alaea

Maʻalaea

Marty Dread is back by popular demand to host our Island Rhythms Sunset Cocktail Cruise out of Ma'alaea Harbor. What could be more fun than dancing on the bow of a boat to live island-style reggae music by Maui's own Marty Dread?

Island Rhythms Sunset Cruise | Ma’alaea

Maʻalaea

Marty Dread is back by popular demand to host our Island Rhythms Sunset Cocktail Cruise out of Ma'alaea Harbor. What could be more fun than dancing on the bow of a boat to live island-style reggae music by Maui's own Marty Dread?

Sunrise Whalewatch

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

Capture the first whale sighting of the day as the sun rises over Haleakala.

Sunrise Whalewatch

Lahaina | Maʻalaea

Capture the first whale sighting of the day as the sun rises over Haleakala.

Molokini Wild Side Snorkel

Ma'alaea

Explore Molokini on an intimate, advanced snorkel tour of Maui’s #1 snorkeling and diving destination.

Molokini Wild Side Snorkel

Ma'alaea

Explore Molokini on an intimate, advanced snorkel tour of Maui’s #1 snorkeling and diving destination.

Sunset Dinner Cruise | Premium Seating

Lahaina

Upgrade your Sunset Dinner Cruise to premium seating and secure a guaranteed private table for your party to enjoy a delicious chef-prepared four-course dinner served tableside by our attentive crew.

Sunset Dinner Cruise | Premium Seating

Lahaina

Upgrade your Sunset Dinner Cruise to premium seating and secure a guaranteed private table for your party to enjoy a delicious chef-prepared four-course dinner served tableside by our attentive crew.

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Sunset Dinner Cruise

Lahaina

A uniquely Maui outdoor dining experience featuring a delicious chef-prepared four-course dinner served tableside by our attentive crew.

Sunset Dinner Cruise

Lahaina

A uniquely Maui outdoor dining experience featuring a delicious chef-prepared four-course dinner served tableside by our attentive crew.

Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Maʻalaea

Whalewatch at sunset while enjoying tantalizing pupu (appetizers) and refreshing cocktails.

Sunset Cocktail Cruise

Maʻalaea

Whalewatch at sunset while enjoying tantalizing pupu (appetizers) and refreshing cocktails.

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July 4th Cocktail Cruise

Lahaina | Ma'alaea

Get the best fireworks seats possible aboard our festive July 4th celebration at sea, with drinks, appetizers and dessert included.

July 4th Cocktail Cruise

Lahaina | Ma'alaea

Get the best fireworks seats possible aboard our festive July 4th celebration at sea, with drinks, appetizers and dessert included.

Ultimate Whalewatch with the Experts

Maʻalaea

Learn firsthand what it is like to be a whale researcher during this special offering with Pacific Whale Foundation’s researchers and marine biologists.

Ultimate Whalewatch with the Experts

Maʻalaea

Learn firsthand what it is like to be a whale researcher during this special offering with Pacific Whale Foundation’s researchers and marine biologists.

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New Year’s Eve Cocktail Cruise

Lahaina | Ma'alaea

Ring in the New Year aboard a fun and festive starlight cruise featuring great food, music and dancing, plus a midnight champagne toast to Hau'oli Makahiki Hou!

New Year’s Eve Cocktail Cruise

Lahaina | Ma'alaea

Ring in the New Year aboard a fun and festive starlight cruise featuring great food, music and dancing, plus a midnight champagne toast to Hau'oli Makahiki Hou!

Halloween Cocktail Cruise

Ma'alaea

A relaxing sunset/starlight trip between Ma'alaea and Lahaina, with cocktails and wickedly good appetizers – plus two hour stopover to enjoy Lahaina’s Halloween festivities.

Halloween Cocktail Cruise

Ma'alaea

A relaxing sunset/starlight trip between Ma'alaea and Lahaina, with cocktails and wickedly good appetizers – plus two hour stopover to enjoy Lahaina’s Halloween festivities.

VIP Whalewatch Plus | Lahaina

Lahaina

Join us on this VIP Whalewatch out of Lahaina. It is an exciting opportunity to get exclusive access to decades of knowledge and expertise from one of the world’s foremost experts on humpback whales.

VIP Whalewatch Plus | Lahaina

Lahaina

Join us on this VIP Whalewatch out of Lahaina. It is an exciting opportunity to get exclusive access to decades of knowledge and expertise from one of the world’s foremost experts on humpback whales.

VIP Whalewatch

Ma'alaea

Join us on this morning VIP Whalewatch out of Ma’alaea Harbor. It is an exciting opportunity to get exclusive access to decades of knowledge and expertise from one of the world’s foremost experts on humpback whales.

VIP Whalewatch

Ma'alaea

Join us on this morning VIP Whalewatch out of Ma’alaea Harbor. It is an exciting opportunity to get exclusive access to decades of knowledge and expertise from one of the world’s foremost experts on humpback whales.

Island Rhythms Sunset Cruise | Lahaina

Lahaina

Marty Dread is back by popular demand to host our Island Rhythms Sunset Cocktail Cruise out of Lahaina Harbor. What could be more fun than dancing on the bow of a boat to live island-style reggae music by Maui's own Marty Dread?

Island Rhythms Sunset Cruise | Lahaina

Lahaina

Marty Dread is back by popular demand to host our Island Rhythms Sunset Cocktail Cruise out of Lahaina Harbor. What could be more fun than dancing on the bow of a boat to live island-style reggae music by Maui's own Marty Dread?

Whalewatch Deluxe

Ma'alaea

Enjoy a deluxe 3-hour whalewatch plus a delicious lunch onboard while out viewing humpback whales.

Whalewatch Deluxe

Ma'alaea

Enjoy a deluxe 3-hour whalewatch plus a delicious lunch onboard while out viewing humpback whales.

Sunset & Celestial Cruise | Ma’alaea

Maʻalaea

Take a journey at sea with Pacific Whale Foundation and international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker Harriet Witt to experience our “Moving Planet."

Sunset & Celestial Cruise | Ma’alaea

Maʻalaea

Take a journey at sea with Pacific Whale Foundation and international award-winning astronomy writer and speaker Harriet Witt to experience our “Moving Planet."

Halloween Express

Ma'alaea

Enjoy the Halloween festivities on historic Front Street without the ghastly drive and ghoulish parking.

Halloween Express

Ma'alaea

Enjoy the Halloween festivities on historic Front Street without the ghastly drive and ghoulish parking.

PacWhale offers a variety of Eco-Adventures from centrally located Maʻalaea Harbor, including whalewatch and snorkel ecotours, sunset cocktail cruises and festive holiday cruises.