Our Vessels

We have a fleet of nine vessels providing award winning eco-cruises from Maui, Hawaii.

Our eco-adventures depart from Lahaina and Maʻalaea every day of the year with
a variety of specialty cruises offered on the holidays.

OPERATING FROM LAHAINA HARBOR

  • Ocean Spirit

    • Capacity: 49 snorkeling or whalewatch
    • High-tech, ultra-smooth, eco-friendly luxury sailing catamaran
    • Extra large deck area with sundeck trampoline areas on bow
    • Water slide and three swim ladders
    • Full bar, teak dining table, teak interior decking
    • His and her air-conditioned bathrooms
    • State-of-the-art sails and rigging
    • Clean-burning, fuel efficient and low emission Tier 3 Cummins diesel engine
    • Fiberglass composite hull with noise reduction features to protect sound sensitive whales and dolphins
    • Equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved whale protection devices
    • Length: 65 feet
  • Ocean Discovery

    • Capacity: 130 snorkeling, or 147 whalewatch
    • High-tech, ultra-smooth, eco-friendly catamaran with double-deck
    • Spacious cabin and sunbathing areas
    • Built for elegant at-sea dining
    • Galley bar, serving buffet and barbecue
    • Freshwater showers; his/hers bathrooms
    • Equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved Whale Protection Devices
    • Length: 65 feet
  • Ocean Quest Adventures

    • Capacity: 110 snorkeling or whalewatch
    • Double-deck eco-friendly catamaran
    • Offers smooth and relaxed ride
    • Spacious shaded cabin and rear deck
    • Sunbathing areas on bow and upper deck
    • Equipped with tables and comfortable armchair seats
    • Galley bar, serving buffet and barbecue
    • Slide and snorkel platform for easy access to the water
    • Freshwater showers; his/hers bathrooms
    • Equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved Whale Protection Devices
    • Length: 65 feet

OPERATING FROM MAʻALAEA HARBOR

  • Ocean Odyssey

    • Capacity: 130 snorkeling, or 147 whalewatch
    • Modern, eco-friendly, double-deck catamaran
    • Spacious cabin and sunbathing areas
    • Galley with bar and serving area
    • Stainless steel barbecue
    • Slide and snorkel platform
    • Freshwater showers; his/hers bathrooms
    • Equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved Whale Protection Devices
    • Length: 65 feet
  • Ocean Voyager

    • Capacity: 130 snorkeling, or 147 whalewatch
    • High-tech, modern double-deck power catamaran delivers ultra-smooth ride
    • Spacious cabin and sunbathing areas
    • Galley with bar and serving area
    • Comfortable armchair seats
    • Slide and snorkel platform
    • Freshwater showers; his/hers bathrooms
    • Equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved Whale Protection Devices
    • Length: 65 feet
  • Ocean Explorer

    • Capacity: 34 snorkeling, or 44 whalewatch
    • Modern, smooth-riding eco-friendly catamaran
    • Front stadium seating offers excellent wildlife viewing
    • Shaded galley and serving area
    • A favorite of photographers
    • Freshwater showers; his/hers bathrooms
    • Equipped with U.S. Coast Guard-approved Whale Protection Devices
    • Length: 54 feet
  • Ocean Guardian

    • High-tech, ultra-smooth catamaran
    • Spacious cabin and sunbathing areas
    • Large wildlife viewing area on back of top deck
    • Large viewing windows in main cabin
    • Galley with bar and serving area
    • Stainless steel barbecue
    • Handicapped accessible bathrooms
    • Submersible swim platform
    • Freshwater shower
    • Length: 65 feet
    • Certified for 149 passengers (We limit to 130 passengers for snorkeling)
BOOK YOUR CRUISE

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.

The role that our organization plays in keeping people connected for the sake of the environment is incredibly important in times like these. If we all take the proper precautions and continue to treat each other with kindness and care, we’ll get through this together.

How is PacWhale Eco-Adventures addressing COVID-19?

-Following guidance from Hawaii State and County officials, PacWhale is suspending Eco Tours and our Retail Store operations from March 20th – April 30th. 

- To support our employees, we are offering paid, temporary emergency sick leave, restricting all non-essential business travel, deep cleaning work areas, offering teleworking and flexible work schedules, and continuing to communicate updates and reinforce good hygiene practices.

How is Pacific Whale Foundation addressing COVID-19?

-Spring Break Ocean Camp has been cancelled.

-Keiki Whalewatches are being cancelled for the remainder of the season.

- Our marine research and conservation programs will continue to run without disruption.