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Please arrive 45 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time to check-in and collect your tickets.

Check-In Location
Pacific Whale Foundation Store at the Harbor Shops at Ma’alaea (next door to the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium)
300 Ma’alaea Road
Wailuku, HI 96793

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Simply park in the free lot in front of Maui Ocean Center and walk towards the Harbor Shops. If your party includes mobility challenged passengers, please park in the handicapped spots just in front of our Ocean Store, then send a member of your party to check in at the store. You will be given directions on how to drive your mobility challenged friend or family member to the boat. Please be advised that there is a fee for parking in Ma’alaea boat harbor lots. The cost is 50 cents per hour or $12 for 24 hours.

What to Bring


*Snacks and beverages for purchase, including soda, juice, and alcoholic beverages, including Maui Brewing Co. beer, wine and tropical cocktails for adults 21+ with valid picture ID.

Sunscreen Policy

Pacific Whale Foundation advocates for the use of protective clothing and reef-safe sunscreen to help protect fragile coral reefs and to promote a healthy ocean environment. We support the statewide ban on sunscreens containing oxybenzone and octinoxate and have moved from encouragement to enforcement, instituting our own ban onboard PacWhale Eco-Adventures vessels of sunscreens containing: oxybenzone, octinoxate, avobenzone, avobenzine, homosalate, octisalate, octocrylene, and ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate in order to alleviate any additional stress on coral reefs. When buying sunscreen, it is important to read the ingredient list, as the term “reef safe” is not regulated and can be used as a marketing device. Choose sunscreen that is non-nano zinc oxide based, like those found in our Ocean Store. Mahalo for helping us protect the ocean.


All no-shows are non-refundable. You’ll receive a full refund if you cancel your cruise 48 hours or more in advance of the scheduled departure time. You can also reschedule as long as you do so 48 hours or more in advance.

Alcohol Policy

PacWhale Eco-Adventures promotes responsible drinking; alcoholic beverages are limited to three drinks per adult 21+ on our cruises where alcohol is available. Alcoholic beverages on snorkel cruises are served only after the snorkeling portion of the trip has been completed. You must show valid picture ID if you wish to consume any alcohol.

Fine Print

All activities are at your own risk. No liability, expressed or implied, rests with PWF Eco-Adventures, Pacific Whale Foundation, or its subsidiaries or officers. All reservations are non-refundable and changes are not permitted within 48 hours prior to the scheduled check-in. Check-in is at least 45 minutes prior to scheduled departure time. All no-shows are non-refundable. Pacific Whale Foundation reserves the right to reschedule or cancel due to weather, sea state or other exigent circumstances at the discretion of the Captain. Destinations, menus, vessels and equipment subject to change without notice. By purchasing your cruise ticket you agree to receive confirmation and promotional emails from us. You may opt-out of promotional emails at any time using the unsubscribe link.

PacWhale Eco-Adventures
(808) 249-8811
[email protected]

Hawaii Visitor Update

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.