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Pacific Whale Foundation

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Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-740-0670
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US$116.12*
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Molokini And Turtle Arches Snorkeling Trip
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US$104.12*
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Sunset Dinner Cruise: Four Course Dining Experience
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US$137.96*
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Honolua Bay Snorkel Sail
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Experience Maui's amazing ocean environment with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation! PacWhale Eco-Adventures offers thrilling and fun ocean adventures based on more than 37 years of marine research and sustainable ecotour experience. PacWhale has cruises for every style of adventure, including dolphin and whalewatch ecotours, snorkel trips, sunset cocktail and dinner cruises, holiday cruises and stargazing ecotours. You'll cruise on ultra-stable, eco-friendly vessels in the company of knowledgeable, friendly certified Marine Naturalists. Choose Pacific Whale Foundation and make a difference: all profits support efforts to protect whales, dolphins and the ocean environment.
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  • Average4%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
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+1 808-740-0670
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great trip with PWF to Molokini and Turtle bay. The crew were super friendly and very knowledgeable. The cost was similar to other companies but it felt good knowing that the funds were going towards maintaining the ecosystem in the ocean. The...More

Thank n1jyx
Reviewed yesterday

We just took our 3rd snorkeling trip in Maui with Pacific Whale, and it was as wonderful as always. We were taken to two different snorkeling spots and were in the water an hour at each spot. The staff is friendly and work hard to...More

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We've been on this many times. It has a fantastic crew and a great ship. Always a great time. Always very informative and wonderful outing. we didn't see whales but we herd them. I got some great video of some Spinner dolphins.

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Thank P771UHmauimike
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha. We love to hear that you had a great time on your cruise with us. Hearing whales communicate in the open ocean is so special. Mahalo for your review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 days ago

The sailboat and sunset are stunning. We enjoyed all the pinks, purples, blue, and yellow of a beautiful Maui Sunset. The staff was friendly and knew the area very well. Ukulele and singing set the tone and he sang a special song for our anniversary....More

Thank Valori H
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha Valori. Maui sunsets are truly spectacular. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us. We try our best to accommodate everyone aboard and make it a memorable experience. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful setting for snorkeling in Hawaii. Pacific Whale Foundation is a great organization - eco-friendly and the care of the ocean and it's wildlife are top priority. I have taken many excursions with PWF over the years and highly recommend the organization. You will learn...More

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Thank IAAng
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha. Hawaii has beautiful snorkeling conditions. We are very passionate about using our research to teach guests about how together we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was bad, spinach dip was dry & very small portion, meat was steak I ordered medium rare it came out over cooked & dry, alcohol drinks was horrible, seating was bad, no nice view we had view of the wetsuits hanging. Never again will...More

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Thank Tiara D
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I attended PWF's snorkel on Molokini and the Turtle Arches on a Saturday morning (8 am departure). The location is pretty easy to find, right out of Maalea Harbor (equidistant from hotels in Kaanapali or Wailea). Upon checking in at the harbor...More

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Thank gregstep2017
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha. We are so glad that you and your wife had such a great time on your tour with us. We hope to create a wonderful and memorable experience for all of our guests. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Thank you for so much FUN on Saturday!! Mikhala & Hannah ... You are so great with children ... we loved it!

Thank tandcsurf
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha. We hope for our cruises to appeal to guests of all ages. We are so glad to hear that you and your children loved your excursion with us. Mahalo for your review!

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I had a great time on this Molokini snorkel trip. The crew was so friendly and helpful. The snorkeling in Molokini was great...beautiful fish.

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Thank Erica S
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha Erica. We are so happy to hear that you had a great time snorkeling with us. The diversity of the fish and marine life at Molokini is truly beautiful. Mahalo for your review.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Adult Sunset Sail on the PWF Ocean Spirit was excellent. All female crew gave lots of aloha. The hospitality, pupus, and drinks were awesome. Sail boat was comfortable. Will do this again!

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Thank Max2192
Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha Max. We keep the Aloha spirit throughout all of our cruises. We love to hear that you had such a great experience. Mahalo for your review.

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Rob P
23 July 2017|
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Response from trueindigo | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't offer scuba. They do have snorkel tours, sunset tours, and private charters, even, I believe, a stargazing cruise. Check out their website for options.
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Beaveretta123
12 April 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Aloha, the sunscreen we provide on our boats is from a brand called Hawaiian Sol. It's biodegradable and reef-safe, mahalo!
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Melissa L
2 April 2017|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Yes, you are more than welcome to bring your own snorkel gear although we usually carry more than enough for our guests. Mahalo and we look forward to seeing you!
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