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Pacific Whale Foundation

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Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-249-8811
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761
+1 808-249-8811
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Reviewed yesterday

Great crew ; great lectures on marine life for kids . Very ecoconsciuos but would be more ecological to not print all pictures as some of them are wasted ; we bought our photo but the idea of evoconservation was lost to us seeing all...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The best snorkel I've ever done. We had a beautiful day! The captain and crew were great and very helpful with questions. Would do this snorkel trip again in a heartbeat.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very well organized snorkel tour including head counting after each snorkel trip and guards in water. Good food during stay on board. Friendly crew, willed to help everyone. Got many additional information about water life. Highly recommended !

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our family had a great half day snorkeling tour to Molikini & LaPerouse Bay. Great & safe for kids. There were guides in the water. Staff and presentations were excellent. Food & drink solid (inc. great local beer & wine on the trip back to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Strong winds and choppy seas. The staff were highly skilled and knowledgable. Felt safe and taken care of. Due to the poor weather condition, part of the trip had to be cancelled. However, we were all refunded half the cost of the tour. In addition,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We absolutely LOVED our "Wild Side" experience. The crew was magnificent! Chris, Callen and Josh made sure we had a great time--they were wonderful hosts. And it rocked having a female captain--Thanks for being a great role model for my daughter Mosher! I would highly...More

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Thank Kelly A
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second boat trip of snorkeling in Maui. The crew was very friendly and helpful. They served a healthy breakfast and lunch had different choices, even vegetarian options. We only have great things to say about this trip.

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Thank Tibor S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the best part of our vacation to Maui. It is very well organized, great food and drinks, and stunning views.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff had attitude and wrongly accused us of leaving the water and going up on the rocks. Who they saw was not my husband and I. Little did they realize that we wanted to become members.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the emphasis on taking care of the oceans, the educational component and the knowledge level of the staff. The food was well-done and the systems for keeping things moving and comfortable are impressive! We had a great day on the ocean and would...More

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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.
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!
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!