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Pacific Whale Foundation

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101 Maalaea Rd, Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761-1268
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Cruise with the experts at Pacific Whale Foundation on Maui's top-rated ocean ecotours based on more than 38 years of marine research and sustainable ecotourism experience. PacWhale has cruises for every style of adventure, including whale and...more
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101 Maalaea Rd, Maalaea Harbor, Maalaea, Maui, HI 96761-1268
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An absolutely wonderful trip! Crew is all very friendly and knowledgeable. I did this excursion 2 years ago with another company and it pales in comparison. Loved the interaction and information available in on board and from the crew. It was wonderful to learn about...More

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Kirsten. We love to hear that you had such an amazing time on your snorkeling ecotour with us. Mahalo!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went out on a very sunny day (got sunburnt after I did not reapply after the second stop) and was very seasick but the snorkeling was amazing! I had just gone to the Maui Ocean Centre a couple days before so it was really fun...More

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on a 5 hour snorkel tour of some spots along the Maui coastline. Even tho the weather could have been better ( was overcast ) the clean boat and crew ( cuz I've been on some where that was not the case )...More

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a fun experience! Going out on a Lovely boat in the evening and learning about the night sky was great and very informative

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha Teresa. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening ecotour with us. Mahalo for your review.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was excellent! We showed up at 7:15 for an 8 o’clock departure. The weather was perfect. The captain and all the hosts were attentive and informative. The breakfast and lunch were delicious. The snorkeling was very lovely. We have snorkeled all over the world...More

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Sierra-PWF, Guest Relations Manager at Pacific Whale Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Aloha. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your snorkeling ecotour with us. Our mission is to provide scientific education about the marine life and how we can all pitch in to preserve and protect our oceans. Mahalo for your review.

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6 March 2018|
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Response from gregkaufman | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question. We guarantee whale sightings to May 15. If there are no whale sightings during your trip, you get a "Just a Fluke" coupon to go again free, within one year. There are usually still some... More
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Response from 541mark | Reviewed this property |
No scuba diving
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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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