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“Perfection in Paradise”

Pacific Whale Foundation
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Whalewatch Sail Deluxe Lahaina
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Absolute best whale watching experience ever. We went in early April (after the peak season in Maui), but still experienced at least two dozen sightings. We would have been happy with one sighting (that's all we saw in Maine). It was so much fun, we went again four days later after Pacific Whale Foundation e-mailed us a discount offer for another trip. The second time, we didn't see as many whales, but we were a LOT closer (but they stay at least 100 yards away from the whales, per state law, if I remember correctly). We also got to see dolphins swimming right alongside the boat on that second trip. The staff dropped a microphone in the water so everyone could hear the whales communicating with their babies. I hope it wasn't a recording ;) Priceless memories, great photos, friendly boat staff. Perfection in paradise. Thank you PWF! We will be back!

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Reviewed 30 May 2014

Whale watching is a must when you visit Maui. It is just amazing to see so many whales surrounded you, January and February is probably the best time of year.

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

We went during peak time for whale watching on February 20th of this year. Seeing whales was a given (during Feb-Mar there are so many whales between Maui and Molakai you would have to be blind to miss them). This tour was fantastic for some of the added things done. We went out on one of their zodiac boats (inflatable sides).The "tour" is for two hours and has a naturalist on board. She did an incredible job of describing what was going on and giving us a very descriptive narrative of the behavior we were seeing. During the tour we saw well over 50 whales with fluke slapping and other incredible behavior. The tour on the zodiac is "GREAT" if you want to get up close. They have seating on bench (unpadded) seats, but we decided to sit on the inflatable sides. It is an incredible view when a whale goes under the boat. They also dropped a hydrophone over the side and we listened to whale songs

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Went out in the morning for a whale watch. Very friendly personnel, which made the trip for us. Tried to get into the areas for the whales. Did see numerous whales and their young as well as slapping the water and breeches. Will try to Attend if we go back.

Thank CharlieTHS
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Spent Christmas on Maui and went whale watching every day for a week. Some times we went twice a day. This organization is top notch. The prices are quite reasonable and they spend time with kids. It's very educational and you never know what might pop up.

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