Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft

Enjoy a prime opportunity to see humpback whales as they migrate through Hawaiian waters from Alaska between December and May. Setting out from Kihei, cruise to an area off the southern end of Maui with one of Hawaii's highest whale populations. You’ll travel in a large, sturdy raft that provides a speedy ride so you can maximize your viewing time. Learn about the whales from informative commentary provided by an onboard naturalist on this tour limited to 7 people (this may change as restrictions ease up but no more than 15), a smaller group size than most whale tours.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$48

Whale Watch Adventure

What can we say….the Whales just LOVE us! Maybe it’s our Aloha?  One thing is for sure, you will love getting up close and personal with the magical giants!

You're experience will not just viewing whales, but listening live to the majestic whale songs through the use of our high performance Hydrophone Audio System which mixes the whale songs over gentle island tunes.

This tour averages 90 minutes off the West Maui Coast in Pailolo Channel.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$64

Whale Watching from Ma'alaea Harbor

Experience Maui's top-rated whale watch with the experts departing from Ma'alaea Harbor. These informative and fun two-hour whale watches are led by a team of certified Marine Naturalists who explain and interpret the social behavior of humpback whales. Listen to whale songs through underwater hydrophones and watch a variety of whale behaviors between mothers, calves or aggressive males competing for females. Every trip is different and you never know what what you'll experience. Moreover, whale sightings are guaranteed on all whale watches or you go again for free.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$39

Whale Watching from Lahaina Harbor

Experience Maui's top-rated whale watch with the experts departing from the historic Lahaina Harbor. These informative and fun two-hour whale watches are led by a team of certified Marine Naturalists who explain and interpret the social behavior of humpback whales. Listen to whale songs through underwater hydrophones and watch a variety of whale behaviors between mothers, calves or aggressive males competing for females. Every trip is different and you never know what you'll experience. Moreover, whale sightings are guaranteed on all whale watches or you go again for free.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$39

Whalewatch Sail Lahaina

Experience Maui's top-rated whalewatch with the experts on Maui's newest, eco-friendly sailing catamaran, that offers maximum space and comfort with optimum viewing. Each informative and fun two-hour whalewatch is led by a team of certified Marine Naturalists and marine biologists, who explain and interpret the social behavior of humpback whales. Listen to whale songs through underwater hydrophones, watch mothers and calves interact, and male compete for females.

Whale sightings are guaranteed on all whalewatches or you go again free at your convenience within one year of your cruise.

Hotel pick-up or drop-off services are not available.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$57

Makena Whale Watching and Snorkel

Enjoy Maui's magnificent whales from a truly unique perspective! This 3 hour kayak and snorkel eco adventure tour focuses on Humpback Whale watching and includes a reef snorkel spot that is fun for the whole family. Paddle through the calm, clear waters of the Pacific looking for whales and then hop in the ocean for a snorkel along a beautiful reef with a variety of colorful tropical fish, Green Sea Turtles and much more. Plus our small group sizes and certified guides ensure a memorable experience.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$74

West Maui Whale Watching and Snorkeling Excursion

Enjoy Maui's magnificent whales from a truly unique perspective. This 3-hour kayak and snorkel eco adventure tour focuses on Humpback Whale watching and includes a snorkel spot that is fun for the whole family. Paddle through the calm, clear waters of the Pacific looking for whales and then hop in the ocean for a snorkel along a beautiful variety of colorful tropical fish, Green Sea Turtles and much more. Plus our small group sizes and certified guides ensure a memorable experience.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$74

Maui Whale Watch Cruise

Our lead boat, Maui Princess, is the largest, most UNCROWDED whale watching boat on Maui! We offer each guest plenty of room to roam around, for the very best view of Maui's humpback whales.

Our big, spacious boat and can follow the whales in comfort, no matter where they roam, throughout the Humpback Whale Sanctuary. This is the SAFEST and MOST COMFORTABLE way to experience up-close whale encounters.

Every 2 hour trip includes LIVE NARRATION from one of our whale experts, and conveniently departs from Lahaina Harbor, close by to all West Maui resorts.

Hawaii Ocean Project is Maui's premier supporter for WHALE RESEARCH, giving back to legitimate organizations that help both the humpbacks and all marine wildlife.

Experience the thrill of Maui whale-watching. This educational and informative adventure is great fun for the entire family and offers spectacular sightseeing and photo opportunities. Your whale watch cruise comes with a whale sighting GO-AGAIN-FREE-GUARANTEE!

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$31

Whalewatch Sail Deluxe Lahaina

This special three-hour informative and fun whalewatch is led by a team of Pacific Whale Foundation’s certified Marine Naturalists and Marine Biologists, who explain and interpret the social behavior of humpback whales. Listen to whale songs through underwater hydrophones, watch mothers and calves interact, and see males compete for females.

Every trip is different; you never know what you will experience. Moreover, you will also be served a delicious lunch of fresh fruit, trio of house fried chips and salsa, Kiawe smoked pork and chicken sliders served with guava barbecue sauce, and other dishes.

Hotel pick-up and drop off services are not available.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$95

Sunset Whale Watching Cruise in Maui

Come join the fun and friendly captain and crew aboard the Calypso for this romantic 2-hour sunset whale watch cruise along the Pali coast of Maui. Admire the whales from the surface or go down to the underwater viewing room whenever the boat makes a stop. If the whales choose to swim beneath the vessel, you’ll be able to see them through the glass panels in the bottom of the hull. Your driver/guide will tell you some of the more popular moves that whales engage in. Enjoy comfortable seating throughout and take advantage of the bar and snack area aboard.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$39

2-Hour Maui Whale Watching Catamaran Cruise

Enjoy this 2-hour guided adventure in a high-speed catamaran to watch the whales in their natural habitat. Depending on the whales’ behavior during your whale watching trip, you may see the whales slapping the surface with pectoral fins (their very long side fins), flukes (the tail), the peduncle (the strong muscles attaching the tail to the rest of the body) and the breach, this is when the whale rises completely out of the water and crashes down again. Juices and sodas are available on board.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$29

Sunset Whale Watch Adventure Aboard the Malolo Catamaran

Enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset and whales breaching from the ocean.  Maui whale watching is most thrilling aboard the Malolo!  This high speed catamaran leaves from Maalaea Harbor and can bring you to the whales quickly. All kinds of drinks are available for purchase, and there are restrooms on board. The humpback whales return to Hawaii for a few months each year to mate and give birth.

Dolphin & Whale Watching

$39