Ultimate Whale Watch - Pacific Whale Foundation on Maui- Tom
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Ultimate Whale Watch - Pacific Whale Foundation on Maui

Tour Highlights:
  • Whale season ended April 15, 2019.
  • 3 hour whalewatch while interacting with Researchers and certified Marine Naturalist to learn what their work is about and observe how whales interact 
  • Underwater hydrophones to hear live whale songs
  • Onboard Ocean Explorer, a 54 ft. 38-passenger single deck catamaran
  • Unobstructed viewing of the humpback whales and
  • Educational and informative
  • Excellent photography opportunity
  • Unlimited sodas, juices, filtered water and 2 complimentary alcoholic drinks (Maui Brewery Company beer and wine)
  • A downloadable selection of 30 of our research department’s favorite whale photos.
  • Lunch
  • Full-color marine wildlife poster
  • Lahaina morning departure

 

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Learn firsthand what it is like to be a whale researcher during this special offering with Pacific Whale Foundation's researchers and marine biologists. Your morning begins with a complimentary continental breakfast served at Pacific Whale Foundation's Discovery Center. Over breakfast your small group will hear a presentation by a member of Pacific Whale Foundation's research team about their ongoing research projects. Guests can touch a piece of baleen, see some exclusive footage taken by researchers, and learn all about humpback whales and marine science. Each participant will receive a ticket for a free two-hour whale watch tour from either Maalaea or Lahaina Harbor, to be taken at your leisure. You can choose to book the 9:00 am Maalaea whale watch which departs immediately after the presentation, or you can save your trip for another day. There are multiple departure times offered daily.
Operates: January 11 to April 12 on Wednesday for a 7:30 to 8:30 am class and a two hour whale watch.
Departure Point: Check in 7:15 am at the Pacific Whale Foundation Store at GPS: 192 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku. The complimentary parking shared lot with Maui Ocean Center Aquarium, The main entrance to the Ma'alaea Harbor Shops and To Pacific Whale Foundation store for che
Duration: One hour classroom presentation and two hours of whale watching.
Equipment: PWF whale watching boat s out of Lahaina or Maalaea Harbor.
Capacity: Up to 30 guests in class room.
Menu:
Tropical style continental breakfast of pastries, fresh fruit in the classroom. Unlimited filtered water, juices, and sodas available on board your boat during the whale watch.
Beverages:
Coffee, tea and juices with your breakfast.

Inclusions: Underwater hydrophones to hear whale songs. On board Jr. Naturalist Program for kids.Full-color marine wildlife poster. Whale sightings guaranteed or go again free A downloadable selection of our research department's favorite whale photos will be emailed to you.
Exclusions: Affordable rentals of cameras and binoculars. Snacks for purchase, plus Maui Brewing Co. beer, wine and tropical cocktails for adults 21+ with valid picture ID (limit: 3 alcoholic beverages per adult)
Foreign Language Translation: There is no foreign language translation available.
Handicapped Accessible: Participants who use a walker can go on this tour.
Required Certifications: The participant is not required to have any certification or special license in order to participate.
Serves Alcohol: There is not any alcohol available during the activity.
Restrictions: Pacific Whale Foundation reserves the right to substitute vessels and equipment. All cruises, in part or in whole, are weather conditions permitting. Our captains may use their discretion in choosing alternate sites without giving prior notice. All activities are at your own risk.
This tour has a 48 hour cancellation policy. This means that once you're within 48 hours of the start time, the tour is non refundable. If you choose to cancel before this time, the standard 3% cancellation fee will apply. If the vendor needs to cancel your tour because of weather, a mechanical issue or any other reason you will receive a 100% refund of the price you paid.

There have been 2 reviews written about the Ultimate Whale Watch and Class with Pacific Whale Foundation.

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Joel Feldman
As good as advertised, the whale watch was very informative, staff very friendly and although it can not be a guarantee, the whales were in great numbers. Loved the tour.



Becky Wallace
This was a great tour. If you want a smaller boat, with real whale studies going on, and low to the water, this is it. The best part, you get high quality photos from the PWF! Emailed right to you, so you can sit back and enjoy the tour without having to try and capture your trip on your own. Lots of time to talk and ask questions and the crew was great.


Ultimate Whale Watch - Pacific Whale Foundation on Maui

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Restrictions:

Pacific Whale Foundation reserves the right to substitute vessels and equipment. All cruises, in part or in whole, are weather conditions permitting. Our captains may use their discretion in choosing alternate sites without giving prior notice. All activities are at your own risk.
This tour has a 48 hour cancellation policy. This means that once you're within 48 hours of the start time, the tour is non refundable. If you choose to cancel before this time, the standard 3% cancellation fee will apply. If the vendor needs to cancel your tour because of weather, a mechanical issue or any other reason you will receive a 100% refund of the price you paid.


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