Molokini and Turtle Town - Pacific Whale Foundation
Snorkel the world famous reef at Molokini Marine Preserve and also snorkel Turtle Arches where green sea turtles swim amid underwater lava arches. Expert naturalists will guide you and they also offer free learn to snorkel classes for beginners.
Operates: Daily at 7:00 am or Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday at 8:00 am.
Departure Point: Check in 45 minutes prior at the Pacific Whale Foundation store, located in the Ocean Center Shopping Complex in Maalaea. Departs from Maalaea Harbor.
Duration: 5 hours.
Equipment: Ocean Odyssey or Ocean Voyager is a 65 foot double deck power catamaran.
Capacity: 149 passengers.
Start with a tropical breakfast of fresh fruit, muffins and bagels with cream cheese.
BBQ lunch with grilled chicken breast, hot dogs and veggie burgers served on rolls with lettuce, tomato and sprouts with a side of pasta.
Beverages include island fruit juices and hot Kona coffee.
Inclusions: All snorkel gear and flotation devices. Free snorkel lesson and guided reef tour. Free junior naturalist program for the keikis (children). Tropical breakfast, BBQ lunch and beverages. This activity is handicap accessible by walker but there are a few steps. Call ahead for handicap access.
Exclusions: Bring a towel, cover up, hat and sunglasses, extra cash for souvenirs and a recreational life jacket for kids 30lbs and less.
Serves Alcohol: There is alcohol that is available during the activity.
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.
Restrictions: 48 hour cancellation/reschedule policy. Guests must have a valid picture ID to be served alcohol. The Pacific Whale Foundation reserves the right to substitute vessels and equipment. This activity is not accessible by wheelchair.
For Pride of America Cruise Ship passengers this tour is available on 'Day 3', Monday, of your cruise schedule.
Free Child Ages 12 and under One Per Pay Adult
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- # 51-75 Feet
- # Large Power Catamaran
- # 101-200 People
- # Central Maui
- # Molokini Crater
- # Turtle Town
- # Snorkeling
- # 4-6 Hours
- # Tours With a Guide
- # Walker Accessible
- # Hotel Pickup is Not Available
- # Includes Breakfast
- # Includes Lunch
- # Swim Stop Included
- # No Certification or Special License Required
- # Alcohol Is Available
- # Moderate
- # Morning
- # Sea
- # No Translation Available
- # No Minimum Age
- # Central Maui
- # Maalaea Harbor
- # Requires Rental Car From Cruise Ship
There have been 11 reviews written about the Molokini and Turtle Town with Pacific Whale Foundation.
Average Product Rating: 4.5 / 5
Great trip with Pacific Whale Foundation this weekend, the outstanding part of this trip was the crew ! extremely attentive to the passengers safety. even though the conditions were less than ideal for snorkeling the crew did a fantastic job. I would strongly recomend this trip for families and people of all levels of skill in the water. we saw a pod of doplhin turtles and loads of exotic fish, and had a great lunch.
I booked this tour in mid-June 2015, and I travel on my own (F, 26 Yrs). It was amazing and I can only praise the staff. The boat was big, I made friends with some other turists visiting Maui. They explained how to snorkel without getting afraid, or swallowing water. The world underneath was FANTASTIC!!! Amazing reef, colorful fish, vegetation. It was exquisite. The staff was nearby IN THE WATER, helping people. I initially stayed by their floaters, and then I ventured on my own. They kept an eye on everybody and constantly asked if we were doing well. Definitely recommend this trip to Molokini.
We had an amazing time, great staff, great experience. We felt very safe and the food/drinks were good too. All around a wonderful trip!
Had a really good time.
We didn't receive a picture of our trip. It would have been nice to get a family picture.
We've done a total of three snorkeling tours with Pacific Whale Foundation and have had a great time on every tour. The prices are comparable to other budget-friendly snorkel tours and we love to support the organization. The crew does a great job making you feel welcome from check in to exiting the ship. Each time I've learned so much about Maui and the sea life that surrounds it. The Molokin trip is definitely a must do! We've been twice and really enjoyed it. The reef is still pretty much intact and attracts are diverse set of fish. The first time we even spotted an octopus!
Nice large boat had plenty of knowledgeable staff. Left fair close to on time, and the snorkeling was great. The keiki naturalist time was a nice addition on the return trip, and food was pretty good for boat food. We had 130 on the boat, but didn't feel too crowded. Would book again to help the PWF and their non profit conservation.
The people working for Pacific Whale Foundation are very pleasant and committed to the ocean. However the boat was overcrowded and the number of snorkelers at Molokini was insane.
The captain chose not to dive at Molokini due to choppy water. It was a disappointing day of diving but a very good call regarding the safety of the passengers.
Trip was the best we've taken anywhere. Crew members were knowledgeable plesant and service was great.
Great customer service and enjoyed the educational talks on reefs, ocean life, environment, etc.