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Well, you would think that the Pacific Whale Foundation would be the perfect company to go on a whale watch with on Maui, and if that was you're first thought, you would have been right. These guys just can't wait for the whales to come back in the winter. They love to go out and see them and incorporate all sorts of research into these whale watch tours as well. In mid-winter they even coordinate an island-wide whale count involving hundreds of people standing at various locations on the island and on the waters counting the whales during a specific time on a specific day. They have whale watching tours that leave from both Lahaina and Maalaea Harbors all day long and the "marine naturalists" they have on board will tell you the fascinating story behind these gentle giants of the sea and make sure to answer all your questions.........In addition, 'dolphin watches' are a big part of the Pacific Whale Foundation's agenda and they have tours that go out to the island of Lanai to find them. Molokini snorkel tours are also on the list of their adventures and they even have one tour that combines a Molokini snorkel tour with a Lanai dolphin watch for a full day of fun. For the real adventurous, you can also sign up for a rigid hull inflatable similar to a Zodiac raft that will take small groups off to Lanai to observe the marine life.
Enjoy a premier dining experience on the waters of Maui. All guests are offered outdoor seating, and indoor by request. Departing nightly from historic Lahaina Harbor, this cruise features a stunning sunset surrounded with views of the dramatic verdant South and West Maui landscape.
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.
Enjoy a beautiful sunset on the water and live music by Marty Dread, Maui's reggae favorite. Join in for the most fun and exciting evening of your vacation, cruising the Maui coastline as you enjoy hot and cold pupus, unlimited soft drinks and 3 alcoholic beverages with your choice of beer, wine, mai tais and other tropical cocktails.
Join Pacific Whale Foundation for a celestial stargazing cruise, featuring special guest astronomer Harriett Witt. Cruise beneath a starlit sky and learn about the stars, tides and cultural significance while enjoying some wonderful pupus and drinks.
Experience the essence of ho'okipa (hospitality) as we share with you the breathtaking beauty of Maui's sunset. Departing from historic Lahaina Harbor, you'll experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean while island ukulele music creates the perfect atmosphere aboard our newest luxury catamaran, Ocean Spirit.
Enjoy a full moon cruise with narration by international award winning astronomy writer and speaker Harriet Witt. A truly magical, memorable evening including pupus, desserts and drinks! Departing from Lahaina Harbor, we cruise beneath a Maui moon, hear fascinating stories about the moon and space, tides and the cultural significance of the moon.
Join Marty Dread, one of Maui's favorite entertainers, for a sunset cruise that includes dancing to reggae and island style music on an outdoor deck, watching whales as they breach and cavort in the ocean around you, and taking in the spectacular colors of a Maui sunset at sea.