Maui's Ultimate Visitor Guide

Top 5 Maui Whale Watching Tours

From Hula Girl to Pacific Whale Foundation

#1 Hula Girl

Hula Girl’s galley also offers an Ala Carte menu and a wide selection of tropical cocktails, wines, and beer.  Image Source

Hula Girl’s galley also offers an Ala Carte menu and a wide selection of tropical cocktails, wines, and beer. Image Source

Maui’s Hula Girl whale watching tour is a two­ hour whale watching expedition on their custom charter catamaran. The restaurant­ and­ bar style catamaran has been built to provide seating for 49 guests at cushioned seats, room for musicians, a dance floor, and roll down vinyl windows for unexpected inclement weather. Hula Girl’s galley also offers an Ala Carte menu and a wide selection of tropical cocktails, wines, and beer. The Maui whale watching company also comes with informal narration about the humpback whales for the ultimate whale watching experience.

Hula Girl 5095 Napilihau St, Suite 109B BUSINESS DETAILS

#2 Pacific Whale Foundation

With thirty­-five years of whale research and conservation experience, Pacific Whale Foundation is Maui’s #1 whale watching choice.   Image Source

With thirty­-five years of whale research and conservation experience, Pacific Whale Foundation is Maui’s #1 whale watching choice. Image Source

With thirty­-five years of whale research and conservation experience, Pacific Whale Foundation is Maui’s #1 whale watching choice. The crew at Pacific Whale Foundation are certified Marine Naturalists that will ensure an innovative and educational whale watching adventure. The foundation provides ocean­ friendly eco­ cruises on their double­-deck catamaran from Maui’s Ma’alea and Lahaina Harbors. The certified team at Pacific Whale Foundation will also interpret the social behavior of the humpback whales on the tour. Guests are given the opportunity to listen to whale songs through the foundation’s underwater hydrophones.

Pacific Whale Foundation 300 Maalaea Rd #100, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA BUSINESS DETAILS

#3 Pride of Maui

 The Pride of Maui tour combines a two­ hour whale watching expedition and snorkeling among beautiful coral gardens.  Image Source

The Pride of Maui tour combines a two­ hour whale watching expedition and snorkeling among beautiful coral gardens. Image Source

Pride of Maui’s whale watching tour provides an exceptional value for visitors. The Pride of Maui tour combines a two­ hour whale watching expedition and snorkeling among beautiful coral gardens. The Maui whale watching tour has the most stable and spacious boat on the island with amenities like restrooms, glass bottom floors, submerging boarding ladders, warm showers, and a water slide. The tour has a fully stocked open bar and offers complimentary BBQ lunch. During whale season, visitors say that they can spot a humpback whale after ten minutes. Pride of Maui guarantees that you a whale will be present during your tour.

Pride of Maui 101 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA BUSINESS DETAILS

#4 Kai Kanani

The Kai Kanani whale watching tour offers amazing views of South Maui and Molokini  Image Source

The Kai Kanani whale watching tour offers amazing views of South Maui and Molokini Image Source

Kai Kanani whale tours offer guaranteed whale sightings and onboard hydrophones so guests can listen to the ethereal songs and conversations of humpback whales. The whale watching tour comes with light snacks, refreshing beverages, two premium bar drink tickets, and experienced marine naturalists on board. The Kai Kanani whale watching tour offers amazing views of South Maui and Molokini as you witness the migration of endangered humpback whales from Alaska. If you are staying in Wailea, Kai Kanani provides free Mercedes shuttle services from select Wailea Resorts to their launching point at Maluaka Beach.

Kai Kanani Sailing Charters 34 Wailea Ike Dr A105, Kihei, HI 96753, USA BUSINESS DETAILS

#5 Trilogy Excursions

Maui’s Trilogy offers whale watching tours from Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Maalaea.  Image Source

Maui’s Trilogy offers whale watching tours from Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Maalaea. Image Source

Trilogy Excursions is one of the oldest family­-owned Maui sailing operations. The boats at Trilogy Excursions can carry an average of 40 to 50 guests on board. Maui’s Trilogy offers whale watching tours from Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Maalaea. The Kaanapali whale watch tour comes with snorkeling equipment, breakfast, BBQ chicken lunch, drinks, and adult beverages. For guests who are 21 years and older, they will be provided two complimentary adult beverages on the return sail. Maui’s Trilogy Excursions say that their tours mean more than just saying Aloha but also living Aloha. ­­­­­­

Trilogy Excursions 207 Kupuohi St, Lahaina, HI 96761, USA BUSINESS DETAILS
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