2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)

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What you can expect during your visit
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
A note about this tour
Masks and Social Distance will be at the discretion of each guest but not required.


Our lead boat, Kaulana, 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!


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Average 4.67 out of 5 stars based on 743 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
William_F, May 2022 Verified
We took this late in the season whale watching tour and was happily surprised to find a momma, baby and bull whale.
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Laura_S, May 2022 Verified
Saw mom & baby whales and bonus school of dolphins!! Crew were 1st class. Would recommend to anyone wanting a great whale tour
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Isa_A, May 2022 Verified
Well worth it! The staff advised us of the activities of the whales, behavior and what to look for as we launched out. Looking for promising signs, the boat was brought in towards frisky trios (the best for viewing) with enough force and target that the captain could shut off the motors and drift towards the whales, thereby keeping the whales safe and at ease. We had whales swimming around us, under the boat, popping up alongside the boat to look at us and jumping up over the waves doing their thing. Even with a full ship to maneuver around on deck, everyone got to see plenty of whales up close. My only problem was my cell phone ran out of space from all the video I took!
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Jen_C, May 2022 Verified
This was the highlight of our trip to Maui. We knew it was late in the season and the chances of seeing any whales were slim. The captain and crew were very knowledgeable about the whales. With the end of season in mind it did take a while before we saw any whales - but they didn't disappoint and we saw a lot of activity. The crew said it had been several days since they had seen that amount of activity and they were very excited, dancing and cheering when the whales appeared. It was so wonderful to see how much the captain and crew care about the whales and their habitats. We will be back on future trips. Highly recommend.
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Phyllis_K, Apr 2022 Verified
We had a great time! Captain was hoping that we would get to see some whales. Two mama’s and two calves with a few suitors competing for attention. One of the calves showed out by breaching several times. Def recommend and would do it again if I get the chance.
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Pam_G, Apr 2022 Verified
Due to the late whale watching season, we were hopeful to see at least one. When someone saw a whale blow and we were able to come alongside a mother and calf! It made our day. Then we found out there were other whales not far away so we left to find them and was not disappointed. The whales flapped their fins and came up many times! It was a wonderful sight. Had an awesome experience.
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Marrisa_V, Apr 2022 Verified
We went at the end of the season and still saw some whales! We saw a baby and a momma. The baby even breached for us!
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Eric_W, Apr 2022 Verified
Best experience I’ve ever had in Maui and possibly anywhere. Keep in mind that there was a lot of luck involved with finding such an active group (the crew certainly helped too). The downside is that you pay $20 extra per person by booking through this site despite the site “guaranteeing” the lowest price. Lahaina Cruise Company charges less to book direct (this site also won’t tell you the company until you pay)
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Diana_H, Apr 2022 Verified
Our captain was informational and friendly! Even though it was the end of the season, we got to see quite a good amount of whales!
2-Hour Whale Watching Experience! (Lahaina Harbor, Maui)
Donald_R, Apr 2022 Verified
Captain and staff were very knowledgeable and fun! Recommended to everyone! We saw whales and dolphins.

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