Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei

93 Reviews | Maui, USA

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1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
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Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regular temperature checks for staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Overview

Enjoy a prime opportunity to see humpback whales as they migrate through Hawaiian waters from Alaska between December and May. Setting out from Kihei, cruise to an area off the southern end of Maui with one of Hawaii's highest whale populations. You’ll travel in a large, sturdy raft that provides a speedy ride so you can maximize your viewing time. Learn about the whales from informative commentary provided by an onboard naturalist on this tour limited to 7 people (this may change as restrictions ease up but no more than 15), a smaller group size than most whale tours.

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Family friendly
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Popular choice with kids

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Average 4.98 out of 5 stars based on 93 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Anne U, Apr 2022 Verified
Such a nice small group experience. The people were knowledgable and really fun. It was relaxed but really informative. Worth every penny.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Whitney_W, Mar 2022 Verified
Would highly recommend this whale watching experience for an up close water level view of the whales. Our guides were excellent and felt safe in the windy Maui weather. Our kids age 12 and 8 made memories that will last a life time. We had a curious baby and the mom whale go under the boat. We would do this trip again.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Ruth_B, Mar 2022 Verified
The guides were great, the whales were wonderful, especially the moms & babies. It was both peaceful and exciting to in the presence of such magnificent creatures.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Roving63476931111, Mar 2022 Verified
The location was preferable. The crew was accommodating, friendly and good humored. Boat was comfortable. Saw whales within 5 minutes, as the crew were knowledgeable about humpback recent activity. They moved when the ‘show was over’ to find new sightings.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
21richl, Mar 2022 Verified
Our boat captain and nature guide were top notch made the ride fun. Really were able to make the rough sea’s tolerable. Made for great conversation for whale facts. The kids loved the mic drop to hear the whales. We say whales within a few minutes of being out the harbor. The great thing about these zodiac boats is 1) they r quick and are able get places most others can’t 2) makes for a thrilling ride if your into that kinda stuff. I also appreciated the music choices too. We hit towards the end of whale season and still walked away wet pleased. I would recommend and also will be booking them in the future. Checking in was a breeze and getting to and from the boats was a cinche too. A+++ for the 90 min whale tour.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Sue_H, Mar 2022 Verified
The tour guides, Alli and Sean, were great. We saw several whales, including one that breached. Twice they put the sonar in the water so we could hear them, which was incredible.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
TomEThomas, Mar 2022 Verified
We walked to the boat dock, easy quick boarding at 7am, friendly knowledgeable guides, lots of sightings with a great closeup finale of a family coming right toward us, mom flipping over to give us a look before diving back down. Great way to start the day.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
jacquis165, Mar 2022 Verified
The absolute best experience with Chase and Kim. The enthusiasm when they talked about and looked for the whales was contagious. And yes, we saw whales.
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Grace_T, Mar 2022 Verified
The MOST amazing whale watching experience. We saw at least 5 whales breach and saw whales the entire trip. The crew was so knowledgeable and kind. Highly recommend!
Maui Whale-Watching Tour by Raft from Kihei
Kansascuties, Mar 2022 Verified
Great experience all around. Crew was very knowledgeable about whales and gave lots of information and answered questions. Small tour so lots of great views of whales. Highly recommend!

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