Catamaran Whale Watch

(4.8)
$90

Guaranteed whale sightings and the best sailing catamaran on Maui!


FROM DECEMBER TO APRIL Come aboard and join us as we observe the playful habits of Maui's most consistent return visitor - the humpback whale. The waters off West Maui have long been the favored vacation spot of these massive marine mammals. Enjoy hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, a full ball, and a selection of wine and other beverages while watching the whales play.


We provide maximum space and comfort. There are plenty of areas to enjoy the view either from our spacious, shaded cabin or deck areas. Enjoy an array of Maui's favorite pupu's (snacks), a full bar and sodas, juices & filtered water while watching the whales play. A marine naturalist is always on board with facts about these gentle giants. A hydrophone will allow you to listen to the amazing songs the Humpback Whales sing. Our whale watch will run seven days a week from mid-December until the whales go home.

Includes
  • Guaranteed sightings or we treat you to another whale watch
  • Complimentary transportation for most West and Southside hotels and condominiums
  • Limited number of passengers for the comfort of our guests
  • Whale narration by our certified marine naturalists
  • Hydrophone - Listen to the whales sing underwater!
  • Free Whale souvenir
  • Easy access from the dock


The Catamaran
  • Measuring an impressive 65 feet from stern to stern and 36 feet from port to starboard
  • Certified for 100 passengers, however, we will hold reservations to at the most 60 passengers depending on the excursion
  • Plenty of deck space and multiple trampolines (hammock-like lounging areas)
  • Spacious covered cabin for shade with 10 tables for intimate seating
  • Easy access stairs that allow passengers to enter the water safely
  • Comfortable seating
  • Spacious Captain's table for food service
  • Two oversized bathrooms
  • We are also a "green' boat! We recycle, reuse (no paper plates or disposable utensils) and do not pump waste into the waters. Sailing also conserves on fuel


Food and DRINKS
  • Kiawe guava smoked baby back ribs
  • Herb-seasoned chicken wings
  • Caprese skewers with balsamic
  • Fresh island fruits and vegetable crudité
  • Spinach-artichoke parmesan spread
  • Chips and salsa
  • White chocolate macadamia nut cookies.
  • Open premium bar with imported and domestic beers, wine, sparkling wine, Mai Tai's & rum drinks, gin, vodka, tequila
  • Soda, juices and filtered water.
     

Complimentary Transportation - 
Leave the driving to us! Experience the comfort and ease of our transportation service available from most South and Westside resort areas. Our comfortable vans will pick up and return you to your hotel or condo in style. NOTE: Transportation must be added below. Please ensure hotel/condo information is provided.
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Time 2 pm
Check-in 1:30pm
Duration 2 hours
Location Ma'alaea Harbor

Please view the cancellation policy and restrictions.

Cancellation Policy

Any cancellation made after 9pm local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


Last Minute Bookings

Please be aware that these bookings are subject to confirmation. If this is a same-day or next-day booking, there is a reasonable chance this will not be confirmed. For bookings that are confirmed, there will be no cancellations or refunds.


Restrictions

The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Menu is subject to change without notice.


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Reviews

Review Summary
(4.8)
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- Mar 2018 -

Rodolfo De la Vega

My wife and I went on the sunset sail during March and it was an amazing experience. For some reason it turned out we were just 8 passengers total, so it was a ver private experience. After leaving the harbor, the winds calmed and it was beautiful. The scenery, crew, food, drinks, sunset and the whales were amazing. We truly couldn't have hoped for a better sailing experience. And they have a shuttle that picks and drops you off at your hotel. How awesome is that? A many thanks to captain Trent, Nikita, Marcio and Johanna. They really went above and beyond to make our sail an unforgettable experience.

(5.0)
- Jan 2018 -

Christopher Jensen

Hands down the best cruise I've taken in a long time. The custom-built catamaran is wonderfully scaled, the crew is phenomenally warm, accommodating, and fun, and you can't beat the venue. Then, to top it all off, we encountered our first whale pod... like literally 2 minutes out of the slip! Couldn't have been better choreographed if they tried. Even the food was great. I typically have a low bar but in that regard but was really pleasantly surprised with the food and top shelf cocktails. Easily worth the small premium over comparable options. The only improvement I could think of is somehow adding built in cup holders along the deck. When the wind kicks up and the whales pop, it gets hard to hold everything 😉

(5.0)
- Feb 2018 -

Julie Dow

Amazing crew with great snacks and cocktails. We must have seen 50 whales. Captain did an awesome job finding them. Not the least expensive tour available but well worth stepping up just a bit for this experience.

(5.0)
- Nov 2017 -

Jeff Jones

The experience on the Catamaran Whale Watch never disappoints. I've sailed with them on several occasions and have enjoyed both snorkeling cruises and, most recently, the sunset cruise. They offer a nice variety of activities and great food, and the boat itself is quite impressive. The Captain and crew we had on this past sunset cruise had higher winds to contend with than I've experienced on previous excursions. Their handling of the boat to ensure an amazing time was impressive. Kudos to our Captain who handled and docked the boat like it was a windless afternoon!

(5.0)
- Sep 2017 -

Shane Bridges

We opted for the sunset cruise. This was one of the best things we did in Maui. Relaxing and beautiful and we even missed the full sunset due to some clouds. The service was amazing from start to finish. The boat was beautiful and clean. The crew were helpful and beyond friendly. I cannot say enough about how pleased we were. Top shelf drinks and great food. They were constantly making sure we were happy.

(5.0)