Maui Whale Watching Tour from Maalaea Harbor Wailuku, HI

Sail MauiMaalaea Harbor Slip 72Maalaea, HI 96753
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Bring your friends and family and set sail with the whales on this Maui whale watching tour from Maalaea Harbor. Maui is known for its paradise-like warm waters, beautiful beaches, magnificent sunrises and sunsets - and as a prime spot for whale watching. Join the Sail Maui crew in looking for these gentle giants for an unforgettable close encounter experience!

up to 2.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Maalaea Travel Experts
  • Humpback whales are particularly prevalent in the Au'au Channel off the coast of Maui.
  • With enough wind, this trip is exclusively sailing with no drone of a motor.
  • Tour duration is approximately 2.5 hours.
  • Casual attire and a light jacket recommended.
  • Refresh with a variety of beverages, including wine and local beer (included).
  • Bring your passport or photo ID if you wish to have an alcoholic beverage.
  • Complimentary reef-safe sunscreen provided.
  • This activity will have a maximum of 25 passengers.
  • Whale watching season runs from Dec 15 - March 31st.


from Maui Whale Watching Tour from Ma’alaea Harbor
Sail with the whales aboard this Maalaea whale watching tour! Let Sail Maui be your host as you witness the acrobatic creatures of Maui. Come experience the beautiful island of Maui by setting sail on one of the island's best whale watching tours aboard a high-performance Paragon sailing catamaran.

The beautiful waters of Maui are the best place to see humpback whales during their yearly migration. Join the captain and crew in looking for these amazing creatures on one of the Maui whale-watching tours.

Experience the thrill of a lifetime as the charter boats take you to the best of Maui. Fast and powerful vessels allow for additional time at your favorite spots.

Sip a refreshing beverage while the wind takes you up close and personal with the most beautiful creatures in the sea.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Maui Whale Watching Tour from Ma’alaea Harbor

Where does the Maalaea Harbor Whale Watching tour depart from?

These seasonal whale watching tours embark from Ma'alaea Harbor Slip 72, Maalaea, HI 96753. Check-in is 30 minutes prior to your tour's departure time.

How long is the tour?

This Maui whale watching tour is approximately 2.5 hours. Available seasonally. Check the ticket section above for availability on your preferred dates.

Is the Maalaea Harbor whale watching tour appropriate for children?

Yes, this tour is perfect for families!

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?

This Maalaea Harbor whale watching tour is not suitable for people with mobility impairments.

What should I bring?

A hat, sunglasses, light jacket, towel, camera, and a reusable water bottle are at the top of the list. Bring your passport or ID card if you wish to consume alcoholic beverages on board.

What should I wear?

Wear comfortable clothing. A light jacket is recommended during winter months.

Is sunscreen provided?

Yes, Sail Maui provides reef-safe sunscreen on board as a courtesy.

What’s included in the tour?

This tour includes a variety alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and complimentary reef-safe sunscreen.

Is parking provided?

No. Arrive early for ample time to find nearby street parking.