Whale Watch Tours


Humpback Whale season generally runs from the 1st of December to the end of April of each year, with over 8,000 whales roaming the warm waters of the island of Hawaii.


Here’s a list of some of the Humpback Whale watch tour operators on Maui, Hawaii:


Captain Steve’s Rafting & Whale Watch Tours


captain steve's whale watch maui hawaiiCaptain Steve has been offering whale watch tours for over 20 years, and has developed a loyal following from both local customers and visitors to Maui. I’ve been on Captain Steve’s whale watch tours for over five years, and he’s the best for capturing amazing Humpback Whale experiences.


Departs daily from: Mala Harbor (off Front Street)

Earliest Whale Watch: 7:45 a.m.

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Hawaii Ocean Project

This is a 100% Research Direct Program and is one of Maui’s best whale watching experiences. They are located in Kihei on the southwest side of Maui.

Telephone: (808) 667-7006


Pacific Whale Foundation


The well-known Pacific Whale Foundation offers daily whale watch tours from both Lahaina Harbor and Maalaea Harbor. With over 32 years experience, the Pacific Whale Foundation has been thrilling Maui visitors for years with in-depth knowledge and information about our Humpback Whales.


Telephone: (808) 856-8387

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Pride Of Maui


For more than 30 years, the Pride of Maui has been offering whale watch tours, snorkel trips, and snuba and scuba trips to Maui visitors. They also provide private charters for weddings and corporate events.


Telephone: (808) 242-0955

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Aloha – Enjoy Maui!

Black Sand Beach on Maui, Hawaii.

Black Sand Beach

Beaches.  Maui has some of the best beaches in the world.  Napili Bay and Kapalua Bay on the west side of the island are popular snorkel locations, and everyone loves Baby Beach in Lahaina.  Honolua Bay is also awesome for snorkeling, and Slaughterhouse Beach nearby is a tourist favorite.  Don’t forget to try D.T. Fleming Beach Park.

Big Beach is a favorite on the southwest side of Maui, along with Ulua Beach, Wailea Beach and Polo Beach.

In Paia, there’s Baldwin Beach that is popular and Ho’okipa Beach is just past Paia.  Just before Hana is the famous Black Sand Beach.

La Perouse Bay is an incredible place to snorkel, swim and hike, and Po’olenalena Beach is a little hide-away beach in the Makena State Park area of southwest Maui.

Top 10 Lists.  Take a look at my Top 10 Activities on Maui, and my Top 10 Restaurants.  There’s also my Top 10 Attractions while visiting Maui and, of course, my Top 7 Shopping places and Top 5 Luau experiences.

The Gazebo is one of Maui's top places for breakfast.

The Gazebo

Eating & Drinking.  Oh, yea.  You’ve also got to eat and drink while visiting Maui.  Well, for breakfast The Gazebo in Napili is a “must-do tradition,” along with the Kihei Café.  For pizza, try Prison Street Pizza in Lahaina or Dollie’s Pub & Café in Napili.

There’s a lot of good burger places in Lahaina, along With Honu Seafood and Pizza and Lulu’s Lahaina Surf Club.

In the upcountry town of Makawao are two good places to eat – Casanova Italian Restaurant and  Makawao Steak House.   Stop at this “Hawaiian cowboy” town on your way down from a sunrise visit at Haleakala Crater.

Hookipa beach on the windward side of Maui.

Ho’okipa Beach – Paia

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Ever been in a rainforest?  Check-out the Honolua Bay Rainforest!  Out in Paia is a famous restaurant – Charley’s – so make sure you stop there for breakfast on your way to Hana, or for dinner on your way back.  Check-out the various places to stay in Hana!

Baldwin Beach near Paia on Maui, Hawaii.

Baldwin Beach

HDR photography on Maui, Hawaii.

Haleakala Crater

Baby Beach in Lahaina on Maui, Hawaii is a family friendly beach.

Baby Beach in Lahaina.

Honolua Bay is an incredible snorkel loaction on Maui, Hawaii.

Honolua Bay

La Perouse bay is a nice snorkel, swim and hike location on Maui, Hawaii.

La Perouse Bay

Sunset on Maui, Hawaii is an awesome, incredible experience on the island of Maui.

Incredible Maui Sunset

Shipwreck Beach on the island of Lanai across from Maui, Hawaii.

Shipwreck Beach on the island of Lanai

Black Rock is a great snorkel spot on Maui and good to see gian Sea Turtles.

Giant Sea Turtle At Black Rock

Welcome To Maui  Tourist Guide

Maui Travel Tips is a blog by SteveENJOY!  Living on Maui, I love to talk about this beautiful island.  I hope you enjoy my photography, and I love to provide first-hand information about Maui.  My hope is you feel the true Hawaiian “spirit of aloha” in everything you see and do on Maui.

HAVE FUN!  Take a look at the article categories, review my recent posts, and send me any questions or comments you might have.

I know you’ll love Maui — as much as I love her! 




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