The Best Maui Whale Watching Tours – Our Top Picks

One of the most popular activities to take part in during your stay is Maui whale watching. You’ll come face to face with majestic humpback whales during the months of December through May. Cruise through the water chasing groups of humpback adults and children, getting incredible GoPro videos and pictures to share with friends. Once you’re up close and personal with a group of humpbacks, you’ll be in absolute awe of their size and beauty. Check out our favorite whale watching tours below.

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Maui Whale Season: December 15th-May 15th

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Ultimate Whale Watch – Raft Whale Watching Tour

Enjoy getting up close and personal to groups of massive humpback whales on a raft that sits closer to the water than other larger boats on this excellent Maui whale watching tour. Ultimate whale watch is a family owned business and it shows. With extremely friendly guides that inform you about anything you want to know about the whales, this whale watching tour is one of the best on Maui!

Open 7 days a week

Minimum Age: 5 

Location: Lahaina, West Maui

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$49.95

$54

per adult

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Pacific Whale Foundation – Whale Watching Tour

As the top rated Maui whale watching tour on the island, Pacific Whale Foundation’s experience is a great fit for groups or couples of all ages and sizes. They’re a leader in environmental advocacy and education so you can sure you’re money is going to good use! The boat has plenty of space for moving around and it’s large size is better for people susceptible to sea sickness. Definitely a must try!

Open 7 days a week.

Minimum Age: None 

Location: West Maui (Lahaina and Maalaea)

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$44.95

$49.95

per adult

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Alii Nui – Luxury Whale Watching Tour

Watch groups of majestic humpback whales breach and play in style from a luxurious catamaran with Alii Nui whale watching tours. Sail comfortably across the Pacific on their 65 foot catamaran, with an impressively large main cabin. If you don’t want to be cramped in a packed, budget whale watching tour, the Alii Nui is your best bet. With comfortable places to sit while you watch for baby humpbacks, you can relax and get some Sun wherever you like on this luxury Maui whale watching tour.

Open Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Minimum Age: None

Location: West Maui (Maalaea)

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$94.95

$109

per adult

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