2 hrs
Minimum Age

Maui Whale Watching Cruise

Whale Watching Begins Dec 15th and runs through April 15th

Duration: 2 hours

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Availability: Daily at 8 am, 11 am, & 2 pm Dec 15th – April 15th

Note: All Half Day Snorkeling & Sunset Trips also include Whale Watching!

Set sail on a Maui whale-watching tour!

During our winter months (Dec 15th-April 15th) humpback whales migrate down from the cold waters of Alaska to the warm waters of Maui to give birth to and train their calves (babies). Cruise with us as we look for these magnificent creatures and experience them in their natural habitat.

After departing Ka’anapali Beach, the captain and our trained naturalists will search for the most active pods and educate the guests with fun and interesting facts about the majestic Pacific humpback whales. A premium open bar is included.

Maui is the mecca for Pacific humpback whales from about December to April each year. During the whale season we operate tours specifically dedicated to the whales. You’ll see whales on all of our trips, but if you’re not looking to snorkel and already made dinner plans then why not just hop on, sit back with a cocktail, and enjoy some whales for the afternoon?

Don’t be shy! Ask our crew members questions! They could talk about whales all day; they enjoy whale season just as much as the rest of the visitors. No matter if you’re seeing whales for the first time, or a seasoned whale spotter, every trip is different and you just never know when you could catch that amazing whale breach photo!

Sea Maui’s open layout makes it the perfect boat for viewing whales! There’s not a bad seat in the house, and you won’t have to battle a hundred other people just to catch a glimpse. When it comes to whale watching in Maui, Sea Maui is the way to go!

(Whale watching available December 15th – April 15th)

  • Easy-to-find check-in location at The Whaler’s Village Shopping Center and the only boat with a physical location on the beach. Our kiosk is located along the beach walk at Whaler’s Village between Leilani’s and Hula Grill.
  • The only boat with 4 hours of free parking validation, savings of $20 or more!
  • Exceptional staff & service/certified naturalists for whale watches
  • All crew members are lifeguard and CPR certified.
  • Premium open bar
  • Complimentary juice, water, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, and lemonade


Maui Whale Watching Cruise
Ages 21+
Ages 13 – 20
Ages 3 – 12
Ages 2 and under

24 hours’ notice of cancellation is required for a full refund. Once within the 24-hour window no refunds will be honored, if rescheduling is possible a $25 fee per passenger will apply. Customers will receive a full refund in case of operator cancellation due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. MUST call to cancel. (808) SEA-MAUI. No-shows will be charged the full price or given the option to reschedule for a $25 fee per passenger. Special events (New Year’s Eve, 4th of July, etc.) require 72 hours’ notice. Third-party vouchers or tickets not sold by Sea Maui may have additional refund restrictions, Sea Maui will not be responsible for the refunding of any payment taken by a third-party vendor.