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Maui Whale Watching Tour

Seasonal Tour – Offered December – March
Whale Watch & Snorkel Combo | 3.5 hours | 1pm – 5pm daily
Optional BBQ

Maui Whale Watch and Snorkel Combo Tour dedicates a special amount of time to and from the destination to finding the whales. Observe them in the wild in Maui!  See the Humpback Whales up close AND visit Maui’s top rated snorkel destinations.

The Four Winds II afternoon Whale Watch & Snorkel Combo Tour serves up an OPTIONAL hot grilled BBQ Lunch. All beverages and snorkel gear included. This afternoon Maui Whale Watch & Snorkel Combo Tour is a great price. Experience Maui’s Humpback Whales as they come to Maui to calve, mate, and rear their young!  See pods of whales, whale aerobatics, even hear them singing in the water.

Hear Maui’s Whales Sing

On-board is a hydro-phone (a large microphone), which the captain can lower into the water. You can listen to the songs of Maui’s whales LIVE on board. You can also hear them singing while underwater snorkeling or SNUBA.

Maui Whale Marine Naturalists On-board

Four Winds II Marine Naturalists and crew are fun and engaging. They explain and educate you on Maui’s whales protected creatures. Learn interesting facts about the Humpback whales including behaviors and why the whales come to Maui.

Relax On-Board

For those who do not wish to get in the water and snorkel, there’s still plenty to enjoy. Explore the glass bottom viewing room, relax on the spacious decks, let our informative helpful crew guide you on all the surroundings, whales, and other marine life. You can eat and drink at your own leisure, and enjoy the beautiful scenery above water that Maui’s coastlines offer.

Guests can experience SNUBA, which can make your snorkeling adventure exceptional.

Learn More About Whales
Whale Watch Tour Maui

Destination: Coral Gardens or Molokini (weather permitting)
Departures: 1pm – 5pm daily
Duration: 3.5 hours
Departs:  Ma’alaea Harbor, Slip #80

Included

  • Dedicated Time to observe Maui whales
  • Beverages: Water, Juice, Soda, Beer and Wine
  • Snorkeling Gear and Flotation
  • Sea Boards (large floations with clear bottoms) & Boogie Boards
  • Optical Masks
  • Instructional Guide

Optional

  • Grilled BBQ Lunch (additional $8)

Four Winds Catamaran Features

  • 2 Restrooms
  • Glass Bottom Viewing Room
  • 2 Spacious Decks
  • Plenty of Shade
  • 3 Boarding Ladders
  • Waterslide
  • Fresh Water Showers
  • Sport Fishing Equipment (Seasonal)

What to Expect

  • Whale Watching (Seasonal)
  • Stunning views of Maui’s Coastline
  • Fun Music
  • Tattoos for Kids
  • Lots of Marine Life
  • Turtle Watching

SAFETY FIRST: Your safety is important to us! Each of our crew members are Red Cross Certified, CPR and FIRST AID trained. While snorkeling, we make sure there is ample crew, both in and out of the water, for your assistance and safety. We also have a certified scuba diver in the water for those that SNUBA.

NOTE: During Maui’s whale watching season (December- March) we are unable to utilize any of our sport fishing gear.


*Snorkel sites are selected at the discretion of the captain. We always attempt to reach Molokini when weather and conditions permit.

SNUBA

Extend your trip memories with fantastic lunch, SNUBA and photography!

  1. BBQ Lunch – $8
  2. SNUBA – $59 – SNUBA is easy, extremely safe and fun.
  3. Professional Photos/ Video of Your Trip – Package prices vary
  4. Underwater Digital Camera Rental – Starting at $35
  5. Wet Suit Rental – $5 (cash only)

These items are NOT included as standard trip features, but a great way to extend the value of your trip. Build memories and try something new – our most popular add-on is SNUBA.

What to Bring:

Pack like you are going to the beach. Limited storage is available.

  • Towels
  • Swimsuit
  • Non-Aerosol Sunscreen (spray aerosol makes boat decks slippery and dangerous)
  • Light Cover-Up or Light Jacket
  • Hat/Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Cash for parking, wetsuit rentals, and gratuity
  • Credit Card for add-ons and merchandise
  • We offer snorkel gear (all sizes). You are welcome to bring your own
  • We offer life vest/floats for small children. You are welcome to bring your own.
  • A valid Picture ID is required for alcoholic beverages.

What to Leave at Home:

  • Valuables
  • Large bags
  • Aerosol Sunscreen (not only is it messy it is not reef- friendly)
  • Strollers (infant carriers are permitted)

For directions to Ma’alaea Harbor.

This experience, to me, is what connecting with your family on vacation should be - adventurous, inspiring, and authentically local. Mahalo to the Four Winds Crew for their hospitality and spirit of Aloha. We hope to do it again in the future!”

Reviewed by joyovelarde

This is my 2nd trip with the crew of Four Winds Snorkeling. Still a great experience.
I recommend these guys to everyone I know!

Nathaniel P. Seattle WA

This was a great snorkeling experience! The boat was spacious with ample seating options. Best part is we were free to enjoy at our own pace. There was no tour guide shuffling us around from one spot to the next. The boat was clean and well maintained. There were lots of activities for younger ones.
Best part of the trip was how many whales we saw! Highly recommend this snorkeling experience.

Samantha R. Flushing NY

We snorkeled Coral gardens it was very calm and beautiful. We snorkeled for quite some time saw so many fish, and a SEA TURTLE, I literally swam side by side him! I loved every minute of this trip!

Janelle P. San Lorenzo CA

Started out the trip whale watching and we got the chance to see about 4 to 5 pods of whales! It was truly a breathtaking experience to see whales in their natural habitats. We did snorkeling at the coral garden which was just as stunning.

Mealnie X.
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Fun For Everyone

Fun For Everyone

From the young to the “young-at-heart”, this trip has something for everyone and is guaranteed to be loaded with fun! We pride ourselves with making sure every passenger is treated like family and our expert crew is famous for their hospitality, service and aloha spirit.

Glass Bottom Viewing Room

Glass Bottom Viewing Room

The Four Winds II is the only snorkeling tour in Hawaii that offers a real Glass Bottom Viewing Room (not just a port) You actually can sit inside and enjoy a 180 degree view, both in front and below you.

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Experience The Fascinating Option Of SNUBA

Experience the Fascinating Option of SNUBA

SNUBA is great for those who have snorkeled before and are strong swimmers. Dive down with a certified instructor but without the hassle of a scuba tank and all the equipment. It’s a great bridge between snorkeling and diving and its offered daily!

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching

See the whales in action performing aerobatics, breaches, tail slaps, spy hopping, and more!

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