Maui Whale Watching in Hawaii

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One of my favorite things to do is go whale watching. For some reason I can’t seem to pinpoint, if I even hear the word whales I am searching for the nearest boat to take us out. There is just something amazing about having an up-close experience with the World’s largest mammal.

Aloha! Be welcomed on Maui with traditional lei greetings at Kahului Airport.

Who Doesn’t Love Maui Whale Watching?

It wasn’t a coincidence that we chose to visit Maui in March, which is one of the months for prime whale watching. Humpback whales migrate to this area for the winter months for the breeding season, so they are quite literally everywhere. We saw them every day from the beach and various vantage points.

We ended up taking two different whale watches while we were there. The first was horrible and focused mainly on snorkeling, not even slowing down for you to watch the whales we encountered.

I was quite disappointed and spent the next few days researching reliable companies to take us out. We lucked out with an opening on our last day with Ultimate Whale Watch in Lahaina and were given the experience of a lifetime.

This post is a roundup of my favorite photos from our whale watching in Maui.

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Watching the whales in Maui is an amazing experience. Of course, trying to pick from my hundreds of photos for this post was difficult but I hope you enjoy them.

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About Lina Stock

Lina is an award-winning photographer and writer that has been exploring the world since 2001. She has traveled to 100 countries on all 7 continents. Member: SATW, NATJA, ATTA, ITWA



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5 thoughts on “Maui Whale Watching in Hawaii”

  1. I was in Maui in Feb. /2013 for 2 weeks. My daughter, daughter-in-law and I went out whale watching one day. I could have stayed out there on the water to whole day. To see the whales come up or blow is just the most amazing experience. Every morning I would look out to the ocean from out balcony and watch the whales. There is nothing like it. Hopefully I will be able to get back there again !!

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    • Thanks for stopping in! We took these photos in March 2013. The whales were absolutely AMAZING!! WE pulled over and watched them from all over the island. Really a must see in Maui. 🙂

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