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Alii Nui Maui Whale Watch Cruise with Appetizers & Open Bar (Maalaea Harbor)


Set sail on a afternoon premier whale watching cruise aboard the Alii Nui, a spacious luxury catamaran. Enjoy hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and a full premium bar while watching the whales play.

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Come join the incredible Alii Nui captain and crew for an afternoon sail while observing the playful habits of Maui's most famous winter visitors, the Humpback Whales! Enjoy an array of Maui's favorite appetizers, a full bar and sodas, juices and filtered water while watching the whales play. A marine naturalist is always on board with facts about these gentle giants and a hydrophone amplifies the amazing songs the humpback whales sing. Let the captain and crew take care of your every need as you enjoy this unforgettable sail.
Please Note! This activity only operates in the winter. Please book the Alii Nui Luxury Snorkel Sailing Adventure (from Maalaea Harbor) during the Spring, Summer, and Fall months.

  • Appetizers: Guava Smoked Baby Back Ribs, Meatballs in a Marinara Sauce with Parmesan Cheese Rolls, Corn Meal Dusted Kaiser Buns, Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Vinaigrette Drizzle (*GF), Potato-Mac Salad, Vegetable Crudités (*GF), Fresh Island Fruits (*GF), Multi-Grain Gluten Free Cracker with Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Cheese Spread (*GF), Chips and Salsa, Assorted Cookies
  • Beverages: Mai Tais & Rum Drinks, Gin, Vodka, Tequila, Imported & Domestic Beer, Red & White Wine, and Champagne.

Please Note: Please note that the kitchen is not gluten free and gluten free items may be subject to cross contamination.
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USD 79.00
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Adult (Age 13 & over)
USD 109.00
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Child (Age 4-12)
USD 79.00
USD 79.00
Infant (Age 0-3)
GE Tax, Harbor Fee, & Fuel Surcharge included
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 2.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • Round-trip from South Maui Hotels free x per person
      Round-trip from South Maui Hotels free x per person
  • Inclusion: Beverages / Appetizers / Cruise fee / Hydrophone / On-board naturalist / Full bar / Whale souvenir
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location

  • 12:15-13:30 Pick-up & Check-in
  • 14:00 Whale Watch Sail (2 hrs)
  • 16:00-17:45 Check-out & Drop-off
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
    • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • ID required for adults over 21.
    • Bring cash or credit card for gratuity and any incidentals. Towels & reef-safe sunscreen are provided on snorkel charters.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • All participants must sign a liability waiver, visit to complete your e-waiver in advance.
Additional Note(s)
    • Operates from December through April.
    • Whale sightings are not guaranteed.
    • There is a limit of three alcoholic beverages per person.
    • Destination is dependent on conditions as determined by the Captain, no destination is guaranteed.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
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Are you required to wear a life jacket?
  • No, but life jackets are on board in case of emergency.
What kind of boat will be used?
  • Measuring an impressive 65' from stem to stern, this brand new 2.2 million dollar catamaran is one of the finest vessels on Maui's waters. Licensed for 100 passengers, however restricted to 60 passengers to provide superior service, the boat is under sail whenever possible (depending on winds). Amenities include plenty of deck space and multiple trampolines for lounging, spacious covered cabins with 10 tables for intimate seating, fresh warm water showers, easy access stairs, Captain's table for food service, and two over-sized bathrooms.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 21:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 109.00
USD 109.00

Taxes & fees included

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(4.75/5.00) 4.75 / 5
(8 reviews)

Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 2.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Appetizers


by: Laura A Davis
This is a whale watch worth signing up for. The Captain is an utter delight, and her crew were outstanding! The atmosphere on the boat (best looking one in the harbor) was relaxed and friendly. In...more
by: Hilary
Outstanding trip. Very knowledgeable crew and really looked after everyone. The lady captain was superb, buffet great, but as an English lady I did have to ask for a knife and fork, which everyone f...more
Captain Nick and the crew of the Alii Nui was outstanding! They were kind, friendly and very helpful. They all made us feel so safe and comfortable. The buffet of appetizers and the selection of drin...more
USD 109.00
USD 109.00
4.75 / 5
Alii Nui Maui Whale Watch Cruise with Appetizers & Open Bar (Maalaea Harbor)