Maalaea Sunset Whale Watch

Experience epic whale watching on a luxury sunset sail, departing from Ma'alaea Harbor.

This tour departs at 4:00 pm











*Youths 13-18, Children 3-12, Infants 0-2

Trilogy II

64' Custom SeaRunner/Cutter rigged sailing catamaran

Built: 2010, Schooner Creek Boat Works, Portland, OR
Sails: 1,950 sq/ft working sails
Specs: 64' x 32', Draft @ DWL 5'
Capacity: Normal working capacity 60 passengers
Crew: Captain, 1st Mate, 2nd Mate, Deckhand
Other Info: Twin 350 hp Yanmar turbo diesel full electronics, covered cabin, netting forward & aft, two heads, large galley, cushioned seating inside and outside.

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During our winter season (Dec 15th-Apr 15th), a whale watch on our luxury sailing catamaran is a must-do! Offering a wide, stable platform for viewing, our 2-hour Sunset Whale Watch is perfect for the whole family! Enjoy the sheer thrill of seeing Maui's humpback whales as they spout and breach their way along the coastline, all while taking in the beauty and grandeur of a beautiful island sunset. We serve chef-plated appetizers that are guaranteed to satisfy the most discriminating gourmet palate, along with sodas, juice, filtered water and a premium open bar. Don't forget your cameras!

Departing from Ma’alaea, sail with Maui's oldest and most experienced sailing company and discover for yourself why Trilogy has been voted the #1 sailing company on Maui for over 45 years and chosen the #5 Tour in America by TripAdvisor 2015!

Appetizers Included with Tour
· Ala'ea Sea Salt Dusted Rosemary Breadsticks With Lilikoi Butter
· Basil Mini Chicken Sate
·  Kula Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Bruschetta With Balsamic Vinegar Glaze
· Vegetarian Rainbow Summer Rolls
· Moloka'i Sweet Potato Ravioli With Hawaiian Vanilla Bean Cream
· Shredded Sweet-Soy Pork Bao With Pineapple Namasu
· Dark Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Mini Lilikoi Cheesecake

Premium Bar Included with Tour 
For guests 21 and over with valid ID
Specialty Seasonal Cocktail, Moloka'i Mule, Lana'i Tai, Kona Brewing Co.'s Big Wave Golden Ale & Seasonal Lager, Prosecco, Red & White Wine.

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Check-In is 15 minutes prior to departure.

December 15th - December 31st: Please check-in at 3:45 pm. Depart 4:00PM and Return 6:00PM (approximate return time) 

January 1st - January 31st: Please check-in at 4:00 pm. Depart 4:15PM and Return 6:15PM (approximate return time) 

February 1st - March 31st: Please check-in at 4:30 pm. Depart 4:45PM and Return 6:45PM (approximate return time) 

April 1st - April 15th: Please check-in at 5:00 pm. Depart 5:15PM and Return 7:15PM (approximate return time)

Parking: Paid Parking is available along Ma'alaea Harbor for $.50 per hour. Please pay the meter for 3 hours and place the receipt on your dashboard. If using a GPS, please use this address: 11 Maalaea Harbor Road, Wailuku, HI 96793.

Check-in is at Slip #62 aboard TRILOGY II  on the break wall side of the harbor.

Departure:  from Ma'alaea Harbor

Trilogy's crew will serve two rounds of chef-plated appetizers. This includes a tasty assortment of meat, fish, and vegetarian appetizers. Soft drinks, juice, and filtered water are provided throughout the sail. A premium open bar consisting of Beer, Wine, and Craft Cocktails are available for Adults 21 years and older. We do check ID. 

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Bring your camera in a zip lock bag, non-aerosol sun protection, and a light jacket or sweatshirt. This is a barefoot sail but if you would like to wear shoes we recommend wearing deck shoes or rubber-soled shoes.  For more details on sunscreen, please refer to our blog post, IS YOUR SUNSCREEN REEF SAFE? 
We only accept credit cards for any onboard upgrades and/or purchases. 


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For groups larger than 20, consider a private charter

Your Ticket Price Goes Towards

Blue Aina reef cleanup program - Trilogy parters with Surfrider Foundation to clean-up reefs around Maui
Maintaining day use mooring - For all boats in Maui county (helps save the reefs)
Eliminating overboard discharge - Trilogy is the first company in Hawaii to retrofit its boats to pump all waste onshore

Environment & Community

Our Trilogy family takes seriously the responsibility of supporting our local Maui community and has a strong commitment to preserving our ocean and island environment. Learn more about Trilogy's involvement with the Community & Environment.

Trilogy adheres to DOLPHIN SMART Guidelines: All photos and videos were taken while viewing from a responsible distance. The dolphins or whales in these photos and videos approached the boat while the engines were in neutral or off. All underwater photos and videos of dolphins and whales were taken with a remote device while following guidelines for responsible viewing. More information on Dolphin SMART