Maui Travel Guide

Maui Sights

The Whale Center of Hawaii

  • 2435 Kaanapali Pkwy. Map It
  • Kaanapali

Published 01/20/2010

Fodor's Review

Editor's Note: This location is no longer in operation.

The skeleton of a massive whale leads the way to the Whale Center of the Pacific on the second floor of Whalers Village.

Here you can learn about the hard life of whalers during the 19th-century Moby-Dick era: a replica of their living quarters, as well as their tools and equipment, letters and business papers, and other artifacts are on display. Many historical photos illustrate how the whalers chased and captured these giants of the deep and how they processsed their catch while out at sea. Several short films run continuously, including one about Hawaiian turtles and the folklore surrounding them. During humpback-whale season, docents lead informative talks about these great migratory creatures at 11 am on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

Sight Information

Address:

2435 Kaanapali Pkwy., Suite H16, Kaanapali, Hawaii, 96761, USA

Map It

Phone:

808-661–5992

Sight Details:

  • $3

Published 01/20/2010

Advertisement

Book A Trip
  • HOTELS

  • FLIGHTS

  • PACKAGES

  • CARS

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Maui

Subscribe to Newsletter
Sign up for Travel Tips & News
I want emails from Fodor's Travel with travel information and promotions. I can unsubscribe any time using the unsubscribe link at the end of all emails.

Thank you for your interest!

Look our for our newsletters with travel tips and special offers.