Snorkeling in Maalaea

Being located at a central point in Maui, Maalaea is the starting point for many water activities. Snorkeling in Maalaea has more destinations than anywhere else on the island of Maui. The Snorkeling Tours in Maalaea has a lot of destinations they can bring you. These tours can take you to the west shore or the south shore of Maui.

Molokini is one of these destinations. The Molokini Crater is very close by. It’s just a 20-minute boat ride from Wailea. This crescent-shaped partially submerged crater houses around 250 species in its safe embrace. Because of the shape of the islet, the waters in the crater is calm and protected from strong winds. Since the islet is made up of rock, the visibility of the waters here is excellent for snorkeling. Visibility here can exceed 150 feet. Maluaka Beach is another place these tours will take you. It is more commonly known as Turtle Town. It got its name from the Hawaii Sea Turtles that call this place home. This place is frequented by snorkeling excursions organized by the tour operators. Another location that is frequented by tour operators in Maalaea is the Coral Gardens of Maui. The Coral Gardens is teeming with tropical fishes, vibrant corals, and other unique marine life. Some of the animals you can see here are Angelfishes, triggerfishes, eels, pufferfishes, and green sea turtles.

Here is a list of the different options for Snorkeling in Maalaea.

 

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