Best Snorkeling

Molokini Crater

Molokini is a designated marine sanctuary located just off Maui’s coast. It is one of only three volcanic calderas in the world. Here you’ll experience some of the best snorkeling Maui has to offer!

  • Calm waters protected from surges and waves
  • Incredible visibility in the crater
  • Designated Marine Life Sanctuary
  • Hundreds of species of fish and corals
  • Stunning colors in crystal clear water
  • An incredible snorkeling experience

About Molokini Crater

Molokini CraterSNUBA and Snorkeling at Molokini Crater
Sea turtle

Swim with Turtles

Turtle Town

Turtle Town is home to a variety of brilliant tropical fish and an abundance of Hawaiian green sea turtles. Dive into the crystal blue water and swim among unique lava formations for some of the most unforgettable snorkeling Maui has to offer.

  • Hawaiian green sea turtles
  • Incredible photo opportunities
  • Breathtaking location along the coast
  • Swim among underwater lava formations
  • Plethora of tropical fish and other marine animals
  • Remarkable snorkeling experience

About Turtle Town

Amazing Reef

Olowalu (Turtle Reef)

Olowalu beach offers some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii. There are 100-plus acres of some of the oldest reef structures in the Hawaiian Islands, extending hundreds of yards offshore. Olowalu’s calm and clear waters make it one of Maui’s best beginner snorkeling spots.

  • Hawaiian green sea turtles
  • A profusion of tropical marine life
  • A unique ocean reef system
  • Large ancient coral heads
  • A rare manta ray cleaning station
  • Thriving black tip reef shark nursery

About Olowalu

Snorkeling at Coral GardensCoral Gardens


Coral Gardens

Coral Gardens is a protected area along the Pali Coast, where its high cliffs provide calm waters that are known as one of the best places to snorkel on Maui. This site is teeming with marine life and fascinating coral formations.

  • Discover abundant Hawaiian tropical fish
  • View sea turtles, octopi, crabs, and eels
  • Swim among reef formations full of secret coral caves
  • Calm and clear water
  • Perfect for beginners
  • Unforgettable snorkeling experience

About Coral Gardens

A woman exploring a coral reef on a Maui snorkeling cruise