Molokini is a designated marine sanctuary located just off Maui’s coast. It is one of only three volcanic calderas in the world, and features some of the best snorkeling Maui has to offer!
Swim with Turtles
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. You might even see turtles slapping each other! This is often part of their courting ritual, so don’t worry.
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 and teeming with all types of reef fish. Olowalu’s calm and clear waters make it one of Maui’s best beginner snorkeling spots.
Coral Gardens is a protected area along the Pali Coast, where its high cliffs provide calm waters with some of the best coral reef viewing. This site is known as one of the best places to snorkel on Maui as it is teeming with marine life and fascinating coral formations.