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Address: Maui, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Morning is best!!

Great snorkeling in this bay. It's a little walk from this road to the bay. You are welcomed by chickens and roosters on your walk up. Once you get there it's very rocky... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Jonny206
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great snorkeling in this bay. It's a little walk from this road to the bay. You are welcomed by chickens and roosters on your walk up. Once you get there it's very rocky. There is no sand. The snorkeling is for beginners to advanced. Once you get away from the rocks .... the coral is huge. Commercial boats park there... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We didn't get time to snorkel here but we did take a look around and the views are incredible. There were a few people snorkeling and several others surfing in the deeper water.

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Thank KaseyRenee
Kitchener, Canada
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here a few year back and it was great. We rented a boat and captain instead of a 40 min we had all day. Our captain brought a friend who was some kind of marine biologist and she went to the bottom to pick up things to show us. Small marine life and stuff. There were many turtles... More 

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Thank drisfen
Des Moines, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Honolua bay is our favorite place to snorkel on Maui. It is a marine preserve so the amount of life in it is spectacular! We have seen a ton of reef fish - many of which we have in our aquariums back home which makes it that much more interesting. It is not well marked and there is a 1/4... More 

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Thank Dave R
Derby, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So by my count I have snorkelled the bay 23 times in the last 18 years now. No mean feat when you live in England! To that end, I have re-booted my previous well-read review, so you can enjoy the underwater delights as much as we do. Honolua is great 2/3 of the time, cruise into the view point before... More 

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3 Thank MauiBuilt2011
Washington, DC
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an awesome beach! There is not a lot of parking off the road, and then you need to descend a lot of steps to get down to the water. Hundreds. Once down, you walk thru some vegetation and then suddenly you are in a magical cove. The sand is great, there are some cool rocks and a small... More 

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Thank DCDingo
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36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in November 2015. Came from lahaiana. Drive down the hiway past kapalua till the road narrows and gets windy. Parking is just past the first bridge you get to on the left side. Portable washroom is in the parking lot. Do not leave valuables in your vehicle as they are several warnings about this. It's about a 10... More 

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Thank heidi0613
Calgary
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just loved this location. It was a little busy as the day went on. Really enjoyed all the chickens, and the walk to the beach. The snorkeling was amazing,

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Laie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the crazy walk down to the bay area through the jungles. We didn't go down to the beach but we saw lots people snorkeling. It was a cool place for picnic and walks.

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Thank Meien H
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29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can say is for those for didn't like this spot, they must live near the Great Barrier Reef for comparison or went to this spot at night, because it is beautiful here. Just the short walk to the bay was great and felt' Jurassic'. The snorkeling waters may not have been crystal clear, but the unique, abundant life... More 

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