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Honolua Bay

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Address: Maui, HI
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$129.71*
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Maui Scuba Diving Introductory Lesson
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$130.53*
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West Maui Snorkeling Adventure
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$78.00*
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Honolua Kayak and Snorkel Expedition

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Snorkel with lots of fish!

Nice place to snorkel, I loved short jungle looking hike that leads to the beach. Good surfing spot and look out too

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice place to snorkel, I loved short jungle looking hike that leads to the beach. Good surfing spot and look out too

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bay itself is quite rocky but pretty, but for me the best part was the walk on the path through the jungle to get to the bay. We stumbled upon this by accident, we happened to see some people park on a turn out on the side of the road and stopped to find out what they were looking... More 

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Houston
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very muddy with too many waves. Kept getting smashed against the rocks. Suprized didn't get eaten by a tiger shark. Can watch professional surfers from the bay or go up ahead to the next turnoff on the road.

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bay and hike in are gorgeous, we went during the trade winds so the water was very churned up and hard to see anything. Some locals told us on the way out that you only want to snorkel on calm days. Regardless it was beautiful to sit and watch the waves and chickens wandering around the beach.

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Bagarmossen
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there in wintertime and the weather was not good so we only watched the surfers riding the waves.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to snorkle. You will.walk 1/3 rd of a mile through private property (allowed access) to the cove. There is minimal swells and 5he depth is between 15-25 feet. This is great for snorkeling a lowers the visibility is usually very good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is quite the walk from where you park to the waters edge and then the beach is rock not sand. We've been twice and haven't been able to snorkel yet.

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willows
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Parking is limited, so get there early. The bay is somewhat protected from the major swells, but good enough for a little surfing, or body boarding. The water is clear, the fish are abundant, and the green sea turtles were just chillin' on the bottom.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

I saw the bay from the high point of the costal road and it is gorgeous. There is access from the road at sea level but that requires a short hike. Looks like a great spot for snorkeling. Catamarans offer cruises there for snorkeling and on the way it is a good opportunity (at least it is in January) to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I've been to Honolulu Bay multiple times over the last 20 years, and I've always found it to be a great place to get away from the typical tourist stuff, even if there are a lot of travelers that visit this Bay. It requires a bit of driving, and I recommend going when there hasn't been a storm or big... More 

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