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Honolua Bay

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Maui, HI
+1 808-464-0840
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Honolua Kayak and Snorkel Expedition
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West Maui Snorkeling Adventure
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“rocky beach” (48 reviews)
“snorkeling spot” (28 reviews)
“beautiful bay” (28 reviews)
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Maui, HI
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+1 808-464-0840
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"rocky beach"
in 48 reviews
"snorkeling spot"
in 28 reviews
"beautiful bay"
in 28 reviews
"tour boats"
in 23 reviews
"octopus"
in 30 reviews
"wild chickens"
in 26 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 35 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 48 reviews
"boat ramp"
in 19 reviews
"schools of fish"
in 15 reviews
"large rocks"
in 16 reviews
"murky water"
in 10 reviews
"marine life"
in 22 reviews
"be careful"
in 40 reviews
"food truck"
in 11 reviews
"right hand side"
in 11 reviews
"tropical forest"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped her on a whim and the snorkeling was wonderful. Lots of fish but very rocky so water shoes are a must.

Thank Jen P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We passed this park on the way back from the blow hole on highway 30 north of Kaanapali. You can park off the side of the road and you walk through the rain forest to get to the bay. The walk is very pretty with...More

Thank tinaNtravel
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was the best snorkeling experience for us. We get to see a lot of colorful/interesting fish including butterfly fish, eel, puffer fish, trumpet fish and green turtles. And the wave was very calm making getting in and out of water easy.

Thank Koh J
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I agree 100% with my favorite guide books review of Honolua Bay (the great "Ultimate Guide to Maui/Kaui/Big Island" series of books). On the right day, it's incredible but you could visit here on a bad day and wonder why the heck you risked life...More

Thank kmanct
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had never been snorkeling before and one of the locals we talked to recommended this place. There was a beautiful walk to the beach. Even though it was a rocky beach instead of sand, I thought it was beautiful. When we first got into...More

Thank Amanda H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There aren’t many bad spots to snorkel from Makena all the way up to Honolua. It depends on the swells, tides, sunlight, etc. today was a good day. A little rocky getting in after a couple hundred yard walk down a cool path through a...More

Thank Tom C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived just after 10 am and literally got the last parking spot in the tiny area just yards away from the trail. (The parking situation is the only reason I did not give this location 5 points.) The walk from the car and through...More

5  Thank 1ked456
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite snorkeling place on the island. The walk in is just breathtaking amongst the vines and banyan trees of the jungle. There is an energy on the path into the bay that I can't explain. Perhaps it's because this is an ancient...More

2  Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skip boats, don't pay for snorkeling trips, just drive early to Honolua Bay. We arrived around 10, easily found parking spot in a shade and headed to the beach through beautiful short forest path. We snorkeled for about an hour and it was amazing! Underwater...More

1  Thank Ewa D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not sure if I didn't go out far enough or what but I didn't see many fish. The coral isn't very colorful either. It's beautiful to see from the overlook but not that great to snorkel.

1  Thank Anita R
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audio12362
December 22, 2016|
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Response from HockinsonSoccergirl | Reviewed this property |
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The325
July 1, 2016|
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Response from 585RalphK | Reviewed this property |
Well it's deeper than a person can stand so,,it could be a problem,but usually when you snorkel you aren't actually swimming as such you kind of float face down,a life jacket is designed to keep your head out of the... More
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cccruiser
April 3, 2016|
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Response from 585RalphK | Reviewed this property |
No......go to a reputable shop such as snorkel bobs on your first day or so and rent for the day or the week,if you wear glasses they can set you up with different lense on for each side if that's what you need,but remember... More
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