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Honolua Bay

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Address: Maui, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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$130*
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Maui Scuba Diving Introductory Lesson
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$78*
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Honolua Kayak and Snorkel Expedition
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$138*
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Honolua Bay Snorkel Sail

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Snorkling Heaven

I dont do snorkling, but my nephew did while I walked around the tropical jungle. It reminded me of a King Kong movie. Many people go there and have fun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mauithegreat
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La Mirada California
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La Mirada California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I dont do snorkling, but my nephew did while I walked around the tropical jungle. It reminded me of a King Kong movie. Many people go there and have fun.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As others have mentioned it's rocky and show going into the water. But once you get out a ways to the right the snorkeling is very good; the farther you go the better it gets. Up the road about 1000 yards is a lookout and you can see the coral along with one of a million fantastic views from Maui.... More 

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Thank formersheff
Chicago, Illinois
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We happened on this area and loved it! We parked along the road and hiked down and through the woods to the snorkeling area. It's very rocky to get in so some water shoes would be a great choice. A flotation device of some type for kids is helpful to float and snorkel- we used boogie boards. But over to... More 

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Thank Mary ann S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I came here alone and with a snorkeling cruise. Both were awesome. The bay can vary a lot dependent upon weather and surf. Our first trip was with a little cloudy water which decreased our visibility, but we still saw thousands of fish and turtles. Our second trip was with a snorkel cruise. We did snuba and... More 

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Thank Michael L
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Out of all the spots we snorkeled, this was the best. We suggest you just get a week long fins, mask and snorkel rental from Snorkel Bob's for $25 (they are all over the west side), throw them in the trunk of your rental car and drive here. The road is easy. Park by the port-a-potties and then hike the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Not much to add from the other reviews. Loved spending a large part of the day here and really enjoyed seeing the abundance of marine life- even a turtle. Much preferred this to our Molokini trip and would have happily chosen this instead (especially if you have gear). Went on to see the blowhole later in the day. Might suggest... More 

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Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot of parking. We pulled about 2 pm (low tide) and got a spot right at the trail head. Easy level trail to the bay. Many great photo spots along the way. We did not bring a camera. No beach. It is a boulder lined bay. There are 2 picnic tables in the trees just before the bay.... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to go here everytime we came to Maui. Then we came and there had been rain and it was very cloudy. I have seen so much here on a clear day it is great.

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Thank k0sm056
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you rented a car and let's be honest, everyone rents a car here, you can drive to this location and get the same snorkeling experience as the throngs of paying customers on the snorkel trip boats that will undoubtedly be parked in the bay. Street parking is of course limited, but get creative..just dont park in the driveway of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are two paths to take to get to the rock bank. Driving north on Hwy 30 you know when you are getting close because on the left you will see a snorkeling spot that has stairs with a blue hand-rail that is noticeable from the road. Shortly after that you will see a sign that says U-turn 200 feet... More 

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