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Ocean Science Discovery Center

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300 Maalaea Rd, Suite 211, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5918
+1 800-942-5311
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Fun way to do something out of the water.

After spending a day on the beach, we needed to find an activity to do out of the sun. So we set... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Michaela M
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Westmount, Canada
Great for all ages

Very informative. Nice atmosphere and amazing exhibits. Knowledgeable, friendly and informative... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
smitteez
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Colville, Washington
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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average13%
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“fish” (14 reviews)
“sea life” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
300 Maalaea Rd, Suite 211, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5918
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+1 800-942-5311
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Reviewed 6 days ago

After spending a day on the beach, we needed to find an activity to do out of the sun. So we set off from Lahaina to the Ocean Center. It was a gorgeous 35 minute drive along the coast and we stopped nearby at the...More

Thank Michaela M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative. Nice atmosphere and amazing exhibits. Knowledgeable, friendly and informative staff. Great for all ages.

Thank smitteez
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to learn about the ocean life in Maui. The staff were very helpful. The facility was well taken care of and I learned a lot,

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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Had a cloudy day in Lahaina and decided to do something close by and not a MAJOR attraction. We added the behind the scenes tour to our entry ticket (reserve in advance). Some of the exhibits were outdoors which was nice. All the coral is...More

1  Thank Ray D
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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

We're in port (Lahaina, Maui) for the day looking for something not "touristy" and hit on the Maui Ocean Center. City bus comes right to it ($2 pp). Discounted price for seniors is $26.95, military discount (active duty or retired) price was under $20!! We...More

2  Thank BoilerMakerBob
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

The kids and I loved this aquarium, it was educational and I got to dive in the big shark tank while my family watched me it was a lot of fun. They also have a nice gift shop with tons of cool things to bring...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

nice exhibits and tons to see and look forward to around every corner. worth checking out and spending a couple of hours with the family.

Thank Norm189
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

While not quite the same as actually snorkeling or diving this is a great place to learn about the sea life around Maui. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and very engaging. My kids love sharks, and I mean love as in they think they are...More

Thank Aussiesinmaine
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

The Maui Ocean center is okay its not a big aquarium. The kids really did enjoy the activities they offered. They have a variety of ocean species. You can also do a self guided tour a few bucks more at which they provide handsets that...More

Thank DeniseSky1
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

They claim it to contain 3/4 million gallons of water. I really don't have a frame of reference but I can state this flatly - it's HUGE. Sea critters of all shape and size. And seahorses. I love seahorses! Well worth the price of admission...More

Thank Tupelo010835
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