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Address: 300 Maalaea Drive, Suite 211, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: 1-800-942-5311

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Good stop with the little ones

This is a good stop for folks traveling with little ones. As an adult it is interesting, particularly the tunnel. The gift shop is amazing. It can be done in a couple hours or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ontario
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Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good stop for folks traveling with little ones. As an adult it is interesting, particularly the tunnel. The gift shop is amazing. It can be done in a couple hours or longer depending on your pace.

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Marysville, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a day we hadn't really planned on stuffing with activity and decided to spend a little time at the Ocean Science Discovery Center. Easily located and parking was a breeze though I must say that admission for adults is a little steep. Teenagers weren't really that impressed but the younger children were all very excited. I've been to... More 

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Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend time just before boarding our flight back home. The exhibits were informative and fascinating. Being able to observe so many beautiful creatures which inhabit Hawaii was truly amazing! Book online for a discount - we went early to avoid the crowds.

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Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We were leaving the island that evening, so snorkeling, beach activities, etc., were all out of the picture, because we'd have no place to clean up. Plus - it was a rather windy day, so we went to the Ocean Center. I've been to the Aquarium in Monterey, CA which is, arguably one of the best on the planet! But... More 

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Urbana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Greatly enjoyed our trip to the Ocean Center. Worth the time and price. Excellent restaurant overlooking the ocean.

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Greeley, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

we enjoyed evry thing they talked about and showed us. Many displays around the museum. theather to have us discover things we never would have guessed. Volunteers helped greatly and answered many questions fun time

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Thank Glenda E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

If your in Maui and the weather sucks.. sorry about your luck. But this place is not a bad way to kill a couple hours and still see the sea life. Pricey for adults and watch the gift shop if you have kids.

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Goleta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Took our 4 year old grandson and he loved it! The exhibits are geared toward all ages, but his favorite was the big tunnel tank. A do-able perfect size aquarium for small children.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Really appreciated the layout of this aquarium. It was easy to get around, kind small but worth the money while waiting to go to the airport for our flight home.

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Redmond, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We needed a break from the sun and heat, so we headed to the Maui Ocean Discovery Center in Maalaea. We were happy to see a sign letting us know they offer a AAA discount, a nice perk right off the bat. When we walked into the Center, we were outside at first, my 17 year old exclaimed that she... More 

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