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“Pacific Whale Docent Enhances this Snorkel Experience”
Review of Ulua Beach

Ulua Beach
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Hawaiian Outrigger Canoe and Snorkel Adventure
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Hawaiian Sailing Canoe Adventure
Ranked #3 of 43 things to do in Wailea
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Owner description: The best snorkeling spot in Wailea.
Reviewed May 6, 2013

I have snorkeled all over the world, and would put this spot near the top of my list because of the wide diversity of sea life and the terrific info site sponsored by the Pacific Whale Foundation.
We saw turtles, manta rays, eels, starfish, and even a devil scorpionfish! I was able to identify the latter because Amber, a Pacific Whale employee, had a table set up on the beach with pictures, books and loads of information on Hawaiian sea life. If you could describe what you saw, Amber could tell you what it was, and had lots of information to share. She had a white board display and listed the fish and sea life that snorkelers and divers reported seeing, which gives you an idea of what to look for.
As you face the water, I found the best snorkeling to the right. Head well out and work around the reef. The left side of the beach had lower visability when I was there, but I was told there are often more turtles on that side.

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Reviewed May 4, 2013

Good place for beginners to snorkel. Clean and not much current.
A lot of fish around the rocks and so enjoyable to watch them!

Thank LauraJune2010
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

This is a soft sand beach, not like Waikiki or Kaanapali , rocks at each end provide a great place to snorkel.

Thank willbikeforwine
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

What a beautiful beach, great place to snorkel. Worth the trip. Made some new friends. Hope to return soon.

Thank willshawna
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Reviewed April 26, 2013

Great beach to snorkel. Also not too many people on the beach.
We really liked to go there and pack a lunch, snorkle and sun ourselves
There is construction going on just on the main road as you turn in ...but that may be the reason it was quiet. None less still a great little hidden gem. Has changing/ and washroom facilities

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