Snorkeling at Ahihi-Kinau Reserve
Ahihi-Kinau Bay is a protected marine reserve known for clear water and an abundance of tropical fish and marine life.
Snorkeling at Olowalu
Located just off the highway on the way to Lahaina, is one of the best snorkeling locations on Maui. Here you’ll find over 100 acres of beautiful white sand beaches, stunning coral reefs, and abundant marine life. Olowalu is known as Maui’s biggest and most thriving coral reef system. It is home to a plethora of different marine animals, including fish, green sea turtles, manta rays, eels, and even (friendly) black-tip reef sharks.
Snorkeling at Black RockLocated at the end of Ka’anapali Beach lies one of the best beginner snorkeling spots on Maui. The snorkel area is incredibly easy to access, teeming with marine life and is also known as one of the best places to cliff jump on Maui. The convenient location in...
Snorkel With Sea Turtles
Keawakapu Beach is one of the best places to snorkel with sea turtles on Maui and to watch the spectacular sunset
Snorkeling at Ulua BeachIt was a gorgeous mid-October day in Hawaii, and I wanted to go snorkeling at a good location on Maui that wasn’t too crowded. I originally planned to go to the west side of the island (Lahaina) to snorkel, but due to the high surf (winter swells of 6ft +) snorkeling...
Slaughterhouse Beach Snorkeling
Slaughterhouse, otherwise known as Mokule’ia Beach, is one of the best places to snorkel on Maui because it is a protected reef with thriving aquatic life.
Paddleboarding On MauiPaddleboarding, also known as SUP (stand up paddle) is a fantastic ocean activity and a fun way to explore Maui. View marine life from the standup position allows for a clearer view below the surface that you would get from a kayak. Paddleboarding is also much easier...
Dangerous Marine Life
The crystal clear clarity, warm temperature and vast array of exotic creatures make Hawaii one of the best places to snorkel, snuba or scuba dive. Before you descend, take a look at our list of the top ten most dangerous marine life.
How Clean Is Your Snorkel Gear?
Renting beach and snorkeling gear is a great way to save money and inspire vacation adventures. By carrying your own gear, you are free to explore at your own pace, plan a snorkeling induced beach hop at some of Maui’s best beaches or jump in somewhere unexpected along the way. Concerned about germs? You’re not alone! Nobody wants to swap spit with the last or the next vacationer.