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Molokini Crater

#72 of 370 things to do in Maui Features Animals
Maui, HI
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Reviewed 3 days ago

First off, find a charter or tour that will allow you to go first thing in the morning and that offers multiple water options like scuba, SNUBA, as well as snorkeling. We say this because you might not get the best experience doing only one...More

1  Thank magicmomentfamily
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Top notch all the way! We chose the smaller vessel which can seat only 38 participants. The small group is the way to go. An all female crew that have degrees in marine biology. Captain Moser also has her environmental science degree. We had the...More

Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wayy better snorkeling just off the beach in Wailea. An hour boat ride to get out there. YES, it does have extremely clear water. But no turtles, not many fish, no octopi. We did see two eels and seeing the fish swim in schools was...More

Thank alindner25
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to have a tour to this crater, the tour also includes swimming with turtles.......frankly this last attraction was not as good as snorkeling at Molokini Crater. The water was cristal, the fish everything was awesome great.......don't miss it!!!

Thank Juan Carlos V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went snorkelling with Pride of Maui to Molokini Crater and Turtle town. The boat was a good safe stable boat with great staff and facilities. The breakfast lunch and snacks provided were very good for the facilities they had available to make food and...More

5  Thank MattG G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If on Maui, make sure to take a snorkeling tour out here. We used Pacific Whale Foundation (money helps their cause) which was great. This crater offers amazing snorkeling from fish at the surface to octopus down the slopes. There are apparently even nurse sharks,...More

Thank Bkbak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I must admit that this was my first snorkeling trip, so I may not be aware of my own noob factor, here! That being said, this was some of the finest water I have ever seen! It was a crystal clear, panoramic view of that...More

3  Thank Scotanadian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband, myself and our 13 year old son did this together and it created the best memories ever! First trip to Maui and this was a must see and well worth it. Please make sure that you book a tour so that you can...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I booked the snorkeling trip to the Molokini Crater through the Pacific Whale Foundation (PWF). We took a morning charter as that was all that was offered through the PWF. The Crater was...okay. I actually thought the view of the crater from...More

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We snorkeling at the crater.. The snorkeling was very very clear and the visibility was amazing!! The color of the coral was the best part or the experience I thought.. the amount of fish we saw was not as much as I was expecting but...More

Thank Kris B
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Jane B
14 April 2017|
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Response from kimberlyd812 | Reviewed this property |
I am 62 years old and did not need a wet suit. We went in April. I did not notice any difference between the Crater and on shore. Cool at first, just jump in and start swimming you'll do fine.
Heather G
21 February 2017|
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Response from CaptQ1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, There is one boat rental company, but you cannot anchor there, must use a mooring and they are for commercial vessels only until 10AM.
31 August 2016|
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Response from Saismeup | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sorry for the late reply. We did both and I preferred scuba diving. The key is to make sure you are at the crater before all the snorkel companies get there. When we went we were diving at first light and had the crater... More