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Maui Ocean Center

#1 of 47 things to do in Wailuku Features Animals
192 Maalaea Rd, Hwy 30, Ma'alaea Harbor, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5931
+1 808-270-7000
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US$81.95*
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US$148.96*
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US$27.95*
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“shark tank” (233 reviews)
“nice aquarium” (116 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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192 Maalaea Rd, Hwy 30, Ma'alaea Harbor, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5931
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+1 808-270-7000
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Reviewed yesterday

The behind the scenes tour was incredible and allows the quests to dive deeper into what goes on at the ocean center. Worth the few extra bucks

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Reviewed yesterday

I made a last minute appointment for the Shark Dive experience for my husband. He's been talking about diving with sharks forever. So...since he surprised me with an 80 minute massage, I thought I'd surprise him with a visit to the sharks! First off, everyone...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Second time to Maui and second time to Maui Ocean Center. Lots of exotic fish to see and very helpful and knowledgeable staff around. Loved seeing the 6 month old turtles this time. Soooo cute. Plan to spend a couple hours here. Most exhibits are...More

Thank shoelvr72
Reviewed 2 days ago

Gave my 13 year old grandson a great time for his birthday. The staff was great and knowledgeable. The grounds are cleaned. Want to see more events even on the weekend. We spent over 3 hours.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

They have a sharks, jelly fish, and all sorts of coral and other fish to look at. They have guided and audio tours if you are interested in learning more. I have been 2 times and just enjoy watching the fish and turtles. They had...More

Thank Krystal R
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ocean center is much more than an aquarium. They do a lot with protecting the fish, their environment and habitat, they return fish to the ocean. On Saturdays they have marine naturalists who do presentations at most of the main areas, giving all kinds...More

Thank splacejb
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited late in the afternoon, midweek in May, and the place was almost empty. Nevertheless, there were guides and educators about and it's clear that the place works well even if crowded. We were staying at the Grand Wailea and just took a taxi...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a treasure to learn about the ocean's denizens while visiting the Hawaiian Islands. Hosts many wonderful species to view and enjoy. The staff is friendly and informative. The Center is layed out with an educational manner and also staff routinely schedules info sessions which...More

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Thank dewey t
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent as always. My sons favorite activity, after snorkeling and swimming. Was my friends first visit. She was very impressed. Thank you.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Condo was just great!!!!! Loved to view and especially the turtles on the beach! A big plus with the kids!!

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Dtar1
How long should a family of 5 (including kids) plan to be at the aquarium? I'm sure it different for everyone but just a general idea would be helpful.
3 May 2017|
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Response from Tremaine E | Reviewed this property |
3 hours is plenty. But if course it all depends on the kids attraction to the exhibitions.
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Hammer73
Are there any discount coupons available anywhere? Or group discounts (5 adults and 3 children)?
13 April 2017|
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Response from MauiOceanCenter | Property representative |
Aloha Hammer73! Thank you for your interest in the Maui Ocean Center! At this time, we do not have any discount coupons or packages for your group size, however, we do offer a 10% discount for AAA members. There are often... More
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sandirn
Is there wheelchairs or scooters available?
12 March 2017|
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Response from MauiOceanCenter | Property representative |
Aloha sandim, Wheelchairs are available! Simply let the ticket agent know upon arrival and they will be happy to sign one out for you. Please contact me if you have any other questions. Mahalo! Jessica Kukaua Social... More
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