Best Snorkelling Spots on Maui

Maui has some awesome snorkeling! The island has a number of beaches and secluded spots where one can experience the beauty of Maui’s marine life.

Which are Maui’s best snorkeling location?

Here are some snorkel spots where you can swim with colorful fishes and sea turtles:-

Molokini Crater

Located just a few miles off Maui’s shore, Molokini Crater has the most unique geological features in the world. The tiny crescent-shaped island that homes plentiful of marine life. Molokini Crater is partially submerged half-moon shaped volcanic crater is one of the best snorkeling spot on Maui.

Black Rock Beach

Pu’u Keka’a also known as black rock. Located on the western shore of Maui, black rock beach has crystal clear blue water that makes it a perfect snorkeling spot. It is one of Maui’s popular white sand beach known for snorkeling and cliff jumping. It is a great place to learn how to snorkel for all ages, you can also climb up the large lava promontory and dive into the blue ocean.

Honolua Bay

Located on Maui’s northwestern tip – Honolua Bay is a popular destination for snorkeling and scuba diving. Honolua is a relative rocky bay that is hidden behind tall cliffs. Being a part of the Honolua-Mokule’ia Bay Marine Life Conservation District, fishing is strictly prohibited here, due to which you will find abundant colorful fishes here.

Kapalua Bay

Kapalua Bay is one of the most beautiful white sand beach on Maui, it has an active marine life and luxurious resort making it an ideal place to snorkel on Maui. Walk down Lahaina shoreline trail to access this crescent-shaped beach.

Maluaka Beach

The hidden gem on Maui – Maluaka beach is also known as turtle town. It is the best place to snorkel if you want to swim and catch glimpse of sea turtles in their native environment.

Rent or Buy Snorkeling Gear?

A lot of people contemplate if they should buy snorkeling gear or continue renting? We recommend renting a gear unless you really want gear to keep and reuse.

Don’t miss out on our snorkeling deals, reserve your spot today. We provide the necessary equipment including masks, snorkels, water shoes, and fins.

Interested in Scuba Diving in Maui, take a look at our article to learn everything about Scuba Diving.