Water activity

Kihei: Molokini Crater and Turtle Town Snorkel Trip 4-hrs

Activity provider: Makena Coast Charters
Water activity

Kihei: Molokini Crater and Turtle Town Snorkel Trip 4-hrs

Activity provider: Makena Coast Charters

From US$ 159 per person

Experience South Maui as you sail past Molokini Crater on a snorkeling boat trip. Put on your fins to snorkel with the Hawaiin green sea turtles and hundreds of tropical fish.

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Duration 4 hours
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  • Sail to Molokini Crater, a partially submerged volcanic crater forming an island
  • Dive into the sea and snorkel alongside Hawaiian green sea turtles in the sea
  • Enjoy a beautiful view of south Maui on our comfortable boat "The Getaway"
  • See hundreds of different tropical fish, including triggerfish and butterflyfish
  • Take a well deserved break after snorkeling with the fish to enjoy some snacks
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Board your boat at Kihei and set sail for Molokini Crater. Dive into the sea with your snorkel to see butterfly fish, triggerfish, turtles, and many other species of tropical fish. Take a break and eat a sandwich while you relax aboard the ship.

Arrive at Kihei boat ramp for check-in, then board your boat at the dock and set sail. Listen to a safety briefing from your captain while you are on the way. Travel to Molokini Crater, a volcanic island formed by a crater, if the weather allows it. Jump into the sea to snorkel or relax on the ship.

Eat some snacks and have a drink, before you visit another snorkeling spot. Look out for Hawaiian green sea turtles, triggerfish, butterflyfish, and many more. Swim around in the sea and admire the natural beauty, then have a few more snacks if you like. Finally, sail back to Kihei boat ramp.

  • Googles
  • Snorkel
  • Fins
  • Floatation devices
  • Soft drinks
  • Sandwiches
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 5 years
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • Non-swimmers
  • People with respiratory issues
  • People over 60 years
  • People prone to seasickness
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
  • People with high blood pressure
  • People with recent surgeries
  • People with motion sickness

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Meeting point

Meet the activity provider at the Kihei Boat Ramp. There are two big free parking lots to use. Come to the boat and trailer area and search for a boat called "The Getaway" operated by Makena Coast Charters. Meet your captain and crew, then check-in. Keep an eye out for the activity provider near the rest room and shower area across from the boat ramp.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Motion sickness prevention

Know before you go

  • Guests must have prior snorkeling and swimming experience
  • If you have no previous snorkeling and swimming experience, you will be limited to the boat
  • Eat a very light breakfast or no breakfast
  • Drink plenty of water
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This was the best tour of our trip! Great guides, whale watching, and snorkeling!

February 25, 2023

My two sons went on this and filled out an online survey. To put it simply … they were blown away! Fantastic

January 9, 2023

Product ID: 436002