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Molokini Crater

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Maui, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When it’s “tourist season” in Maui—which is most of the year— a boat trip to the Molokini atoll is a very crowded attraction not worth the cost in time or expense. My sympathies are with the snorkel/boat trip companies that bring large numbers of people...More

6  Thank Craig A V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are thinking about doing a snorkel trip to Molokini I suggest using the Pacific Whale Foundation. They're fantastic! I felt totally safe letting my 6 and 8 year old boys snorkel in water that deep. The crew are fantastic! The food is good....More

1  Thank Anita R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are many companies that make trips there. Always take a morning trip; best time to go; less or no wind. We have seen munk seals(endangered) ,whales, and so many species of fish. We have used 3 different companies and they include brunch and lunch...More

3  Thank susandK1436ZW
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Molokini is a great place for snorkeling off of Maui - you just need to take a boat to get there. It is a preservation area, so there are plenty of fish. The water is very clear as well - visibility up to 100+ feet....More

Thank Aaronwoo
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snorkeled here as an excursion from the Pacific Whale Foundation. The crater was a great spot. Recommend renting a wet suit from the excursion, especially in winter months where the water can still be chilly. I am a very good swimmer and needed a noodle...More

Thank Courtney K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the choppiness from the waves from all of the boats made the snorkeling a little difficult; the view in the water was fabulous! The colors were bright and there was a large amount of different fish to view. We are good swimmers but we...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This is probably the clearest water I have ever snorkeled in. The visibility was simply amazing! We saw lots of fish and a yellow moray eel. The water was not particularly rough, and it was easy to get pretty close to the rocks without any...More

2  Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Let me first just say that you have to do this. Then, after you do it, you will be glad that you did but will feel it didn't live up to your lofty expectations... Here is why. (1) Too many people. When we went (spring...More

4  Thank babalu w
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

My family did the Molokini Crater excursion with the Pacifica Whale Foundation. This is a must if you're in Maui. We had a perfect sunny day and the water near the crater was calm. It was as if we were swimming in a very clean...More

2  Thank Renec0
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

From the reviews and the hype I had higher expectations of what we would see snorkeling there. The water is definitely super clear, we were even there on a very rainy day and still enjoyed it. It's still very nice and there was a lot...More

Thank lgoub
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Jane B
15 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.
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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.
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FutureTravelers
31 August 2016|
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Response from Saismeup | Reviewed this property |
Also, I HIGHLY recommend B+B Scuba!! An amazing company!
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