From Ma'alaea Harbor: Molokini Snorkeling Adventure

From Ma'alaea Harbor: Molokini Snorkeling Adventure

From $139.95 per person

Encounter the marine life of Maui at 2 famous snorkeling and diving destinations, including the crescent-shaped islet of Molokini Crater. Continue to Turtle Town, and then cruise up the coast to look for dolphins in their natural environment.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit 2 of Maui's world-class snorkeling locations
  • Relax aboard a comfortable boat with rest rooms, showers and more
  • Get an informative commentary and good service from the captain and crew
  • See the sea life from the glass-bottom viewing windows
  • Slide down the water slide into the refreshing waters
  • Benefit from good music, great food and $2 drinks
Full description
Join the crew aboard the Calypso, Maui's newest edition to the fleet. Your snorkeling tour begins at the Maalaea harbor, where you'll board your boat for your excursion to Molokini Crater and Turtle Town. Start the day of right with eggs, ham, cinnamon rolls, donuts, coffee, fruit and juice. A comfortable ride, ease of entry in and out of the water, a professional captain and crew and the chance to learn about this slice of Hawaii are just a few of the reasons this tour makes for an ideal day out on the waters of Maui. Located off the south shore of Kihei and rising out of 300 ft (91 m) of water, the extinct volcanic cone of Molokini provides the opportunity to see native Hawaiian marine life like manta rays, fish, urchins and sharks, who swim around the coral through the clear water year round. A marine preserve and bird sanctuary, Molokini is protected, so you can expect pristine conditions. Use the provided snorkeling equipment to explore the underwater world and take advantage of the two water slides for more fun, especially to entertain kids. You can also take a peek at the reef without getting in the water via the glass-bottom viewing room. To ensure safety, a lifeguard is in the water at all times watching over the snorkelers and lending any assistance, if needed. After leaving Molokini, your second snorkeling spot of the day is Turtle Town, where you have the chance to swim with Hawaiian green sea turtles amid the calm water and coral. Then return to the boat for a barbecue lunch buffet of pulled pork and chicken sandwiches, pasta salad and chocolate chip cookies (gluten-free and vegetarian options are available but must be reserved in advance). Last but not least, enjoy a trivia game for the chance to win a crew T-shirt. Some of the top amenities include two slides, a "leap of faith", two freshwater showers, use of quality snorkeling gear, flotation devices, and restrooms are provided on the boat. If you want, you may rent a wetsuit or underwater digital camera at your own expense. SNUBA is also an option. The boat features an easy-to-use stairway in and out of the water, lots of shade and plenty of Jimmy Buffet music, all to entertain you during your day in paradise. Optional pay on-board SNUBA. Available for guests 8 years and up. Certain health restrictions apply. SNUBA allows gets to enjoy the simplicity of snorkeling and also the wonders of breathing underwater. SNUBA is a unique patented shallow water diving system bridging the gap between snorkeling and scuba diving.
  • 2 slides (1 from 2nd deck & 1 from 1st deck)
  • 2nd deck jump platform ("Jump for Joy")
  • Glass-bottom viewing room
  • Only 3-deck catamaran in Hawaii
  • Use of top-quality snorkel gear and flotation devices
  • Breakfast & lunch
  • Experienced captain and crew
  • Lifeguard in water while snorkeling
  • Snorkelling tutorial to explain gear
  • 11 sets of stairs into the water, for easy comfortable access
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Parking fees
  • Tips
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Slip 82, South Ferry Dock, 101 Ma’alaea Road, Wailuku, HI 96793.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel

Not allowed

  • Drinks

Know before you go

  •  Dietary restrictions (vegetarian, kosher etc.) must be noted at time of booking
  •  Children must be accompanied by an adult
  •  Minimum drinking age: 21 years old
  •  Bring cash if you'd like to tip the crew
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 196 reviews

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We had a great time. The crew was very friendly and helpful in every way. They truly wanted you to have the best experience possible. Loved snorkeling in Molokini with all the beautifully colored fish. Then going to Turtle town to swim with the turtles was an added bonus. We also enjoyed the slide and dive platform on the largest boat in the marina. Wish breakfast and lunch could have been better but we got box items because of Covid. I’m sure it will change with the times. All in all it was a great trip!

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May 28, 2021

You will never regret this awesome experience because of the AMAZING crew. Not just totally ready to handle everything you could possibly need but most delightful, friendly and happy!! Sooo informative about everything and sooo much more!! Only disappointment was the food which didn’t live up to advertised. It was not bad enough to take away from the experience. Thanks Calypso!!

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May 26, 2021

Apparently this is the only triple decker boat on the island and wow was it amazing! Crew was experienced but also very enthusiastic and wanted us to have a great time. Both sites we stopped at were beautiful, tons of aquatic life including sea turtles (at turtle town). an experience like no other, highly recommend! even kid friendly if you have kiddos

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May 21, 2021

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