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Maalaea Harbor
Maalaea Harbor

Maalaea Harbor

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460 Reviews
101 Maalaea Boat Harbor Road, Maalaea, Hawaii, 96793

The Basics

The scenic 89-slip harbor is nestled in the southern inlet between West Maui and the Haleakala Crater. In addition to water sports activities, visitors can enjoy shopping at the Maalaea Harbor Shops, oceanfront dining, and a visit to the nearby aquarium. Some of the harbor’s most popular activities include snorkeling adventures to the crescent-shaped Molokini Crater, whale and dolphin watching excursions, and sport fishing adventures. You can also charter private yachts, take sailing lessons, and more.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Maui

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Fun and Excellent Excursion
Doug-E, Sep 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Great trip. Wonderful Captain and crew. Ship was clean and comfortable. The ride is amazing with spectacular views. Great snorkeling at the reef. Clear water and colorful fish. Thoroughly enjoyed the excursion.
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Great experience
Shawna_B, Jul 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
They were concerned about our safety, which I enjoyed since I'm not the best in the water. The fish were right there. The pulled pork sandwich was amazing.
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Outstanding Crew
Geoffey, Jul 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Outstanding Crew. Through no fault of the crew there was a medical emergency when we were out at molokini. The speed and safety with which they reloaded us to get the injured person back safely to shore was amazing. We had a good amount of time in the water before we had to head back and were still offered a full refund or rebooking. Above and beyond.
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Amazing, worth it, fun
Sarah_L, Jun 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
The staff was very friendly, helpful, safety conscious and my family really enjoyed the trip. Marsela was a phenomenal snuba instructor for my first time kiddos at age 8 and 11. Very experienced. The food was good and satisfying. Worth the money. The man who we purchase pictures from was very helpful when my videos didn’t upload. He went and made a Zip drive for me and gave me his card for further issues. Very helpful. A great experience.
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A must
ANITA_G, Sep 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Very nice crew. Wish there was more breakfast selection but my chicken sandwich was pretty good!! We did Snuba diving. $75 extra. Worth it! Great experience!
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Lots of fish, awesome people.
Christine_D, Sep 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
The crew was absolutely awesome! Lots of fish, water was warm. Part of our group vomited everywhere and the crew was really cool about it. So sorry again guys!
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Great time
Michelle_R, Sep 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Everything about the trip was amazing. The food, bar service, equipment for snorkeling all was perfect
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Snorkeling
Luzbella_C, Sep 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
So much fun!! Enjoyed the view getting there and snorkeling was a blast, the staff was attentive and helpful. Overall a great day!!
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Lovely snorkeling experience!
Fara_H, Aug 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Great experience and helpful and nice crew. Nice boat and fully equipped for a great morning of snorkeling!
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Saweet!
Chris_C, Aug 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Captain and crew were all awesome making the trip very comfortable and enjoyable. Loved the home made cookies!
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The crew was very caring...
IMELDA_G, Aug 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
The crew was very caring and very concerned with our welfare throughout the trip. They're very knowledgeable about sailing and when they say it's going to be very windy, you better .are sure that all your belongings are secured because it will be! My only thing is the food is bland but we didn't come for the food but for the Molokini experience. So, overall, it was a good trip!
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Amazing experience
david_n, Aug 2021
Four Winds II Molokini Snorkeling Tour from Maalaea Harbor
Great crew, good food, right amount of time to snorkel. No complaints. Must do activity when in Maui.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Maalaea Harbor is the go-to spot for travelers who want to get out on the ocean—book a tour in advance or head to the harbor to learn more about tour options and activities.
  • Restrooms and showers provide a place to clean up after a snorkeling adventure.
  • Some of the tours departing Maalaea Harbor are wheelchair accessible but check with the tour operator to make sure their accommodations suit your needs.
  • Shops, restaurants, and a marina store ensure you have everything you need for a day out on the water.
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How to Get There

The harbor is located less than 10 miles from Kahului and Hawaii’s major airport—take Highway 380 to Highway 30 south. From the West Maui resort area, take Highway 30 south. If you want to avoid driving and enjoy the views along the way, book a tour that includes round-trip transportation.

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When to Get There

The harbor is open daily, all year round. Choose a morning tour to avoid the winds that tend to pick up later in the day. For whale watching, visit from late November through early April.

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Wildcard

Visiting the Maui Ocean Center Known as the Aquarium of Hawaii, the Maui Ocean Center offers an immersive and educational experience. Visitors can explore a living reef, encounter a vast diversity of marine life in the open ocean exhibit, and learn about humpback whales in a unique virtual simulation. Visit the center before a snorkeling or whale-watching excursion to give yourself a headstart on learning about the area’s marine life.

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