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Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkeling

by Pacific Whale Foundation Duration 5h Features animals Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $132

Snorkel the world-famous dive site of Molokini crater before heading to Turtle Arches, known for its large population of resident green sea turtles. An early departure means that you reach this world-famous snorkeling destination before it gets busy, letting you have the serenity of the underwater world all to yourself.

On your way to the crescent-shaped volcanic crater, listen as your naturalist guide conducts a snorkeling class for beginners and discusses the delicate ecology of the area. As you cruise across the sea, enjoy a tropical continental breakfast featuring sumptuous baked pastries, local island fruits, juices, and freshly brewed Kona or Maui coffee.

When you arrive, glide down the onboard slide for an easy and exciting plunge into the ocean, or simply walk down the stairs into the warm water. Once below the waves, check out exotic creatures like the triggerfish, parrotfish, and raccoon butterflyfish as they dart past you with marvelous arrays of colors sparkling in the filtered sunlight.

From there, cruise across to Turtle Arches to swim among gentle green sea turtles as they drift through fascinating underwater lava arches. Warm up on deck as your savor a barbecue lunch with grilled chicken, hot dogs, and veggie burgers, all served on fresh rolls with all the dressings and condiments.

Snorkel the world-famous dive site of Molokini crater before heading to Turtle Arches, known for its large population of resident green sea turtles. An early departure means that you reach this world-famous snorkeling destination before it gets busy, letting you have the serenity of the underwater world all to yourself.

On your way to the crescent-shaped volcanic crater, listen as your naturalist guide conducts a snorkeling class for beginners and discusses the delicate ecology of the area. As you cruise across the sea, enjoy a tropical continental breakfast featuring sumptuous baked pastries, local island fruits, juices, and freshly brewed Kona or Maui coffee.

When you arrive, glide down the onboard slide for an easy and exciting plunge into the ocean, or simply walk down the stairs into the warm water. Once below the waves, check out exotic creatures like the triggerfish, parrotfish, and raccoon butterflyfish as they dart past you with marvelous arrays of colors sparkling in the filtered sunlight.

From there, cruise across to Turtle Arches to swim among gentle green sea turtles as they drift through fascinating underwater lava arches. Warm up on deck as your savor a barbecue lunch with grilled chicken, hot dogs, and veggie burgers, all served on fresh rolls with all the dressings and condiments.

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7:00 AM, Cruise in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

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7:00 AM, Cruise Family Option 1 Adult and 1 Child 12 yrs or younger in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Family option tickets valid for 1 adult and 1 child (age 12 or younger) is complimentary with each paying adult. If there are additional members in your party, additional tickets must be booked separately.

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$131.54

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8:00 AM, Cruise in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per adult
$131.54

Total price is $131.54, taxes included

It only takes 2 minutes

8:00 AM, Cruise Family option 1 Adult and 1 Child 12 yrs or younger in English, includes Food and Drinks

Duration 5h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Family option tickets valid for 1 adult and 1 child (age 12 or younger) is complimentary with each paying adult. If there are additional members in your party additional tickets must be booked separately.

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Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkeling

Activity Location

Molokini

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Pacific Whale Foundation

    192 Maalaea Rd

    Wailuku


Highlights

  • Opportunity to snorkel in the world-famous Molokini crater

  • Up-close encounters with green sea turtles at Turtle Arches

  • Continental breakfast & barbecue lunch served onboard

  • Hassle-free, complimentary parking at Ma'alaea Harbor Shops

  • Fascinating snorkeling class conducted by naturalist guides


Inclusions

  • Guided snorkeling cruise to Molokini and Turtle Arches

  • Snorkel mask, snorkel, and fin rental

  • Snorkeling lesson and naturalist program for kids

  • Continental breakfast and barbecue lunch

  • Plus soft drinks, juices and water

  • Full-color souvenir marine wildlife poster


Exclusions

  • Reef safe sunscreen available for purchase


Know Before You Book

  • Family option tickets are valid for 1 adult and 1 child (age 12 or younger). If there is more than 1 child in your party, you must book tickets for each additional child.

  • If you are 17 or younger, you must have your parent's or guardian's permission.

  • Wetsuit shirts, underwater cameras, and binoculars are available to rent for a surcharge, payable directly to the supplier on the day of the activity.

  • Check-in is 45 minutes prior to departure time.

  • Reef safe sunscreen 6 oz bottles available for purchase on board


Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkeling ratings based on 211 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.5 out of 5

4/5 Feb 15, 2019

It was very windy with north wind and rain, so we could not go snorkeling at Molokini. It was deemed to dangerous, so the captain and crew took us to another reef off of Puamana beach, we saw lots of fish and a green sea turtle, After lunch we drove around to see whales. Lots of whale and calf sightings with whales "performing" for us. Great trip, even though it was sort of disappointing not being able to go to Molokini crater.

3/5 Feb 07, 2019

Crew was helpful and food was great. Crew provided a lot of interesting information. Unfortunately the snorkeling was only so- so. Really disappointed in how damaged the coral was.