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Maui Afternoon Snorkeling Tour to Coral Gardens or Molokini! (Ma'alaea Harbor) provided by Malolo Molokini Snorkeling Tour

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Maui Afternoon Snorkeling Tour to Coral Gardens or Molokini! (Ma'alaea Harbor)

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
Updated 23/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Maui Afternoon Snorkeling Tour to Coral Gardens or Molokini! (Ma'alaea Harbor)
We have our captain and crew arrive 30-minutes earlier than usual to spray sanitation and disinfectant on the vessel, and wipe down high traffic areas before guests arrive. Masks & Hand Sanitation are available on boat for guests also.
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Updated 23/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Spend the afternoon snorkeling off the coast of Maui at either Molokini Crater or Coral Gardens. Travel in comfort on board a 55-foot (17-meter) power catamaran to the snorkeling site where you can see colorful fish and other marine life along the reef. With luck you can spot turtles or whales also. Your half-day tour includes instruction, and use of snorkel equipment.
  • Location selected by the captain depending on the conditions
  • Use of snorkel gear and flotation devices provided
  • Wetsuit and underwater camera rental available
  • Upgrade to include a light lunch (hot dog and soda)
Important Information
Departure Point
300 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional, safety-oriented captain and crew
  • Transport on a 55-foot power catamaran
  • Top-of-the-line snorkel equipment
  • Flotation devices
  • Lunch (unless lunch option is selected when booking)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • DVD (available to purchase)
  • Wetsuit and underwater camera (available for rent)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off NOT INCLUDED OR OFFERED
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Locations are weather permitting
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years (photo ID required)
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Boat features easy stairway in and out of the water, shady cabin, two restrooms, and freshwater showers
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 55 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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alliedeits wrote a review Feb 2021
Babylon, New York3 contributions
We had the best snorkel adventure on the malolo 2/6/21! Carl, Andy , Dave and Harold made our day unforgettable! Whale dolphins and a special dive on the back wall of Molokini is something we will never forget! It was One of the best days of our Hawaii trip. 10/10 go with these
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Date of experience: February 2021
Response from Resort47617136374, Guest Relations Manager at Maui Afternoon Snorkeling Tour to Coral Gardens or Molokini! (Ma'alaea Harbor)
Responded 3 weeks ago
YAY! This sounds like it was the perfect Maui snorkeling and dolphin watching experience onboard the Malolo boat tour. Thank you for the review, come back soon!
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Luba47 wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Great snorkeling, fun and informative staff, very safe. The staff was enthusiastic about Hawaii and the sea.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Megan T wrote a review Mar 2020
Buckeye, Arizona1 contribution
Wow! Where do I begin? So we had a 1:30pm snorkeling appointment and were supposed to check in by 1:00pm. We were running a bit behind schedule so at 11:45 I called to let them know and asked if we would still be ok. The representative, Noe, told me as long as we were there
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Date of experience: February 2020
scotthenning wrote a review Mar 2020
Long Beach, California9 contributions1 helpful vote
Super windy but the crew were fun and did a great job trying to find calm areas for snorkeling and locate whales along the way. Overall well worth the money.
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Date of experience: March 2020
LisaH82 wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Wasn’t able to go to Molokini crater due to weather. The other snorkeling spot was fine just was hoping to go to Molokini. It got kind of crowded since everyone had to go there but saw some nice fish and pretty coral. The guides were friendly and helpful. Boat was clean. I paid
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Malolo Molokini Snorkeling Tour
Amazing snorkel and whale watching tour!!
We just finished the afternoon Molokini snorkel tour with Malolo. Such an awesome experience! We saw bottle nose do
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Great time
Very friendly staff. It was windy, and they had to switch a boat to a big one. Everything went very smoothly, and I
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Too many people; views blocked
The price is economical, but for a reason! Too many people on the boat. People in the interior do not get good vi
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Lots of Whales
Great whale watch. We caw a number of mother and calves. Lots of whales. Staff was friendly. Boat was comfortab
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Great experience
Super knowledgeable and friendly staff. We saw loads of whales. This was my second time on this whale watching trip
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Sexy six
This trip was amazing! I'd definitely recommend calling in and asking where to meet up, since our boat got changed
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Keith O
Great trip
The crew was knowledgeable about whales. They provided interesting facts throughout the cruise. They also served wa
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Whale watching was amazing
Great experience! Capt Carl and the crew was awesome. We saw a lot of whales, it was non-stop action.
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Superb watch
I’m used to whale watching on smaller boats ... this vessel is larger but brand new and beautiful with Bathrooms- h
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Great experience
The whale watching tour was excellent. The Captain and crew were knowledgeable and friendly. We got close to a numb
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Excellent trip!!!!
We had a great time at the crater! The crew went out of their way to make sure that everything was the best it coul
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Great value!
This tour was only $25 per person as opposed to others that were $50+. The operators were very informative and we s
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Be sure to check your reservation ahead of time!
There is no rating for "did not go" so I have to leave one dot. We arrived, early, with a prepaid TripAdvisor (Viat
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Good value, safety conscious crew
There are many options to snorkel molokini from many crews/boats/tours. Malolo was a fair priced option, leaving ea
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Kim M
We booked the Catamaran but got a call the night before that our boat had been upgraded to the Calypso (due to mass
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