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Barrier Reef

off South Shore, Molokai, HI
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Lovely reef - lots of sea turtles, fish and coral

Molokai does not have great snorkeling directly off the beaches, so we took a boat trip out to the... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
A visual underwater orgasm

My wife and I visited Molokai since it was the last of the Hawaiian Island that we haven't been... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2016
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The longest and richest barrier reef of all the Hawaiian islands is located in the South Shore of Moloka'i.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Feb 2016
“Lovely reef - lots of sea turtles, fish and coral”
18 Jan 2016
“A visual underwater orgasm”
off South Shore, Molokai, HI

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Reviewed 26 February 2016

Molokai does not have great snorkeling directly off the beaches, so we took a boat trip out to the reef with Molokai Fish and Dive. It was well worth it. The coral is beautiful. There were lots of fish. But the highlight for us was...More

2  Thank AussieBonz
Reviewed 18 January 2016

My wife and I visited Molokai since it was the last of the Hawaiian Island that we haven't been too. We had read about the barrier reef and it sounded amazing so we booked a tour with Molokai Fish and Dive shop. FYI, it is...More

4  Thank james1628
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Hire a tour guide to take you to the best spot. You'll get to see fish, sea turtles, blue rice coral and other corals that form the reefs that you can't get to from the beaches. Unfortunately when we went (deposit required) it was somewhat...More

1  Thank Svensk11
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I only had a chance to dive twice here, but that was enough to see a manta ray, two spotted eagle rays, many turtles and a few moray eels. The fish concentrations were localized around a few spiny ridges with populations elsewhere being low by...More

1  Thank jetlag_8
Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

Be sure to add sorkeling in Molokai to you ""to do" list. Molokai Fish and Dive shop will get you there... Captain Tim and deckhand/guide Gabe will show you miles and miles of beautiful coral, fish and giant turtles.

4  Thank Nadrafied
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I don't remember which company we used, but I'm sure they're all just the same, as long as they bring you there! We went on a 2 hour guided tour, where we were free to reoam about, but could stick with the guide if we...More

2  Thank Jessyca H
Reviewed 18 March 2013

We borrowed flippers from our B&B host, and a snorkel and mask for my husband. I had my own mask with prescription glass and a snorkel. What neither of us had was any practice or experience with using the equipment or swimming in the ocean....More

15  Thank DonnaFromOklahoma
Reviewed 8 February 2013

We almost didn't make it. we had two days left. Called Molokai Fish and Dive on Monday for a Tuesday snorkel and were told they were only doing a dive tour. So we booked a whale watching tour for Tuesday instead. While at the wharf...More

10  Thank shambhalaa
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