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Honolua Bay, Maui

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The powerful waves of Honolua Bay are known worldwide for providing fantastic surfing conditions in winter. You can take lessons as a beginner, but the waves can be dangerous, so follow safety guidelines. With a small, rocky shore, the bay isn't ideal for sunbathing, but when the surf is calm, you can try your hand at snorkeling and scuba diving. As part of the Mokulei Marine Life Conservation District, this protected area is home to many fish and coral reefs. Hike up to the top of the bluffs for views of the bay from above and to watch the surfing pros in action. Arrange your visit to Honolua Bay and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kapalua using our Kapalua itinerary planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    you can get there by foot, and a rocky entryway into the water. or you can go by boat. best snorkeling is on the right as you are looking out from shore. last time there, saw 5 turtles and 1 white tip...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Amazing snorkeling! Such a beautiful place and so many fish, coral, turtles. This was such a great adventure and I recommend.  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This is a magical place on the island. In the summer there is great snorkeling. In the winter an epic surf break. Respect the locals, respect the ocean, respect the A'ina and you will enjoy your day. ...  more »

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