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Honolua Bay, Maui

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#17 of 77 in Parks in Maui
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. Plan your Honolua Bay visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kapalua using our Kapalua travel site .
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  • Just to let you know, I am a scuba diver and am used to the ocean and what is beneath it, my wife is very nervous about going into deep water and has never been scuba diving or snorkeling. While we we...  more »
  • It was a fairly good hit today but not perfect. We tried last week and was treated to a torrential down pour that we tried to wait out but gave up. Today we made the drive arriving before the crowds. ...  more »
  • ….HONOLUA BAY HAS A LOT MORE GOING FOR IT. I rate HONOLUA BAY as having the best immediate hinterland of any I saw on MAU (and over 3 weeks, as a world class beach nerd, I saw many beach hinterlands)....  more »

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