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Molokini Crater, Maui

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#7 of 18 in Nature in Maui
View colorful marine life such as moray eels, manta rays, octopuses, and white-tip reef sharks roaming the reef at the crescent-shaped, partially submerged volcanic Molokini Crater, which was created from an eruption hundreds of thousands of years ago. Snorkel to see creatures closer to the surface, or scuba dive to reach bigger fish in deeper water. The crater also serves as a bird sanctuary, so bring your binoculars if you like birding. If you're here in winter, you might glimpse humpback whales in the waters near the crater. Plan to visit Molokini Crater during your Wailea vacation using our convenient Wailea day trip tool .
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  • The tour company we used, Maui Reef Adventures, was very unique in that they took us to the backside of the crater to snorkel first. This was absolutely amazing, as it is a straight down 400+ foot dro...  more »
  • This snorkeling trip aboard the Calypso was was the most organized, friendly, and clean trip I have ever been one. The staff, especially Jesse, was so helpful and friendly. The equipment was clean and...  more »
  • We were looking for an excursion to snorkel at the Molokini Crater that provided a great trip, but didn't break the bank, so we decided to book with the Malolo. The price was moderate, they didn't ove...  more »

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