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“Great Snorkling”
Review of Kapalua Beach

Kapalua Beach
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US$129.71*
and up
Maui Night Scuba Diving Tour
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Kapalua
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Buckeye, Arizona
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Snorkling”
Reviewed 23 June 2014

As strange as this may sound, we saw more fish at Kapalua Beach then we did on our snorkel boat cruise to Molokini! This is a great beach for kids as the waves break further out at the reef, so the shore is fairly calm. With numerous coral reefs, there is a ton of fish to see. A great spot for sun bathing or snorkeling.

Visited June 2014
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Halifax, Canada
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26 reviews
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“Soft sand, snorkelling and turtles!”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Great place to paddleboard, swim, snorkel, or sit on a soft beautiful little beach. Very calm, and at sunset the turtles come for a visit. Fantastic beach. One of the best in Maui that I have visited.

Visited June 2014
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Juneau, Alaska
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“MY FAVORITE BEACH! BEAUTIFUL!”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Kapalua beach was, by far, my favorite beach we visited! Absolutely beautiful!! I was mesmerized! Great, calm swimming, good for snorkeling. My kids had a blast! So grateful we visited this beach.

Visited June 2014
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Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Found my families favorite snorkel spot.”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

We have come to Maui for years. We usually pay to go to Molokini Crater. Money was tighter this year so we sought out a cheeper place to snorkel. We discovered this gem and loved it!
If you go, you can't wear sunscreen, so wear a swim shirt on sunny days. Be ready to walk down a beautiful jungle path and over rocks to get the water. Swim to the right and toward th point, that's where the real beauty lies. Turtles, schools of colorful fish and eels. We also spotted a flying gurnard! Take money to support the local economy. Several industrious and talented locals sell their artwork and food.

Visited June 2014
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Castro Valley, California
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37 reviews
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“Excellent snorkeling”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Go early for parking. Great snorkeling. Swam with a school of fish which was very unusual. Small beach but very good crowd. The beach is in front of some high end places to stay.

Visited June 2014
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