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“Been there 3x, never disappointed”
Review of Honolua Bay

Honolua Bay
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US$129.71*
and up
Maui Scuba Diving Introductory Lesson
Ranked #34 of 368 things to do in Maui
Certificate of Excellence
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Boston, Ma
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202 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Been there 3x, never disappointed”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Aside from the difficult entry over smooth rocks, the snorkeling is fantastic. Lots of fish and, if u r lucky, lots of turtle. But you will need to stein out beyond where the tour boats are anchored. I also saw a shark, octopus, eels, and lots of coral. Best deal on the island

Visited June 2014
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“A must see”
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

here I swam with a giant sea turtle, the biggest stars n stripes puffer, a small octopus,two small dolphins,many assorted tropical fish ...very beautiful. But the corals are damaged from the many people who snorkel here. Overall .I'd go again.

Visited June 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing place, must do type of thing”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

My experience at honolua bay was fantastic. The snorkaling is world class, but you need to swim out at least 20 feet out and then to the right to find the coral. There are lots of turtles, fish, eels, octopus, and we even saw a manta ray (highlight of the trip). I highly recomed going early to beat the crowd and tour boat, and the water will also be clearer if you go early. HIGHLY RECOMENDED!!!!!!!!

Visited June 2014
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Wonderful Snorkeling! Go Early!”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Get out of bed at least one day! Limited parking, so go early. Great area for snorkeling right off the shore. Many of the same fish you see at the aquarium in Maui. Swam with one big turtle, too! Don't miss this. Snorkel as many bays as possible in Maui to catch the right conditions. The fish will go where they want, this isn't a zoo. No facilities here, but D.T. Fleming Beach just down the road has parking, facilities, showers, lifeguard, shade, beach, grass and picnic tables. Snorkel Honolua and visit D.T. Fleming beach on the way back. You won't be disappointed.

Visited June 2014
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Beautiful Walk In”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Parking was not a huge issue for us in the lot or along road. The walk to the Bay is wonderful. My wife and I love to take photos and it was wonderful. The bay is great for snorkeling. The area by down by the bay is privately owned and a little dirty. This did not take anything away from the walk in or the bay for us. If your lucky there is a buy up on the overlook who sells barbecue and it is really good.

Visited June 2014
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