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Great Reef for Snorkeling

Park in the lot, wear sneakers or flip flops to walk the short distance across a lava field to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt8811Trip
,
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Beautiful Snorkel Area

Previously snorkeled at Pa'ako Beach but found this little gem location. Stunning views above and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
essaybates
,
Edgewater, Florida
via mobile
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“snorkel spot” (4 reviews)
“parking lot” (9 reviews)
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Maui, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Park in the lot, wear sneakers or flip flops to walk the short distance across a lava field to get to the "beach" area. Bring chairs. Lots of shade. Probably not a great place for novices. The reef is very alive hear and if you...More

Thank Matt8811Trip
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Previously snorkeled at Pa'ako Beach but found this little gem location. Stunning views above and below the waterline! The only reason I didn't rate it a 5 is because you need to be aware that this can be rough surf and rocky ground cover and...More

Thank essaybates
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Ahihi Cove is strange highly recommended location for snorkeling. Together with La Perouse Bay there are the only two sites located in the southern part of Maui where you can have a great snorkel experience. It is unusual for Maui to have a snorkeling spot...More

Thank Eugen B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We snorkelled in West Maui and in the Kihei area but this is the best spot with so many unique fish. There's a brand-new free parking lot just around the corner and you can easily walk down to the bay. Driving here you need to...More

Thank RSB_8
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is not a well marked location, so make sure that you do your homework on google maps. The parking lot is in a fenced area and just before you drive over the lava fields. You will need shoes or good flip flops/water shoes to...More

Thank HockinsonSoccergirl
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A beautiful, quiet beach we happened upon while driving around. The road is very narrow in places where only one car can pass but not a problem as we passed very few cars. Saw some snorkelers and wished we had brought our snorkels along. Views...More

1  Thank Kaci D
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Thanks to a tip from an awesome bartender (see Cafe Olei Kihei) we ended up with the best part of our trip! This place is out of the way down a small narrow road. The parking lot for the reserve is past a residential area...More

Thank Brandy D
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This is absolutely the best snorkeling on the island. I saw more variety of fish than anywhere we had snorkels before. Beautiful

Thank Torri K
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I have been coming here for many years. The abundance and variety of fish is, the best on Maui. Tip: The best entry point is down at the end of the beach. (On the opposite side from where the path from the parking lot comes...More

Thank csutt
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Everyone raves about the snorkeling at Molokini, but after finally seeing it this year, we felt that Ahihi Bay is much better in terms of the coral, quantity and different types of fish to see.

Thank FarmerMatt184
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