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Maui Ocean Center

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192 Maalaea Rd, Hwy 30, Ma'alaea Harbor, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5931
+1 808-270-7000
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“shark tank”(273 reviews)
“nice aquarium”(147 reviews)
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Discover, experience, and explore Hawaii's underwater world at Maui Ocean Center. Named Top 25 Best Aquariums in the U.S. by TripAdvisor, the Aquarium features over 60 exhibits with sharks, turtles, stingrays and thousands of vibrant tropical fish...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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192 Maalaea Rd, Hwy 30, Ma'alaea Harbor, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5931
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+1 808-270-7000
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"shark tank"
in 273 reviews
"behind the scenes"
in 202 reviews
"nice aquarium"
in 147 reviews
"fish"
in 928 reviews
"glass tunnel"
in 84 reviews
"sea life"
in 260 reviews
"an aquarium"
in 101 reviews
"rainy day"
in 173 reviews
"underwater tunnel"
in 45 reviews
"baby turtles"
in 46 reviews
"gift shop"
in 241 reviews
"week pass"
in 54 reviews
"sea cucumbers"
in 51 reviews
"great exhibits"
in 46 reviews
"few hours"
in 138 reviews
"all ages"
in 133 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 80 reviews
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great experience to share with family and friends while recovering from your sunburn! Perfect restful day for small ones.

Thank KARIN P
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Reviewed today

The Ocean Centre exhibits a variety of Pacific corals and marine life from the small creatures that inhabit the shallow reefs to the larger fish in the surrounding ocean including sharks, octopus and rays. There are a few turtles that inhabit the turtle lagoon, a...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I was thinking how unfortunate it is that we couldn't share our scuba diving experience with our young children. Well, the Maui Ocean Center has the answer! We saw so many fantastic things, it was well worth the entrance fee. BTW, look for an online...More

Thank seabrew
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Reviewed yesterday

We took our 3 kids to the Maui Ocean Center. They age from 9-12. They enjoyed walking thru the different exhibits. Especially the turtles and the large aquarium filled with fish, rays, and sharks. They have a tunnel that you can walk thru by the...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Watching my son dive with the sharks was one of the highlights of our wonderful trip to Maui. His children and his nephews thought it was pretty cool. The staff were welcoming and informative. They are very proof of their center.Looking forward to coming attractions....More

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Thank dplaza2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have driven past a few times but not bothered, we gave it a try this time and were impressed. Small and intimate with good knowledgeable staff.

Thank Steve P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really wanted to go, so I made my husband take me. Glad we did! What a fun place to spend some time out of the sun. Lots of cool fish to see, sting rays and the coral reefs are beautiful!

Thank nicole b
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Maui 4x's now and this year was the 1st time checking this place out even though we stayed at Hono Kai Condos literally right across the street from this attraction. After shelling out $85 for 2 adults and 2 children (4yrs and 1.5yr)....all...More

Thank Masmoudi1978
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My Twin Brother and I had a fantastic dive in the Tank! Jim and Scott were fantastic and the information provided was outstanding! I would highly recommend this dive to anyone! The rest of the Ocean center is well worth the visit as well! I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 750.000 gallon tank hosts multiple species of sharks (white tip , black tip , tiger , sandshark , reef sharks) as well as a number of stingrays. Certified divers can do a shakr experience and dive this tank !

Thank Vincent H
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Jennifer3kids
3 July 2017|
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Response from Graham J | Reviewed this property |
I checked with my 15 year old daughter who enthusiastically said yes. The only ones I remembered were the ones they were raising that we saw in the behind the scenes tour. Enjoy!
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adbeff
10 June 2017|
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Response from 181Linda | Reviewed this property |
Not at the aquarium. The snorkeling tour you pre book your tickets.
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Dtar1
3 May 2017|
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Response from Tremaine E | Reviewed this property |
3 hours is plenty. But if course it all depends on the kids attraction to the exhibitions.
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