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Maui Snorkeling Spots
This is an excellent spot during the summer months. During the winter the waves are too high for safe snorkeling. The bay is full of coral and fish. Location: North of Napili, on Highway 30, about 1/2 mile past mile marker 32.
Kapalua has a nice, protected sandy beach with good snorkeling on the north side. The calm waters are good for beginners. Location: On Hwy. 30, at the Napili Plaza, turn toward the ocean on Napilihau Street. When Napilihau Street T's at Lower Honoapiilani Road, turn right. Drive almost a mile to Napili Kai Beach Club and turn toward the ocean at the “Shoreline Access” sign.
Molokini is a partially sunken volcanic crater that can be accessed only by boat. Fantastic visibility provides clear viewing up to 150 feet. Two hundred-fifty different species of fish swim these waters, some found nowhere else on earth. Location: Three miles off the coast of Maui.
Ulua, in South Maui, isn’t the most picturesque beach, but there is good snorkeling along the rocks on the south side. Location: In Wailea, between the Renaissance and Outrigger hotels.
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Other great snorkeling spots in Hawaii:
Big Island Snorkeling Spots
Kauai Snorkeling Spots
Oahu Snorkeling Spots
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