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Tour Overview

The Molokini & Turtle Arches Snorkel leads you on an exciting exploration of Molokini reef and the unique marine wildlife that inhabits it.

Molokini, Maui’s iconic crescent-shaped islet, is a beautiful reef known for its crystal clear waters, abundant coral, colorful fish, and resting seabirds. A protected marine conservation area, this volcanic crater is only accessible by boat with a certified tour operator. Turtle Arches offers a bonus snorkel site with its underwater lava formations and frequent turtle sightings. Continental breakfast is included and a delicious BBQ lunch is prepared onboard. We provide all the snorkel gear, including sanitized masks and snorkels, fins and flotation devices. There’s even a “Learn to Snorkel” class for beginners!

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For safety reasons, the use of full-face masks is not permitted on our snorkel ecotours. We do provide high quality snorkel gear on board for all guests. Learn more.

Molokini Crater Facts

  • Molokini Crater is about 150 feet deep with great clarity from the surface down to the ocean floor.
  • The crescent-shaped islet covers over 20 acres of land.
  • Marine biologists have observed over 250 different fish species in Molokini.
  • Molokini is also home to 38 unique coral species.

Departs: Daily, Multiple departure times
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
Check-in Time: 45 minutes prior to departure
Check-in Location: Pacific Whale Foundation Ocean Store, Maʻalaea Harbor Shops, next to Maui Ocean Center.

Trip Includes

  • Certified Marine Naturalists on board every Molokini snorkel tour
  • Premium snorkel gear, including optical masks for eyeglass wearers
  • Flotation devices, snorkel instruction, fish i.d. class
  • Two snorkel sites: Molokini Crater and Turtle Arches
  • Use of our ocean mat (when conditions allow) for added fun, relaxation, and water safety or comfort while in the water.
  • Onboard Jr. Naturalist Program for kids
  • Reef Safe Sunscreen – 4 oz. sunscreen in a fully sustainable tube made from sugarcane available for $17 onboard.
  • Continental breakfast: banana bread, assorted pastries, fresh island fruit, juice, Maui coffee
  • Lunch grilled onboard: chicken breasts, garden burgers, hot dogs, mac salad, zesty bean salad and chocolate chip cookies
  • Our vessels are CASHLESS for purchases. Only credit, debit or digital payment methods with a QR code will be accepted for on board purchases. Cash will graciously be accepted for gratuities only. Mahalo.
  • Refreshments: unlimited soda, juice, and filtered water, plus one complimentary alcoholic beverage. Enjoy vodka, gin, rum and beer crafted on island from Ocean Vodka and Maui Brewing Company. We also have wine and tequila available.
  • Please wear flat or low-soled shoes

Also Available

  • Affordable rentals of wetsuit shirts, underwater cameras, binoculars

Safety Tips

  • Guests need to use hand railings and step carefully when entering and exiting vessel on gangway.
  • No standing up on benches or chairs.
  • No sitting on hand railings, tables, counters or chair backs.
  • No smoking or vaping of any substance.
  • No children on shoulders.
  • Always keep a free hand for a railing or other fixed part of the boat, never carry more than can be taken in one hand.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Wear low or flat-soled shoes.
  • For safety reasons, the use of full-face masks is not permitted on our snorkel ecotours. We do provide high quality snorkel gear on board for all guests. Learn more.

Membership Benefits

  • Regular updates on PWF Research, Education and Conservation
  • Special Access to Industry Experts
  • Quarterly Member Spotlight
  • Exclusive Access to our Membership Portal
  • Invitation to Member Only Events
  • One of a Kind Member Merchandise
  • Priority boarding on PacWhale Eco-Adventures vessels
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Adults

Age 13 & Over
$199.94
$159.95

Children

Ages 12 & under
$137.44
$109.95

Free Child

Ages 0-4 - One per paying Adult
Free
Free