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Honolua Bay, Maui

#17 of 129 in Parks in Maui
The powerful waves of Honolua Bay are known worldwide for providing fantastic surfing conditions in winter. You can take lessons as a beginner, but the waves can be dangerous, so follow safety guidelines. With a small, rocky shore, the bay isn't ideal for sunbathing, but when the surf is calm, you can try your hand at snorkeling and scuba diving. As part of the Mokulei Marine Life Conservation District, this protected area is home to many fish and coral reefs. Hike up to the top of the bluffs for views of the bay from above and to watch the surfing pros in action. Plan your Honolua Bay visit and explore what else you can see and do in Maui using our Maui travel site .
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  • Honolua Bay is one of the best snorkeling spots on Maui. The view from the cliffs above is impressive as well. This sheltered bay has some of the prettiest water on Maui!  more »
  • Our first delight was the walk down from the road where we left our car. Lush trees and flowers were a delight to walk through. The beach is quite rocky and a bit awkward to get in the water at the st...  more »

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