View colorful marine life such as moray eels, manta rays, octopuses, and white-tip reef sharks roaming the reef at the crescent-shaped, partially submerged volcanic Molokini Crater, which was created from an eruption hundreds of thousands of years ago. Snorkel to see creatures closer to the surface, or scuba dive to reach bigger fish in deeper water. The crater also serves as a bird sanctuary, so bring your binoculars if you like birding. If you're here in winter, you might glimpse humpback whales in the waters near the crater. Plan to visit Molokini Crater during your Makena vacation using our convenient Makena day trip tool.
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We enjoyed snorkeling here. The water was incredible clear. We saw a lot of fish but not a ton of variety. We went at the very end of March and got to see a mom and baby whale on our way out which...
We enjoyed snorkeling here. The water was incredible clear. We saw a lot of fish but not a ton of variety. We went at the very end of March and got to see a mom and baby whale on our way out which... more »
We went Molokini to snorkel around 8 am. The fish were beautiful lots of colorful fish. I had so much fun. We got to see several whales as well as a baby whale breaching. I really enjoyed this as a first snorkelling trip. Lunch on the boat was good. Fun crew.
Visit the crater with Trilogy excursions...so so worth it
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