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Maui Ocean Center, Wailuku

4.3
Get a close-up view of Hawaii’s diverse marine life at Maui Ocean Center. This aquarium has recreated Hawaii’s ocean ecosystem and hosts only animals that naturally occur in the region. Gain a deeper understanding of the islands’ rich underwater world from more than 60 exhibits and information displays. Explore the Open Ocean exhibit, which features a 240-degree-view acrylic tunnel through a 2.8 million l (750,000 gal) tank. You’ll feel like you’re walking the ocean floor as y+F16ou watch sharks, stingrays, and thousands of tropical reef fish. Certified divers can even swim in the massive tank. To visit Maui Ocean Center and get the most from your holiday in Wailuku, create itinerary details personal to you using our Wailuku road trip planning tool .
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  • Family fun, out of the sun for a few was great. The interactive exhibits were really cool We learned a lot about the sharks and coral here  more »
  • We went as a family to the Maui Ocean Centre on our second day in Maui, and it was well worth it! Both ourselves and our children, ages 9, 13, 16, and 18, learned so much, and enjoyed every minute spe...  more »
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  • Has some neat fish. Prices not too bad. Would be great for a family with kids. Not a fan of the tide pool. Must be thousands of people a day with suntan lotion petting the starfish and such. Gift shop prices steep. As a diver I still thought it was a good experience to go at least once. They might be adding on to it soon.
  • Great place. It's small but plenty to see. They have most local aquatic life you might see while swimming or snorkeling off shore. Snack bar wasn't great but the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. If you enjoy this sort of thing it's a great way to spend a day on the island if you want a break from beach but might be hard to keep kids entertained if they are not into sea life.

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