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Perfect snorkeling spot!

My friend and I went here because the northwest part of the island had heavy surf and no... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Matt M
North Bend, Washington
via mobile
A great bay to snorkel in but be careful when entering the water, and beware the beach is rocky.

We were delighted with the snorkel experience here. Fantastic coral and big schools of fish... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Lyle N
Kelowna, Canada
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Maui, HI
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Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went here because the northwest part of the island had heavy surf and no visibility. What a find!! The water was calm and perfectly clear. I didn’t see any turtles but I did see probably 50 different varieties of fish, lots...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We were delighted with the snorkel experience here. Fantastic coral and big schools of fish. However, to get into the water you must be mindful of the signs where to enter and note it drops off quickly from the parking lot on the left side....More

Thank Lyle N
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Ahihi was an amazing place to snorkel!! Hands down best snorkeling place no matter the level of experience. The fish and coral reefs were absolutely beautiful and the water was very clear. By far the best place we snorkeled at for the week that we...More

Thank merickson1975
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Park in the lot, wear sneakers or flip flops to walk the short distance across a lava field to get to the "beach" area. Bring chairs. Lots of shade. Probably not a great place for novices. The reef is very alive hear and if you...More

Thank Matt8811Trip
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Previously snorkeled at Pa'ako Beach but found this little gem location. Stunning views above and below the waterline! The only reason I didn't rate it a 5 is because you need to be aware that this can be rough surf and rocky ground cover and...More

Thank essaybates
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Ahihi Cove is strange highly recommended location for snorkeling. Together with La Perouse Bay there are the only two sites located in the southern part of Maui where you can have a great snorkel experience. It is unusual for Maui to have a snorkeling spot...More

Thank Eugen B
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We snorkelled in West Maui and in the Kihei area but this is the best spot with so many unique fish. There's a brand-new free parking lot just around the corner and you can easily walk down to the bay. Driving here you need to...More

Thank RSB_8
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is not a well marked location, so make sure that you do your homework on google maps. The parking lot is in a fenced area and just before you drive over the lava fields. You will need shoes or good flip flops/water shoes to...More

Thank HockinsonSoccergirl
Reviewed 19 July 2016

A beautiful, quiet beach we happened upon while driving around. The road is very narrow in places where only one car can pass but not a problem as we passed very few cars. Saw some snorkelers and wished we had brought our snorkels along. Views...More

1  Thank Kaci D
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Thanks to a tip from an awesome bartender (see Cafe Olei Kihei) we ended up with the best part of our trip! This place is out of the way down a small narrow road. The parking lot for the reserve is past a residential area...More

Thank Brandy D
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