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Ocean Activities Center

#311 of 395 Tours in Maui
Features Animals
1847 S. Kihei Rd, Maui, HI 96753
+1 808-879-4485
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We drove with kids to see Maui Ocean Center, and don't think I would ever go back, there was... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2016
Los Angeles, California

We were prepared to spend the day here and ended up only getting two hours out of it. The gift shop... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2016
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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  • Very good14%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
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18 Dec 2016
7 Jul 2016
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1847 S. Kihei Rd, Maui, HI 96753

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Reviewed 18 December 2016

We drove with kids to see Maui Ocean Center, and don't think I would ever go back, there was nothing special there, we should of instead take a boat trip.

Thank Inna_Butterfly
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

We were prepared to spend the day here and ended up only getting two hours out of it. The gift shop is bigger than the animal displays. Most is outdoors. If this had been crowded, it would have been a horrible trip, because there is...More

Thank laurenvill
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I've been to many many similar attractions all over the U.S., and this one is very well done! They do a great job of focusing exclusively on local species, and showing them to you in both large-tank and more specialized exhibits. I found the exhibits...More

Thank Jlwlarson76
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Everything from turtles and fish to a guy giving an informative talk while underwater in the shark tank! Defiantly get the $3 hand held guide it tells you all about the displays when you get to each on and punch in the numbers from the...More

Thank Darcy M
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

A volunteer at a beach mentioned he goes to the ocean center with his fish book - brilliant idea! We spent a very happy couple of hours there, confirming many fish we knew and identifying several others. Not to mention the ones that we'll never...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I feel as though the fish, sharks etc are beautiful and the assortment of different species is fantastic, the knowledge is great, some of the attractions could be cleaned up and needs some maintenance. Right now it's "turtle mania" but there was 6 turtles that...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 30 May 2015

This aquarium had such a wonderful variety of fish, coral, jellyfish, sharks etc. It was interesting to walk thru because you felt like you were snorkeling and not getting wet.

Thank Charmingnl
Reviewed 2 April 2015

The last time we went to the Maui Ocean Center it was still under construction, but you could tell it was going to be good. It now has a little something for everyone, including a "petting zoo" for kids that allows them to see and...More

2  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We were in Maui, perusing Kaanapali, rummaging Lahaina, hitting every ABC store around, never to find an acceptable stuffed dolphin that the grand children just HAD to have. In the 11th hour, I called the Ocean Center Aquarium and asked if they had any. Low...More

Thank 139katew
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Nice place, not too large, a bit over priced but worth a look, especially if you have keiki. Don't expect to be blown away but it is nice enough.

Thank JeremyRiverside_CA
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