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Ocean Science Discovery Center

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300 Maalaea Rd, Suite 211, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5918
+1 800-942-5311
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Very fun educational aquarium with a nice gift shop.

The kids and I loved this aquarium, it was educational and I got to dive in the big shark tank... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tomtaylor2004
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Valdez, Alaska
nice little aquarium to spend a couple of hours

nice exhibits and tons to see and look forward to around every corner. worth checking out and... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Norm189
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Hilo, Hawaii
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300 Maalaea Rd, Suite 211, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5918
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids and I loved this aquarium, it was educational and I got to dive in the big shark tank while my family watched me it was a lot of fun. They also have a nice gift shop with tons of cool things to bring...More

Thank tomtaylor2004
Reviewed 25 July 2017

nice exhibits and tons to see and look forward to around every corner. worth checking out and spending a couple of hours with the family.

Thank Norm189
Reviewed 23 July 2017

While not quite the same as actually snorkeling or diving this is a great place to learn about the sea life around Maui. The staff are extremely knowledgeable and very engaging. My kids love sharks, and I mean love as in they think they are...More

Thank Aussiesinmaine
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The Maui Ocean center is okay its not a big aquarium. The kids really did enjoy the activities they offered. They have a variety of ocean species. You can also do a self guided tour a few bucks more at which they provide handsets that...More

Thank DeniseSky1
Reviewed 4 July 2017

They claim it to contain 3/4 million gallons of water. I really don't have a frame of reference but I can state this flatly - it's HUGE. Sea critters of all shape and size. And seahorses. I love seahorses! Well worth the price of admission...More

Thank Tupelo010835
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little aquarium. Plenty of fish (of course), several specie of sharks, some rays, turtles, and jellies. The octopus is hand fed, which is really fascinating to watch, and it's also interesting to watch it work open a jar with a fish...More

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Maui Ocean Center was very well done. I would recommend paying the extra #3.00 for the headsets so you can get more out of the experience.

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Interesting and informative aquarium/ocean center with enough exhibits to occupy a family for several hours. Many kinds of fish, plus a very interesting jellyfish exhibit. At the shark tunnel, you can actually sit on the ledge and truly watch these magnificent creatures as opposed to...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is an awesome place to visit with the family. The exhibits show all of the species you may see when snorkeling. On our last visit they had baby turtles, too cute. I particularly enjoyed the jellyfish tank. The main tanks is huge and has...More

Thank Ken R
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a good stop for folks traveling with little ones. As an adult it is interesting, particularly the tunnel. The gift shop is amazing. It can be done in a couple hours or longer depending on your pace.

1  Thank livetotravel61
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