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Honolua Bay, Kapalua

#17 of 129 in Parks in Maui
Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
The powerful waves of Honolua Bay are known worldwide for providing fantastic surfing conditions in winter. You can take lessons as a beginner, but the waves can be dangerous, so follow safety guidelines. With a small, rocky shore, the bay isn't ideal for sunbathing, but when the surf is calm, you can try your hand at snorkeling and scuba diving. As part of the Mokulei Marine Life Conservation District, this protected area is home to many fish and coral reefs. Hike up to the top of the bluffs for views of the bay from above and to watch the surfing pros in action. Plan your Honolua Bay visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kapalua using our Kapalua travel site.
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  • Outstanding! We stopped here to go snorkeling one day and we loved it. We saw more fish and a greater variety by far then we saw at Molokini. Tons of coral and fish and clear water. We didn’t love...  more »
  • We arrived here early (7am) and were among the first to arrive. The walk to the bay was easy. The beach is rocky and uneven—bring your own chair! We went out along the left side of the bay and saw....  more »

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