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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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More than we expected!

Had a cloudy day in Lahaina and decided to do something close by and not a MAJOR attraction. We... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Ray D
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Louisville, Kentucky
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We're in port (Lahaina, Maui) for the day looking for something not "touristy" and hit on the Maui... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2018
BoilerMakerBob
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Greenwood, Indiana
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“sea life” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
300 Maalaea Rd, Suite 211, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5918
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+1 800-942-5311
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"nice gift shop"
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"sea life"
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"shark tunnel"
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"great aquarium"
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"exhibits"
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Had a cloudy day in Lahaina and decided to do something close by and not a MAJOR attraction. We added the behind the scenes tour to our entry ticket (reserve in advance). Some of the exhibits were outdoors which was nice. All the coral is...More

1  Thank Ray D
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

We're in port (Lahaina, Maui) for the day looking for something not "touristy" and hit on the Maui Ocean Center. City bus comes right to it ($2 pp). Discounted price for seniors is $26.95, military discount (active duty or retired) price was under $20!! We...More

2  Thank BoilerMakerBob
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

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

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Reviewed 26 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
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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
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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Reviewed 3 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
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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
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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
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