Discover Hawaii's Underwater World At Ocean Center Maui
The Hawaiian Islands biggest draw are the lush coral reefs teeming with life. Now you can explore them without getting wet at the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium. Offering the world's biggest display of live Pacific corals and more than 60 indoor and outdoor exhibits, you can experience Hawaii's diverse sea life. Check out turtles, sharks and rays from every angle in the 54 foot walk-through, glass tunnel. Immerse yourself in Hawaiian culture at the Hawaiians and the Sea exhibit, interactive demonstrations and special events. If you're a certified scuba diver, you can come face-to-face with sharks in the 750,000 gallon Open Ocean Exhibit on a Shark Dive Maui tour.
Yes, Seascape Restaurant is located inside the Maui Ocean Center and is a local favorite. The award-winning restaurant offers an enticing menu with regionally-inspired cuisine featuring locally sourced ingredients. Paired with spectacular views of Ma‘alaea Harbor, it is a great place to enjoy a meal, sip on a cocktail and take in an exquisite Maui sunset. There are two convenient entrances, one inside the Aquarium and the other near the Ma‘alaea Harbor Shops. Aquarium admission is not required to dine.
Does the Maui Ocean Center have a behind the scenes tour?
Yes, you can definitely book a tour at the Maui Ocean Center for a more behind the scenes look at what's under the ocean. Sign up for the "Explore with an Expert Tour," the "Sharks & Turtles Tour," or the "Spectacular Sharks Tour" for some under the sea adventures. These VIP tours are led by a marine naturalist for groups up to 20 people. Tours are fun and educational and last one-hour. Each tour is $100 plus tax for groups of 1-9 guests and $150 plus tax for groups of 10-20 guests. Private night tours are also available. Please contact them at [email protected] or 808-270-7088.