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Ocean Conservation & Safety
Maui Travel Tips: Ocean Conservation
Hawaii’s oceans and reefs are known for their beauty. We welcome visitors to enjoy the water, but to be mindful of their impact on marine life so we can keep this special place beautiful and alive. Marine biologist, Lauren Blickley shares why protecting these natural resources is so important, and the effect plastic waste and certain types of sunscreens can have on marine life.
Maui Travel Tips: Ocean Safety
There’s nothing quite like the ocean here. It’s clear. It’s beautiful. But it can also put you in harm’s way if you don’t know what to expect from big waves, strong winds, and currents. Master waterman, Archie Kalepa and World Champion waterman, Zane Schweitzer remind visitors to always swim when a lifeguard is on duty and be aware of conditions before going in the water.
Charter a boat, take a sunset cruise or even hop on a ferry for a day trip to the neighbor island of Lanai.More
Sticking to the shore on your trip to Maui? Learn about all of the picture-perfect beaches that ring the Magic Isle, from palm-fringed Kapalua in West Maui to sprawling Makena Beach on the southern coast.More
Since 1994; professionally and patiently teaching surfing, safety and ocean awareness to over 40,000. Learn in 2 hours or free! Groups, private or camps available.
We're honored to be chosen as TripAdvisors Travelers' Choice Award Winners for small group ocean eco-rafting tours in Maui since 1982! Share encounters with whales, dolphins and turtles and snorkel the island of Lanai! Every ticket supports freeing of entangled whales and our research partners!
Leilani is a custom crafted 50-foot Uniflite Power Vessel. Specially designed for Hawaii's oceans, she offers comfortable and spacious accommodations with a sheltered main cabin, excellent airflow, an observation deck, a large swim platform, a private restroom, and a freshwater shower.
Hawaiian sportfishing guide. Charter referrals for all islands, charts and maps of fishing grounds, photos, trip destinations, tournaments, weather, tides, primer, boats, products, and more.
The Quicksilver is a 55' power catamaran with a water-slide and glass-bottom. This trip includes breakfast, BBQ lunch, 2 snorkel sites and a south Maui dolphin excursion with a maximum of 122 people.
Since 1985, UFO Parasail has been bringing exciting ocean activities to the islands. UFO Parasail utilizes state-of-the-art winch boats to float you on and off the back of the boat for safe, dry landings.
We offer multiple whale watching tours as well as half day snorkeling adventures daily during whale season. Our high speed eco rafts are available for private charters. You can customize your own whale watch, half day, mid- day, or full day snorkeling experience.
Gemini is a 64' catamaran, which sails daily from Ka'anapali beach. We offer year round snorkeling adventures, seasonal whale watches and sunset sails. Gemini is family-owned and operated. We are based out of Ka'anapali's Westin Maui Resort & Spa.
Scuba certifications, guidance.Kayak Tours,snorkeling,diving. Surfing lessons. PADI certifications for all levels and specialties - -
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is a Federal agency, designated to protect the humpback whales through research, conservation, and education. We have a visitor center in Kihei and a vessel that is used for research and for disentangling the whales.