Molokini Crater

In: Maui, Sightseeing

 

Molokini Crater is a great place for snorkelling and is located off the south coast of Maui.

Formed around 150,000 years ago Molokini Crater is an ancient volcanic atoll measuring 23 acres and has a diameter of 0.4 miles.

It is home to around 250 marine species and is a Hawaii State Seabird Sanctuary.

When you visit Molokini Crater you can expect to see the following –

Blue fin trevally, black triggerfish, manta rays, moray eels, reef sharks, ornate octopus, Picasso triggerfish, parrot fish, Achilles tang, yellow tang, yellow trump fish, white spotted puffer, threadfin butterfly, convict tang, moorish idol, Hawaiian monk seals, green sea turtles, wedge-tailed shearwaters and the Bulwer’s petrel

 

Black Triggerfish

 

Ornate Octopus

 

WHO DOES BOAT CHARTERS TO MOLOKINI CRATER?

 

PRIDE OF MAUI

 Website:  www.prideofmaui.com

Address:  101 Maalaea Road, Wailuku – board at Maalaea Harbor, North dock (left of USCG)

Telephone:  877 867 7433 or 808 242 0955

Check in at 7.30am

Departs at 7.30am and returns at 1pm

The Molokini and Turtle Town Snorkel Tour includes –

All gear

Optional Scuba or Snuba

Barbeque lunch

Premium open bar

Optional underwater photos/videography

Make sure you bring with you a camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, towels and a picture ID for alcohol purchases.

Roundtrip transportation is available – fees apply

 

Pride of Maui catamaran

Pride of Maui operate a 65ft maxi power catamaran with  3,000 square feet of deck space.

 

OTHER BOAT CHARTER COMPANIES FOR YOU TO CONSIDER ARE

KAI KANANI – www.kaikanani.com

808 879 7218

FOUR WINDS II – www.fourwindsmaui.com

800 736 5740

TRILOGY – www.trilogy.com

808 225 MAUI

REDLINE RAFTING – www.redlinerafting.com

808 757 9211

QUICKSILVER – www.quicksilvermaui.com

808 442 3267

 

Achilles Tang

 

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