Maui Snorkeling

Inexpensive Fun on Maui

By |September 2nd, 2015|

It's not difficult to spend a lot of money on Maui, but we're here to help! Check out our best suggestions for inexpensive fun on Maui.

On the Ocean with Redline Rafting

By |August 4th, 2015|

For an intimate, informative and exciting day on Maui, consider getting out on the ocean with Redline Rafting!

Tropical Transportation

By |July 5th, 2015|

There are many forms of tropical transportation on Maui, but one in particular gets the nod for our absolute favorite. Because life is more fun on a boat.

How to Prevent Seasickness

By |December 20th, 2014|

Don't let a bad bout of seasickness ruin your day on the water. Here are some tips on how to prevent seasickness and what you can do to help!

My Maui Fishing Experiences

By |March 25th, 2014|

Despite having had lived briefly with a river in my backyard, my total lifetime fishing time probably added up to less than 30 minutes (until this last year.)  It’s something that has always interested me, so when I was invited on my 1st Maui spearfishing trip, I jumped at the opportunity. […]

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Day Trip to Lana’i

By |January 4th, 2014|

When’s the last time you watched a pod of dolphins off the coast of a pristine white sand beach, explored tide pools, and drank straight from a coconut?!Our recent Day on Lanai tour with Epic Experience Maui was one for the books, and one we highly recommend for a new kind of adventure in Hawaii. […]

Redline Rafting

By |December 17th, 2013|

Redline Rafting is a wonderful way to spend the day on Maui, taking you to great snorkeling spots like Molokini, La Perouse Bay and Turtle Town.

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South Pacific Kayaks Review

By |November 26th, 2013|

Beach life wakes up early on Maui to take advantage of the pristine conditions and glassy water. Not being a morning person, the 7 a.m. beach check-in originally felt dreadfully early and potentially chilly. […]

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Leilani Snorkel Cruise Review

By |September 9th, 2013|

Sometimes you just need to get away! Recently I jumped on board the Leilani for a day out in the sunshine on the sparkling blue Pacific waters. The 5 hour trip took us to Molokini and Turtle Town, complete with a continental breakfast and BBQ lunch. […]

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Kihei Boat Ramp

By |August 2nd, 2013|

Many visitors of Maui don’t know that the Kihei Boat Ramp exists and that it’s a great alternative to the longer drive to Maalaea Harbor when looking when doing a boat trip.  So, we’ve decided to share some information about it with you!   […]

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Visiting Lana’i

By |February 1st, 2013|

If you haven’t visited the island of Lana’i, it’s time to plan a trip.  This island has a peace that only comes with low-population and large expanses of landscape.  The beaches here are gorgeous and the opportunities for exploration near endless. […]

A snorkeler’s View

By |June 26th, 2012|

When snorkeling, most enjoy the colorful shallows of coastal reefs due to the density of fish and sea life found there.  Rocky volcanic caverns and intricately woven coral reefs provide sanctuary for small and medium sized fish.  Some of these active reefs are found just off the shore, while others require boat access.  […]

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Snorkeling at Honolua Bay

By |June 9th, 2012|

It’s easy to see why snorkeling in Maui is some of the best snorkeling in the world. Each year thousands of visitors travel to Maui to experience one of Maui’s fantastic snorkeling tours. Maui’s shallow reefs provide an excellent place to see the countless variety of fish and sea life that inhabit the Maui coastline. Like finding a hidden treasure, first time snorkelers take home a truly special experience from their Maui vacation with memories that last a lifetime. […]

Best Maui Memories

By |May 1st, 2012|

We’ve recently been running some giveaways and contests on our Hawaii Facebook Page.  The following are some of our favorite submissions by our Facebook fans about their favorite Maui memories.  We hope this brings a smile to your face.  To see the winners of 4 Hawaii iPhone cases, see the best Maui stories.
I have a few good memories of Maui, but how can anyone have any bad ones. My fiance and I were in Maui last year […]


By |April 17th, 2012|

This is our 100th blog post on the Maui Goodness!  We started in 2007 with a short list of ways to save money in Maui.  Since then, we’ve spoken about the many things to do in Maui, Maui weddings, Maui real estate, Maui news and much more.  It’s been a fun ride, and we’re continuing with today’s post honoring SNORKELING!



Best Maui Activities

By |January 1st, 2012|

We’ve listed 6 of the most popular activities done on Maui in 2011.  We hope you’ll experience some of these when you visit Maui in 2012!

Big Aloha and happy 2012!!! […]

Molokini Maui Giveaway!

By |November 7th, 2011|

Molokini Crater is one of the best locations to snorkel at within Maui waters due to it’s protection from swell, which gives some incredible clarity when snorkeling and diving.  Pride of Maui has decided to run a contest where they’re giving away tickets to Molokini as well as to their sunset cruises.  All you have to do is […]

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Sailing and Snorkeling

By |October 4th, 2011|

Teralani offers some great snorkeling trips on their state-of-the-art catamaran.  They do snorkeling, sunset cruises, whale watching and much more! […]

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Snorkeling with Tourists

By |May 2nd, 2011|

Inspired by the oatmeal, we thought it would be fun to build a short comic about why we don’t share while snorkeling with tourists.  This is based on real life experiences (unfortunately.)  We hope you like it! […]

Maui Private Charters

By |March 8th, 2011|

We’ve recently been looking into private charters for weddings, corporate events, and family reunions.  Most vessels on Maui will allow for private charters at a price.  The key is finding the right boat for your trip with the best price.

One that we particularly like is Pride of Maui.  Along with regular snorkeling trips, sunset dinner cruises and whale watches, Pride of Maui does their fair share of private bookings for weddings and events. […]

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Snorkeling When Pregnant

By |February 2nd, 2011|

This is the first of many posts we’ll be adding about being pregnant on Maui.
For the most part, snorkeling while pregnant can be done without danger and can be a great way to get some exercise while increasing the mother’s happiness (both very important for a healthy pregnancy.)
There are a few things you should consider before snorkeling while pregnant. When in your 3rd trimester, it’s a bit more risky since you’ll have less energy and dexterity.
Dangers and tips:
1. Reef Cuts and Infection Upon entry and exit of the water, you’ll often find yourself in shallow water. Shallows are also prevalent around reef outcroppings. If you touch the reef at anytime, you’ll likely be cut. Cuts lead to infections, which are bad news when pregnant. We suggest going out at calm beaches and staying a clear distance from any reef. […]

Why Molokini Crater?

By |October 13th, 2010|

We often get this question: Why go snorkeling or diving at Molokini Crater when we know for a fact that there’s plenty of coral and sea life off the shore?

True.  There’s a lot of beautiful things to straight off the coast of Maui.  But, when you travel to Molokini, you get a lot more.  Here […]

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Sailing from Maalaea Harbor

By |October 12th, 2010|

The Island Star at Maalaea Harbor, Maui, Hawaii

Maalaea Harbor has many excellent sailing charters.  One of our favorites is the Island Star.  This luxury sailing yacht is available for private charters, which is partly why we like it so much.  There’s nothing like having complete control over where you’re going when sailing in Maui waters.  […]

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New Maui Web Cam

By |January 20th, 2010|

Maui has a new web camera, which is pretty exciting for all of us addicted to Maui.  It’s attached to the Makena Golf Resort and is owned and operated by Kai Kanani Sailing Charters.

You can see it live here: Makena Web Camera

The camera switches views from multiple locations on an automatic basis.  The camera […]

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Chances of Being Attacked by a Shark in Hawaii

By |June 5th, 2008|

Your chances are near to none. You’re more likely to win the lottery than be attacked by a shark. The following statistics come from over 125 years of reports. Over this long period of time, there have only been 15 unprovoked shark attacks resulting in fatalities in the Hawaiian Islands. […]

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Does Turtle Town Exist?

By |May 29th, 2008|

Is there actually a place where turtles congregate in large groups?

Yes, but there is a bit of misleading going on.

Is there one single place that is known as turtle town?

No. Tour operators refer to Turtle Town to help sell tours.

Do they go to places with lots of turtles?


The bottomline:

Green sea turtles are […]

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