Treat your students to an extraordinary day of learning and fun outside of the classroom with a school field trip to Maui Ocean Center where they’ll experience for hands-on lessons and up close encounters of marine life. Field trips are available for students in kindergarten through college grade levels. If there’s a topic you’re especially interested in, please contact us so we can help you make the most of your Aquarium visit. FREE printable field trip worksheet and a keiki petroglyph activity page are also available below.

To book, please call 808.270.7075

For best date availability, especially during peak seasons, book at least several weeks in advance.

Arrival times for school groups can be scheduled between 9am and 3pm

Hawaii Schools
$5.00 for each student
1 free chaperone per 8 students (minimum requirement 1:8)
$10.80 for each additional chaperone

Out-of-State Schools
$10.00 for each student
1 free chaperone per 8 students (minimum requirement 1:8)
$15.00 for each additional chaperone

School field trips are for a school class on a field trip for curriculum enhancement.  For sports teams, musical groups, youth organizations and other youth programs, please click here.

Upon arrival, your group will be greeted by a Naturalist at which point you will be given an orientation of the park layout, the rules and be able to get any questions answered. Greets can last 5-20 minutes depending on the size and needs of each group.

$5.00 per lunch for cheese or pepperoni pizza, hot dog and chips, hamburger and chips or cheeseburger with chips (all come with drinks). School groups can also bring their own lunches for a picnic on the Nalu Lawn (lawn needs to be reserved in advance).

Field trip and lunches must be reserved at least 5 days in advance. For best date availability, especially during peak seasons, book at least several weeks in advance.

Call 808.270.7075

Guided tours of Maui Ocean Center are also available for your school group. There is a minimum charge of $70.00 (plus tax) for the first hour, and we recommend a ratio of 20 students per Naturalist.

Required Documents:

The following documents are required to be filled out turned in to the Naturalist that greets you upon your arrival.
Chaperone Agreement
Behavior Contract

Fax: 270-7070 (or)
Mail to: 192 Ma’alaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793