Frequently Asked Questions

Is Maui Ocean Center open during the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak?

No, Maui Ocean Center is temporarily closed. We look forward to notifying you of our reopening date in the near future. Please check back for further updates. Mahalo for your patience and understanding.

Do you have scheduled shows and or feedings?

The animals under Maui Ocean Center's care are exhibited in realistic, natural environments and are fed according to their needs, therefore, regularly scheduled feedings and shows are not offered. To enhance your experience, join a marine naturalist presentation at various locations in the Aquarium to gain valuable insight into the world of Hawai‘i's marine life.

May I bring my own lunch or beverage?

Outside food or beverage is not permitted at Maui Ocean Center. Exceptions can be made for infants and school groups (with prior approval) and those with special medical needs; see a Park Entrance attendant. Please no chewing gum.

Do you have Whales and Dolphins at the aquarium?

Maui Ocean Center is respectfully in compliance with a County of Maui ordinance prohibiting the exhibit of cetaceans (whales and dolphins). Learn about humpback whales in the state-of-the-art Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Exhibit & Sphere.

What time is the last entry?

Maui Ocean Center is open daily from 9am-5pm with final admission at 4:30pm. Please be aware all buildings will close promptly at 5pm. Allow yourself enough time to view exhibits and presentations at your own pace. An average visit to Maui Ocean Center lasts about 2 hours.

Is admission needed to shop or dine?

Aquarium admission is not required to enjoy shopping at Maui Ocean Treasures or ocean view dining at Seascape Restaurant.

Is smoking allowed within the park?

Maui Ocean Center is proud to be a smoke-free facility. Any smoking, including electronic cigarette and vaping devices, must be outside of the park, in compliance with Hawai‘i state law and at least thirty (30) feet from any windows or doors.

Are there strollers or wheelchairs available?

Wheelchairs are available on a first come, first served basis at the Park Entrance. Maui Ocean Center is ADA compliant. Strollers are currently not available.

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