Join us for an informative guided tour of Maui’s beautiful coral reefs. Snorkel from shore and learn about the unique ocean ecosystem, native animal species, and ways you can help to preserve the natural beauty of this environment. Fun, educational and safe for the whole family! Ages 8-65. Flotation provided but basic swimming skills required.
Your expert guides are from Maui Conservation Snorkel Tours. Maui Ocean Center has chosen to partner with the Conservation Snorkel team because of their commitment to providing a snorkeling experience that’s not only enjoyable but also deeply educational, leaving participants with a renewed appreciation for the ocean’s wonders.
Paul, the founder of Conservation Snorkel is a passionate marine biologist with a profound dedication to preserving ocean ecosystems. With a background in Marine Biology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Paul has been actively involved in the Marine Conservation industry since 2015. His extensive experience spans from rescuing sea turtles to spearheading coral projects, making him a true advocate for marine life protection.
The snorkeling tour at the Maui Ocean Center offers participants a chance to witness the natural beauty of Maui’s underwater ecosystems up close. Beyond the thrill of snorkeling, this tour is designed to be an educational experience. Marine biologists share insights about the unique species of fish, coral formations, and other fascinating aspects of the reef ecosystem.
Safety is paramount during the tour. Participants are provided with all necessary snorkeling gear, including a mask, snorkel, fins, and a flotation device if needed. The equipment is thoroughly inspected and sanitized after each use.
Participants are guided by trained marine biologists who are not only passionate about the ocean but also possess in-depth knowledge of Hawaiian marine species and their habitats.
The tour includes the option for participants to have their underwater adventure captured with photos taken by the guide. This allows guests to relive and share their memorable snorkeling experience.
At Maui Ocean Center, conservation is not just a commitment; it’s an integral part of the snorkeling tour experience. The focus on conservation is about nurturing a deep understanding of the delicate marine ecosystems and the current challenges they face.
Safety and environmental impact are always paramount. Our dedicated staff ensures that every snorkeler has a safe, enjoyable experience while minimizing their ecological footprint. As part of our conservation efforts, we actively engage in reef cleanup. It’s not unusual for our guides to take a brief dive down to retrieve debris, in an effort to maintain the health and cleanliness of our reefs. This proactive stance underscores our mission to protect these aquatic habitats and ensure they thrive for generations to come.