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Following the developments in the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Maui Ocean Center is temporarily closed to the public. Please check back for updates. Mahalo for your patience and understanding.

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Hawai‘i or U.S. Military I.D. must be presented per person at the Park Entrance upon arrival or additional charges may incur.

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Groups & Functions

From weddings to field trips and birthdays to sleepovers, there are many opportunities for larger groups and organizations to enjoy the aquarium too!

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Directions & Parking

We're located at 192 Ma‘alaea Road in Ma‘alaea. Free parking is available in our front lot overlooking Ma‘alaea Harbor.

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Visitor Tips

  1. Experience the Humpbacks of Hawai‘i Exhibit & Sphere with the AquariumPLUS ticket.

  2. Check our Events Calendar before planning your trip.

  3. Plan to spend 2 hours at the park.

  4. Join us for a tour or animal encounter!

  5. Enjoy lunch at the Seascape Restaurant.

  6. Ma‘alaea is generally sunny and breezy!

Maui Ocean Center holds over 20 years of education and marine stewardship, a promise that drives our very mission. Named among the "Top 10 Aquariums in the World" by TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards, the Maui Ocean Center is a certified Sustainable Tour Operator through Hawai‘i Ecotourism Association.

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Mālama Kekahi I Kekahi: To Take Care of Each Other



Although we are temporarily closed, our Marine Team has taken this opportunity to further renew and refresh our award-winning Aquarium of Hawai`i.

The health and well-being of our guests, team and marine life are of utmost importance to us. With guidance from health and government authorities, we will be implementing required and recommended enhanced safety measures to provide you with a comfortable park experience with peace of mind.

At Maui Ocean Center, we encourage connections with nature. Be awe-inspired by our spectacular ocean view and breathe the fresh Pacific Ocean air; be mesmerized by the abundance of our tropical marine life, and be exhilarated by the magnificence of our new Humpbacks of Hawai`i exhibit and immersive virtual experience.

When the time is right, we welcome you to create memories together through the beauty of our ocean and its native inhabitants.

In the meantime, we encourage you to SEA what we’re up to by connecting with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

A hui hou – until then,

#dreamnowvisitlater #aCAREium

The Maui Ocean Center thanks the public for its understanding and encourages all to practice healthy habits and follow the current recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more here: mauioceancenter.com/malama

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