Recent Searches
Clear
Questions? (888) 651-9785(888) 651-9785

Maui Ocean Center Tours

11 Reviews
Maui Ocean Center
When you can't get enough of sea life in the waters around Maui, then head for the Maui Ocean Center in the town of Wailuku.

Opened in 1998, Maui Ocean Center is an aquarium featuring only sea life that lives around the Hawaiian islands. It's the largest tropical aquarium in the western hemisphere, and features an enormous Open Ocean tank. There's an acrylic tunnel through the tank, giving visitors the feeling of truly being underwater.

Among the diverse array of sea life in the 60 exhibits at the aquarium, you'll see octopuses, stingrays, turtles, sea horses, moray eels, jellies, and sharks, and you'll learn about dolphins, whales, and monk seals – not to mention thousands of fish. Maui Ocean Center also has the largest collection of live corals in the country.

Practical Info

Maui Ocean Center is open daily from 9am-5pm, with extended hours July-August when it's open until 6pm. Tickets are just under $30 for adults, $23 for seniors, and $19 for children ages 3-12. You can also get passes good for one week. Certified divers may book a dive into the huge Open Ocean tank in order to go swimming with sharks and stingrays. Dives last about two hours, reservations are required, and the cost is $199 per diver. 
Address: 192 Maalaea Road, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793, USA
Hours: Daily from 9am-5pm, with extended hours until 6pm in July-August
Admission: $30 for adults, $23 for seniors, and $19 for children ages 3-12
Read More

7 Tours & Activities to Experience

Category
Select Dates
Today
Tomorrow
Filter




Sort: Featured
Free Cancellation:Get a full refund up to 24 hours in advance on most experiences.See Details
Sort by:Featured

Maui Ocean Center Admission plus the Behind the Scenes Tour

Discover what it’s like to work as a marine naturalist with a behind the scenes tour at the Maui Ocean Center. Fun for kids as well as grownups, you get an up-close look at a typical workday at the aquarium. Learn about research and animal care and take a turn at feeding some sea turtles. You're also free to explore the aquariums 60 plus exhibits, including the 750,000-gallon Open Ocean.
...  More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$42.90
From  
US$42.90
Learn More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Attraction Tickets

Maui Ocean Center Admission

Explore the Maui Ocean Center, named a "Top 10 Aquariums in the World” by TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice. This impressive facility features more than 60 interactive exhibits, including the Nursery Bay and Turtle Lagoon, with close-up views of your favorite marine life. Learn about Hawaii’s incredible underwater world as you discover sea jellies, tropical reefs and octopuses. To enhance your experience, trained naturalists are available for presentations at select exhibits. • Skip the Line: Proceed directly to the front gate for admission
...  More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$27.95
From  
US$27.95
Learn More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Attraction Tickets

AquariumPlus - Maui Ocean Center Admission plus 3D Sphere Theater Ticket

Among the world’s most esteemed aquariums, the Maui Ocean Center makes it easy for visitors of all ages to discover Pacific habitats and marine life. Book tickets in advance to guarantee your admission, and explore its 750,000-gallon Open Ocean exhibit, see one of the largest coral reef displays in the world, and more. Your tickets also include entry to the on-site Sphere Theater, where a virtual humpback whale experience is screened each day.
...  More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$32.90
From  
US$32.90
Learn More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation

Sightseeing Passes

Maui Value Pass

With the Maui Value Pass, visitors gain entry to four Maui attractions for one conveniently low price. Explore the Maui Ocean Center with its famous aquatic shark tunnel, and go underwater with Atlantis Submarines to explore the ocean’s depths. You’ll also gain access to the Bailey House Museum and Maui Tropical Plantation.
...  More
  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$163.96
From  
US$163.96
Learn More
  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation

Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

NEW TO VIATOR

Kahului Harbor Shore Excursion Two Day Hop-On Hop-Off Maui Explorer

DurationThis ticket is for Pride of America passengers and includes four routes and gives you the ability to hop on and hop off as many times as you would like for two days!AboutThe Hula Hula Hopper was created to give passengers a diverse taste of Maui during a short island visit. Some of our best attractions are far from the harbor, so coordinating transportation gets expensive and time-consuming. Let the Hula Hula Hopper transport you through paradise! Unlike traditional hop-on hop-off buses, each route includes different stops to provide unique views of the island. From each stop you can explore on your own, or book additional excursions.Our rides feature historical and cultural lessons of places visited.Hop on and off at your own leisure throughout the day.You choose the destinations. You set the pace. We do the rest.All loop tours depart from and return to the harbor on port days every hour.
...  More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$48.00
From  
US$48.00
Learn More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation

Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

NEW TO VIATOR

All Day Sunday Hop-On Hop-Off Kahului Harbor

DurationThis ticket is for Pride of America passengers and includes two routes and gives you the ability to hop on and hop off as many times as you would like for two days!AboutThe Hula Hula Hopper was created to give passengers a diverse taste of Maui during a short island visit. Some of our best attractions are far from the harbor, so coordinating transportation gets expensive and time-consuming. Let the Hula Hula Hopper transport you through paradise! Unlike traditional hop-on hop-off buses, each route includes different stops to provide unique views of the island. From each stop you can explore on your own, or book additional excursions.Our rides feature historical and cultural lessons of places visited.Hop on and off at your own leisure throughout the day.You choose the destinations. You set the pace. We do the rest.All loop tours depart from and return to the harbor on port days every hour.
...  More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$28.00
From  
US$28.00
Learn More
  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation

Yoga Classes

Aquari-OM - Yoga among sharks, rays, and hundreds of fish at Maui Ocean Center

Yoga enthusiasts in Hawaii find countless beautiful places to practice, but few can say that they've experienced yoga ensconced in the beauty of an underwater ecosystem. With this singular yoga experience, enjoy a yoga session in the Maui Ocean Center, a destination known for displaying plentiful marine life. Just bring your yoga mat and water, and get ready to relax with your rejuvenating yoga experience among the sea life.
...  More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$20.00
From  
US$20.00
Learn More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

NEW TO VIATOR

West Maui Coastline Driving Tour App

Take a trip around the West Maui mountain. Drive through the Historic old town of Lahaina, the famous resorts of Ka'anapali and Kapalua, before checking out an awesome blowhole! Then come with us as we wind along the high sea cliff roads, finishing the tour in the lush Iao Valley rainforest.Skip the tour bus & explore Maui at your own pace for a fraction of the cost with the best self-guided audio GPS tours for Hawaii!Rated the #1 best GPS tour app for Hawaii with over 6,000+ raving reviews and 200,000+ downloads. Why you need it:✅ You don't need service because you can download the tours & use them offline✅ Much cheaper than a tour bus at only $9.99 for lifetime access✅ Save time planning your trip because we have the best stops lined up✅ Freedom to stop and go as you please, unlike a tour bus where you are confined to the pre-determined route (no fun!)✅ Hear cool and fun stories along the way (and some corny joke's that might make you laugh)
...  More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From  
US$9.99
From  
US$9.99
Learn More
  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation


Book online or call
(888) 651-9785
(888) 651-9785