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Adult Ages 13+
Children Ages 10-12

Enchanting 2 hour Snorkeling Adventure at Molokini Crater

This ancient volcanic crater is home to a diverse array of marine life and vibrant coral reefs, making it an unforgettable experience for ocean enthusiasts. Take an exhilarating adventure with “The Getaway”, our delightful 40-foot Speed-Raft designed for an unforgettable snorkeling and ocean adventure in Maui.

This 2-hour snorkeling tour of Molokini Crater also includes complimentary snacks, tropical juice, bottled water, and high-quality snorkeling gear. Brace yourself for a wet and bumpy ride at times, but rest assured, it’s all a part of the excitement!

Please note that our voyage to Molokini Crater is weather-permitting and not guaranteed at all times. The alternative location is Turtle Town. The safety and comfort of our passengers is our top priority. Our experienced crew will make the best decisions to ensure an enjoyable trip!

*Check-in is at 11:00 a.m. and the boat leaves at *11:30 a.m. (firm).

*Weather permitting

Snorkeling Experience:

  • On the way to your snorkeling spot, our crew prepares and adjusts your gear, making sure it fits correctly and you are comfortable.
  • We also offer floatation devices to enhance your swimming.
  • Discover over 250 fish species, including the colorful parrotfish, elusive moray eels, and graceful manta rays.
  • Witness the beauty of Molokini Crater’s 38 hard coral species and 100 species of algae.
  • Keep an eye out for the rare Hawaiian monk seals and green sea turtles.

What to bring with you:

  • A light jacket or shawl
  • Swimsuit
  • Reef-safe sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Gratuities for crew

Age and Physical Restrictions

  • Snorkeler (10+ years old)
    • 10+ years old due to potential weather conditions within the ocean.
  • Non-swimmers are restricted to the boat.
  • Pregnant women are prohibited.
  • Participants must be capable of moderate-to-advanced physical activity.
  • Persons with recent surgical procedures are prohibited.
  • Cannot book individuals with chronic, serious existing back or neck conditions.
  • Guests must be able to climb a vertical boat ladder.
  • No unaccompanied minors below the age of 15 and no legal minors 17 years of age or younger without legal guardian-signed waivers.

Molokini Crater Highlights:

  • A protected marine sanctuary with crystal-clear visibility.
  • Depth ranging from 10 to 70 feet (3 to 21 meters), catering to both beginners and experienced snorkelers.
  • Protected from strong currents and waves, providing a safe and enjoyable snorkeling experience.

Your Itinerary:


  • Check-in at 11:00 a.m. at the Kihei Boat Ramp, located at 2800 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753. Look for the “The Getaway,” a red-colored 40-ft raft boat.
  • Please note that there are multiple charter companies and similar-looking boats in the area, so make sure you come to The Getaway.
  • All guests must sign and complete the liability waiver before boarding.
  • Proceed to the dock and board the boat when your group is called.
  • The boat departs promptly at 11:30 a.m. (no exceptions), so please plan accordingly for parking and traffic delays.

En Route:

  • Captain’s safety briefing.
  • 20-minute trip to Molokini Crater (weather permitting).
  • Snorkel among the abundant marine life and admire the breathtaking underwater scenery.
  • Enjoy our complimentary sandwiches (vegetarian option available), chips, granola bars, Hawaiian-made juices and ice-cold water as you marvel at Maui’s stunning coastline.


  • Leisurely cruise back to Kihei Boat Ramp, relishing the memories of your Molokini Crater adventure.
  • After your adventure, don’t forget to share your experiences with Makena Coast Charters on digital platforms like Google, Facebook, and TripAdvisor. Your feedback helps us continue providing exceptional snorkeling experiences to fellow ocean enthusiasts!