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Maui Ocean Center - The Aquarium of Hawaii
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What to expect

Maui Ocean Center is an educational, three-acre, state-of-the-art aquarium and marine park offering a look at the vast undersea world of the islands!

Packages

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Aquarium Plus Pass: Day Admission + 3D Theater
USD 32.90
USD 32.90
USD 32.90
USD 32.90
Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 29.90
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 23.90

Includes One Day Admission + One ticket for the 3D Sphere Theater

Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 29.90
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 23.90

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Admission / Free Parking / One Day Admission / 3D Sphere Theater
Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
The Maui Ocean Center is open 365 days a year, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Last entry is at 4:30pm.
Parking information
Free parking is available at the front lot overlooking Maalaea Harbor.

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
  • Wheel Chair Accessibility: Facilities and Restrooms at the Maui Ocean Center are accessible and very wheel chair friendly.
  • Children 4 years old and above can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • 3D Sphere Theater: Children must be accompanied by an adult and must be 4 years or older.
  • 3D Sphere Theater reservations are first come, first serve based on availability.
    Tickets and show times will be provided upon check-in at the front entrance.
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One Day Admission
USD 27.95
USD 27.95
USD 27.95
USD 27.95
Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 24.95
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 18.95
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 24.95
Child (Age 4-12)
USD 18.95
Infant (Age 0-3)
free

Overview

Morning, Afternoon, Evening
Available Daily
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Admission / Free Parking / One Day Admission
Location, direction and description
Location, direction and description
The Maui Ocean Center is open 365 days a year, from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Last entry is at 4:30pm.
Parking information
Free parking is available at the front lot overlooking Maalaea Harbor.

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
  • Wheel Chair Accessibility: Facilities and Restrooms at the Maui Ocean Center are accessible and very wheel chair friendly.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
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Behind the Scenes Package
USD 42.90
USD 42.90
USD 42.90
USD 42.90
Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 39.90
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 33.90
Infant (Age 0-2)
free

Enhance your experience with admission and an exclusive 1 hour behind the scenes educational tour. Gain exclusive access to the Aquarium lab and assist with a feeding at Turtle Lagoon and Nursery Bay.

Senior (Age 65 & over)
USD 39.90
Child (Age 3-12)
USD 33.90
Infant (Age 0-2)
free

Overview

Afternoon
1.5 hour(s)
Available Weekday
Without pick-up
Accessible
Inclusions: Admission / Free Parking / One Day Admission

Schedule

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Start time :
11:00

Check-in

11:30
Behind the Scenes Tour (1 hr)
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12:30
Explore Maui Ocean Center
Tide Pool-cropped(5x4)
12:30

Check-out

Transportation add-ons

Not available

Location

Pick-up/Check-in Time & Location

Drop-off/Check-out Time & Location

Notes

Restrictions

  • This activity is wheelchair accessible.
  • Wheel Chair Accessibility: Facilities and Restrooms at the Maui Ocean Center are accessible and very wheel chair friendly.
  • Children of all ages can participate in this activity.

Additional notes

  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Reviews

Maui Ocean Center Aquarium

2019/08/02 Families A Rodriguez

Awesome exhibits and great presentations on sharks and coral reef fish! Interactive tide pools for all ages. Left appreciating ocean life more!

Not much to see

2019/06/01 Families with Young Children Efren

Not much too see it was boring!! My 3yr old didn’t like it at all

Aquarium of Hawaii

2017/09/18 Couples Marty

We enjoyed it immensely. We got to see things not available in the natural habitat. We found the demonstrations to be very good and informative. The seven day pass was a terrific value and we used it 3 times.

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Activity Provider Maui Ocean Center

Activity Provider

FAQ

Q. What exhibits are available at the Maui Ocean Center?
A. The Living Reef ? The wonder of Hawaii's coral reefs from the rocky surge zone to the edge of the deep reef is realistically portrayed throughout this colorful exhibit.

Turtle Lagoon ? View green sea turtles from above and below at this multi-level exhibit. The green sea turtles at Maui Ocean Center are part of a hatch-and-release program and will eventually be released in the wild.

Hawaiians and the Sea - The close relationship between the ancient Hawaiians and the Pacific Ocean is told through graphic boards and life-size representations in this inspiring exhibit.

Sea Jelly Gallery ? Watch and be mesmerized as sea jellies appear to dance before your eyes in a stunning floor-to-ceiling cylinder.

Marine Mammal Discovery Center ? This 3,000 square-foot exhibit includes interactive displays and graphic boards on the Hawaiian monk seal, various species of dolphins, and whales found in Hawaiian waters. Experience what it is like to be the krill that is gathered up and eaten by humpback whales in the dynamic Bubble Net exhibit.

Open Ocean ? The vast open ocean is called the "pelagic realm". Graceful stingraysand large, fast-swimming fish like sharks and jacks co-exist in this 750,000-gallon salt-water exhibit, the largest in the state of Hawaii. A 54-foot-long clear acrylic tunnel transports visitors through this pelagic realm providing a 240-degree view of nearly 2,000 fish, while stingrays glide overhead and sharks look you in the eye. Certified divers may enter this exhibit as part of the Shark Dive Maui? program.

The Tide Pool ? This exhibit holds a variety of harmless marine animals like sea cucumbers, sea stars, and urchins. Visitors are welcome to touch the inhabitants of this display with care.

Hammerhead Harbor ? All sharks and stingray have electroreceptive organs which can detect electrical pulses from living animals. View the unique-shaped hammerhead sharks and an array of fish from above and below at this multi-level exhibit.

The Discovery Pool ? Visit with sea stars, sea urchins, mollusks, sea cucumbers, an assortment of colorful reef fish, and maybe even a hermit crab.

Reef Caf? ? Enjoy take-away sandwiches, salads and ice cream.

Seascape Ma'alaea Restaurant ? Savor dramatic panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean, majestic Haleakala and the scenic South Maui coastline while dining on exquisite cuisine, exceptionally prepared and served.<

Maui Ocean Center Store ? Discover not only the widest assortment of ocean-themed toys, music, logo wear, books, Hawaiiana, home d?cor, art works, fine jewelry and more; but also rare museum pieces.
Q. Are tours of the center available for purchase or do you explore on your own?
A. The best way to experience Maui Ocean Center is to explore on your own. Electronic audio guides are available to rent for a small fee. Occasionally guided tours and upgrades will be available.
Q. Are we allowed to bring food and drinks into the center?
A. No outside food, drinks, or chewing gum is permitted, except items specifically for infants and very young children. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
Q. Is this activity family-friendly?
A. Yes, the center is family friendly and enjoyed by people of all ages. The Maui Ocean Center is ADA compliant and wheelchairs are available on a first come, first serve basis and there is no fee to use these.
Q. How much money should I bring?
A. Just bring enough money to enjoy some of the centers amenities and features. There is an ATM located in the Deli at the Harbor Shop next to the center.
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Payment / Cancellation Policy

Payment Methods
  • Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 17:00, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (General Admission)
    Any cancellations made after 17:00, 4 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount. (All Group Packages)

Maui Ocean Center - The Aquarium of Hawaii
Maui Ocean Center is an educational, three-acre, state-of-the-art aquarium and marine park offering a look at the vast undersea world of the islands!