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Discover the places Maui dolphins love to play! Maui dolphin watching cruises take you along the coast and the Auau channel where pods of dolphins are plentiful and sightings are almost always a sure bet. The waters to the southwest of Maui are filled with Hawaiian spinner dolphins, making the islands of Lanai and Molokini excellent destinations for dolphin watching and snorkeling! Check out these dolphin watching tours to experience the playful and vibrant marine life of Maui.
Type Description Rarity Fun Fact
Spinner Dolphin
5-6 ft long, dark stripe on back, small dorsal fin Very Common Known for spinning as they jump out of the water
Spotted Dolphin Has freckle-like spots all over Common Can jump at least 15 ft high
Bottlenose Dolphin 8-12 ft long, dark grey, larger dorsal fin Uncommon Can swim at up to 20 mph

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    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Set sail across the beautiful waters of Maui and Lanai, and see spinner dolphins too! Explore the reef and marine life on this fun-filled morning snorkel!
    Meal Provided


    Family Discount
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    6 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Prepare for a 6-hr tour of Maui's biggest ocean attractions, including snorkeling trips to Molokini & Turtle Town, dolphin watching & a swim with turtles!
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided


    6.5 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Encounter spinner dolphins on this Maui cruise and snorkeling adventure, taking you beyond Molokini and Dolphin Cove aboard a fast powered catamaran.
    Meal Provided


    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Get away and raft to the waters near Lanai for a fun-filled day of dolphin searching and snorkeling from the ocean rafting zodiac boat!
    Meal Provided


    Tue, Thu, Sat
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Experience an undersea tour on a high-tech submarine plus an unforgettable snorkeling adventure with tropical fish, spinner dolphins and more!


    9 hour(s) (morning)
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