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Maui Ocean Center All Day Admission Ticket

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Maui Ocean Center Admission

From US$44.11

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours
  • Mobile ticket


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.
  • Discounted admission to the state-of-the-art Maui Ocean Center
  • Explore more than 60 interactive exhibits at your own pace
  • Trained ocean specialists are available to answer questions and share their insights
  • See and learn about tropical reef fish, octopuses, moray eels, sharks, stingrays, sea jellies and much more!

What's Included

  • The Sphere Experience, an immersive virtual encounter with the Humpbacks of Hawai'i
  • When purchasing our ticket, you may visit the Aquarium anytime between 9am and 5pm last entry at 4pm
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Paid Parking($1 per hour/$7 per day) via ParkLinq App or QR code upon arrival

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 192 Maalaea Rd
    192 Maalaea Rd, Wailuku, HI 96793, USA

    Ma'alaea Village, Maui The Maui Ocean Center is centrally located in oceanfront Ma'alaea Village within 20-30 minutes of all major resort areas.

Start time

09:00 AM

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Discover the Maui Ocean Center at your own pace with this full-day admission ticket and explore over 60 interactive exhibits. This journey through the expansive underwater world is unique to Hawaii, as all of the marine life you see is native to the islands’ shores.

To deepen your experience, trained ocean naturalists will share presentations at the Turtle Lagoon, Open Ocean, Discovery Pool, Living Reef and Nursery Bay exhibits. These expert guides are also available on sight to answer any questions you have about the fish, plant life or coral that you see.

This facility is engaging for travelers of all ages, and provides a richer understanding of one of the most unique aquatic environments on the earth, the Hawaiian waters. See tropical reef fish, octopuses, sharks, sting rays, eels, sea jellies and more immersed in their natural habitat.

Maui Ocean Center

Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Following Maui Ocean Center and Government Authority guidelines, face masks are recommended for all park guests 3 years and older in all indoor areas and Harbor Plaza presentations.
  • Seascape Restaurant requires face masks while not actively consuming food and/or beverage.
  • Social distancing and use of hand sanitization stations highly recommended.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Traveler Tips

This is a must do in Maui the aquarium is one of a kind.
Nice outdoor setting and easy to get to off the highway.
When you are in Maui, definately put this on your list of great things to do!


725 reviews
Total review count and overall rating based on Viator and Tripadvisor reviews
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Love this Aquarium
Laura_R, Sept 2023
We loved it there. We were there 25 years ago for our 1st time on Maui & had to return for our anniversary trip. Would highly recommend visiting!! Especially now when Maui needs visitors more now then ever. We were there in June 6 weeks before the fires. Our heart breaks for all Maui & especially the locals that were affected by this horrible event!!! Prayers & Much Love from The Roberts from Reading, PA
Fun Time
Ge_Y, Aug 2023
The Diver did a great job educating & providing information about the different ocean species in the tank. My family & I learned a few things. We would recommend everyone to go & would go back again.
Sarah_M, Aug 2023
It was a great experience we all had an amazing time loved it…. I highly recommend this experience to anyone wanting a different experience for a aquarium
Beautiful Creatures in Maui’s Ocean
Terry_W, Aug 2023
Family time learning about the beautiful creatures in Maui/Hawaii was worthwhile and enjoyable. The self tour allows each person as much time as needed!
The staff was amazing and...
Shannon_H, Aug 2023
The staff was amazing and coral was pristine! Very educational and entertaining. Well with the $40 admission cost, and be sure to round up your purchases to help save our honu (turtles)
Nice day trip
Lou_V, Aug 2023
Clean, open space, beautiful exhibits and the location was easy to get to by automobile. Staff was very friendly and helpful.
Carmen_C, Aug 2023
This was our 1st time , we had an amazing experience, my family even had private short lesson learning to play the ukulele 🥰, the dome movie learning of whales was breathtaking 🥰, the shark tunnel was amazing, I totally recommend going to Maui Ocean Center expectation was high and didn’t disappoint, we will be back in the future Sincerely: Corona family from Covina California
I loved the interactive experience x I also love that you have locals there to talk to.
Patricia_G, Aug 2023
Talking to Greg and hearing the kids questions I’m the tank with the diver. My favorite question was do sharks go to the dentist?
Up Close with Ocean Life!
Jennifer_M, Aug 2023
Absolutely loved the Turtle encounter and the Humpback Whale exhibit and show!!!! Never seen anything like either before! Staff were super friendly and helpful! I would definitely visit the Maui Ocean Center again and recommend it to all my friends visiting Maui!
I liked the background...
Jacquie_D, Aug 2023
I liked the background story of Maui and the people & the turtles. really wish we could have touched more.
Fun was had by all
Margarete_C, Jul 2023
Beautiful facility, wonderful exhibits, loved the whale movie. Grandchildren enjoyed the turtles and sharks
Family Activity
Joan_R, Jul 2023
Took my grandkids there and they loved it. The turtles were fun to watch. A nice family activity. Would recommend.
Maui Ocean Center
Lakendra_J, Jul 2023
This ocean center was amazing. It gives you a real feel of being under the sea. There are so many different fish that I didn't know about. Great place to go. Highly recommend when visiting Maui
Good aquarium. The indoor...
Haley_C, Jul 2023
Good aquarium. The indoor areas were very warm with poor ventilation for the amount of people. Made it less enjoyable to slowly walk and read. However, the kids enjoy the animals.
Great family adventure
Ynette_J, Jul 2023
Wonderful day learning more about the local marine life in Maui as well as some of the history of this beautiful land.
Not much to see
Djurdja_B, Jul 2023
Not much to see. We finished in 30 minutes. Not worth it for the price. Lot of shops but aquarium is very small.
Maui ocean center
Krystal_A, Jul 2023
The hump back experience movie was awesome!! Sea turtles where beautiful!! Would take my children again if we come back..
It's ok
Deja_A, Jul 2023
It's a nice place but a little small especially for thr admissions price. I would definitely skip when visiting Maui again. It's just a little underwhelming. We took pur 7 year old twins and it was hard to keep them interested and they always love going to an aquarium.
Wonders under the sea
Claudette_W, Jul 2023
This aquarium was worth the price and visit. It was interesting ,educational,clean ,local people were friendly. If was almost like one of those aquariums in the mainland, because there were more exhibits , informational history and live demonstrations.
10 out of 10 definitely...
David_G, Jul 2023
10 out of 10 definitely do it again! The tunnel is beautiful and mesmerizing. It is only a short drive, and worth the trip.

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