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Maui Ocean Center


Immerse yourself in Ocean Aloha at Maui Ocean Center. Learn how Hawaiians have protected and celebrated Hawaiʻi's oceans for centuries, connect with the animals that make this undersea ecosystem undeniably unique, and discover how you can help conserve marine life for our future generations.

192 Maalaea Rd
Wailuku, HI 96793
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For over 20 years, Maui Ocean Center has operated with one mission at its core —fostering understanding, wonder, and respect for Hawaiʻi's marine life. Today, it is recognized as one of the island's top-rated attractions and listed among TripAdvisor's “Top 10 Aquariums in the World.” The collective experience of native and endemic marine life, local culture, and our dedication to being stewards of the sea are what define Maui Ocean Center. Expand your undersea knowledge with the help of our team of ocean experts as you explore all that exists beyond the water's edge. Discover what lives in the shallows, come eye-to-eye with Hawaiʻi's open ocean dwellers, and take in the beauty of one of the world's largest collections of live tropical corals in over 60 thriving exhibits. Deepen your understanding of the native people of Hawaiʻi and how they’ve shaped the way we interact with marine life today, and complete your visit with life-sized humpback whales soaring above you in our captivating 3D Sphere Experience. Learn how to live with Ocean Aloha to support marine conservation for our future generations, and walk away from your visit with an unshakable connection to one of the world's most unique and vulnerable ecosystems. The aquarium is open daily, from 9 am to 5 pm. Visit to reserve your tickets today.
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192 Maalaea Rd
Wailuku, HI 96793
  • General
    • CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures
    • File Upload - Health & Safety Policy:
    • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations
    • Mobile Payments Accepted
    • Mobile Payments Required
    • No Contact Services
    • Open For Business
    • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits
    • Service Fees May Apply
    • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers
    • Social Distance Furniture Configurations
    • Social Distance Markings/Signage
    • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced
    • Virtual Events
  • Hours of Operation
    • Friday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Friday Open: 9:00 AM
    • Monday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Monday Open: 9:00 AM
    • Saturday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Saturday Open: 9:00 AM
    • Sunday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Sunday Open: 9:00 AM
    • Thursday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Thursday Open: 9:00 AM
    • Tuesday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday Open: 9:00 AM
    • Wednesday Close: 5:00 PM
    • Wednesday Open: 9:00 AM
  • Personal Protection
    • Health Related Staff Training
    • Masks Required-Guest
    • Masks Required-Staff