Molokini Crater Dive Site, off coast of Maui, Hawaii
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean
N 20° 37.939 W 156° 29.865
4Q E 760750 N 2283463
Quick Description: A protected underwater sanctuary accessible only by boat, 2.5 miles offshore.
Location: Hawaii, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2008 8:05:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM53N4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 26

Long Description:
Clear water at the surface of an old volcano crater. This location is designated as a Hawaii State Marine Life and Bird Conservation District. Molokini’s back wall drops off to depths of 300 feet. Inside the crescent shape is a reef area with clear views to 150 feet. These waters are home to about 250 species of fish.
Water Type: Ocean

Salinity: Salt

Access: Boat (day trip)

Maximum Depth: 300

Typical Visibility: Excellent (60+ ft)

Has Reef?: yes

Underwater Life: tropical fish, turtles, and whales

Wreck or Submerged Object?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
1) To log a visit, at least a picture taken at the surface, including any distinguishing landmarks or buoys if present, is required. While you do not have to enter the water, this is encouraged.

2) If you dive at the site, describe your visit including any details you wish to share such as weather, water temperature, visibility, bottom time, and anything of interest that you observed, living or nonliving.
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