Ahihi Bay

  • Ahihi Bay Entrance

    Ahihi Bay Entrance

  • Ahihi Bay snorkel entry

    Ahihi Bay snorkel entry

  • Ahihi Bay lava plant

    Ahihi Bay lava plant

  • Ahihi Bay - dense brush

    Dense brush Ahihi Bay

  • Ahihi Bay Lava

    Ahihi Bay Lava

  • Mount Haleakala

    Mount Haleakala

flower in lava, Ahihi Bay MauiAhihi Bay is part Ahihi-Kiana'u Reserve and one of the only parts of the reserve that is still open to the public. This a protected reserve and no fishing is allowed. The entire bay offers great snorkeling and kayaking, although it is recommended for excellent swimmers. If you are lucky you may spot bottle-nosed dolphins as this is a protected resting spot for them. There are plenty of fish, turtles, eagle rays and more.

ahihi Kinau closure map Alert (August 1st 2016 to July 31st 2018) Public access portions of the Ahihi Kina'u Reserve have been restricted to address impacts occurring to the resources. Click the map to enlarge and to view affected areas.

  • Directions (from Kihei)
    Head south on Piilani Hwy. Turn Right onto Wailea Ike Rd.. (Piilani Hwy Dead ends here). Turn left at Wailea Alanui which turns into Makena Aluni . keep left onto Makena Rd. Head south on Makena Rd. for about 1.9 miles. Look for Sign and parking on the right.
  • Parking
    Large parking lot. Follow trail down to shore.
  • Restrooms
    2 Porta-Potties. No showers and running water.
  • Best For
    Great snorkeling for moderate to expert snorkelers and swimmers.
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