The One Incredible Place In Hawaii Where You Can Swim With Sea Turtles

Hawaiian green sea turtles, most commonly known to locals as honu, as well as the other species of sea turtles out there, can be elusive. Home to five of the world’s seven species of sea turtles, the green sea turtle, and hawksbill are the most commonly found throughout the Hawaiian Islands. It seems obvious, then, that Hawaii is the perfect locale to interact with these gorgeous creatures. While you will likely encounter sea turtles in a variety of coastal areas across the islands, there is no place better to splash around with these animals than off the coast of Maui. In fact, Maui is one of the best places in the world to swim with sea turtles, according to Diviac.

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Is swimming with sea turtles on your Hawaiian bucket list? It should be. Luckily, you can find sea turtles hanging out across the Hawaiian Islands, including Hawaii Island’s Punalu’u Black Sand Beach and Oahu Hanauma Bay.