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About Caitlin Maratea

Caitlin has been a professional diver since 2010 and the co-owner of Banyan Tree Divers since 2013. Her passion for teaching diving is bolstered by the platform it provides to educate guests about ocean conservation. Whether it's surfing on top of the water, or diving beneath it, Caitlin's happy place lies in the sea.

Maui Shore Diving: Official Guide

Maui Shore Diving: Banyan Tree Divers Official Guide Maui shore diving is quickly becoming one of the most popular activities on the island. Scuba and Snorkeling is currently ranked 1st on TripAdvisor's list of things to do on Maui. The accessibility to gorgeous reef systems coupled with the convenience of finishing two morning dives [...]

By |2018-05-23T10:10:07+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blog for Banyan Tree Divers Scuba|0 Comments

Kaanapali Scuba Diving Location

Kaanapali Scuba Diving Location In 2018 Banyan Tree Divers Scuba opened a new Kaanapali scuba diving location! This is where we will conduct scuba classes for each student interested in becoming a PADI Professional. Emergency First Response (EFR) and PADI Rescue courses, as well as Divemaster theory will be taught in our air conditioned classroom. The [...]

Maui Hotels: Where to stay when diving with Banyan Tree Divers Scuba

Maui Hotels Planning a vacation to Hawai'i takes some forethought and preparation. With many Maui hotels constantly booked at 97% capacity, visitors often need to make flight and hotel reservations a year in advance! That’s not to say that you can’t find places last minute, but options will certainly be limited. If you [...]

By |2018-04-08T09:16:38+00:00March 30th, 2018|Blog for Banyan Tree Divers Scuba|0 Comments

Dive Accidents and Ocean Safety

Ocean Safety Few things make me happier than being underwater with the fishes. I am often asked if diving ever gets old. I swiftly and proudly reply with a smiley, “Nope!” Being underwater especially at this time of year, with constant whale song, treasure hunting for rare sea life, away from my phone, [...]

By |2018-04-08T09:14:38+00:00February 18th, 2018|Blog for Banyan Tree Divers Scuba|0 Comments

Dive Excursions in Mexico

Photo Credit: Nomad Diving, Mexico Has anyone been thinking about dive excursions in Mexico? Banyan Tree Divers Scuba certainly has. As whale season on Maui approaches and BTD braces itself for the busiest time of the year, we find ourselves prematurely dreaming of our next dive vacation destination. This gives us a great [...]

By |2018-03-31T08:00:03+00:00November 16th, 2017|Blog for Banyan Tree Divers Scuba|0 Comments

Defog Your Dive Mask for Good!

  There is nothing worse than diving with a foggy dive mask! A comfortable, well-prepared dive mask is essential to an enjoyable dive. How frustrating is it to be unable to efficiently communicate with your buddy because his or her mask not only blocks views of the beautiful sea life, but also contributes to missed [...]

By |2018-04-08T09:12:09+00:00October 4th, 2017|Blog for Banyan Tree Divers Scuba|0 Comments

Coral Reefs Need Help: 7 Ways to Get Involved

Blog | Saving Coral Reefs Banyan Tree Divers Scuba It is no secret that coral reefs are vanishing worldwide at an alarming rate. When I say “worldwide” it almost sounds as if there is an abundance of this ecosystem, when in reality, coral reefs only cover .015% of the ocean floor. That is [...]

By |2018-04-06T09:02:44+00:00August 13th, 2017|Blog for Banyan Tree Divers Scuba|0 Comments