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How to Spot Sea Life Scuba Diving in Maui

Sometimes the fish look at you too, Lahaina, Maui The Art of Spotting the Good Stuff When I go scuba diving in Lahaina, I often get asked, “How did you see that?” And it got me thinking, how DO I spot the tiny creatures that no one else finds? Or a camouflaged fish hiding in…

Maui Scuba Diving Fish Guide

Tropical Fish in Maui Scuba diving in Maui with beautiful tropical fish, green sea turtles, and even sharks should make the bucket list for your vacation to Lahaina, Maui. You can maximize your dive or snorkel experience by learning about some of the fish and creatures that you are likely to see! That’s why Banyan…

5 Scuba Diving Tips to Conserve Air

Beginner scuba divers often ask their instructor how much air they should have leftover after diving. Since most Maui scuba dives from the shore are shallow (maximum depth 40 feet), I tend to finish my dives with about 1,300 psi, which is almost half of a tank. Whenever I share this information with new divers…

Scuba Tips to Plan Your Maui Vacation

Maui Scuba Diving Checklist The flight and hotel are all set, and it is time to plan your Maui scuba diving adventure. Are there specific dive sites you would like to visit? Which dive company will you choose? What should you pack for scuba diving during your trip? Are you new to diving and just…

Is Maui Good for Scuba Diving?

You are researching outdoor activities for your next vacation, and your family wants to go to the Hawaiian island of Maui. You have decided to plan a day of scuba diving, but is Maui good for scuba diving? You are currently reading a blog on a Maui dive company website, which means that this answer…

Hawaiian-Owned Maui Businesses

2020 has been a year of uncertainty, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects everyone differently. Thus far, Maui residents have experienced strict island quarantine measures, which stopped the virus’s spread but created financial ruin for many Maui businesses. It’s been a bittersweet dichotomy between protecting our most vulnerable population and still engaging Maui’s tourism-based economy. Maui…

COVID Message from Maui

This unprecedented pandemic has touched all of our lives to varying degrees. In 2020, many visitors got forced to cancel their long-awaited trips to Maui, while uncertainty remains as to when the doors will be open again. Maui has a tight-knit small business community, and we decided to get together to let you know just…

Maui Scuba Certification: How to Prepare for Diving

You have always wanted to get your SCUBA certification in Maui, but how can you prepare? Maui features two styles of diving: shore and boat dives. You might find shore diving most suitable for getting scuba certified. Diving along the beach you see turtles, sharks, and corals, coupled with the warm Pacific ocean. Read on to…

Top 6 Maui Snorkeling Spots

Maui features the most vibrant and accessible coastlines in the Hawaiian Islands. You can visit almost any Maui beach to snorkel with Hawaiian Green Turtles. So we picked our top 6 Maui snorkeling spots to share with you, but only around Lahaina. Why only West Maui? While there are several beautiful South Maui sites, like…

How to Fit Your Scuba Mask

How your scuba mask fits can make or break a dive! Have you ever had one of those fantastic dives where your rental equipment was great, the abundance of sea life blew you away, BUT, your scuba diving mask gave you issues? We help our Maui scuba diving guests find a suitable dive mask and…

Maui Scuba Diving Lessons: What to Expect

Maui scuba diving lessons are at the top of many bucket lists. Indeed, scuba diving for beginners is a popular Maui activity because the island features excellent dive conditions. Shore diving in Lahaina you can find shallow dive sites with colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and giant turtles! Hawaii is perfect for scuba diving lessons….

How Long Do Scuba Certifications Last?

Your PADI Card Never Expires! PADI scuba diver flying through the ocean in Lahaina, Maui. Scuba diving in Maui has sunny weather and excellent ocean conditions so many novice divers get a PADI certification card in Hawaii. But, how long do scuba certifications last? The short answer is forever! Once your instructor submits the certification…