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Maui Scuba and Snorkeling

Find out the latest about Maui scuba and snorkeling. From shore diving in Lahaina to advice about seeing Hammerheads off Molokai Island, we have it all!

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 many visitors during a vacation to Lahaina, Maui. To maximize your dive or snorkel experience it is helpful to learn about some of the fish and creatures you are likely to…

Essential 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…

Maui Scuba Certification: How to Prepare

You have always wanted to earn your SCUBA certification. Researching your next vacation to Maui, you find it’s a great place to get scuba certified! Maui offers a wide variety of diving, featuring both beach and boat diving. The unique corals and sea life, coupled with the warm tropical water, guarantee a most memorable scuba…

Top 6 Maui Snorkeling Spots

Maui features some of the most vibrant and accessible coastlines of the Hawaiian Islands. You will find excellent Maui snorkeling at almost any beach you visit. We picked our top 6 Maui snorkeling spots to share with you, but only on the west side. Why only West Maui? While there are several beautiful South Maui…

How to Fit Your Scuba Mask

Have you ever had one of those fantastic dives where your rental equipment was in great shape? The abundance of sea life blew you away, BUT your scuba diving mask consistently gave you issues? The way your scuba mask fits can make or break a dive, so we spend a fair amount of time with…

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. For example, shore diving in Lahaina, you find shallow diving sites with colorful coral reefs, tropical fish, and giant turtles! This environment is perfect for scuba…

How Long Do Scuba Certifications Last?

Your PADI Card is Valid Forever Maui scuba diving offers excellent weather, ocean conditions, and marine life for you to get a PADI card. But, how long does a scuba certification last? The short answer is forever! Once your instructor submits the certification paperwork, your PADI card is valid forever and recognized internationally. This rule…

Buoyancy Control: Scuba Dive Like Professionals

For a minute, let’s go back to chapter 1 of your PADI Open Water Diver course. What is neutral buoyancy control? It’s that fantastic feeling you hope to achieve while scuba diving that brings us as close as we will ever get to being astronauts. Neutral buoyancy occurs when an object’s weight is equal to…

Maui Shore Diving: Official Guide

Scuba diving in Maui has become one of the most popular island activities for both beginner and certified divers. In particular, Maui shore diving ranks as a top activity on TripAdvisor’s list of things to do because you access all of the best dive sites from the beach. So skip the boat and find vibrant…

Ocean Safety Prevents Scuba Diving Accidents

Few things make me happier than a Maui scuba diving adventure with fish, turtles, and sharks. So when I get asked if diving ever gets old, my swift and proud reply with a smiley is, nope! Being underwater, especially at this time of year, with constant whale song, treasure hunting for rare sea life, away…

Defog Your Dive Mask for Good

There can be nothing worse during your Maui vacation than scuba diving or snorkeling with a foggy dive mask! It’s true, a comfortable and well-prepared dive mask is essential to your ocean experience. It is also safer for everyone around you. Unfortunately, when your lenses are full of fog, it blocks your view of the Maui…

Maui’s Coral Reefs: 7 Ways to Help

Maui’s Coral Reefs Need You It is no secret that coral reefs are vanishing worldwide at an alarming rate. But, when I say worldwide, it almost sounds as if this ecosystem is abundant when in reality, coral reefs only cover .015 percent of the ocean floor. That is roughly the size of France. Yet, despite…

Maui Dive Sites: Shore vs Boat Diving

How to Scuba Dive in Maui Maui dive sites are unique because you can choose from excellent shore and boat diving! Shore diving is easy. You can put on your scuba diving equipment and enter from a local beach. In Lahaina, there is no need to wake up early for a boat charter to discover…