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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 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…

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 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…

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….

Buoyancy Control: Scuba Dive Like a Pro

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 equals the fluid…

Maui Shore Diving Guide

Scuba diving in Maui has become a popular island activity for beginner and certified divers. In particular, Maui shore diving tours consistently rank Top 5 on TripAdvisor. Why? Because you can access the best dive sites from the beach, especially in Lahaina and Kaanapali! So skip the boat and find vibrant coral reefs, turtles, and…

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

A foggy dive mask is the worst! So don’t suffer during your Maui vacation. When you scuba dive in Lahaina or snorkel in Kaanapali,  a well-prepared dive mask is essential to your ocean experience! A fog-free mask also makes you a safer scuba diver or snorkeler. In contrast, a foggy mask blocks your view underwater…

Maui’s Coral Reefs: 7 Ways to Help

Coral Reefs Need You It is no secret that coral reefs are vanishing at an alarming rate. Worldwide coral reefs only cover 0.015 percent of the ocean floor. That is roughly the size of France! Yet, despite claiming this minuscule swath of seafloor, coral reefs support an amazing 25 percent of all marine life in…

Maui Dive Sites: Shore vs Boat Diving

How to Scuba Dive in Maui Maui dive sites give scuba divers the option of excellent shore and boat diving! Shore diving is easy. You put on your scuba diving equipment and enter the ocean from a local beach. In Lahaina, there is no need to wake up early for a boat charter to discover…