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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…

Top 5 Maui Hotels in Lahaina Near Scuba Diving

Planning a Maui vacation takes forethought and preparation. You will find that many of the best Maui hotels in Lahaina, Kaanapali, and Kapalua are booked continuously at 97 percent capacity. Most often, visitors to Maui make flight and hotel reservations a year in advance! That is not to say that you cannot find places last…

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…

Dive Excursions in Mexico

With Maui humpback whale season here, Banyan Tree Divers Maui is at our busiest time of the year. Yet, our scuba staff still dreams of the next perfect scuba diving vacation! We always look for truly unique underwater experiences, free from crowds, and priced right. So, has anyone else been thinking about a dive excursion…

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 Scuba divers find Maui dive sites unique because there is both shore and boat diving. But not everyone is aware that you can get your scuba diving equipment and walk in from the beach. For example, in Lahaina, there is no need to wake up early and pay for…