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Our Maui Dive Shop

The Best Scuba Diving in Lahaina, Maui

Banyan Tree Divers Maui was founded in 2013 to share the best Lahaina scuba diving experiences with you. Our Maui dive shop executes the perfect way to shore dive by offering maximum convenience during your vacation.

Diving trips with us are best for both non-certified beginners and experienced divers. We meet you at our headquarters in Lahaina, provide a safety briefing, and get you fitted for gear. Then we drive to the dive site. Would you please let us know if you will not have a rental car?

TripAdvisor travelers rank us Top 10 for best Maui activities and Top 5 for best Maui dive shops. So whether you are ready to book now or prefer to contact us first, you can trust our team to create your perfect Maui scuba diving vacation.

But why is our dive shop in Lahaina called Banyan Tree Divers Maui? A beautiful banyan tree in downtown Lahaina inspired our company name. Since scuba diving is possible along the entire coast of West Maui, this impressive local tree stuck as our icon. The banyan tree is towering and impressively expansive. You can find it on Front Street, adjacent to the Lahaina harbor.

In 1873, standing at just eight feet tall, this future famous banyan tree was imported from India and planted at the Lahaina courthouse square. Nowadays, this spectacular tree shades more than two-thirds of an acre, supported by 16 trunks with a height of over 60 feet. This banyan tree creates the shade-filled heart of Lahaina, where local festivals take place and artists sell their goods. The tree is a reminder for all of us to appreciate Maui’s long history and terrestrial beauty.

Our Maui Scuba Diving Goals

Safe and Exciting Dives at Great Prices

Scuba divers know that breathing underwater is unique because every exciting dive has to be a safe dive. Our professional dive team will make sure you have the best Maui diving experience, so you can better focus on the passing sea turtles!

Banyan Tree Divers Maui provides exceptional attention to detail to provide our guests’ best scuba diving experience. You get the best scuba diving experience because we are a mobile Maui dive shop. We can continuously vary our dive site choices based on the most up-to-date information on Maui diving conditions. So, book with us for a safe and worry-free experience.

Coral Reef and Fish Conservation Awareness

Maui scuba divers experience first-hand the beautiful coral reefs and marine life beneath the surface. We consider ourselves very privileged to explore this delicate part of Maui and the Earth. To help protect the fragile corals, Banyan Tree Divers Maui incorporates conservation awareness into every dive briefing. We emphasize safe buoyancy control during every scuba dive to best protect Maui coral reefs.

Unfortunately, the ocean is not as healthy as it used to be. Pollution, overfishing, and shark finning are just some of the issues threatening the sea’s stability. Maui continues to face coral reef degradation, enormous habitat losses, and some shark species’ extinction.

Grow Our Maui Dive Shop

Unfortunately, the ocean is not as healthy as it used to be. Pollution, overfishing, and shark finning are just some of the issues threatening the sea’s stability. Maui continues to face coral reef degradation, enormous habitat losses, and some shark species’ extinction.

We want our guests to feel at home when diving with us. Hawaiian culture has a deep-rooted respect for the family structure, and we want our guests to enjoy that same feeling of aloha. We are here to help you feel welcome and safe! Ultimately, Banyan Tree Divers Maui hopes to provide you with a go-to Maui dive shop in Lahaina!


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An Indian fig tree whose branches produce aerial roots that later become accessory trunks. A mature tree may cover several acres in this manner.

ORIGIN: late 16th century from Portuguese, Gujarati ‘man of the trading caste.’ Originally denoting a Hindu trader or merchant, the term was applied by Europeans in the mid-17th century to a particular tree under which such traders had built a pagoda.

5 Reasons to Scuba Dive With Us:

  • Best Maui Activity for Families and Friends

Banyan Tree Divers Maui specializes in teaching students of all ages, starting at ten years old. There is no experience necessary to start scuba diving, and dive sites in Lahaina are excellent for beginner divers. So whether you are traveling with family or friends, you will find scuba diving in Maui with us guarantees lasting memories.


  • Ocean Safety Experts Who Care for Your Comfort

Banyan Tree Divers Maui has expert ocean safety training to care for your group. Each of our professional PADI instructors has over 10 years of teaching experience. Every Maui scuba dive is tailored to meet your highest expectations by focusing on your safety and personal comfort in the ocean. So please make your reservation with confidence, knowing that our highly trained team is ready to assist with emergency response procedures, in the highly unlikely event that they are needed.


  • Private Diving in Lahaina

We pride ourselves on creating private Maui scuba diving experiences tailored to your needs and expectations. Indeed, Banyan Tree Divers Maui is a small Lahaina dive shop, so your comfort means everything to us. Please let our professional team know what you are looking for during your scuba diving experience, and let us plan your dive tour accordingly!


  • Top-Quality Rental Equipment Included in Pricing

Don’t fall for discounted Lahaina dive shop prices that require you to pay extra for equipment rental. Your rental gear is always included in the cost of every scuba dive with us. Plus, you get to wear dive boots for foot protection, which means you will also use more powerful open-heel fins! Dive boots and open-heel fins are an excellent combo for shore diving in Maui. You will find that all of our scuba gear feels comfortable and looks professional. The brands we promote include Aqualung, Apeks, ScubaPro, and Mares.


  • Eco-Conscious Maui Tour Operator

Banyan Tree Divers Maui has a proven record of promoting eco-tourism and coral reef conservation awareness to our guests and community. But how can we get more people to care about the ocean? The short answer is to let everyone experience the underwater world for themselves!

Our Lahaina dive shop seeks to preserve Maui’s coral reefs for future generations through dedication, education, and activism. For example, we host land, beach, and underwater cleanup events and testify at Maui county council meetings on marine environment policy! We also speak with each of our guests about how to safely scuba dive in the delicate marine ecosystem.