Scuba Diving on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii

The North Shore of Oahu has some of the best surfing in the world during the winter, but in the summer it becomes a scuba diving paradise! Diving in Oahu can be amazing if you know where to dive.   Honolulu has great shipwrecks and coral reef dives.  A short boat ride will take you to incredible dive sites such as the Sea Tiger Wreck, the YO-257 & San Pedro Wrecks, and several other coral reef dive locations all near the city.  On the West coast of Oahu, diving is pristine,...

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Whale Watching Season Is Right Around the Corner

Every year between November and May, humpback whales make their way to the waters surrounding the Hawaiian Islands.While these gigantic sea mammals can be seen cresting from the water at any time during the season, the surest bet to seeing a humpback whale is between January and March.Scuba Dive in Hawaii -- How to See the WhalesThere are many ways you can see humpbacks in their natural element during whale watching season. There are boat tours and whale watching cruises.On the ...

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In Hawaii, Volcanoes Are Just a Part of Everyday Life
In Hawaii, Volcanoes Are Just a Part of Everyday Life

Every year, people travel from all over the world to Hawaii to marvel at the state's active volcanoes. Tourists come to marvel at Kilauea and Mauna Loa, which spew hot lava into the air, ground, and water at an impressive rate.Then there is Loihi, an active underwater volcano located just off the southern coast of the Big Island.While people from other places are impressed by Hawaii's active and inactive volcanoes, for Hawaiians they are just another fact of everyday life.Oahu Scuba ...

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The Secret Life of Sea Turtles

One of the most common sea creatures we encounter on our diving and sea kayaking expeditions are sea turtles.Generally, sea turtles are not as timid as other wildlife encountered in the open seas. In some cases, they are just as curious about us as we are about them.Sea turtles are also one of the most fascinating of all reptiles, on land or in the sea. They also are one of the oldest, having been around for more than 10 million years. In fact, they are one of the only remaining animals ...

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Kayaking in Oahu Is Less Risky Than Other Places
Kayaking in Oahu Is Less Risky Than Other Places

Kayaking is one of the most rewarding recreational activities you can do. Not only does it let you get out directly in the middle of nature, but it also is physically strenuous, building both upper body strength and cardiovascular ability.But kayaking also has something of a reputation as being a little dangerous. Many people who have never kayaked before think that if you tip over, you will drown. Or that it's easy to get hurt bumping into rocks on fast moving whitewater.Most of these a...

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Why Would Anybody Go Scuba Diving?
Why Would Anybody Go Scuba Diving?

A lot of people who have never been scuba diving before are confused by the whole premise. After all, why would anybody willingly jump out of a perfectly good boat into the ocean where they could be surrounded by sharks, whales, barracudas, and other potentially dangerous sea creatures?For anybody who has actually tried it, the answer is obvious.Scuba Dive in Hawaii -- Getting Closer to NatureMost people understand the benefits of spending time immersed in a natural habitat. Walking ...

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Learning to Scuba Dive: The Basics
Learning to Scuba Dive: The Basics

Despite what many people believe, scuba diving isn't difficult. You don't need to be an Olympic athlete to do it. People in every type of physical shape can successfully scuba dive. Nor is scuba diving dangerous. At least not if you know what you are doing and follow basic safety guidelines.Oahu Scuba Diving -- Plan for Success For example, successful scuba dive outings have a plan in place before heading out into open water. Participants will receive basic dive...

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A Shark Encounter You Won’t Soon Forget
A Shark Encounter You Won’t Soon Forget

One of our favorite television events each year is "Shark Week" on Discovery Television. For seven days and nights, the station features documentaries, films, and other features about the many different sharks that swim the world's oceans.This year, they network is trying something new. It is promoting "Shark Week" by sponsoring a race between Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and a Great White Shark.While details about how exactly the 23-time Gold Medal winner will race the man-eating Grea...

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Do You Have to Be Fit to Enjoy Scuba Diving?

When people sign up for scuba diving adventures, one of the first questions they typically have is, "Am I healthy enough to go scuba diving?"Some people believe that only divers in optimal physical condition have what it takes to endure the rigors of an underwater adventure. Scuba diving is linked in many people's minds with Navy SEALS and other highly fit divers.But the truth is that anybody can enjoy scuba diving regardless of their physical condition.Oahu Scuba Diving -- Go at You...

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Oahu Shark Cage Diving Hawaii

One question we frequently get from our customers is "Why in the world anybody would want to put themselves face to face with a man-eating shark ... especially in the shark's own backyard in the middle of the Pacific Ocean?"The answer is simple: Oahu shark cage diving in Hawaii is not only fun and exciting, it's also perfectly safe. It's not all that much different that going to see lions, tigers, bears, and other dangerous animals in the zoo ... only a lot wetter.Oahu Shark Cage Diving ...

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