Is Skydiving Oahu on Your ‘Bucket List’?
Is Skydiving Oahu on Your ‘Bucket List’?

Do you have a "bucket list"? It's a list of things you want to do before you die, or in other words, "kick the bucket". Usually, they are once in a lifetime experiences, such as seeing Rome, swimming with dolphins, or meeting your favorite movie star in person. One item that often makes people's bucket lists is skydiving. The thrill of jumping out of an airplane and falling thousands of feet towards the earth before pulling the cord on your parachute and gently landing on the ground is som...

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How Much Do You Know about Kayaking?
How Much Do You Know about Kayaking?

Kayaking is one of the most exciting, enjoyable of outdoor sports. Each year, millions of people worldwide set out for a kayaking adventure. But even the most enthusiastic kayaking enthusiast may not know these fun and interesting kayaking facts. Kayaking Oahu -- How It Got Its Name The term "kayak" actually comes from the First Nation people's word for "hunter's boat". The first kayaks were believed to have been used by the First Nation's people in what is now northern Canada and the s...

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Most of the World’s Life Forms Live Just Below the Surface
Most of the World’s Life Forms Live Just Below the Surface

The world is a big place. And most of our planet is covered with water. In fact, approximately 70 percent of the Earth's surface is covered by oceans. So it shouldn't be surprising that the majority of the planet's life forms actually live under the sea. Oahu Scuba Diving -- A Whole New World There actually are thousands of different types of marine life forms known to man. But there also are many more that haven't yet been discovered. In fact, some scientists suggest that there may act...

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Shark Cage Diving Is Exciting but Not Dangerous
Shark Cage Diving Is Exciting but Not Dangerous

Just about everybody likes to be scared. Whether it's watching a spooky movie or enjoying the thrills of a roller coaster or a spinning carnival ride, there's something naturally exciting and life-affirming about being frightened half to death. That's one of the things that makes shark cage diving so much fun. But while it may seem as if you are taking your life in your hands by coming face to face with some of the sea's most dangerous predators, in reality, shark cage diving is probably safe...

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Kayaking Oahu: Everything You Need to Know
Kayaking Oahu: Everything You Need to Know

Kayaking in Oahu A surprising number of people who sign up for kayaking Oahu are worried that it is a dangerous adventure sport. While there is plenty of adventure, there actually is very little danger. If you have enough balance to ride a bicycle, you can easily stay upright in a kayak, whether you are planning to paddle on the ocean's surface or in a stream or lake. At Hawaii Eco Divers, we will teach you everything you need to know to be a competent kayaker in a single brief trainin...

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Scuba Dive in Hawaii and Your Bucket List
Scuba Dive in Hawaii and Your Bucket List

  Have you ever heard of a "bucket list"? Essentially, it's a list of things that you want to do before you kick the proverbial bucket. Your personal bucket list can include anything you like. Some people might put skydiving on their bucket list, or seeing their favorite musical performer in concert, or even meeting their favorite celebrity in person. The thing about your bucket list is that it's yours. You can put anything you want on it. And the items on your bucket list are limi...

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I smoked a pack a day for 15 years, and left the apnea & surf survival course with a 5 minute static breath hold. Unbelievable!
I smoked a pack a day for 15 years, and left the apnea & surf survival course with a 5 minute static breath hold. Unbelievable!

Apnea & Surf Survival course in Oahu, Hawaii With the approach of the winter time, many surfers are starting to work out and prepare for the new surf season.  With this in mind, Hawaii Eco Divers is having back to back apnea & surf survival courses for all levels of surfers on the North Shore of Oahu.  This course is helping a lot of people to gain confidence in their waterman and breath hold skills.  The main core of the training is to teach surfers how to oxygenate their bodies in ...

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Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Hawaii Adventures
Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Hawaii Adventures

There are many ways to experience the undersea world surrounding the Hawaiian Islands. Some people may choose to simply admire the oceans from the land. Standing on the beach or the deck of a boat, you can often see porpoises diving playfully in the water. At certain times of the year, you may even be able to enjoy the sight of a whale cresting above the waves. Oahu Scuba Diving -- Scuba vs Snorkeling Many other people prefer to experience sea life up close and personal. That requires a...

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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 Whales There 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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