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 OahuA 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 SnorkelingMany 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 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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