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5 Health Benefits of Scuba Diving in Oahu

Scuba Diving Health Benefits Aloha, fellow adventurers! As Oahu’s ethereal turquoise waters beckon you to explore their underwater treasures, have you ever pondered the wonders that scuba diving unfolds for your health? Beyond the thrill of encountering manta rays up close or swimming alongside colorful schools of fish, diving offers a plethora of tangible health benefits. From bolstering cardiovascular fitness to contributing to mental wellbeing, scuba diving is more than just a sport; it’s a holistic wellness endeavor. In this post, we’ll explore five significant health benefits that scuba diving brings to the surface. Each benefit is underscored by scientific studies and research, grounding our exploration in fact and not just speculation. So, whether you’re a seasoned diver or someone considering taking that first plunge, come join us on this deep dive into the health benefits of scuba diving in…

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July 25, 2023

The Hawaiian Dream: The Divemaster Work-Trade Program with Hawaii Eco Divers

Discovering the Underwater World Have you ever dreamt of exploring the underwater world, surrounded by vibrant marine life and captivating reefs? Growing up in Orlando, Florida I’ve always been drawn to the ocean and the idea of being able to spend more time underwater than just as long as my breath could take me. Even…

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July 25, 2023

The Apnea & Surf Survival course is going to Tahiti

The Apnea and Surf Survival course will be in Tahiti for the first time. This course is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your energy levels and improve your breath hold skills in this 3 days seminar. After this course you will breathe deeper, hold…

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July 24, 2023

Top 5 Safest Scuba Diving Locations in Oahu, Hawaii For Families and Beginners

Aloha, ocean lovers! Ready to delve into the mystical, colorful world beneath Oahu’s stunning seas? Are you a first-time diver gearing up for your underwater adventure? Fantastic! Scuba diving is a thrilling and rewarding experience, and we’re here to guide you every step of the way. Before we delve into our top locations, let’s address…

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July 5, 2023

The Apnea & Surf Survival course is going to Newport, Oregon in June 2023

The Apnea and Surf Survival course will be in Newport,Oregon for the first time. This course is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your survival potential and improve your breath hold skills in our full 2 day seminar. Dates: June 10th and 11th.  SIGN UP…

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March 20, 2023

The Apnea & Surf Survival Course is Returning to Pacifica, California in April, 2023.

Hawaii Eco Divers brings the Apnea Training and Surf Survival course back to California on April 15th and 16th. Apnea & Surf Survival Training is invaluable for anyone who spends time in the ocean: surfers, lifeguards, distance swimmers and divers. Increase your survival potential and improve your breath hold skills in our full 2 day…

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February 20, 2023

Apnea & Surf Survival for kids. Santa Cruz, California

Apnea & Surf Survival training is invaluable for anyone who wants to increase their ocean safety and awareness skills, specially kids who spend time in the water. This course is intended to improve your son/daughter’s breathing ability, breath holding and surf survival skills. It will make them surf with more confidence and feel safer in…

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March 29, 2022

Apnea & Surf Survival – Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Apnea & Surf Survival – Puerto Escondido, Mexico Apnea & Surf Survival Training es invaluable para cualquiera que pase tiempo en el océano: surfistas, Salvavidas , nadadores de distancia y buceadores. ¡Aumenta tu potencial de supervivencia y mejora tus habilidades para contener la respiración tomando este curso que cambiará la forma en que respiras y…

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March 29, 2022

Scuba Diving Near Aulani Resort

Scuba Diving Near Aulani Resort On the southwest end of Oahu, less than a 30 minute ride from the airport, lies the beautiful Aulani Disney Resort and Spa. And with a short 5 minute drive up the road, you arrive at one of our favorite dive sites on the island: Electric Beach. Aptly named because…

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June 26, 2021

Underwater Navigation

Underwater Navigation Have you ever gotten lost while diving? Is it something you worry about? Or have you been on a scuba tour and wondered how your instructor didn’t get lost? If so, underwater navigation is for you! Underwater navigation skills serve divers in many ways. Confidence in navigation helps ease anxiety, avoid long surface swims, converse air, and avoid buddy separation. Scuba divers use a couple different techniques to find their way underwater. They track distance, use natural landmarks, and tools like compasses to navigate. Distance Estimation Perhaps the most common way divers estimate distance is by counting kick cycles. To measure a kick cycle, you can swim at an enjoyable pace and counts the times one leg returns to the same position, thus measuring the distance traveled by one complete fin stroke. Measuring kick cycles is easy, and…

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June 21, 2021

Scuba Diving O’ahu in the Summer

The Beauty of Shark’s Cove As the winter season ends, surfers pack their bags and head home. The swell has passed. Great diving conditions are here to stay on the North Shore! The place to be is Sharks Cove. Summer is the best time to scuba dive on O’ahu’s North Shore. Hawaii Eco Divers is…

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June 10, 2021

Open Water Certification Course

Anticipation for Open Water Certification I earned my Open Water Certification through Hawaii Eco Divers in my first two weeks of arriving in Hawaii. Reading my Open Water certification manual, I felt nervous. I learned to swim very young, and felt comfortable in the water, both as a swimmer and as someone who participated in recreational…

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June 5, 2021