far the most popular destination on Maui for snorkeling and scuba
diving is the Molokini Crater. The crater is a marine preserve
and is home to thousands of reef fish. All the dive outfits on
Maui run dive trips to the
and for good reason. There are all types of dives on the crater,
from 20 feet to over 130 feet, and they're all excellent. If
you're going to the crater, make sure you get there early,
because when the snorkeling boats arrive, it's a zoo.
We dove the crater with
B&B Scuba, who
got us there well before any other boats, and we had almost completed
our dive before another boat showed up.
better (in our opinion) spots are located off the shores of
First and Second Cathedral, Sergeant Minor and Sergeant Major are
probably the best, but there are many more. Most, but not all,
of the dive shops on Maui
run trips to Lana'i at least once a week. Make sure you
check in advance so you know what days these trips are offered at each
There are many other excellent sites on Maui, and the links in the
table below will fill you in on what they are. Make sure to
consult a guide book as well to get the most out of your trip.
Also very important is to make sure you choose a good dive shop to
dive with. Check out our page on
choosing a dive shop on
Maui to help you make a decision. We've also included some
links to personal reviews and recommendations to help give you an idea
about what the diving is like on Maui.
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