- Cancellation Policy: Cancellations within 48 hrs. of check-in time are non-refundable.
- Rental equipment: Our maximum charge for rental equipment is $35.00 per charter.
Per piece prices are as follows:
$12.50 per item – BCs, regulators
$10.00 per item – Dive Computers
$ 10.00 per item – wetsuits
Rental prices are per item, per charter, unless otherwise specified.
- FREE and Included: Use of tanks, weights, masks, fins, snorkel.
- Nitrox: for Nitrox (EAN) Certified Divers ONLY – 32% O₂ currently available at $12.50 per tank.
- Tanks: Aluminum 80‘s (80 cu.ft) are standard on our boat trips. Larger (100 cu.ft.) tanks are available for $5.50 per tank.
Where do I check in?
Check in is at Mala Ramp just north of Lahaina off of Front Street. Your email confirmation included a map and directions.
What time does the boat actually leave?
Check in is at 6:30 am and we leave as soon as everyone is checked in.
What time do I need to be at the boat?
Please arrive by 6:30 am.
What time are we back?
Do I need my certification card?
Yes, you need to show your certification card at check in. Proof of certification is accepted, for example, if the office has verified you or you have a Dive Chek through PADI.
I just got my certification can I go on the boat dive?
Yes, you absolutely can.
Can I bring my own mask and fins?
Yes, you can.
What type of wetsuits do you use?
5mm long sleeve step-in shorties.
Will food be served?
Yes, we serve continental breakfast of bagels and spreads, fresh fruit, juice and cookies. The afternoon charter has chips, fresh fruit, cookies and juice.
It’s been four years since my last dive, do I need a refresher before I go on the boat?
We highly recommend a shore dive with us before your boat trip so that you feel confident and comfortable on the boat. A shore dive is a great chance to re-familiarize yourself with dive gear and an awesome opportunity to see more marine life.
Do you do intros off the boat?
All intros are done from the shore often at a dive site that the boat goes to also.
I have my own regulator can I just rent the BCD?
Yes, a BCD costs 12.50 plus tax.
What about other items I might need to rent?
- Regulator – 12.50 plus tax
- Computer (clip on) – 10.00 plus tax.
- Steel 100s (two tanks) – 10.00 plus tax.
- Wetsuit – 10.00 plus tax.
- Nitrox (one) – 12.50 plus tax.
How many people are on the boat?
We take up to 12 passengers (11 divers, 1 snorkeler)
How long does it take to get to the dive site?
30 – 45 minutes.
Is the boat ride to the dive very rough?
Depending on conditions, the boat ride is usually smooth enough but can be bouncy crossing the channel, the captain has many dive sites to choose from and will pick the best conditions that day.
How big is the boat?
The boat is 36 feet long, aluminum hull custom dive boat.
How long are the dives?
Depends on air consumption and depth, generally 40 minutes to an hour.
How long is the surface interval?
45 – 55 minutes.
What happens if I get sick on the boat and can’t dive?
Most people feel better underwater and our crew will go out of their way to accommodate you. You will however be responsible for the cost of the trip if you choose not to dive.
Can I use all of my own equipment?
Yes, and you do need a computer on for boat dives.
Can I bring my own tanks? Is there a discount if I do?
Yes, you can bring your own tanks. There is no discount as tanks do not cost extra, they are included.
Can I use a camera on the dive? Is there a place to store my camera?
Yes you can and we have a large fresh water cooler for rinsing.
Can my 6 year old come for the ride?
Our minimum age for the boat is 12, even if your 10 year old is certified there are depth restrictions.
Is there a bathroom on the boat?
Yes, We have a marine head.
What are the Cathedrals?
Large lava tubes classified as cavern dives. Unlike cave dives no special certification is needed.
How deep is the dive?
Cathedrals is 60 – 80 feet.
What is the Carthaginian? What is the shipwreck?
A 97 foot, steel-hulled replica of a whaling ship that used to sit in Lahaina Harbor and serve as a musuem. Atlantis Submarine bought it and scuttled (sank) it for use as an artificial reef.
Do you have DIN tanks?
Yes, we need 2 days advance notice.
Can I get nitrox? What blend Nitrox do you have? What percentage is the Nitrox?
Yes, we need 1 day advance notice. Nitrox blend is 32%
Would you recommend steel tanks (“100’s”) since I tend to go through my air fast?
It depends on your dimensions (height and weight) if it will be beneficial for you. If you are over 210 lbs we recommend steel tanks. Also known as “100’s”
Can I go to Hana the day after I dive?
Yes, there is no elevation gain to worry about.
Can I drive up to Haleakala (volcano)?
No, wait 18 – 24 hours before ascending to altitude.
How long do I have to wait before flying?
18 – 24 hours is recommended before ascending to altitude.
How long must I wait AFTER flying (arriving) before I can dive?
You can dive right away after flying. You must wait 18 hours before flying after a dive.
I’m just getting over a cold, am I ok to dive?
The biggest concern is equalizing/congestion. Can you equalize now?
Do I really need a wetsuit?
You don’t have to wear one but you might be more comfortable in one, the water temp ranges between 75 to 82 degrees.
A continental breakfast with juices and water will be served between the two dives.