Get away from the shore and experience some of the most abundant marine life on Kauai! From topography dives with caverns, collapsed lava tubes and other underwater formations to pristine reefs, you’re sure to get…
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From first-time to advanced divers, the Kauai Down Under Dive Team is all about making your underwater experience truly memorable! We are passionate about what we do, the extraordinary island that we live on, and the abundant waters that surround it.
Experience all that Kauai scuba diving has to offer!
From the endemic species living in our reefs, to unique lava tubes and reef formations, Dive Kauai Scuba Center can help you experience all that Kauai scuba diving has to offer. Our PADI trained professional scuba instructors have been hand-picked from the best of the best. They lead quality tours and offer fascinating briefings which include, marine ecology and conservation, Hawaiian history and lore. Your surface intervals will be filled with chatter about the critters that you encountered and how amazing the reef structures are. You will be amazed by how well our instructors know these reefs. Their experience means unsurpassed wildlife encounters and dive memories that will never leave you.
Kauai’s waters offer a diversity of reef topography in combination with a rich assortment of marine life that makes for truly remarkable diving.
Dive sites like Koloa Landing, Sheraton Caverns, Zach’s Pocket, Fast Lanes, General Store and more in Sunny Poipu are nurseries for many colorful fish including triggerfish, surgeonfish, parrotfish, butterflyfish, frogfish, scorpionfish, & moray eels. Majestic lava tubes, rocky outcroppings, and large coral structures create the perfect habitat for fish to prosper.
In Kauai, we are also very lucky to encounter the endangered Hawaiian green sea turtle on nearly every dive! The Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles can reach 300+ pounds and are prolific on Kauai. Their main food source, which is algae, grows in abundance here because Kauai is one of the wettest spots on earth.
Rivers flowing into the sea from our mountain ranges disperse nutrients that feed algae and make it thrive. Because of this, the sea turtles stay close to shore and allow for awesome viewing encounters.
Call or book online today and experience for yourself whyDive Kauai Scuba Center is hands down the best team and dive experience on Kauai!
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Diving Tour Features
Kauai Down Under has more than 25 years of product testing to find only the best suited gear for all of our tours. We include the Mask, Snorkel, Booties & Fins, BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit for all of our tours. DSMB and Dive Computers are provided on our scooter and boat dives.
Passionate about what we do, all of our guides and captains spend hours training in preparation for you our guest. All scuba staff are PADI Divemasters, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructors or PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainers who bring superior knowledge of the underwater world to each and every tour!
The ocean (Moana) is at the heart pulse of what we do. Without the vast eco systems and diverse species on our reefs there would be no underwater world for us to educate, explore and enjoy. “The oceans deserve our respect and care, but you have to know something before you can care about it” – Sylvia Earle.