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Ed Robinson’s Adventure-X Diving

Jun. 14, 2008

What kind of diving would you do on your day off if you were a dive boat operator who has been diving on Maui since 1971? If you were Ed Robinson, you would visit some of your favorite, less-frequented "secret" spots. That's the premise behind Ed Robinson's Diving Adventures new Adventure-X trips. Ed knows all the "secrets" and...

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Coral Spawning Watch

May. 23, 2008

The Hawaiian creation chant places the origin of life at the sea, beginning with a coral polyp. Springtime is the beginning of the yearly coral spawning ritual. The signals are subtle. First, the water temperatures begin their gradual rise as the season changes from winter to spring. Next, a fat full moon droops through the heavy clouds of a tropical May spring night. Below the ocean's surface, coral polyps begin to swell slightly. Coral spawning is an amazing thing to observe....

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Marine Debris Cleanup Dive - II

Apr. 28, 2008

Scuba diving on Maui has given me so much enjoyment over the years that it is an honor to have the opportunity to give back whenever I can. I was part of a group that pulled more than 500 pounds of fishing gear off the reef this past weekend!!! I wrote about a similar experience in a posting a few months ago. Take a look at the accompanying photos on this page which tell...

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Snorkeling Fever

Caution! Snorkeling on Maui can induce a feverish fascination.

The Ancient Art of Surfing

Little compares to the thrill of standing on water. Balanced on a board that's cutting across the face of a fast-moving, foamy wave, you can't help but feel like a surfing superhero.

Saltwater Rodeo

What’s the fastest way to Molokini? Climb aboard Blue Water Rafting's fleet of high-powered rafts for a soakin' good time.

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Ocean Activities . . . . .

Sail, Snorkel, Kayak

Board an ocean raft for the trip of a lifetime. Join a small group of fellow rafters and experience an unforgettable day. Discover a majestic inaccessible part of Hawaii.

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Scuba

With 25 years diving experience & a perfect safety record under his weight-belt PADI Master Scuba Dive Trainer and US Coast Guard licensed Captain Mike Przetak teaches all levels of PADI certifications & specialty dives. Whether you're a beginner or a certified diver, Mike will guide you in your discovery of our beautiful reefs among turtles, eagle-rays & tropical fish. We don't like crowds, so our groups are limited to 5. We only dive where conditions are best with top of the line equipment. For the ultimate fun dive, try our Underwater Scooter Dive or our Kayak Dive for an extra challenge!

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Sunset & Dinner Cruises

Unwind on a one-of-a-kind Lahaina sunset cruise aboard the Kaulana! Treat your ears to live music and your taste buds to hot appetizers and 3 cocktails or beverages. Featuring 360-degree views from the upper level of the observation deck, the Kaulana provides the perfect opportunity for dolphin sightings!

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Surfing & Windsurfing

Perpetuating the Spirit of Aloha and surfing - Hawaii's gift to the world.

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Fishing

Go Sportfishing while on Maui aboard one of Lahaina's top catch boats, Start Me Up.

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Maui Ocean Adventure

Pacific Whale Foundation
Sunset Cruise

We'll show you the ocean like no one else can!

Join us for Maui's premier on-ocean dining experience. There's no better place to savor fine drink, fabulous food, great music and lively conversation than on one of our ocean cruises.

Premium Sunset Dinner Cruise: A fabulous menu, live entertainment and the beauty of the Pacific at sunset provide the perfect setting for a romantic, memorable evening.

Ma`alaea Sunset Cocktail Cruise: We depart from convenient Ma'alaea Harbor (an easy drive from Kihei, Wailea and upcountry Maui) and glide along the scenic south or west Maui coastline as you enjoy a generous array of pupus and beverages.

Lahaina Sunset Cocktail Cruise: Surround yourself with the beauty of a tropical sunset at sea! This cruise includes a bounty of appetizers, plus beer, wine, Mai Tais and other tropical cocktails. A special bonus...there's live entertainment, too!

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I've never snorkeled. Is it hard to learn?

NO: Snorkeling is a lot of fun and easy to do! When you come to Maui you can rent flippers, mask and snorkel from any dive shop or beach kiosk....

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