South and Southwest Side Dive Sites in Our Backyard!
This means we get to view the critters often and know where they have last been seen! Sailfin leaf scorpionfish, pregnant male pipefish, frogfish, sharks, and turtles… Great Critter diving! The southernmost tip of Kauai is Makauena Point. This diving area is from this point to Port Allen.
Lava fingers extend out on the southernmost tip of Kauai, creating excellent swim-by potential. This is a beautiful sea whip fantasy area with healthy coral!
Deep lava ridges fall down into white, white sand. Great for garden eels!
Old coastline now underwater with large undercuts good for critters and sharks!
Our answer to sting ray alley in the Caymans but with turtles. Cool V-shaped lava tubes.
Here, you can find great black coral, anthias, and swim-bys. Offered only on the advanced three-tank charter.
Shallow dive with nice exydoyi coral heads (kind of like an antler coral).
Stays clean often with more exydoyi coral heads.
Has resident white tip reef sharks!
Shallow, giving you the opportunity to kick about with small ledges.
Beach House Arch
Lava archway home to good shell life.
Deeper lava fingers with turtles and nice schools of surgeons.
One of my favorites! Can be dived in many ways. The old coastline of Kauai has erosional caves, overhangs, great swim-bys, large schools of snappers, sharks, and lots of turtles!
Yellow Brick Road
One of the fishiest dives on Kauai! LOTS of schools and varieties of fish.
As shallow as three feet, this site took out the bottom of the Pele shipwreck, a ship that sunk half a mile after hitting the site. Great fish life!
Huge school of snappers and great undercuts!
Resting site of the Pele shipwreck, plus lava tubes!
Deep and straight profile, but prolific in life! Lots of planktivores.
Tumble down a ledge of boulders with large schools. Very, very large angels dwell here!
Feeling like you need some fish rain? Pennants are the planktivore who swoop down on you in mass numbers. Nice coral trees, too!
Sharks! And always a large school of Moorish idols.