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Dive Review of Extended Horizons/Hyatt in
Hawaii/Lanai, Maui

Extended Horizons/Hyatt, Oct, 2008,

by Bruce Levine, FL, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 4495.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Kaui, Kona, Roatan, Galapagos, Caymans, Bonaire, Keys,
Cozumel, BVI's
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 100 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Nothing significant.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Boat had rinse bucket. No Table. Crew was eager and able to help in any way.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation N/A Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments I did not make arrangements before arriving and went with Extended Horizons from a recommendation of the concierge in the Hyatt Maui. I was pleasantly surprised with the dive sites and the exceptional crew. 1st Cathedral was great. Excellent vis and lots of life and photo ops. Shooting out the shotgun and marine life were great. 1st site was Nob Hill. Coral seemed bleached compared to Cathedrals, but marine life plentiful. Lots of fish and 2 huge Ghost Crabs. All in all a great morning of diving.

The crew was great. 2 groups of 6 divers each. Experienced divers were separate from novice divers. Merin was a great guide. All gear was taken care of and tanks switched. All gear came with dive computers as well. Boat was good and is very eco-friendly as it runs on bio-diesel. No nasty fumes on a 45 minute trip to Lanai was really nice. Boat leaves from Mala Ramp, no land facilities, but none were needed.

I would not hesitate to dive with Extended Horizons again. They were professional, safety conscious, eager to help and very knowledgeable about the area.
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