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Dive Review of Prodiver Maui in

Prodiver Maui, Jul, 2009,

by Mike Dobeck, CA, USA ( 1 report). Report 4909.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 5 stars
Snorkeling 5 stars
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments We made three boat dives and 3 shore dives with Prodiver--all were superb. The shore dives were to partially satisfy our advanced open water certification. The instructor did an excellent job under less than ideal shore diving conditions (south swell made the visibility poor). The real treat was diving on Prodivers boat. The boat is designed for up to 12 divers, but they take out a maximum of 6. The dive trips to Molokini and sites along the shore were outstanding. The visibility was over 100 feet each day. We dived the inside and outside of the crater. We saw plenty of small to medium size fish and two large mantas on an outside-crater drift dive. The Manta dive was absolutely amazing. There were also numerous eels, octopus, white-tip reef sharks and one Galapagos shark.

Dive master Matt did a great job of keeping track of everyone and setting-up all the equipment. Both captains took us to the various sites with ease and comfort. The snacks were a nice touch. The dives had a low-pressure, casual, feel.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving California
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm
Water Temp 79-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 100-200 Ft/ 30-61 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Signal dive master at 1500 psi. Go to safety stop at ~800 psi. Say in sight of DM.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Careful handling of camera equipment during entry and boarding.
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