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Scuba Luv Maui

Mana Kai Resort, 2960 #3 S. Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
808-870-2738
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Ranked #25 of 99 Activities in Kihei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
Owner description: PADI Dive Resort,established in 1970; small groups offer personalized service with aloha ( "We know...
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owner description: PADI Dive Resort,established in 1970; small groups offer personalized service with aloha ( "We know where the critters are!"); Daily Introductory Dives (Intro dives count toward certification); guided reef dives; PADI certifications; underwater scooter dives on the the "hands free" Apollo AV2 Scooters; Night dives and boat dives too. We are at a beachfront location on the border of Wailea and Kihei. The waters here are calmer and clear; the inside reef is excellent for beginners and the outer reef makes for epic scooter diving! We are also mobile and can dive up to six different sites including Keawakapu Reef, Turtle Town, Five Graves, Wreck of the St. Anthony, Maluaka Reef, The Landing Craft and The Tank! Owned and operated by Diana & Steve Madaras from Catalina Scuba Luv. Check website for weekly "Critter of the week report".
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Berkeley, CA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This dive operation is top notch! Easy to communicate with, accommodating, relaxed, and very professional. The scooter is easy to learn to operate and it's so fun to "fly" over the reefs. I highly recommend Steve & Diana and the whole experience!

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Diana M, Director of Sales at Scuba Luv Maui, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for diving with us. So glad you enjoyed the scooter dive and we hope to see you again! We are discovering new dive sites all the time! Much aloha, Steve & Di More 

Anaheim, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Me and my friends haven't tried diving with scooter before and this experience was a lot of fun! Diana and her husband were very attentive before and during our dive. They explained well how to operate scooters, what to expect, etc. We all had a wonderful time and I would recommend Scuba Luv if you want to try beach dive... More 

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Central Point, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Diana was very responsive to emails when I began to inquire about dives and very helpful with scheduling each of them. As for the dives, Dive Master Steve H. was very helpful and planned each dive with his divers in mind. Each dive was amazing and very unique. The Lost Reef scotter dive was breath taking; no pun intended😉. Owner... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Very relaxed, very friendly, very fun……….as well as very professional. Owners Diana and Steve are great and make you feel right at home. Steve Harmon is an awesome instructor - patient, considerate and fun to dive with. The scooters are a blast too. I highly recommend the location, the activity and Scuba Luv Maui - it is well worth a... More 

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Diana M, Owner at Scuba Luv Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your post! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your Maui diving experience! We hope we were able to give your some good memories to take home and we look forward to your next trip! With warmest aloha, Steve, Di and Steve Harmon More 

Portland, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I needed a refresher course as I hadn't been scuba diving in years. The price was very reasonable. This included the refresher course and the dive, and the instructor Matt was great! Very professional, friendly and patient. I never felt rushed, and the dive was perfect. Matt took lots of pictures, and offered them via Dropbox for an extra fee.... More 

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Diana M, Owner at Scuba Luv Maui, responded to this review

Much mahalos for diving with us! We look forward to seeing you again! With aloha, Steve and Di More 

Quebec,Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I am a certified diver that had not been diving for a few years so I needed a refresher course. Matt came to the rescue! All his instructions were clear and gentle. I never felt rushed. He took the time to show me different fish or coral that I had not seen elsewhere. The scooter was also a lot of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you have never done a scuba dive with a scooter, do it. It really its a lot of fun! Steve and Diane are great owner operators. They are kind, attentive, and really take care of you. Their equipment is in great shape and they make sure you enjoy yourself.

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I went to Maui for one week and wanted to dive at the Molikini crater, where you need a licence for. Scuba luv Maui was able to give me a 2-day course in diving so that I could obtain the scuba diver certificate. Matthew was very nice and gave clear instructions on what to do in certain conditions. On the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Got my PADI Scuba (just 2 dives) with Matt this week. He was very patient, and communicated in a clear way. Diana is very responsive to e-mail. The location is also super easy; we used the beach right in front of the Mana Kai Resort (with lots of facilities).

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Toronto
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

For divers and non divers this was a great expereince! I booked this Dive company due to the feedback on Trip Advisory and becuase I was looking for a great Dive School I got what I wanted. My son was new to diving and did the prep work at home ( in Canada ) We were met by Matt the... More 

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Diana M, Owner at Scuba Luv Maui, responded to this review

Much mahalos for writing a nice review. We just wanted you to know we actually DO offer boat dives from either LAHAINA HARBOR or the KIHEI BOAT RAMP. We are not limited to just one boat that goes to one location. We have six different boat options offering trips to MOLOKINI CRATER, MOLOKINI BACK WALL, LANAI, MOLOKAI, BOAT NIGHT DIVES,... More 

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