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“Pat was excellent”
Review of Scuba Luv Maui

Scuba Luv Maui
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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".
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed July 8, 2013

Thanks Pat for a fantastic dive. We had a great time, and he took some awesome photos! Really good value for money.

Thank Greg H
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Reviewed June 13, 2013

A great group of dive masters and tour leaders, for this safe, beautiful, underwater experience. The scooter dive makes getting to the sites very easy and quick. It is my third time with Scuba Luv and I highly recommend them for a great dive.

Thank marcsalo
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Reviewed June 12, 2013

We have been diving 10 years with over 40 dive shops throughout the world. That said, DI, Pat, Matt and Steve made our trip to MAUI truly memorable. I m deep water certified, but we had our two grandsons 10 and 14, and their dads who are not certified along on the trip and desired to make a family dive.
Di set it up for us so I could accompany the kids and their dads on the resort dive. Neither of the boys had tried scua before the trip.
Pat did an outtanding job on the predive instruction, in water familiarization and guide throughout the dive. He was friendly yet professional in his teaching.
He took pictures of the boys swimming alongside a Hawaiian Sea Turtle and several other critters. He got a lot in on the 50 minute dive and the boys were estatic for the rest of the trip with their experience and photos.
They are truly friendly and enjoy their clients and as a diver and grandpa, you can feel it.
Thank you all for the best experience ever. Yes, we have dove wrecks, deep and with sharks but the experience that day with you all cannot be compared.
Best of luck in the coming years and thank you one last time.
Jim Lambert
ps BTW the shirt I bought actually beat me home by two days. Wearing it to the lake tomorrow.

Thank jiml333
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Reviewed June 7, 2013

As new divers we were looking for a personalized, high quality dive company. We used Scuba Luv and highly recommend them to all. Di, one of the owners, was quick to reply to my email inquiry. We spoke on the phone to firm up my reservation and give me the chance to ask many questions. Di was friendly and helpful and not worried about taking out new divers as other companies were. They schedule their groups carefully to make sure everyone gets what they need-new or experienced divers alike. Our dive master, Pat, was patient and helpful. During our second day diving with Scuba Luv, we used the power scooters-what a great time that was! If you are looking for a shore dive company, give them a try.

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed June 6, 2013 via mobile

In our group we had an experienced diver, two adults who had done one or two resort dives, and two young first-timers. Pat, our instructor, did a great job. He learned and remembered all of our names. He made learning fun for the kids, but still impressed upon everyone the seriousness of the skills we'd be learning. We did a show dive right off the beach, and found some great underwater sea life, including a beautiful sea turtle. Pat also took some amazing photos. Great place to dive with.We made the trip from Ka'anapali, and it was well worth it.

Thank ChrisSTL2012
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