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2 Tank Molokini & St. Anthony Wreck Dive | Kihei, HI

Maui Dive Shop, Kihei | By maui dive
1455 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, HI 96753
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Who

All ages

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Contact Info

808.879.1775 Visit Website

Description

2 Tank Molokini & St. Anthony Wreck Dive

Our first destination on this trip is In 1997 the St. Anthony, a 65 foot longliner fishing boat, was sunk off Mokapu Beach in Wailea, to a depth of 60-70 ft.to become part of Maui's only official artificial reef.St. Anthony Wreck Dive

Along with the deposit of hundreds of concrete weighted tires in which the marine animals have taken up residence, the area has become home to over 50 species of fish.

A number of Green Sea Turtles who pose as "pirates" on the wreckage, also call the St. Anthony their home. The wreck itself has been gutted to allow adventurous divers to enter the boat and explore the site from the inside out.

Our second dive is the world famous Molokini Crater, a marine reserve below water and bird sanctuary above. The visibility on this reef system averages 100+ feet and provides a panoramic view of the marine ecosystem. Molokini is one of the few places in the world where you can see Hawaiian garden eels, Masked angelfish, Long-nose hawk fish and many more fish endemic to the Hawaiian Islands.

Frequently Manta rays, White tip reef sharks, Amberjacks and Moray eels are also sighted. Harlequin shrimp take residence around coral heads and Triton's trumpets and nudibranchs are found nestled in crevices.

DIVE DETAILS:

DIVE DEPTH - 65 foot Average Depth

TIME - 6:15am Check in / 7:00am Departure / 12:00pm Return  (approx. 5  hour duration)

PLACE - Maui Dive Shop Maalaea

DAYS - Monday & Friday

PRICE - $149.95 Dive - $89.95 Snorkeler - $69.95 (Child 4-12)

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT - $30.00 BCD & REG

TRANSPORTATION – Complimentary transportation from the resort areas on the south and west sides of Maui.

INCLUDES: Hot Scrambled Eggs & Bacon - Fruits and Pastries, Lunch - Meats & Cheeses, Bread, Mayo, Mustard, Veggies, Potato Salad, Cookies

NEEDS - Swim Suit, Sunscreen, Towel, Sunglasses, Light Jacket and Certification Card