Unveiling the Lāna'i Cathedrals: Dive into the magical world of the Lāna'i Cathedrals, proudly presented by Maui Pacific Divers. Situated along the unspoiled Lāna'i coast, these unique dive sites feature large underwater caverns formed by lava flows, adorned with natural arches and tunnels. The play of light within the caverns creates a surreal and mystical atmosphere, reminiscent of stained glass effects found in grand cathedrals through scuba diving Lāna'i.
Stunning Light Effects: The highlight of the Lāna'i Cathedrals dive is the breathtaking play of light within the caverns, offering an otherworldly experience for divers within our Lāna'i scuba diving tours.
Exploration Opportunities: With arches, tunnels, and crevices ripe for exploration, the Lāna'i Cathedrals provide a sense of adventure and discovery beneath the waves.
Marine Life Encounters: Home to a vibrant array of marine life, including tropical fish, eels, and occasional larger species like sharks and rays, the Lāna'i Cathedrals ensure endless opportunities for underwater encounters whilst scuba diving Lāna'i.
Safety and Enjoyment: At Maui Pacific Divers, your safety and enjoyment are our top priorities. Our experienced guides, well-versed in cavern diving, lead you through the Cathedrals, ensuring a secure and memorable experience.
Personalized Diving: We believe in providing personalized experiences, and our small group dives guarantee that each diver receives the attention and guidance needed to fully appreciate the wonders of the Lāna'i Cathedrals.
Lāna'i First Cathedral: Explore the smaller yet dramatic First Cathedral, featuring a submerged lava tube with a "skylight" opening, resembling an underwater stained glass window. This intermediate dive site offers encounters with schools of reef fish, nudibranchs, octopus, and the occasional giant Javanese eel.
Lāna'i Second Cathedral: Dive into the larger Second Cathedral, with multiple entrances and exits. Admire the black coral "chandelier" and explore the vertical shaft known as the "elevator shaft." Encounter schools of reef fish, nudibranchs, octopus, and dolphins at this intermediate dive site in Lāna'i.
Fish Rock: Immerse yourself in the stunning underwater pinnacles of Fish Rock, home to schools of reef fish, sergeant majors, and raccoon butterfly fish. Experience the unique behavior of butterfly fish luring divers toward their eggs—a fascinating display of fish learned behavior.
Sergeant Major: Discover the "wild card" site known as Sergeant Major, featuring three coral pinnacles and rich reef habitat. Encounter sergeant majors, along with occasional visitors like dolphins, marlin, and pelagic manta rays. Explore small caves and spot unique fish species in this intermediate dive.
Menpachi: Uncover the secrets of Menpachi, a smaller lava tube with numerous openings. This site, not officially named the "Third Cathedral," offers lava tube swim-throughs, arches, and proximity to deep water, attracting pelagic species.
Monolith: Explore the giant haystack-shaped rock in 85 feet of water, attracting surrounding wildlife. Circle it multiple times while rising to a safety stop at the top.
Barge Harbor: Dive into the depths near Kaumalapau Harbor, exploring terraced reefs transitioning into a sheer wall 110 feet deep. Encounter crevices filled with marine life as you drift along the wall. This dive site provides a unique perspective after motoring past Molokai's epic cliffs while scuba diving in Lāna'i.
Join Maui Pacific Divers on an unforgettable journey to the Lāna'i Dive Sites, where nature's wonders create an enchanting and unparalleled diving experience. Book your dive adventure today and discover the underwater treasures of Lāna'i!