Safety And Dangers of SCUBA Diving In Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii

Scuba diving in Honolulu on 10-27-2021

Scuba Diving Risks And Associated Dangers In Hawaii

October 27, 2021, 9:30 AM HST in Honolulu, HI. Understanding the dangers and risk associated when scuba diving in Hawaii. Scuba diving safety when encountering Sharks, Moray Eels and Barracuda in Hawaii.


Many perspective first time scuba divers ask "Is scuba diving in Hawaii dangerous?". Hawaii is one of the safest locations to try scuba diving in the world. This is primary due to the fact that all dives are with highly experienced dive guides and or scuba instructors. Many think the danger of scuba diving in Hawaii is being attacked from Sharks, Moray Eels and Barracuda, but these animals seldom attack and actively try to avoid scuba divers. Attacks from marine life in Hawaii are extremely rare and accidents are normally caused by the unaware diver interacting, touching or stepping on them. The real danger of scuba diving is not being properly trained, panic strikes and the basic rules of diving are forgotten.

Can SCUBA Diving In Hawaii Be Dangerous?

So with all that being said, Is scuba diving in Hawaii safe? Yes, for individuals in good health and properly trained the chance of harm is less than simply being a pedestrian in Hawaii. Our scuba instructor fully brief the divers and review skill level prior to entering the water to ensure a safe and fun scuba diving experience in Hawaii. Most injuries in scuba diving in Hawaii are small cuts or scrapes from improper diver buoyancy and not paying attention to the surroundings.

Sharks In Hawaii While SCUBA Diving

In conclusion, Scuba diving in Hawaii with Rainbow Scuba Hawaii is extremely safe and fun so, Can you scuba dive with sharks in Hawaii? We frequently encounter white tip reef sharks during our scuba dives in Honolulu. The white tip reef sharks in Hawaii are not aggressive and are normally observed resting under overhangs on the reef. Overall, even the larger and more aggressive shark species such as the Tiger sharks, Galapagos sharks and Blacktip reef shark are extremely safe for scuba divers to observe. Check our online reservation calendar and ensure available space so you can scuba diving with sharks in Hawaii.

  • SCUBA Dive Log information for 10-27-2021, 09:30 AM HST

    • Location: Honolulu, HI
    • Dive Site: Horseshoe reef
    • Depth: 40 feet
    • Bottom Time:2x 30 minutes each
    • Viz: 50 feet
    • Water Temp: 80 degrees celsius
    • Conditions: Moderate

Honolulu Beginner SCUBA, 10-27-2021 SCUBA dive Video

Featured Video from our YouTube Video site, Scuba Diving Hawaii.

First Time SCUBA in Honolulu - Vlog 601

First time SCUBA diving on 10-27-2021. Beginner scuba diving at the Horseshoe reef dive site on Honolulu's south side. Our fist time scuba divers encountered several Hawaiian green sea turtles and schools of tropical reef fish.

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