O'ahu and Honolulu's Scuba Diving

Oʻahu is the third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, USA. The state capital, Honolulu, is on Oʻahu's southeast coast. It was here, in 1953, that the famous American romantic drama movie "From Here to Eternity" was filmed. Today it welcomes divers of all skill levels from all over the world. The resort is great for snorkeling and wall diving. Wreck diving fans visit the island to explore the mystical wrecks and sunken bombers. The warm waters of the Pacific ocean, washing the coast, hide extensive coral reefs. At the bottom lies am abyss of craters, caves and volcanic pipes. In addition to thousands of tropical fish, it is home to octopuses, stingrays, eagle rays and green turtles. A feature of Oahu is its calm currents and visibility of up to 20-30 m, which allow you to relax and enjoy the underwater world.

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O'ahu is perfect for year-round recreation and diving. There is no "off-season" — you can find an open window for diving at any time of year. The water temperature varies within +23-27 °C, and the air heats up from + 22 °C to + 29 °C. Visibility is good: up to 30 m and more. The currents are mostly weak, but there are a few places where they can be strong. Thermoclines can be found.

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The most famous wreck in Hawaii is the WWII Corsair Fighter, which fell into the water in 1946. The plane rests at a depth of 30 meters. Under its wings and in the cockpit you will meet large eels, octopuses and many fish.
Ewa Pinnacles is a reef diving spot. There are beautiful lava formations in the shape of pipes, ledges and canopies; covered with stony and soft corals that host many nudibranchs, reef sharks, fugu fish and octopuses.

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