This is the 2nd Edition from Lonely Planet of the very popular guide to diving and snorkelling in Hawaii, written by Casey Mahaney.
Whether you're a first-time snorkeler or an experienced diver, you'll find underwater adventure in the Hawaiian Islands. Swim with schools of tropical fish in easy-to-access bays and explore intriguing underwater lava formations. Beautiful beaches and varied diving are only part of Hawaii's appeal. You'll also find activities for the entire family, from whale watching to windsurfing to waterfall walks. This book describes 64 of the best dive sites in Hawaii's five dive regions - Oahu, the Big Island, Maui County (Maui, Molokini Crater, Kahoolawe, Lanai and Molokai), Kauai & Niihau, and Midway Islands - with full-colour photos throughout.
You'll get specific information on:
- Dive site depth range and conditions
- Common, endemic and hazardous marine life
- Topside attractions for each dive region
- Comprehensive list of dive services
- 13 easy-to read maps