Terry Nooner (Owner) has a PhD in physiology for starters. 4 of us took a beginner course from him 29 years ago. We referred four other couples to him and two of those people were poor swimmers and frightened by the idea! He was so kind, reassuring and patient with them that they had no trouble certifying and are now avid divers. We've all been on multiple trips with him and his crew (organized by his shop) and everyone has nothing but great things to say about Terry and the arrangements made fo...
Scuba diving (as a New Year’s Resolution) coalesces the most common resolutions made each year. But even divers have their own NY resolutions; they can get bored, especially if they’ve been diving the same spots over and over again. A new year calls for adding some new and unique destinations onto your scuba bucket list.
Nightly, off the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, divers congregate and light up a stage set for manta rays. Coming in to feed on the plankton gathered by the lights, 8-12ft mantas do a beautiful ballet-like dance for as long as the divers and their lights will stay.
Off the coast of the Big Island of Hawaii, one of the largest migrations on Earth occurs each night. Deep sea plankton move to the surface to feed. Drifting in the open ocean at night, divers can see many jelly-like creatures, deep water fish, larval stages of species, and sometimes bigger visitors.