West shore

This is a list of our favorite dive and snorkeling sites on the West Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. We are working to get updated guides for all of these sites soon!

Electric (Kahe) Beach

Dive TypeShore Dive

Dive DifficultyBeginner

SnorkelingBeginner

Average Depth: 20 - 30 Feet

Coordinates21.353711, -158.132011

ParkingEasy

Makaha Caverns

Dive Type: Boat Dive (long surface swim)

Dive DifficultyBeginner

SnorkelingIntermediate

Average Depth: 20 - 50 Feet

Coordinates21.477419, -158.225695

ParkingDifficult

Makua Beach

Dive Type: Shore Dive

Dive DifficultyIntermediate

SnorkelingIntermediate/Advanced

Average Depth: 20 - 45 Feet

Coordinates21.353711, -158.132011

ParkingModerate (Dirt lot)

The Mahi Shipwreck

Dive Type: Wreck Dive (Boat/DPV access)

Difficulty: Advanced 

SnorkelingNot Recommended 

Average Depth: 70 - 100 Feet

Coordinates21.413233, -158.195483

ParkingN/A

Kea'au Beach

Dive Type: Shore Dive

Dive DifficultyIntermediate

SnorkelingAdvanced

Average Depth: 25 - 40 Feet

Coordinates21.489105, -158.230274 

ParkingModerate (Crowded)

Yokohama Bay

Dive Type: Shore Dive 

Dive DifficultyIntermediate

SnorkelingNot Recommended

Average Depth: 20 - 35 Feet

Coordinates21.547077, -158.242881

ParkingModerate (Crowded)

Ulua Cave (Black Rock)

Dive Type: Boat Dive 

Dive Difficulty: Advanced

SnorkelingNot Recommended

Average Depth: 20 - 30 Feet

Coordinates21.457610, -158.218699

ParkingN/A

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