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Dive the Nashua Navy Tug off the Coast of Oahu

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An octopus rests at Navy Tug dive site.

Location: Oahu, Hawaii
Depth: 65 ft
Visibility: 15-30’
Who it’s For: Advanced Divers

What Makes it Special:

The Navy Tug Boat, Nashua, sits alone on the sand in 65-feet of water off the coast of Oahu. It was purposely sunk in 2012 to form an artificial reef, and has since become an active training site for the US Navy. Locked bins storing Naval supplies can be seen outside the ship along the sea floor.

It’s also home to numerous species of marine life, including enormous puffer fish and reef sharks who can be spotted through port holes and holes in the deck. Small coral blooms and polyps speckle the hull and deck, while various soft corals fan beneath the ship’s rudder.

At 109 feet long, the ship’s holds provide ample swim-throughs and penetration.

Dive Oahu offers premier charters to Nashua from Waikiki. Visit www.diveoahu.com/divenew to book your next dive.

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The Sea Tiger Wreck in Honolulu

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The Sea Tiger wreck in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Location: West of Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii
Depth: 80-110 Feet
Visibility: 15-30’
Who it’s For: Advanced Divers

What Makes it Special:

The Sea Tiger is a former Chinese trading vessel originally named Yun Fong Seong No. 303. It was confiscated in the early 1990’s for carrying 90+ illegal immigrants into the state of Hawaii. Purchased by Voyager Submarines, then cleaned up and sank in 1999 as part of a dive enrichment effort, the Sea Tiger is 150-feet of incredible sights.

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The Sea Tiger is located in 90 feet of water.

It teems with myriad species of marine life. Resident whitetip reef sharks, six-foot sea turtles, moray eels, eagle rays and massive schools of fish weave through the ship’s swim-throughs, while eagle rays circle the ship to greet divers.

The ship’s deck sits at roughly 90 feet. The bottom rests on the sand at approximately 110 feet making bottom time between 20-to-25-minutes. Divers can penetrate the Sea Tiger through the cargo holds and bridge. Despite some minor decay inside the ship, the wreck is remarkably intact making it a unique dive for wreck enthusiasts.

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Dive Alongside Volcanic Rock at Ewa Pinnacles in Oahu

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Ewa Pinnacles

Location: Southern O’ahu, Hawaii
Depth: 50-80 ft
Visibility: 100’
Who it’s For: Intermediate and Advanced Divers

What Makes it Special:
This spectacular site is located just off O’ahu’s southern coast, and boasts beautiful lava formations and incredible overhangs. Hard and soft corals blanket the volcanic rock, providing ample shelter for cleaning stations and small reef fish. Divers can spot whitetip reef sharks, puffers, eels, octopi and schools of fish beneath the protrusions. Sea turtles and manta rays occasionally glide by the site’s lava tubes.

With its great visibility—100 feet or more in all directions—Ewa Pinnacles delivers incredible sights. Being a deep reef site, bottom time usually run around 25 minutes.

Dive Oahu offers premier diving charters right from Waikiki. To book a dive to Ewa Pinnacles, visit diveoahu.com/divenew.

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