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Skimin’s Reef

Welcome to the breathtaking dive site, Skimin's Ledge! Named in honor of Pretty Officer 1st class Dave Skimin, a devoted diver and friend, who tragically lost his life in a USCG training accident off Diamond Head in 2008. This remarkable underwater paradise features a stunning long ledge that gracefully descends from 25-40ft/7-12m to an impressive depth of 60-80ft/18-24m. Stretching over half a mile, this dive site proudly showcases an abundance of natural arches that will captivate your imagination.

As you explore Skimin's Ledge, you'll be greeted by a dense and vibrant reef teeming with a plethora of fish, coral, and reef fish populations. The top of the reef is a kaleidoscope of colors and activity, while the walls reveal schools of mesmerizing fish gracefully gliding through the water. Keep an eye out for curious pufferfish as they playfully hide in the darker recesses of the reef. And if you're lucky, you may even encounter magnificent marine life in the vast blue expanse.

Island Divers, in remembrance of their dear friend Dave Skimin, proudly bestowed his name upon this remarkable dive site. It holds a special place in their hearts and serves as a tribute to his passion for diving. With a maximum depth of 21m and visibility up to 25m, Skimin's Ledge is recommended for advanced divers who are eager to explore the wonders of the underwater world.

Located near the picturesque Holona Beach Cove on Kalaniana'ole Highway in the captivating Hawaii Kai region of East Honolulu, Skimin's Ledge offers a truly unforgettable diving experience. Come and immerse yourself in the beauty of this United States treasure, tucked away in Honolulu County, Hawaii.

Experience the wonder of Skimin's Ledge - an exceptional dive site created for divers, by divers.

Last updated: 8 mo. ago - Oct 3, 2023

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