Instruction & Certification

PADI authorized 5 Star Insructor Development CenterMaui Dreams Dive Co. (MDDC) is South Maui's ONLY PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center - dedicated to teaching you to be a SAFE diver while showing you the "hidden" half of Hawaii's beauty. You'll be amazed at the vivid colors and amazing variety of tropical fish, coral, eels, rays and sea turtles. Experience the exciting sensation of weightlessness while you get up-close and view tropical marine life in the wild!

At Maui Dreams, the maximum diver-to-instructor ratio is 4:1! NO CROWDS! We guarantee that you will get the attention and instruction you need and deserve! Our first rate instructors ALWAYS remember the first rule of diving - HAVE FUN! (or go sit on the beach!)

Students must provide their own transportation to and from our shop and all dive sites.

Something for Everyone

If you're already a certified diver, we offer advanced courses for every level, as well as specialty courses. Of course, you could always just join us for Guided shore and/or boat dives as well as our Dive Travel adventures.


Our certification courses are available upon request. You can drop us an e-mail (, call (1-808-874-5332) or just stop by the shop. The Instructor Courses are only offered at scheduled times of the year - check the IDC page or let us know that you're interested and we'll keep you informed of upcoming course dates.

Course & Certification Flow Chart

Introductory Dive Scuba Diver Open Water Diver Advanced Open Water Diver Emergency First Response Rescue Diver Specialty Courses Specialty Courses Specialty Courses Specialty Courses Rescue Diver Divemaster Assistant Instructor Instructor Development Course