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Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures

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Best dive!

This was one of the best experiences (if not the best) we had while vacationing in Kauai. My wife... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brandon W
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Carmel, Indiana
Incredible Experience

My husband and I have gone diving around 10 times and we have never experienced something like... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Trinity K
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Makana O Kauai means, "The Gift of Kauai". The beautiful shallow coral reefs surrounding our islands are home to 25% of all of Hawaii's marine life. These coral reefs are the foundation species for the entire marine ecosystem and are truly a gift...more
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4327 Anini Road, Kauai, HI 96756
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the best experiences (if not the best) we had while vacationing in Kauai. My wife and I are still relatively new divers. This was such an awesome experience. Scott made us feel very comfortable, gave us a good amount of pointers...More

Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have gone diving around 10 times and we have never experienced something like this. Scott makes the scuba diving so much more than just a scuba dive. He teaches you about the fish and then shows them to you while on...More

Thank Trinity K
Reviewed 14 August 2018

My wife and I wanted to do some scuba while on our Honeymoon. We found Scott and were not disappointed. He took the time before the dive to go over all safety issues and a brief refresher. What was very unique is he took the...More

Thank tucker941
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We did the shore dive. Great things to see! Had never seen or heard of a frog fish before. Lots of turtles and eels. Scott made sure we saw everything underwater. He also did the certification dive with our 14 year old. He did great...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 4 August 2018

I have been on dives all over the world, and the service and experience with Scott was by far the best I've ever had. There were two of us on the private dive, and Scott was very thorough and patient as he went over the...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Very great job got to see a bunch of different turtles, an octopus, and a ton of eels. Scott took very good care of the ones that had never been scuba diving before making sure to keep them safe at all times. A great experience...More

Thank Mason B
Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thanks for the Amazing Review!!! Much appreciated. I am glad we got to see the eels, octopus and especially the hawksbill turtle!!! I hope that is the first sighting of that hawksbill and you get to name it!! Very cool experience for a beginner diver....More

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

My 13 year old son wanted to go scuba diving for the first time. I can’t say enough good things about Scott. He was patient and knowledgeable. He made sure my son knew what he was doing before they even entered the water. By the...More

1  Thank Connie M
Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Aloha and Mahalo Nui Loa for your wonderful review!! It was great diving with your son, as you said he just wanted to continue to go deeper and deeper :) I would only let him go to 40 feet as that is the deepest we...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Scott is an incredible instructor. He is very kind and patient and allows people to take the time they need to be comfortable. He is safe and always plans for a back up of everything. He even has underwater scooters so his clients can get...More

Thank melissa g
Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

:) Thank you so much for the Excellent review!! Much appreciated. I know you are very busy so I feel honored that you took the time to write this. Glad you like my Jokes :) Of course I need to get a few new ones...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018

Five stars! Scott was excellent. We brought our two teenage sons to dive and felt very safe in Scott's hands. He was extremely knowledgeable, helped us with all of our needs (one of my fins had a broken clasp...he provided new ones for me to...More

Thank Christine F
Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

Aloha and Mahalo Nui Loa!! Thanks for this Five Star review!! I am happy that I was able to help you get back into the water comfortably and enjoy the adventure with your family!! I hope you get to return to Kauai soon so we...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

I am so glad I found Scott and was able to dive in Kauai. As a relatively new diver, I was back and forth about diving by myself since I was going to Kauai with people who don’t dive. The week before I left, I...More

Thank Amy A
Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

I am glad you found me too! It was fun diving with you and I hope we can go again soon!! Yes you were spoiled to see a frog fish, velvet sea star and a ray all on one dive! I am happy that it...More

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Julie P
29 May 2018|
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Response from Scott B | Property representative |
Aloha Julie, Sorry for the slow response. I always forget to check the q&a link. So the main difference is what we see. Koloa is popular for Lots of fish, turtles, eels and some rare marine species. Tunnels is popular... More
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TommyGun329
27 April 2017|
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Response from Scott B | Property representative |
Hi TommyGun, Sorry I don't get too many questions on this board so sometimes I forget to check, Glad I found this before you arrived. Yes absolutely and would love to finish your certification. That is a popular way to... More
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caromama3009
8 July 2016|
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Hi Caromama Love to take out families! Yes I have done that before, it requires two instructors for your group but we can make that happen. The current price for the scuba divers is $155 plus tax per diver and the current... More
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