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Big Island Divers

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74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
+1 808-329-6068
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What a cool experience! We started with some facts about manta rays, which was informative. The... read more

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micahgkatz
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Great manta dive

Way better than snorkelling (obviously) with great divemasters. Afternoon dive before the night... read more

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Olivier R
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Big Island Divers has been serving the Kona diving community since 1984. We offer a full-service diving experience, allowing you to relax and enjoy the underwater scenery. With 5 vessels and a crew of over 40, we accommodate divers or snorkelers of all experience levels and take great pride in providing unforgettable memories day after day. We love sharing our passion with others, and we offer a wide variety of certifications for beginners and advanced divers alike. Our knowledgeable and patient PADI and SSI instructors are here to help those wanting to take the first step in their dive education; experienced divers can enjoy progressing their skills with our extensive specialty course offerings list. Our newly-renovated, 2,000+ square foot retail space is fully stocked with every kind of equipment, apparel, dive accessory,and snorkel gear you need to enjoy the ocean.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
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Reviewed yesterday

What a cool experience! We started with some facts about manta rays, which was informative. The ride out to the bay was great and we had an early hit, seeing two manta rays along the way. But the snorkel - unbelievable. We saw ~15 rays,...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Way better than snorkelling (obviously) with great divemasters. Afternoon dive before the night manta dive was average. Rocky bottom with not much to see except for eels (a few cool ones).

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Reviewed yesterday

Had an awesome experience with dive guide Molly and Captain Ryan. They seem very experienced and knowledgeable! They were super personable and made sure everyone was having a great time! Highly recommend, three thumbs up!

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Reviewed yesterday

Very happy I was convinced to do this by a friend! We got to see two manta rays which was awesome! The shop and staff were all very friendly and welcoming. Provided a safe, memorable experience. We even got to see dolphins and humpbacks on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Took the manta ray night dive. Everyone was friendly, helpful, professional and safe. I would dive again with these folks.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and i joined the dives for certified divers during Valentine's Day. Our DM is really good and she is called Meghan ( the one who didn't wear wet suit😂). Service is good and the crew takes care everyone. We enjoy the trip and...More

Thank suzzz12an
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you can swim and snorkel, this is a must-do. The manta rays are huge, beautiful, graceful creatures. James, our captain, and Grif, our dive master were great - experienced, thoughtful and accommodating, We saw many rays - one did a barrel roll about a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife and I did the night Manta Ray swim with my sister and her husband. The staff was very personable and made an attempt to go around the boat and get to know everyone. Seeing the Rays in the water was amazing and truly...More

Thank Tommylee187
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've done the Manta Ray dive twice with Big Island Divers. They are professional, fun, and easy to work with. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking to do the manta dive in Kona.

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Thank Katie M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff very friendly and ready to help, boat in good conditions with brand new equipments for renting, and definitely a good knowledge about the hot spots on Big Island. Definitely recommend it, in special the night dive with manta rays! Amazing!

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bear f
15 November 2017|
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Response from Sarah R | Property representative |
Aloha! For safety reasons, we do require that all participants for boat charters be able to swim & stay afloat unassisted. Please give us a call if you have further questions about this & we look forward to seeing you soon!
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Siyun Z
16 August 2017|
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Response from Sarah R | Property representative |
Aloha Siyun! The Morning Dolphin Watch Charter is flexible - depending on how the dolphins are feeling that day we may get in the water to observe them, or we may stay on the boat and watch them from the surface. Our goal... More
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17 April 2017|
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Response from Wes S | Reviewed this property |
If floating is your only concern, you'll be fine. Just let the staff know and they will look after you. Enjoy!
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