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Big Island Divers

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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“night dive”(363 reviews)
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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...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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

While travelling with my dive group in Kona, Hawaii, we did the Manta Ray Night Dive with Big Island Divers. It was amazing!!! Our Divemaster for the dive was Olivia, who was super sweet, super cool, and super helpful. Our Captain was Chris, who is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank woawyfish
Reviewed yesterday

What a phenomenal time! We booked the Nui package that included the manta night dive, and decided to do 4 dives in one day to really make the most of our time on the island. Whew, as newer divers this was definitely a LOT for...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AllieMarieBarker
Reviewed yesterday

Sensational. Guys were informative, fun and friendly. We saw 3 manta rays and they swam and backflipped within metres of us. Thoroughly recommended.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Melanie B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the late night tour. Fewer people and pitch dark. Was an awesome experience. These creatures are beautiful and graceful. Captain and Crew were great. Would definitely recommend these guys and recommend the late night tour. Makes for a long day but was worth...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ge1330
Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I love to snorkel and have done so many times, but we had never done a night snorkel and had never seen a manta ray close up (though we did get to see one down deep once while we were on top...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank markh111
Reviewed 2 days ago

Staff was friendly and professional. Dive master was very helpful and captain of setting up equipment and switching out after first dive. Only complaint would be of the boat and sitting space. No head and no shade.

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GrandTour51555488610
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great guides and boat captain! Staff was awesome. They led a fantastic dive for my nephew's first ocean dsd.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Loren L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I dived twice with Big Island Divers and was really happy with the service. Would recommend if you in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rohin A
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on the night manta snorkel with a big family group. The young ladies on the boat made the whole trip - they were friendly, helpful, and seemed to be having fun. The organization was lacking...1st have to drive to town to check in...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first manta night dive and it was fantastic! The mantas swooped right over our heads and were very majestic. The crew was very professional and took the time to explain in detail about the mantas life history, fun facts, and safety before...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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okiediver19612014
12 November 2018|
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Response from Dane K | Property representative |
The Manta Rays are resident to our coast and are here year round. The diving and snorkeling in Hawaii is good all year, but summer is warmest and best odds for good conditions. Water temps usually max out around 82 degrees... More
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nicenspicee8
24 April 2018|
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Response from Yukki W | Reviewed this property |
For the 1 tank manta ray night dives, it was about 45mins for me. There are extra time for intro, briefing on the dives, people being late, checking all the equipments with divers, making sure they are safe, driving the boat... More
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lhofman8990
22 February 2018|
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Response from Shopaholic801 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry haven’t logged in for a while. We took 5:00. I think 9:00 might have been a bit fewer boats.
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