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Big Island Divers

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Open Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Big Island Divers
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“dive master”(633 reviews)
“manta rays”(856 reviews)
“night dive”(304 reviews)
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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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
+1 808-329-6068
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Reviewed today

I really enjoyed diving with Big Island Divers. The twilight dive was a great refresher since it had been a while since I dove. The manta dive was a huge bucket list item and it did not disappoint! The crew was probably the best I...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Alexis and Justin were the snorkel guides for our group, and they were both so enthusiastic and fun that the night ended up being one of the most fun adventures I’ve ever had. They really know a lot about the mantas and seeing the manta...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Superb experience. Friendly, funny, focussed crew. A dozen or more Manta Rays passing so close to your face that you don't know how they missed. After a little while you don't care about anything else - leaking mask, inundated snorkel, stray fins, legs or arms...More

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1  Thank phil1bradshaw
Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I traveled to Hawaii for our honeymoon. We spent 10 days visiting this island and our favorite part of the trip was our manta ray night dive! Bryce and Griffin were phenomenal! They were very informative and fun. We saw lots of...More

1  Thank Paige M
Dane K, Guest Relations Manager at Big Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Aloha Paige M, Thank you for this wonderful review, and for coming out with us as part of your honeymoon celebrations! We regularly hear guests say that the Manta Ray Night Dive and Snorkel is they best thing they've ever done. It is a truly...More

Reviewed yesterday

First time snorkeling. What an incredible experience! Thank you so much for making my first time the best ever!!! Alexis and Molly are the best!!! Shout out to the Captain too!

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1  Thank GregErvin
Reviewed 2 days ago

Big Island Divers runs a great snorkel trip. We did the night snorkel and we were the only boat out there. Justin is a great captain and Alexis and Megan are fun and knowledgeable guides. We all had a lot of fun. I will definitely...More

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1  Thank chriswestra08
Reviewed 2 days ago

Josh (Divemaster), Alexis, Chelsie, and Justin (boat captain) were great on our Manta snorkel/dive experience. They made the trip safe, enjoyable, and clearly knew the waters. We enjoyed seeing the Mantas up close ! Thanks

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1  Thank Bob G
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our time with the crew and seeing the manta rays. My only complaint is that we needed to show up at 4:30pm to check-in and then by 5:15pm at the boat. We didn’t get a briefing until after 6pm. I suggest letting...More

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1  Thank LtRedBeard
Reviewed 2 days ago

Corrine is super knowledgeable, patient, and kind. She has the entire "Aloha I Ke Kai" vibe happening. All the Dive Masters at Big Island Divers are excellent, but Corrine managed to make our experience great with dive locations and pointing out the finer details of...More

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1  Thank Gerard G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We got settled for surface interval and then looked up and saw some pilot whales being active. Our captain carefully moved over to the area and we slid in the water with our snorkel equipment and masks and we were able to swim with a...More

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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
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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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!