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Big Island Divers

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Most amazing diving experience

Pros - dive master lucas and Bryan with captain nick were excellent. They lead you, point out... read more

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Mark A
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Culver City, California
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Incredible!

We did two awesome dives with Captain Nick and Molly as our fearless dive master. Hi Molly’s mom... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
robertpalanza
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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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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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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+1 808-329-6068
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pros - dive master lucas and Bryan with captain nick were excellent. They lead you, point out interesting things, and educate you on everything you need to know. These guys had us covered. On top of that they were super entertaining and fun to be...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did two awesome dives with Captain Nick and Molly as our fearless dive master. Hi Molly’s mom! These guys made the manta dive over the top and an amazing, incredible experience. I don’t have enough adjectives to describe it. If you only do one...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed two super dives with Corrine as Dive Master and Chris as boat captain. Big Island Divers is a top dive company in every respect. I have been scuba diving with this company for decades and they really do a great job. Katrina, Meghan...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip! The crew was knowledgeable, passionate and made you feel comfortable! Becca, Alexis, Brian and Mike were fantastic! Would recommend this as a MUST DO for all exploring the big island of Hawaii!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff. Boats are fast and comfortable. Went on manta rays "feeding frenzy" dive and it was awesome. Dive master (female) preceded dive with very informative and interesting presentation. All other dive were well organized and guided.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Checking in at the dive shop, quick and easy. Gentleman helping us was not overly helpful and his directions sucked. He also didn't bother to tell us the boat was on a trailer in the parking lot, so we were stressed driving around and looking...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I went to the Big Island for our honeymoon and did the 2-tank twilight reef dive + night manta dive with Big Island Divers!! The dive was very well organized and the LDS that runs this operation, Big Island Divers, is extremely...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris & Colt were epic! DiveMaster Colt was very informative and showed us lots of eels, a conch eating a crown of thorns, a flounder, and many more sea creatures. Chris was well traveled and ensured us he best mooring. We were first in the...More

Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic experience!! The crew, Molly, Lucas and Leo and Mikey B were all so friendly and very professional. After a great talk on manta rays and safety we set off, excellent gear for hire and jump in the water. Although it’s hard to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent boat, friendly crew that is not too pushy (as are some boats) and helpful.Dive included a sighting during the first dive of extremely rare endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal, the juvenile born this year , only one of 5 seals known to be on Big...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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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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