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Big Island Divers

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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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74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you get a chance to dive with the Manta Rays then make sure you do it. The sigtings aren’t guaranteed, but we saw 4. Two of which hung around for a very long time. You’re basically sat on the ocean floor in front of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Grantsouthard1973
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing fun unique beautiful and just absolute Hawaii experience. Saw a whale on the boat ride out to snorkel site, had Leon the manta ray do 3 loops under us and had an amazing time overall. If it a bit wavy be prepared to be...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

#1 Night Dive/Snorkeling in the world! Big Island Divers were very professional, funny and kind. The quality of the equipment was good too. It's a must do!

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Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank VickieetEtienne
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went to Hawaii to complete my scuba certification. My dive instructor Sarah and dive master Mike were amazing. Would highly recommend using Big Island Divers for any scuba adventures. They stored our big equipment and wet suits and made sure we had everything for...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Dane K, Guest Relations Manager at Big Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Climber..., Thanks so much for your great review! We love to share the wonders of Hawaii's underwater environment with our guests, whether they are snorkelers, learning to dive, or masters of the discipline. In addition to the best staff in the world, we maintain...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Captain and dive masters do a above and beyond to make the experience fun, safe and hassle free. We saw whales along the way and they stopped a bit for us to watch. Snacks (fresh pineapple, cookies & different sandwiches were provided along with drinks...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on a few charters with BID and had a great time. We did the Manta snorkel, dolphin snorkel, and a local 2-tank dive. We had Colt, Becca, Nick, and Alexis as guides, and they are all awesome, welcoming, and knowledgeable. Scott and Justin...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dear Alexis, Zac, and Captain Nick, Thank you for an amazing boat ride with whales and a sunset. Thank you for trying your best to work with the crazy wind and waves to fulfill this adventure. Most importantly, thank you for putting our safety first,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The crew was friendly and made a lot of cute jokes before and during the trip. We went with a group who was split with divers and snorkelers. This is a mistake. We were in an area with many other snorkeling groups and I began...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Nikkip67
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My discovery dive with Olivia was easy, and amazing. It was my first dive and we had the chance to see 3 sharks!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Yohnkers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had three awesome dives! Friendly guides with good knowlege! Especially the night dive with mantarays i would highly recommend 👌 🤙🌺

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Date of experience: February 2019
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7 February 2019|
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Response from Kalanaka | Reviewed this property |
In the winter the water can be a bit bumpy. The crew will take the boat to areas least impacted by wind and swell. Our dives never had any issues with rough waters. Decent and ascents were nice and easy...mooring line... More
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
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