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Address: 1125 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4901
Phone Number: +1 808-232-3193
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My name is Alex Mason. I am a PADI Master Instructor which is the highest...

My name is Alex Mason. I am a PADI Master Instructor which is the highest instructor rating you can achieve from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. I have been teaching SCUBA-diving in Hawaii for over 13 years with a perfect safety record. I am able to teach all courses from Discover SCUBA diving all the way through to dive master, I am also qualified to teach 18 different specialties.If you are looking for a small company that takes pride in what it does, you have definitely found the right place! I take out very small groups: a maximum of four SCUBA divers per diving Instructor for both the Open Water Certification course and our Discover SCUBA diving ADVENTURE! My maximum ratio for licensed SCUBA divers is 6 to 1; however 90% of the time we have between two and four SCUBA divers per diving Instructor.This does not mean I can not manage larger groups; I definitely can. For larger groups, I would employ dive masters or instructors to help me best suit your needs, giving you the best ADVENTURE ever. I will still manage the day and make sure everything runs smoothly, as I am always present with you on the boat. My company is small enough to care; my management skills are excellent so I can organize any size group.

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Best in Honolulu

Alex's Aquatics is one of the most organised dive centres I've come across and Captain Alex is definitely one of the best. We arranged the trip way in advance and when we arrived... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 December 2010
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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2010

Alex was very knowledgeable and made sure we had a good time diving with him. His equipment was up to date and he follows safety regulations to make our dive worry free. He certainly knew the hidey holes of all the underwater creatures. An Added bohnus was he posted photos on his web site the same day, so our friends... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2010

Alex's Aquatics is one of the most organised dive centres I've come across and Captain Alex is definitely one of the best. We arranged the trip way in advance and when we arrived back in Honolulu after island hopping, we received a message from Alex. He informed that the continuous rain resulted in possible poor visibility and wanted to find... More 

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Burnt Hills, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2010

I dove with Alex 11 times several years ago.... I hadn't dove in 10 years and was impressed by Alex's ability to get me proficient again so quickly. I highly recommend him for your diving experience. I have been with several commercial dive charters .. Keys, Bahamas, etc... but they didn't come close to what Alex has to offer. Thanks... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2010

Diving with Alex is a great time. Shows you some great wildlife, as well as interior rooms of ship wrecks. Very safety conscious! High resolution digital pictures provide lasting memories. Can't go wrong diving with Alex.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2010

Diving with Alex was truly surprising and enjoyable. We were a little shaken at first to find that we would be on a boat with competing Dive Masters but soon realized that this is the norm around Oahu. Alex made the day a truly great time. He is very attentive to his guests desires and needs. He is truly professional... More 

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Bremerton, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2010

Alex's Aquatic Adventures doesn't mess around. My wife wanted to learn how to dive as I am already qualified. She contacted Alex and we were off and running! He gave her the complete package of study aids early in the week and had her study so she'd be ready to learn the in water skills on the first part of... More 

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Hiawatha, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2010

I have had the privalege of diving all over the world. I've seen a number of operaters and can tell within a short time if the Divemaster and staff are safe and where their priorities are. Alex Mason is very professional and knowledgeable about the local dive sites, various equipment and individual needs. He is enthusiastic and very tentative, very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2010

Alex took me from my open-water through dive master certification. I recommend him highly.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2010

I've been diving for about 12 years now, and Alex has been the best I've dealt with. Knowledgeable about diving, the dive sites, and the local dive industry. Is straight with you, no BS. Enthusiastic about what he does and safety is #1 with him. As others have mentioned, he will adjust the dive to your skill level. The hot... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2010

Diving on Oahu differs from diving in other parts of the world. Majority of dive companies here do not own their own boat (the ones that do I would not waste my time with). Most dive companies are managed by independent instructers who pay the boat owners a fee for the boat seat and the instructor takes care of the... More 

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