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Kona Diving Company

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Awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014, Kona Diving Company offers SCUBA diving adventures off of their custom dive boat on the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Contact us for certification of all levels, introductory...more
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74-5615 Luhia St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3622
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As far as customer service, friendly and knowledgeable staff, well serviced boats and kind people, Kona Diving Company has redefined what dive operators should be, for me. From the point of reaching out to book our trips, to picking up our gear at the end...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Reedenus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Top notch diving company. I went diving with them for the first time in October and it was one of the best diving experiences of my life. I have over 40 years diving experience all over the world and am a master diver and can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tourist8809
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an excellent diving experience with Hayley (our divemaster) and JC (our captain). Hayley was extremely knowledgeable about different wildlife on our dives and did a great job prepping everyone in our group on what to look out for. Once in the water her communication...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kierre
Reviewed 2 February 2019 via mobile

Kona diving company is a reliable diving company. During our visit, several dives got cancelled due to weather conditions, it was not save to dive. They take your safety very serious. The manta dive is a real experience, even for advanced divers. Service is good,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KristaTheNetherlands
Reviewed 29 January 2019

We went on the afternoon and night manga dive this January. Our guides were super informative as well as the captain. They provide lots of snacks between dives and do a hilarious mini info session between dives. The only company that we have been with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank M_msjen
Reviewed 25 January 2019

Sophy and Marc were awesome guides. Their description of the mantas was funny and informative. We were able to see tons of mantas. Thanks

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank edezii
Reviewed 6 January 2019

We went on the afternoon & evening manta dive. Communication, booking and planning were perfect. The meeting time is a bit earlier than with other operators because check-in is at the office away from the marina. The scheduled times allow for the drive from the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 6 January 2019

It really couldn't have been much better. Our party of four were the only divers on the boat. Our dive master, Daniel, was the best. Two of us are inexperienced divers and two are more seasoned divers. Daniel satisfied all our needs. Extremely thorough safety...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SonoraSteveTucson
Reviewed 2 January 2019

I did one (2-tank) dusk / night time "Manta" dive. Didn't see any Mantas. Really didn't see anything special although the dives were fun, but the staff were superb. They were very attentive and even inexperienced divers were made to feel very safe. In particular,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Crimitorii
Reviewed 18 December 2018

My husband and I were going to Kona for a week to dive. We'd been twice as snorkelers and this was our first trip as divers. All of our diving has been in the warmer waters of the Caribbean. I talked to a couple of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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2 May 2018|
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Response from Mutt978 | Reviewed this property |
They don't focus on deep diving. Their focus is on giving their customers the best dive experience possible. They will ask people what they want to see, and where you have already dove so as not to duplicate dives for... More
24 April 2018|
Response from AnonDiver | Reviewed this property |
The minimum age for diving is 10 years old, but even that is at the discretion of the instructor as 10 year olds can vary wildly in maturity. Diving is safe when done responsibly, but it is still primarily an adult activity.
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Ann C | Reviewed this property |
When we did the night dive everyone went into the water at once and stayed there until we were done. It was quite dark and you needed to follow your guide down. I would also have concerns about a 2 year old on board... More