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Nautilus Dive Center

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382 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2950
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2 great shore dives with quality equipment

We put in amidst some mild surf after Bill talked us through the dive plan. He guided us in and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
D6065UJmarks
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Seattle, United States
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Fabulous snorkeling tour

Bill was a wonderful snorkeling guide. I saw my first sea turtle and that was certainly a... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
Jennifer P
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382 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2950
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We put in amidst some mild surf after Bill talked us through the dive plan. He guided us in and through the mild swells so we could get into deeper water. We saw more than a dozen turtles as well as a stonefish and scorpion...More

2  Thank D6065UJmarks
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Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

Bill was a wonderful snorkeling guide. I saw my first sea turtle and that was certainly a highlight!

7  Thank Jennifer P
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Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

If you want an old school, authentic, thorough learning experience then this is your place! Bill is the best, most experienced, and all around cool teacher. You will leave this experience with what you need to start into the world of diving safely and confidently....More

7  Thank Jeffrey K
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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Loved getting PADI certified here and the instructor, Bill, is amazing. I recommend to anyone thinking of getting their diver cert.

7  Thank Jonathan S
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the team at Nautilus Dive Centre for making our first dive in Hawaii a great one. So glad we had the chance to see a turtle today. We had a ball. Thank you again!

7  Thank Jess S
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

The price for the rental equipment is appropriate for the snorkel gear you rent. I did not find the service to be helpful or friendly. Pick up and drop off was seamless.

1  Thank Chandler-AzTraveler
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

My grandson, son and myself decided last minute that we wanted to try a shore dive and this dive shop went out of their way to accommodate us. The equipment is first class and the service is beyond exceptional. The water after we entered our...More

7  Thank Tammy B
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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We rented tanks, weights, and regulators. It was fine and we were glad to have a place to rent the stuff. -1 for not making any effort at all to be friendly, in stark contrast to the folks at Hilo Ocean Adventures. For the curious:...More

1  Thank Ken S
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Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

I am certfied diver without a lot of other experience. I had a 2 tank dive with Tom. He was super skilled helpful with all the equipment and I always felt safe. We saw at least 6 turtles! it was an excellent experience and the...More

7  Thank Nancy C
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Reviewed January 15, 2017

Wonderful shore based scuba diving experience. As a diver new to scuba (recently PADI certified), the guide provided great personalized attention. Excellent experience, highly recommended!

7  Thank traveler45876
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Shane S
December 31, 2017|
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We are about 3 miles from the cruise ship port.
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Emtstation53
October 7, 2016|
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Response from NautilusDiveCtr382 | Property representative |
Aloha, Yes, we can pick you up and drop you off at the cruise ship. We will take you to either Richardson Beach or Carl Smith Beach. The snorkel tour lasts 1 ½ to 2 hours total. If you have any questions, please let us... More
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sivadnor13
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Shore dives
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