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Diving Bell Scuba

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76-6182 Kumu Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-4330
+1 808-339-7763
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Perfect dive.

We had such a great dive with Chad from Diving Bell. Cannot say enough good things about him. Very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie k
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Los Angeles, California
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Chad is an incredible person and scuba diving instructor, capable of providing a positive and safe... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristopher E
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We provide guided shore dives with a PADI certified instructor along the beautiful Kona coast of Hawaii. Scuba instruction is available from beginner with Discover Scuba Diving through advanced course such as Rescue Diver and Divemaster. EFR - Emergency First Responder also available.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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76-6182 Kumu Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-4330
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+1 808-339-7763
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great dive with Chad from Diving Bell. Cannot say enough good things about him. Very knowledgeable about the area - he picked the best spot for the weather conditions. Friendly and goes out of his way to give the best dive...More

Thank Julie k
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chad is an incredible person and scuba diving instructor, capable of providing a positive and safe environment for you and/or your party to scuba in. He is practical minded and goes over essential skills and gives you the time to practice all of the skills...More

Thank Kristopher E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chad is an incredible host and made us feel like family during the two tank dive. Not only did he give us an awesome tour of the dive sites, he also provided us with a ton of great info about the island. Unfortunately, my wife...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The good reviews here speak the truth. There is not need to look any further. Chad is a personal, kind, helpful, knowledgeable and fun dive master/buddy. Couldn't be happier with my choice of diving company in Kona

Thank Melanie R
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We knew nothing about diving before We meet Chad. I would highly recommend his diving service to all beginners. His utmost concern is for your safety. He takes the time to familiarize you with the knowledge you need to dive confidently and comfortably. He is...More

Thank Davd J
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Chad was a great instructor, very friendly and knowledgeable. Had a fantastic time getting my PADI open water license.

Thank Kazuto G
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Two years ago I took an in pool training with another company but didn't feel comfortable going through with the dive. I decided to give scuba another try with Chad this past March. I immediately felt more comfortable knowing my dive would be one on...More

Thank kellylgross
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Booked with Diving Bell Kona for my sons first dives after getting his certification. Chad his wife were knowledgeable and great divemasters for this trip. I recommend them for any diving you have planned. There are lots of great shore dives in Kona and it’s...More

Thank FdaBI
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Exceptional people to make an incredible experience. Chad was super knowledgeable and patient, he made it clear that we were in no rush and as a first time diver I felt at ease to take my time under water to explore at my own pace....More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to try a discovery dive since last year when my husband and my sister did it and were raving about how amazing it was! I was EXTREMELY nervous and Chad was so reassuring through the entire dive. If you have been...More

Thank Charli S
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