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Big Island Divers

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Fantastic dive

We did the 2 tank reef and manta dive. We had a great trip and really liked the information, help... read more

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CGB91
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Australia
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Fantastic crew!

Great experience with a great crew highly recommended! I dive with my two young adults, the vis... read more

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drietz
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Cameron Park, California
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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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+1 808-329-6068
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Reviewed today via mobile

We did the 2 tank reef and manta dive. We had a great trip and really liked the information, help and even corny jokes given by the staff (ryan, josh and cody). Staff at the shop were also helpful and accommodating (thanks!) The reef does...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience with a great crew highly recommended! I dive with my two young adults, the vis was great and the crew took really good care of us.

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Reviewed yesterday

First time night snorkeling and it was a surreal experience. We only saw one manta ray but it came up really close to us right before we got out of the water. Alexis our guide was wonderful, I enjoyed her jokes :) The woman behind...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The mantas did not disappoint. They were active and put on a great show. The crew was attentive and entertaining. Thanks Capt L, Brian, and Lucas. Had a small issue with the air tank strap while at the bottom however Brian took care of the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The staff is very friendly and helpful. I did the night Manta Ray and the morning dive. I highly recommend Big Island Divers.

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Reviewed yesterday

Positives: I loved the dive! It was so pretty and absolutely a once in a lifetime experience! The rays were HUGE and came so close that they almost brushed our heads! They are so graceful, so I strongly encourage everyone to do this dive! Negatives:...More

Thank Tessa K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing night! It was a unique and adventurous activity! The crew of Griffin, Molly, Lucas, and Captain Mikey expertly led us to our rendezvous with the giant Manta Rays with lots of humor, attention, and enthusiasm. They lowered a “campfire of lights” and...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a magestic time on the SNUBA dive and Manta Ray Snorkel! Saw numerous colorful fish, turtles, and a beautiful 12-foot manta ray right below us! A big shout out to Bryan (our SNUBA instructor) and Leo, Ryan, and Ari (our Manta Ray crew) for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were on the Big Island for a week and did quite a bit of snorkeling, we saw a recommendation by the owner of our rental for the Big Island Divers nighttime Snorkel With the Manta’s and decided to go for it. We are very...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family had a great time on our Manta Ray snorkel trip with Big Island Divers. The crew was friendly and fun. We saw a ton of manta rays and they come within inches! Would go again. Thanks you to Deckhands Brian, Lucas, and Captain...More

Thank Anna S
Dane K, Guest Relations Manager at Big Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Anna S, Thanks so much for your kind review. Our crew is what sets us apart in Kona's dive and snorkel world. They truly love what they do, and it shows. I'm happy to hear you had a great manta experience. I hope you...More

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nicenspicee8
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
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lhofman8990
22 February 2018|
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Response from Shopaholic801 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry haven’t logged in for a while. We took 5:00. I think 9:00 might have been a bit fewer boats.
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bear f
15 November 2017|
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Response from Sarah R | Property representative |
Aloha! For safety reasons, we do require that all participants for boat charters be able to swim & stay afloat unassisted. Please give us a call if you have further questions about this & we look forward to seeing you soon!
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