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Diving Reviews of Dive Makai in Hawaii

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Dive Makai/ Hilton Waikaloa Full report N   Kona   The Good: This was my third experience to dive with Dive Makai Charters (DMC). This trip entailed three two-tank dives which inc... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2009   Michael J. Sare
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai, / Torpedo tours Full report N   Kona   Good: Dive Makai. Did 3 morning dives with them. Their dive briefings were detailed as to what they hoped to find & the dive profi... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2009   Wayne Joseph
500+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Kona   I have been diving with Dive Makai for 5 years, and unfortunately this is not the operation it used to be. The boat and rental eq... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
8/2009   Sandra Walzer
<100 Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Kona Coast Resort / Marriott Waikal Full report N   Kona Coast, Big Island]   For the fourth year in a row, we dove with Mike Henshaws Dive Makai and once again were impressed by the avid interest in diving ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2009   James A Heimer
500+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Kona   Poor Hawaii. Having read a reader report bemoaning the loss of fish in Hawaii's reefs, I thought I was prepared. But I wasn't. ... Full report  
1 stars
4 stars  
6/2009   John Woolley
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   big island   I really hate to write this review. I have dived with Dive Makai for over twenty years. Over that period of time the dive operatio... Full report  
1 stars
2 stars  
8/2008   Benjamin Glick
1000+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Big Island   Dive Makai was a good outfit. Dives generally are timed at about 45 minutes, but you can linger longer if you have the desire and... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2008   Michael Judd
250+ Dives
 
dive makai Full report N   [N/A]   Dive Makai gives the best dive briefings we've ever encountered. They tell you everything about the dive site, the fish, and the ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2008   don buswell-charkow
500+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Hilton Waikoloa Full report N   [Kona   As indicated in other reader reports, this is a really great dive operation. The dive masters were very good about going slowly a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
2/2008   John Keith
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Kona Coast Resort (timeshare) Full report N   Big Island   For the second year in a row we booked with Dive Makai for three days of diving during our one week on the Big Island of Hawaii, i... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2007   James A. Heimer
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Kona Coast Resort, Phase II Full report N   Kona   Dive Makai is a high quality operation. Their website information is accurate. Boat takes maximum of 12; 10 on adventure (3-tank) ... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
6/2007   Lee Fenner
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ None Full report N   Kona   I had spent a fair amount of time researching which dive operator to go with on Kona (my first trip there) and Dive Makai really s... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2006   Peter Tsugawa
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Kona   3 days of 2-tank dives with Dive Makai. Excellent service all around. Very fun, personable crew that love what they do, and ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2006   Ron Kloberdanz
<100 Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Outrigger Keauhou Beach Full report N   Kona   Dive Makai seems to have smoothly transitioned from the prior ownership to Mike and Kimberly (the new owners). Crew was outstandi... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   Jim Schoeneck
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Outrigger Keauhou Beach Full report N   Kona   Dive Makai seems to have smoothly transitioned from the prior ownership to Mike and Kimberly (the new owners). Crew was outstandi... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2005   Jim Schoeneck
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Kona Coast Resort Full report N   Big Island of Hawai'i   When we were last on the Big Island in 2005 we dove with Kona Coast Divers, which has since been acquired by Jack's Diving Locker.... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2006   James A. Heimer
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Outrigger Royal Sea Cliff Full report N   Kona   The new owners of Dive Maikai are carrying on the great tradition of thorough dive breifings and eco friendly diving. New owner M... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2006   Sherri Howard
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Charters Full report N   Kailua-Kona   the good": Two 2-tank dives with Dive Makai Charters (DMC) (http://www.divemakai.com/)changed ownership late 2005, but the same s... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2006   Michael J Sare
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Hale Kona Kai Full report N   Kona Coast   We dove with Dive Makai for four days on the Kona Coast. They leave early from Honokohau Harbor. Be prepared for a pretty smelly p... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
7/2005   J. Ferguson
<100 Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Kona   Well run operation with very detailed and informative pre dive briefings. The boat holds 12 divers and you go out in two groups de... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2005   Steve Machoian
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Kona Hawaiian Village Full report N   [N/A]   I really wish I had scheduled ALL of my dives before leaving home, since there were a few I would have enjoyed, but they were fill... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2003   Sandra J. Walzer
<100 Dives
 
Dive Makai, Kona Honu Full report N   Big Island, Kona   We did one boat dive with Dive Makai (great snacks) and one with Kona Honu Divers (mostly fresh fruit). Both professional, helpful... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2004   John Orange
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Kona   Dive Makai runs a great op - know all their critters and fish. Fun diving with them.... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2004   Clare Petosa
100+ Dives
 
Dive Makai Full report N   Kailua-Kona   We selected Dive Makai based on reviews in Chapbook. They met our expectations. Like most boat diving in Hawaii, the attitude is... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
11/2003   Rick and Pamela Gordon
250+ Dives
 
Dive Makai/ Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Full report N   Kona Coast, Big Island   Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel was fantastic! The staff was extremely helpful and friendly; very service oriented. From the very first ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2002   Robert Johnson
250+ Dives
 
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