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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet/Kona Aggressor II in
Hawaii/Kona

Aggressor Fleet/Kona Aggressor II: "Good value.", Aug, 2015,

by Elisabeth Sykes, NM, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 8334.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Great Barrier Reef, Fiji, Maldives, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Sea of Cortez, Cayman Islands, Belize, Bonaire, California, Mexico, Florida Keys, etc.
Closest Airport Kona (KOA) Getting There There are direct flights from Phoenix, Los Angeles, and San Jose.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions A 110 foot maximum depth limit was announced. However, there was no need to exceed this while diving at the various dive sites.

Diving was not permitted after drinking alcohol. If a diver consumed alcohol, they needed to wait until the next day to dive.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The camera table has access from one side only. If there are a lot of p ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments GOOD:
- Captain Chris made wise dive site selections, especially with Tropical Storm Hilda approaching. We always felt safe.

- The Chef Eric prepared tasty meals with locally grown produce and meats. He took care for a nice presentation of the food.

- The wine selection has been upgraded since our trips on this boat in 2005 and 2011. They now provide decent white and red table wines.

- There is a hot shower with shampoo, conditioner, and liquid body soap on each side of the dive platform.

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