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Dive Review of Jack's Diving Locker in
Hawaii/Big Island

Jack's Diving Locker: "Good Days at Jack's", Oct, 2015,

by Martha & Jeff Hubbard, NY, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 24 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8650.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Bahamas, Fernando de Noronha, Auatralia, Fiji, PNG, Micronesia
Closest Airport KOA Getting There Easy from HNL, few from mainland

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 81 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 0 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Guided dives which was fine with us, never in Kona before. Back with 500 psi. You couldn't get into deco if you wanted to.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 2 stars
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
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Snorkeling N/A
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Beginners 3 stars
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Comments Day diving, best suited to divers with some day boat experience. Relatively crowded boats, but really good organization makes it all go smoothly. And individual attention - no "one size better fit all." For example, we told the staff we'd like to set up/change our own gear. Everyone remembered and made it easy; no grumbling. We did a day ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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