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

May, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Joel Horie, UT, US
Reviewer   (5 reports)
"Many Mantas and Shrimp on a Salp"
Report Number 8939
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
51-100 dives
Where else diving
Hawaii, Belize, Grand Cayman, Socal, Bonaire
Closest Airport
KOA, Kona
Getting There
We flew Delta from SEA and
came back through LAX

Dive Conditions

Water Temp
82   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Stay with the group. DM got us back to the boat so the lowest person had
700 psi. Head up for 3 min safety stop at 700 psi. Rest of group could stay
with DM until they got to 700. Could surface individually, if you liked.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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Small Critters
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Large Fish
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Large Pelagics
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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On the Kea Nui(Newton 46), two large rinse cans(Rubbermaid trash cans) near
the aft ladders. Center table in the covered area. The table did
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4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Environmental Sensitivity  
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Shore Diving  
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4 stars  

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5 stars   
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 Our second vacation visit with Jacks. Did three 2 tank morning dives, the
2 tank Manta night dive and the Pelagic Magic.

Had our new diver adult sons, we had our own group of 4 on the day dives.
Really enjoyed our DM Carlos. Great at pointing out small things. Max
depths were normally in the 60' range and Garden eel cove at 70'. Sites
were from the "new" airport, down to Redhill. Lots of tropical,
morays, Nudibranchs. Flame angels, yellowtail Coris, juvenile rockmover
wrasse, long nose butterfly (one pair in yellow and black phase).

Manta night dive. Afternoon dive, had the usual, plus 
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