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Dive Review of Jack's Diving Locker/Royal Kona Resort in
Hawaii/Kona

Jack's Diving Locker/Royal Kona Resort: "Fun Time in Kona", Jun, 2015,

by Leigh Vinzant, CO, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports). Report 8262.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Micronesia, Bonaire, Roatan, Bahamas, Caymans, Mexico
Closest Airport Kona International Getting There Daily flights on United; some non-stop from major cities

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 77 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions The dives were with a guide, so we needed to stay within site of him or her. We dove computers and watched our limits. We headed back when our individual air got low and did not have to return as a group.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales > 2
Corals 1 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boat had a dedicated table for cameras which included a GoPro charging station; dedicated rinse buckets ... 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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments We dove with Jacks Diving Locker for three days while vacationing in Kona. They were a very professionally run operation. The friendly staff at the downtown store was helpful and answered all our questions and the boat crew was extremely competent and safety minded. Our first dive, the Pelagic Magic dive was very well orchestrated. A maximum of six divers can participate in this specialty dive and we had six on our night. After the sun set, the boat motored out three miles to depths over 5000 feet. Weighted downlines were dropped over t ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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