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Dive Review of Pacific Rim Divers Limited/Wyndham Kona Hawaiian Resort in

November, 2009, an Instant Reader Report by Jim Murray, NH, USA (2 reports)
Report Number 5308
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
26-50 dives
Where else diving
Bahamas, Belize, Roatan, Grand Cayman, Kauai, Hawaii.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
77   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
5 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
4 stars  
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
Bucket was available for camera. No table.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
4 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
5 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
4 stars   
5 stars    
Patrice Heller at Pacific Rim was great. She pointed out lots of critters
and fish. We saw the biggest turtle I have ever seen right under the boat.
Patrice found frog fish, goat fish, white mouth moray, yellow margin moray
and garden eels at a reef right outside the boat channel which had large
groups of dolphins swimming around the boat. The second dive was at Golden
Arches. There was a good current here. Nice arches. We saw peacock grouper,
flame angel fish, yellowtail coris, crown of thorns and a dragon wrasse.
Capt. Walt was very helpful. The snacks in between dives were great. I
would highly recommend Pacific Rim. On the downside they use a small boat
with no head. When not diving the snorkeling along Alli' Drive in Kona is
great. There are a few spots to go to when not diving. 
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