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Dive Review of Pacific Rim Divers in
Hawaii/Kona

August, 2016, an Instant Reader Report by Jim Schoeneck, CA, US (1 report, with 1 Helpful vote)
"Favorite dive operator in Kona now even better with a brand new boat"
Report Number 9091 has 1 Helpful vote
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Palau, Indo, Galapagos, Great Barrier, California, Baja, Turks, Bahamas and
all over the Caribbean
Closest Airport
Kona
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
80   to 82    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
80   to 150    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Only restricted by your computer and air (or nitrox); depth/dive profile
with group  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
1 or 2 
Mantas
1 or 2 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  2 stars
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Food
5 stars
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Snorkeling
5 stars  
 
 

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Beginners
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Comments  
My family has used Pacific Rim Divers as our dive operator in Kona for the
past several years. Patrice (the owner) and her crew have always done a
great job on the boat and finding interesting things in the water. We've
always loved having a dive operator like Pacific Rim Divers who will let
you dive your air and your computer rather than doing a preset, timed dive
like most of the big shops do. Plus you get Patrice's special brownies
during the surface interval. 

Now the experience is even better. Pacific Rim Divers has a brand new,
custom-designed 12 guest dive boat that is about the best we've seen
anywhere. It's comfortable with lots of space for people and gear. Entry i
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