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Dive Review of Pacific Rim Divers in
Hawaii/Kona

Pacific Rim Divers: "Favorite dive operator in Kona now even better with a brand new boat", Aug, 2016,

by Jim Schoeneck, CA, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 9091 has 1 Helpful vote.

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
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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 5 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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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 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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