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Pacific Rim Divers/ House rental] Full report   Island of Hawaii   Patrice runs a very efficient operation. You meet at the marina at 7: 45 AM. A newly overhauled boat, plenty of shade, with twin Ya... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2005   Steve Machoian
250+ Dives
 
Wanna Dive/ Aston Kona By The Sea Full report   Kailua Kona, Big Island   The Aston Kona By The Sea is a very nice condo about 15 minutes from Honakohau Harbor where all the dive boats for the Kailua Kona... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
6/2009   Steve Nestlerode
250+ Dives
 
Jack's Diving Locker/ Fairmont Orchid Full report   Kona Coast   "Jack's is a well run dive operation"
Jack's is an excellent dive operation. The staff, from the shop to the boat and dive crews, were outstanding. Friendly, helpful, a... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
2/2020   Steven B Pittman
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Jacks Diving Locker/ Kona Nalu Condos Full report   Big Island   The Big Island of Hawaii has great shore diving, so much so that I spent most of my UW time there shore diving instead of boat div... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Steven C Williams
<100 Dives
 
FathomFive/OceanQuest Divers/ Kuhio Shores Condos Full report   Kauai   FathomFive/ OceanQuest is a great dive operation. They provide boat and shore dives and have a good shop. The staff is great; help... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2004   Steven C Williams
<100 Dives
 
SeaSport Divers/ Kuhio Shores Condos Full report   Kauai   SeaSport Divers is a first class operation. The dive vessel Anela Kai is far and away the best on the island. They also have a g... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
8/2004   Steven C Williams
<100 Dives
 
Bubbles Below/ Kuhio Shores Condos Full report   Niihau   Niihau is truly a magnificent place to dive. Few soft corals, but the hard corals, vast numbers of endemic species and critters, ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
8/2004   Steven C Williams
<100 Dives
 
Lahaina Divers/ Lahania Shores Full report   Maui   The Diving I chose Lahania Divers because of the reports in Undercurrent and because they operate the largest boats out of Lahani... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
4/2013   Steven M Dunn
250+ Dives
 
Extended Horizons Full report   Maui   This was our third trip with Extended Horizons. Each trip has been well run and organized. The boat carries 12 divers and has a ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
7/2008   Steven Rosenfeld
500+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Kona Coast   "Kona Aggressor II - good boat, mediocre dive sites"
This was our first time visiting the Big Island of Hawaii, where we have long wanted to go and see the volcanoes. And to dive. We ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Sue J Estey
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Extended Horizons Full report   Maui/Lanai   We picked Extended Horizons because they dove in Lanai almost every day and were not as rigid in their dive calendar as some Maui ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2006   Susan & Bill Arbios
100+ Dives
 
Deep Ecology/ Hilton Hawaiian Village Full report   Oahu   I have now learned a lesson - when checking out a dive operation, in addition to normal questions about length of dive and amount ... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
8/2005   Susan Fuhs
500+ Dives
 
Mike Severns Diving/ Renaissance Wailea Full report   Lanai   I got a chance to dive once more with Mike Severns Diving, which is always a pleasure. I was on their Friday three- dive day, out ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2005   Susan Fuhs
500+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Kona   "Worst trip ever on Kona Aggressor"
My 3 buddies and I from FLorida all have 1500+ dives over decades of diving and multiples trips on liveaboards. Two of the crew me... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2017   Susan Molchan
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Honu Divers/ Royal Sea Cliff Full report   Kona   We dove five days (11 dives) with Kona Honu Divers. We were very impressed with them. They were conscientious of divers' experie... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2011   Tami Hunter
<100 Dives
 
Bruces Dive Center Full report       I was group leader on this trip coming back from Palau and I guess that I would have enjoyed it more if I had went to Hawaii befor... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2006   Terry R. Garland
250+ Dives
 
Maui dive shop/ Maui sunset ] Full report   Maui   "Shore dive at makena landing"
Corona virus was here, Walmart was madness trying to get supplies. Most gatherings were cancelled including luau. Maui dive shop c... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2020   Thomas huggins
500+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Maui Dreams Dive Co./ Maui Hills Full report   Maui   "Shore dive on Maui"
Public parking right there, but come early. Entry from sandy beach, head north follow the rocky ledge shore. Lots of small fish en... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
3/2018   Thomas huggins
1000+ Dives
 
Maui Dive/ Maui Hill Full report   Maui[   "Malla wharf shore dive Maui"
Parking is free a easy but limited. Entry from shore is rocky and shallow for about thirty yards, watch out for the surge and sea ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Thomas huggins
1000+ Dives
 
Jack's Diving Locker/ Air bnb[same] Full report   Kona[N/A]   "Kona manta dive"
Sure a great dive and operator we had six mantas swim with us for an hour the crew did everything for us, , loaded our gear on the b... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
3/2018   Thomas huggins
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Kona   "Kona Aggressor"
Coral bleaching from a few years ago has taken its toll, but can still have interesting interactions with unique critters. Leaf sc... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2017   Thomas Read
1000+ Dives
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Kona Honu Divers/ White Sands Village Full report   Kona   It had been 12 years since our last trip to Hawaii so we were long overdue to return. It was time to show our son James all t... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
6/2007   Tim Kolakowski
250+ Dives
 
Mike Severns Diving/ Kihei Surfside Full report   Maui   Mike Severns Diving is by far the most professional and organized dive operation we have pleasure of diving with. The briefings we... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2002   Tim Mann
<100 Dives
 
Prodiver Maui/ Mana-Kai Maui Full report   Maui   Prodiver Maui is an excellent 6- pack operation. Their 34' boat leaves from Kihei boat ramp shortly after 5: 45 am 6 days/ week wi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
9/2005   Tim Nugent
500+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard     "Great Staff aboard Kona Aggressor"
Great food, great staff. Very professional and helpful. Cabins were comfortable and spotless. The whole staff had an excellent at... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
5/2017   timothy g warner
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
B&B Scuba Full report   Maui   My wife and I have used most of the dive operations on Maui. They have all been good. B & B is a little different, and we thin... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
4/2008   Tom and Judy Chambers
500+ Dives
 
Kaimana Divers/ Queen Kapioloni Hotel Full report   Oahu-South Shore   Kaimana Divers, Queen Kapioloni, January 2007. kaimanadivers. com. Tom Carlson (tcarlson06@gmail. com), Tacoma, Washington. Experien... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
1/2007   Tom Carlson
<100 Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers/ Hapuna Prince Beach Resort Full report   Big Island   My wife and I work hard, so when we go on vacation, we like to pick tour operators that cater to us 100%, requiring us only to sui... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2005   Tom Dudnyk
100+ Dives
 
kona honu divers Full report   kona, big island   I had looked forward for some time to doing a night dive on the Kona coast to see manta rays. There are a number of dive operatio... Full report  
3 stars
1 stars  
7/2006   tom nemetz
250+ Dives
 
Dive Oahu Full report   Oahu   Worst dive of my life! These people are unorganized and inefficient. Saw nothing on the dive and then they had me take off my BC... Full report  
1 stars
1 stars  
4/2010   Tommie Turner
<100 Dives
 
Kona Aggresor Full report   Kona   I have only been diving for one year and this was my second liveaboard. My first was on the Truk Odyssey in Aug. 2004. I live on... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2005   Toni Imwold
<100 Dives
 
Aquatic Life Divers Full report   Kailua-Kona   "Best New Dive Operation on the Kona Coast"
Aquatic Life Divers is a new operator on the Kona coast. They emphasize ocean sustainability and education. I always learn somethi... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
8/2022   Van Freidin
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Honu Divers/ Home Full report       "Always the vest"
Covid safety measures in place. 50% of capacity was comfortable. ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Van Freidin
1000+ Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers Full report   Kona   "Second Chance and had a great experience "
Much better service and care for gear than 15 months prior to my most recent dive trip to Hawaii. Kona is my "GO TO" place when I ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2017   Van Freidin
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Honu Divers/ Home Full report       "Impromptu Hawaii Holiday"
Coral is looking better than 2015. ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
10/2016   Van Freidin
250+ Dives
 
Aloha Dive Company Full report   the big island   Mike Nakachi, owner operator of Aloha Dive Company, along with First Mate Earl, is a dream come true. We met the native Hawaiia... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2002   Vicki Huffman & Al Knight
100+ Dives
 
Octopus Reef Full report   Maui   My beautiful bride and I met Rene (Octopus Reef Dive Goddess) on a liveaboard trip in Indonesia in 2007. We were immediately impr... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2009   Vince Cichoski
1000+ Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers       "Nice diving despite rough weather"
Big surf the week there, but dives at Pawai / Kamanu area were fun with only light surge on stops. Frog fish, various eels, ... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
1/2024   vincent d reed
500+ Dives
 
Kohala Divers/ Hilton Waikaloa Full report   Big Island   The boat was roomy, partially covered, and did have a bathroom. They were well equipped with emergency equipment and even had life... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
6/2010   Wade Smith
<100 Dives
 
Trilogy Excursions/ Four Seasons Manele Bay Resort Full report   Lanai   After arranging a trip to Lanai, I researched the dive operations on the island, and was pleased to encounter Trilogy's website. ... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
10/2006   Wayne & Stephanie Batzer
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Aggressor II/ Marriott Courtyard King Kamehameha Full report LiveAboard Kona   Living in Hawaii (Oahu) we had often thought of the Aggressor but opted for shore diving and day trips. We are now convinced that ... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
3/2014   Wayne and Stephanie Batzer
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Dive Makai, / Torpedo tours Full report   Kona   Good: Dive Makai. Did 3 morning dives with them. Their dive briefings were detailed as to what they hoped to find & the dive profi... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
10/2009   Wayne Joseph
500+ Dives
 
Mike Severns Diving Full report   Maui   Have gone diving with Pauline & co. many times before. As expected, they did a terrific job with the predive info. They told us ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
4/2009   Wayne Joseph
250+ Dives
 
Kona Diving Company (formerly Bottom Time) Full report   Kona   Crew is excellent. They forgot nothing and were a step ahead on everything. Setup and rinse all your gear, taking care of it bet... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
8/2011   Wellington Lee
250+ Dives
 
AAA - Alex's Aquatic Adventures Full report       Alex has lower than average rates and provides better than average service. He picks up and drops off from your Waikiki hotel, pr... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
5/2009   Wellington Lee
100+ Dives
 
Ed Robinson's Diving Adventure/ Maui Banyan Full report   Maui   Exceptional dive operation. Boats never felt crowded and entrance/ exits were handled very smoothly. Great service onboard t... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
2/2011   William Barrett
250+ Dives
 
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