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Explore Kauai Scuba       "Amazing Ni'ihau Diving"
Jessie and Nick operate a 28- foot closed- cabin center console, capped at 6 divers. I went with them and two friends on a private c... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2022   James Sturz
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Liquid Cosmos Divers       "Excellent advanced charters"
Jess and Mike own and operate a brand- new custom 31- ft Life Proof center console boat, which they cap at just six divers. I've div... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
6/2022   James Sturz
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Mauna Lani Dive   Big Island KOna   "A nice resort op"
During my dive trip to the Big Island of Hawaii, I ended up using 4 different dive ops during my stay, each of which had unique fe... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Francis Loncar
250+ Dives
 
Blue Wilderness/ Mauna Lani   Big Island Kona   "A dive op with some shortcmings"
During my dive trip to the Big Island of Hawaii, I ended up using 4 different dive ops during my stay, each of which had unique fe... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Francis Loncar
250+ Dives
 
Kohala Divers/ Mauna Lani   Kona- Kohala   "Kohala Divers for a change of pace"
During my dive trip to the Big Island of Hawaii, I ended up using 4 different dive ops during my stay, each of which had unique fe... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Francis Loncar
250+ Dives
 
Jack's Diving Locker/ Mauna Lani Resort   Big Island - Kona   "Surprised by Jack's Dive Op"
During my dive trip to the Big Island of Hawaii, I ended up using 4 different dive ops during my stay, each of which had unique fe... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Francis Loncar
250+ Dives
 
Kona Diving Company   Big Island of Hawaii   "Great manta diving"
We hired a private guide, Tommy, for the manta ray night dive. Both Tommy and the mantas were superb. We had 12 of the creatures... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Gary Justice
250+ Dives
 
Kohala Divers   Big Island of Hawaii   "Very good trip as usual."
My girlfriend, at age 66, decided to take up diving and had a wonderful experience getting certified through this shop. They have... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
9/2022   Gary Justice
250+ Dives
 
Lahaina Divers/ Westin   Maui   "Excellent Operation"
Did three days: Turtle Reef, Molokini Crater and The Cathedrals. No turtles at Turtles Reef but swimming around the old pier was ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
11/2022   Robert Kowalczyk
100+ Dives
 
Pacific Rim/ none   Kona, Big Island   "Cool sitings; Lousy Dive Computer"
We had 3 mornings of 2 tank dives with Pacific Rim Divers. Nice solid boat; short 5- 10min boat rides. Typically their max dive gr... Full report  
2 stars
3 stars  
10/2022   Jeanette Hartshorn
500+ Dives
 
Aquatic Life Divers   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
Pro Divers/ Napili Point   Maui   "Shore Dive so didnt expect much nor did I get much"
The dive operation was not very well run. Communication was subpar. Combination of emailing and texting, but not always the same... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
9/2022   craig grube
100+ Dives
 
Jack's Diving Locker   Kona   "Magic Pelagic Night Dive"
This is a unique diving experience. After a classroom lecture on how the dive works, safety tips and an overview of several creat... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2022   Alissa Ralston
250+ Dives
 
Jack's Diving Locker   Kona   "Magic Pelagic Night Dive"
This is a unique diving experience. After a classroom lecture on how the dive works, safety tips and an overview of several creat... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
10/2022   Alissa Ralston
250+ Dives
 
Kona Diving Company   Kona   "Outstanding excursion and manta dive"
First time with KDC. I chose this outfit based on reviews and a desire to dive a different red my Hawaiian island. Overall, very ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2022   R.C. Jennings
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Jack's Diving Locker       "Wonderful afternoon and Manta night dive"
Jack's dive locker had very good rental equipment & ran excellent day trips out of Kona / Kailua . Staff were very attentive especi... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
10/2022   Marc Paris
250+ Dives
 
Bubbles Below/ Sheraton Kauai       "Great Diving in Kauai"
[Diving in Kauai surpassed our expectations. Had the seas cooperated it would have been spectacular. I cannot think of a better ... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
4/2022   Jeffrey Knight
500+ Dives
 
Maui Dreams Dive Co./ Kihei Kai Nani condos   Maui   "The end of an era."
After a 3 yr. hiatus from traveling and diving, we finally were able to return to Maui for a week. Sadly, the dive tour company w... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
7/2022   Wayne Joseph
500+ Dives
 
Kohala Divers       "Excellent Dive Trip"
I did quite a bit of research of previous reviews plus had previous experience with other operators (with regards to Hawaii - Big ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
6/2022   Mark Vanderlinden
1000+ Dives
 
Molokai Fish and Dive Co./ Kepuhi Beach Resort   Molokai   "Good trip, not so good diving"
The one sentence short version: I cannot recommend Molokai Fish and Dive (also known as Scuba Dive Molokai). Here’s why: My wif... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
3/2022   Ron Jyring
100+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Molokai Fish and Dive Co./ Kepuhi Beach Resort   Molokai   "Good trip, not so good diving"
The one sentence short version: I cannot recommend Molokai Fish and Dive (also known as Scuba Dive Molokai). Here’s why: My wif... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
3/2022   Ron Jyring
100+ Dives
 
Dive with Harmony/ Napili Point   Maui   "West Maui shore diving with individualized attention at its best"
Dive with Harmony is a small, woman- owned, highly personalized, shore- only diving operation. It is owned by Harmony (PADI MSDT an... Full report  
2 stars
4 stars  
3/2022   Don Vinh
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kaimana Divers   South Shore Oahu   "Really good dive sites/great access from Waikiki"
Two days of diving with Kaimana divers out of Kewalo basin. Dove the YO 257, Reefs and the Kewalo pipe. Maximum 6 divers on the b... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
12/2021   Roy Jennings
500+ Dives
 
Reef Pirates   South Shore Oahu   "Really good dive sites provided"
Went with Reef Pirates for 3 out of 5 days of diving on the South Shore of Oahu after reservation space was unavailable at a... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Roy Jennings
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Jack's Diving Locker/ Kona Reef Condos   Big Island   "5 dive shops, 7 mostly good dive days"
We were required to get a covid test before entering Hawaii and sign up with Safe Travels Hawaii to upload it. When I arrived they... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
5/2021   Mr Jeffrey Zankel
1000+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Honu Divers/ Westin Mauna Kea   Kona   "Missed the Mantas, but 3 days with a well run shop."
Dove three days. First day was the two tank Manta. It was like Jacks Diving locker, with late afternoon Eel cove dive, followed by... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   Joel Horie
100+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kohala Divers/ Westin Mauna Kea       "Close to Waikoloa and Mauna Kea"
Did a one day, two tank dive. Check in at the shop, then board the boat at the little marina across the street. Boat was in nice s... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   Joel Horie
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Lahaina Divers/ Noelani Condos   MAUI   "Beautiful Hawaiian diving but not for those on a budget"
My husband and I spent 4 days diving off Maui with Lahaina Divers. We booked well in advance and were glad we did as they were onl... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
6/2021   Ellen Marie Smith
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Kona Honu Divers       "Better than expected"
This was our first dives in the COVID world. We did 6 dives total over 3 days and because of COVID restrictions present at that t... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2021   Brigitte Lacouture
250+ Dives
 
Jack's Diving Locker/ N/A   Kona   "Same experience after two year hiatus"
My last dive before COVID was with Jack's 2 years ago. So my first time back in the water I returned to them. I was glad to see th... Full report  
2 stars
5 stars  
11/2021   Michael Kay
100+ Dives
 
Pro Divers   Maui   "Molokini backwall"
The boat departed from the Kihei Boat Ramp, which made for the shortest route to Molokini. 2 drift dives on the backwall, beginnin... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2021   Jerry Marks
250+ Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers/ Home       "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
 
Pro Divers/ Hale Kai O'Kehei   Maui   "Molokini inside crater "
Loved our accommodations at Hale Kai O'Kihei condos which are individually owned and decorated all ocean front units. Convenientl... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2021   Mae L. Ding
100+ Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers   Kona   "Great Dive Operation"
Great dive operation! Beautiful 46 ft purpose built dive boat with shade, purified water to drink, snacks and a head. Camera tabl... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
10/2021   MARY FOSTER
500+ Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers   [N/A]Kona   "The Blackwater Dive is amazing! Don't miss it if you get a chance."
The Blackwater dive is amazing. You go several miles offshore. We were at a depth of 4600 feet. It is known as the greatest ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2021   Michael P Bradburn
500+ Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers   [N/A]Kona   "The Blackwater Dive is amazing! Don't miss it if you get a chance."
The Blackwater dive is amazing. You go several miles offshore. We were at a depth of 4600 feet. It is known as the greatest ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2021   Michael P Bradburn
500+ Dives
 
Kona Diving Company   Kona   "Great dive company and DMs"
I did 20 dives over 6 days (4 were dusk dives and 4 were night dives including 2 Manta dives). It's very different than the Carib... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2021   Leslie Russum
100+ Dives
Photos available
3Helpful vote(s) received
Manini dive company   Oahu   "Excellent diving on Oahu"
Max is the owner of Manini dive company, and he does a truly fantastic job showing his divers a wonderful time in the calm, warm w... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
6/2021   Curtis Kates
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Maui Dreams Dive Co./ Private home   Maui   "Nice to dive in Maui again…5-star Operation in 3-star Location!"
Used to dive Maui a lot with Ed Robinson Divers. When I went to schedule, found they now only offer shore dives…sold dive boat at ... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
8/2021   Jeff Hauser
1000+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Ocean Adventures/ Marriott Vacation Club   Kona   "Dive with the Mantas - best crew ever"
Like most everyone else we were taking our first vacation in a year. Several divers went to the Big Island of Hawaii with the exp... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2021   Don Jennings
1000+ Dives
 
Extended Horizons   West Maui and Lana'i   "Excellent Pro and Eco oriented Outfit both in practice and attitude"
This was my first dive trip to West Maui. Company was recommended by Pauline at Mike Severns who goes out of Kihei. Sh... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
5/2021   michele jacquin
<100 Dives
 
Dive Maui/ AirBnB       "Lanai Cathedrals Dive"
I loved diving with this shop. It's a small little place, right by the historic Mala boat ramp. It's no 5 star area but it has c... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
3/2021   J. Martens
100+ Dives
Photos available 
Maui Dreams Dive Co./ AirBnB   Molokini   "Ok, but don't need to go again."
The good: We were on vacation. The boat was not too crowded and the visibility was amazing. Whales singing in the water, the di... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
3/2021   J. Martens
100+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kaimana Divers   Oahu   "Good diving on Oahu"
We spent 3 months in Honolulu and went diving with Gabe several times during our stay. We had done our Nitrox training with him 10... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
6/2020   Mark Magers
500+ Dives
Photos available 
Ed Robinson   Maui- Kihei   "Buyout with Prodiver Resulted in a Watered Down Product "
I had dove with ERDA previously, so when my wife wanted to go to Hawaii, we settled on Maui, as I felt this would be a good experi... Full report  
1 stars
3 stars  
1/2020   Francis Loncar
100+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Maui dive shop/ Maui sunset ]   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
Kona Honu Divers   [N/A]Kona   "The Blackwater Dive is amazing! Don't miss it if you get a chance."
This is truly an amazing dive experience. It is not for the meek or inexperienced. The boat goes out from Kona 3- 4 miles in ... Full report  
5 stars
1 stars  
3/2020   Michael P Bradburn
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Jack's Diving Locker/ Fairmont Orchid   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
Lahaina Divers   [LANAI   "3 Tank Lanai Adventure Dive"
Went to Maui during height of whale season. Advertised for experienced divers only , though we had good dive conditions. Check in a... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
1/2020   Ellen Sakoloff
250+ Dives
 
Pro Divers/ N/A   Maui   "Some Good Points, some not so Good."
Gear is loaded and set up on boat at 6: 15AM(because of potential afternoon trade winds) and car parked on site. Boat launched at 6... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
1/2020   Ellen Sakoloff
250+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Aggressor LiveAboard Kona   "Wonderful Trip"
The boat has recently been updated. The rooms are small, not a lot of room for clothes, but otherwise, fine. There is a bathroom ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
1/2020   Marcy Altman
500+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II/ NA LiveAboard Kona   "Kona is always fun."
After spending a week in a Kona condo, my husband and I boarded the Kona Aggressor, where we were welcomed by Captain Matt, Captai... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
12/2019   Jeanne Downey
1000+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II LiveAboard Big Island, Kona Coast   "Wonderful"
Boat just out of routine dry dock previous month so in good shape. Crew were absolutely wonderful on board and diving; attentive, ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2019   Harry H
250+ Dives
 
Manta Ray Dives/ Bay Club Waikoloa   Kona   "Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii - So much more than the Manta Ray Dive"
After having this shop accommodate us when the Kona Honu dive boat broke down for our Pelagic Dive we wanted to do back in 2017, w... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2019   Catherine Choomack
100+ Dives
 
Aquatic Life DIvers/ Bay Club Waikoloa   Kona   "Trying Out a New Kona Dive Shop"
We did the Manta Ray night dive and Pelagic blackwater dive with this group. They are fairly new on the scene and have a couple of... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2019   Catherine Choomack
100+ Dives
 
Lahaina Divers/ Pioneer Inn   Lahaina, Maui   "Lahaina Divers"
Lahaina Divers offered convenient diving from Lahaina, with a good choice of boat trips for all skill levels. Without a car... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
7/2019   Gregory C Hill
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Lahaina Divers/ Lahaina Roads(VRBO)   Maui   "No Hammerheads, but a good trip anyway."
Pre- dive waivers are on their website as a PDF(Dive Links, at the bottom right). Complete them and bring them with you. It will sa... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2019   Joel Horie
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Jack's Diving Locker/ N/A   Kona, Big Island   "Good Diving at jack's"
Return visit to Kona, using Jack's again. They take care of setting up your gear, observe all safety requirements. The staff are k... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Michael Kay
100+ Dives
 
Lahaina Divers   Maui   "Advanced Diving Package in Maui"
The dive operation is very well run with an experienced crew. The only complaint I have is with the office operation which seems e... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Kevin Peterson
250+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii       "A good dive shop for the Manta Night Dive"
This is one of many dive shops that does the Manta night dive on the Big Island. One of the other dive shops recommended them, and... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Paul Fitzpatrick
500+ Dives
 
Kohala Divers       "A good dive-shop for the Big Island"
Our experience was mixed. Kohala Divers is very professional, and the divemasters have years of experience- they could not have bee... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Paul Fitzpatrick
500+ Dives
 
Kauai Down Under/ Sheraton Kauai Poipu   Kauai   "Fun scooter dive"
Kauai's south shore has many lava tubes with some coral that extend from the shore. Koloa Landing is a small inlet 1/ 2 mile west o... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
11/2019   Peter Heseltine
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Ed Robinson   Maui   "Excellent Maui diving"
Ed Robinson Diving is an excellent dive operation. The briefings are good and the crew is excellent. The boat holds about 12 diver... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2019   Randy Alexander
500+ Dives
 
Molokai Fish and Dive/ WaveCrest Condos   Molokai   "Outsiders"
My wife and I started our Hawaiian vacation on Oahu. Our son was celebrating his 40th birthday by taking his wife and kids to Dis... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   Mark Miller
250+ Dives
Photos available
2Helpful vote(s) received
Waikiki diving/ Pagoda, WaikikiPagoda   Oahu island, Waikiki   "Diving Waikiki"
The good: the DM was more than compettent; he asked for what you want to see then he found them; e. g. , turtles, tropical fishes, ... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II LiveAboard Hawaii SouthWest Shoreline   "Kona Aggressor 2"
The boat is a little older and was going into drydock shortly after the trip I was on. The cabins are a little tight, but pretty m... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
9/2019   Chris Hardham
250+ Dives
 
Maui Dive Connection   Maui   "Maui Dive Connection, UW scooter tours and PADI Instruction"
Scuba Steve is very passionate about diving and it shows as he loves to dive and teach. His nickname is "Scooter" as he loves to ... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
5/2019   Eric Ohde
500+ Dives
Photos available
1Helpful vote(s) received
Jack's Diving Locker/ N/A   Kona, Big Island   "Comfortable, safe diving"
Second time diving with Jack's. Three two- tank dives. Each one left harbor at a relaxed 9: 30 AM. Crew set up all gear on the 46' K... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
7/2019   Michael Kay
100+ Dives
 
Maui Dreams Dive Co.   South Maui   "Mantas and Turtles with the Maui Dreams Ohana"
Unlike most reviewers I am a "baby diver". I went to Maui to take the PADI AOW class since where I live in San Diego is too cold. ... Full report  
4 stars
5 stars  
3/2019   michele jacquin
<100 Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Maui Dive Shop   Maui   "Great Service"
The service of the staff was exceptional. For morning two tank dives, you are required to be at the dock rather early (the sun was... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
12/2018   Craig Williams
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Maui Diveshop Full report   Maui / Molokini   "Molokini crater 2 tank dive"
My first visit to Maui & Molokini. I was pretty happy with Maui Dive Shop’s administration, they confirmed the dive through my ho... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
 
Bubbles Below, Full report   Kauai   "November Kauai Diving with Bubble Below"
I spent 3 days diving with Bubbles Below in November 2018, and have been diving with this operation for about 20 years during many... Full report  
3 stars
5 stars  
11/2018   Zygmunt Dembek
1000+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Ed Robinson/ Private condo Full report   Maui   "Good operation for more advanced dives"
EDRA is one of those operations where customers come back year after year. They operate out of the Kihei boat ramp, similar to ma... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
3/2018   Francis Loncar
<100 Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Destination Diving Full report   Maui   "Michelle is Wonderful"
Destination Diving in West Maui is a one woman operation. And a wonderful woman is Michelle! Our dives were a refresher course for... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2018   brian j
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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
Mike Severns Diving Full report   Kihei, Maui   "Outstanding dive operation"
My wife and I have been diving with Severns Diving nearly every year since 1998. We have also gone out with several other operato... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
11/2018   Dennis W Smith
1000+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Jack's diving locker Full report   Kona   "Diving at Kona, Hawaii"
the good: one of the dive sites was exciting with 2 Manta rays; 1 had at least 12 ft . wing span; lots of photos of those 2 ma... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2018   Eldon Okazaki
1000+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Kona   "Manta Magic in Kona"
The good - Kona Aggressor II is a well maintained boat, nothing broke down & judging from the newish quality of the internal fitti... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2018   Phil Johnston
1000+ Dives
4Helpful vote(s) received
Maui Dreams Dive Co. Full report   Maui   "Fun Scooter Diving"
I had never had the opportunity to try a scooter dive (DPV) and it looked like fun. A friend suggested Maui Dreams and they did a... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2018   Robert Halem
500+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Ed Robinson Full report   Maui   "Still the Best in Maui"
Ed Robinson's Diving (ERD) is a full service operation. They setup your gear and put it on you, but you have to fall into the wat... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   Craig Gibson
500+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Kona   "Major Thumbs-Up to Kona Aggressor for hurricane-interrupted trip"
My dive buddy and I were on Kona Aggressor during the week in August that Hurricane Lane decided to approach Hawaii. This was my f... Full report  
5 stars
4 stars  
8/2018   David Graham
1000+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Seasport Divers Full report   Niihau   "Wall dives on a volcano"
... Full report  
4 stars
2 stars  
8/2018   Scott Chatelain
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Fathom Five Divers and Ocean Quest/ Marriott's Kauai Beach Club Full report   Kauai   "Some good dives despite unusual weather"
This was my 10th consecutive year diving with Fathom Five. See my earlier reports for more details of boat (six- packs). Weather ... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2018   Ms Lynda Durfee
1000+ Dives
 
Seasport Divers/ Nihi Kai at Poipu Full report   Kauai   "Diving Kauai with good shop but disappointing marine life"
Seasport is well run and professional . We stayed in Poipu close to the dive shop. We met at the shop at 7: 30am and then were take... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
8/2018   Ian Kennedy
250+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Kona Live Aboard   "Good time in Kona"
Spent a great week with my wife diving with a group from our local dive shop. There were 14 divers on the boat. We couldn’t get on... Full report  
5 stars
3 stars  
5/2018   John kirkenir
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Seasport Divers/ Kaha Lani (condo) Full report   Kauai   "Monk seals off Ni'ihau with Seasport Divers"
MONK SEALS at Lehua Rock just off Ni’ihau were the highlight of the trip! Great shark encounters too. The topography of Lehua Rock... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
7/2018   Marcia Pedersen
500+ Dives
3Helpful vote(s) received
Big Island Divers Full report   Big Island - Kona   "Kona Blackwater Dive & Manta Ray Night Dive"
Dive #2: We also made manta ray night dive with TORPEDO TOURS, booked through KONA HONU. We had 3 divers and 4 snorkelers, just ou... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
4/2018   Vickie Ellett
500+ Dives
1Helpful 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 Diving Company/ Royal Kona Resort Full report   Kailua-Kona   "OK Resort, and More Good Diving, with a Bonus"
First, the Royal Kona Resort. We stayed there (for a third time) because it was the site of our conference. There was nothing re... Full report  
5 stars
5 stars  
10/2017   Ron Jyring
100+ Dives
2Helpful vote(s) received
Jack's Diving Locker/ Kona Islander Inn Full report   Hawaii Big Island   "Top Notch Diving Outfit"
Water was colder than anticipated, which meant that I rented a 5 mm wetsuit from Jack's, and used my lavacore. Jack's is well sto... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
11/2017   Janet Westin
100+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
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 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
Pacific Rim Divers Full report   Big Island Hawaii   "Beauty on the Big Island"
Tons of fun exploring the reefs of the Big Island with Captain Frank and Pacific Rim Divers! Lots of fishes and critters; great g... Full report  
4 stars
1 stars  
3/2017   Jeanette Hartshorn
500+ Dives
1Helpful vote(s) received
Extended Horizons Full report   Lanai   "Superb Diving in Lanai"
This was truly spectacular diving! Incredibly healthy reef systems; tons of fishes with very vibrant corals. In addition to othe... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
2/2017   Jeanette Hartshorn
500+ Dives
 
Fathom Five Divers and Ocean Quest/ Marriott's Kauai Beach Club Full report   Kauai   "Three windy weeks, but some good diving"
This was my 10th trip to Kauai since doing my OA certification there in Nov. 2007 and 9th consecutive year diving with Fathom Five... Full report  
4 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Ms Lynda Durfee
1000+ Dives
 
Blue Wilderness / Hualai home Full report   Hawaii Puako area   "A little crowded but nice diving "
The diving was an inflatable boat launched at the Puako boat ramp. We handed them or equipment and they put the equipment to tog... Full report  
3 stars
4 stars  
10/2017   Frank G Postillion
250+ Dives
 
Kona Aggressor II Full report LiveAboard Big Island   "On the Kona Aggressor II"
KAII Service was fabulous. Great food, friendly & effective crew. Weather & seas were perfect. Manta Mania night dive was spectac... Full report  
4 stars
4 stars  
9/2017   Mary Adams
<100 Dives
 
Kona Honu Divers/ Sheraton Full report   Two Step   "The big island: consistent, easy shore diving."
Ah yes. The Big Island. A perennial favorite. Easy diving, always good visibility. Easy access to the west coast. Our favorit... Full report  
3 stars
3 stars  
10/2017   Dan Benson
1000+ Dives
 
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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