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Dive Review of Jack's Diving Locker/Hilton Waikoloa in
Hawaii

Jack's Diving Locker/Hilton Waikoloa: "Manta night dive on Kona Coast", Jan, 2017,

by John Yavorsky, NJ, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 22 reports with 9 Helpful votes). Report 9777.

No photos available at this time

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 4 stars Food N/A
Service and Attitude 3 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Did 4 boat dives with Jack's diving Locker, including fantastic night dive with manta rays. Reef dives were good with lots of tropical fish and some nudibranhs.
Websites Jack's Diving Locker   Hilton Waikoloa

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving 26 liveaboards and dozens of land-based world wide.
Closest Airport Kona, Hawaii Getting There Fly to Kono airport and rent car

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 70-75°F / 21-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions dove as group with divemaster.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 5 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Setup good and they handled cameras well. Note that bright video lights on Manta night dive seemed to attract them to you for awesome fly-bys.
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