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Dive Review of KDC (Kona Diving Company) in
Hawaii/Kailua-Kona Big Island

KDC (Kona Diving Company), Oct, 2013,

by Chuck , HI, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports). Report 7178.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving The entire Caribbeab, Hawaii, Papua New Guinea, Truk, Kosrae, Solomans, Bikini Atoll
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Very flexible and unlike other operators there is no strict schedule. If you are good on air consumption you can dive longer
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 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 4 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 3 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 4 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments [None]  10/3/2013   Aloha,My wife Julie and I are avid  scuba divers. We are formally from Flushing, New York but now reside in Kaneohe, Hawaii. We have dived throughout the world including the Northeast USA, St. Croix, Bonaire, Sipidan , Bikini Aroll, Papua New Guinea, The Solomans, Truk, Kosrae and NOW  Kailua-Kona just to name a few. This is a short review of the amazing experience which we had with Kona Dive Company. I selected KDC, Kona Dive Company, over all the other dive shops on the Big Island by using what I think is the best dive magazine which is called Undercurrent. It has no adds. I also used Trip Advisor and major web surfing. All paper work was done over the internet and finalized at their superb shop in Kailua-Kona. It was a joy communicating with the staff. This dive company has a gre ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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