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Dive Review of Kohala Divers in
Hawaii

Kohala Divers: "Excellent Dive Trip", Jun, 2022,

by Mark Vanderlinden, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 11941.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments I did quite a bit of research of previous reviews plus had previous experience with other operators (with regards to Hawaii - Big Island). In my opinion Kohala Divers had the best overall reviews along with one other operator. My big concern was the potential freedom of having some independence to take UW photos. You sh ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Kohala Divers   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving California, Florida, Hawaii, Micronesia (Palau, Yap, Truk), Wake and Johnston Is, Malaysia (Sipadan), Okinawa, Maldives, Indonesia (Bali and Wakatobi), Solomon IS, Baja ( Socorro)
Closest Airport Kona Getting There Direct Flights from west coast cites. In my case Alaska Airlines from San Diego. No difficulties

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 78-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions Must follow Group Leader ( 4-6 divers per group) unless hiring a Private guide
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Don't plan on bringing full size DSLRs due to limited rinse tank size. Smal ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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