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Dive Review of Kona Aggressor II in
Hawaii/Big Island

Kona Aggressor II: "Very positive experience on Kona Aggressor", Jul, 2016,

by Lori Ann Krushefski, NJ, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8966 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Very warm welcome from very accommodating and friendly crew who seem genuinely interested in meeting and hanging out with their guests for the week. Love that most cabins are on the same floor as the dive deck--if I forgot a battery (etc), it made it a lot easier to run and grab it. Clear schedule of dives and meals posted each day. I took the PADI fish ID course, and Colby was genuinely interested in making sure I got a lot out of it--he worked with me on several more dives than required, and I really enjoyed that. I came by myself, and once again had no trouble finding a buddy--in fact, I went on dives with every guest on the boat. The Aggressor attracts hard core divers with solid skills, so it's very pleasant to be around them. You can dive your air, which I love. Food was excellent. The crew just bends over backwards to make sure you have anything you need, and they do so cheerfully, willingly and proactively. Another fantastic Aggressor experience!
Websites Kona Aggressor II   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Most of the Hawaiian islands, Caribbean, La Jolla
Closest Airport Kona Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, rainy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 79-82°F / 26-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 40-100 Ft/ 12-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Requested everyone be back on boat with 500 psi. I believe no deco. I believe they ask you stay 110 feet or shallower--but we were all on Nitrox anyway.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Sizable camera table with lots of outlets. A little tough to get to it from one side, but I'm being nitpicky.
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