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Dive Review of Kona Aggressor II/NA in
Hawaii/Kona

Kona Aggressor II/NA: "Kona is always fun.", Dec, 2019,

by Jeanne Downey, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 44 reports with 11 Helpful votes). Report 11392.

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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 After spending a week in a Kona condo, my husband and I boarded the Kona Aggressor, where we were welcomed by Captain Matt, Captain trainee John, 2d Captain Rochelle, engineer Mike, guide Celia, Chef Ken, and hard-working chef’s assistant and steward Theresa.
The routine was 5 dives a day, at 7am, 10:30, 2pm, 4:30pm, and 7pm-ish. Food was of course plentiful, with snacks or meals at regular intervals. The kitchen crew bent over backwards honoring dietary needs and requests.

The first night dive was the manta-ray dive, where lights are pointed upwards to attract plankton to attract mantas, and the waiting began. Our boat anchored for the two afternoon dives as well as the manta dive, to secure a spot; we were about a ten-minute swim away from the main show. Anyone who wanted to return to the boa ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Kona Aggressor II   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Bahamas, Caribbean, Cocos, Socorro, Tahiti, Malaysia, Indonesia, Micronesia, Galapagos, Cayman Islands, Philippines, etc.
Closest Airport Hewanorra International Airport Getting There Non-stop from Denver.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 79-80°F / 26-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 60-100 Ft/ 18-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 100 feet, 60 minutes.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 2 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Two rinse tanks strictly for cameras. Only a couple of larger rigs, mostly go-pros. Staff was careful with the cameras. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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