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Dive Review of Kona Aggressor II/Marriott Courtyard King Kamehameha in
Hawaii/Kona

Kona Aggressor II/Marriott Courtyard King Kamehameha, Mar, 2014,

by Wayne and Stephanie Batzer, HI, US ( 1 report with 1 Helpful vote). Report 7547 has 1 Helpful vote.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving All Hawaiian islands, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kosrae, Pohnpei, Chuuk, Yap, Guam, Northern Marianas, Philippines, New Zealand, Florida, BVI
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 75 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Max depth 110 feet. OK to dive away from guide with partner. No "solo" diving but OK solo following guide. Guide is back to boat at 45 minutes and in water at least one hour. Five days of five dives per day and two dives on sixth day.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales > 2
Corals 4 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 Large camera area on dive deck with many electrical outlets (dive deck and in lounge). Two large tanks only for cameras. Crew hands camera down if requested. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments Living in Hawaii (Oahu) we had often thought of the Aggressor but opted for shore diving and day trips. We are now convinced that the Kona Aggressor is the way to go to maximize enjoyment of Hawaii diving! All crew members were helpful, professional and made the trip great fun. Attractions inclu ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By thomas j dwyer in HI, US at Jun 27, 2014 18:35 EST  
Currents?
By Wayne B. Batzer M.D. in HI, US at Jun 27, 2014 20:46 EST  
Most dives no to mild current. On dives with more current guides swam into current for start of dive with return aided by current. All dives are from the large boat but a small boat is readily available if current or other problem prevents easy return.
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