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Dive Review of Kona Ocean Adventures/Marriott Vacation Club in
Hawaii/Kona

Kona Ocean Adventures/Marriott Vacation Club: "Dive with the Mantas - best crew ever", May, 2021,

by Don Jennings, CA, US (Reviewer Reviewer 6 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 11537.

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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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments Like most everyone else we were taking our first vacation in a year. Several divers went to the Big Island of Hawaii with the express goal of going on a night dive with the Manta Rays. After researching several places we picked Kona Ocean Adventures. The reviews were wonderful and, if we didn't see Mantas on that dive we could come back and try again f ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving California, Mexico, several Carribean Islands, several Hawaiian Islands, Florida
Closest Airport Kona - KOA Getting There We had a direct flight from San Jose, California so no problems.

Dive Conditions

Weather dry Seas calm
Water Temp 75-78°F / 24-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions First dive, follow the guide, Second dive, sit on the bottom and watch the Manta Rays swim by.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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