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Nautilus Dive Center

#1 of 4 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hilo Features Animals
382 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2950
+1 808-935-6939
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Snorkel Rental

The price for the rental equipment is appropriate for the snorkel gear you rent. I did not find... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chandler-AzTraveler
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Chandler, AZ
Incredible first shore dive experience

My grandson, son and myself decided last minute that we wanted to try a shore dive and this dive... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Tammy B
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Littleton, Colorado
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382 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2950
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+1 808-935-6939

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price for the rental equipment is appropriate for the snorkel gear you rent. I did not find the service to be helpful or friendly. Pick up and drop off was seamless.

Thank Chandler-AzTraveler
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My grandson, son and myself decided last minute that we wanted to try a shore dive and this dive shop went out of their way to accommodate us. The equipment is first class and the service is beyond exceptional. The water after we entered our...More

4  Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We rented tanks, weights, and regulators. It was fine and we were glad to have a place to rent the stuff. -1 for not making any effort at all to be friendly, in stark contrast to the folks at Hilo Ocean Adventures. For the curious:...More

1  Thank Ken S
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I am certfied diver without a lot of other experience. I had a 2 tank dive with Tom. He was super skilled helpful with all the equipment and I always felt safe. We saw at least 6 turtles! it was an excellent experience and the...More

7  Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Wonderful shore based scuba diving experience. As a diver new to scuba (recently PADI certified), the guide provided great personalized attention. Excellent experience, highly recommended!

7  Thank traveler45876
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I contacted this company several months before our cruise on the Pride of America in December of 2016. I got an immediate response and help in booking our dives for the day we were in Hilo. On the day of the dive, Tom picked us...More

6  Thank marnielovestoshop
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Bill and Tom did an exceptional job! My son and were completing our PADI certification and Bill was knowledgeable and patient. My husband was already certified and Tom took him out on a couple dives. My husband had a great time. I don't think we...More

6  Thank mkg0423
Reviewed 17 November 2016

You won't find a more patient, understanding, and helpful teacher out there. Bill and co. are the nicest bunch...honest, fair, and interesting, too. I went there to get my PADI certification and learned a lot while also fulfilling the requisite maneuvers set by PADI. They...More

6  Thank air477
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a great shop, and Bill is the Zen Master of diving. I was signed up to get PADI dive certified through Nautilus, but was a little nervous about it--Bill was very patient, and walked me through everything step by step. The first day...More

8  Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 23 September 2016

My girlfriend and I spontaneously signed up to get our open water certs at Nautilus Dive Center. Thankfully Bill and Masako were very knowledgeable and got us set up with our PADI courses and in less than a week we started our first dive. Masako...More

6  Thank jordkl
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Emtstation53
7 October 2016|
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Response from NautilusDiveCtr382 | Property representative |
Aloha, Yes, we can pick you up and drop you off at the cruise ship. We will take you to either Richardson Beach or Carl Smith Beach. The snorkel tour lasts 1 ½ to 2 hours total. If you have any questions, please let us... More
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sivadnor13
3 July 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Shore dives
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richardlS3606QX
10 September 2015|
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Response from ScubaTour | Property representative |
Aloha, Fifty three years is a long time since you experienced the ocean. We suggest a step by step process to review your skills starting with a snorkel experience under the direction of an instructor / guide. If your... More
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