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Kona Diving Company

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74-5615 Luhia St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3622
+1 808-331-1858
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Great dive even without the Mantas

Dove the 2 tank Manta Ray Dive the other night. $200/pp with rental gear. Crew was great, took good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stevenson Ranch, California
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No manta rays, no refund!

We hopped over to Kona from Oahu just for the weekend to see the manta rays. Our weekend trip was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014, Kona Diving Company offers SCUBA diving adventures off of their custom dive boat on the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Contact us for certification of all levels, introductory dives & night dives/manta ray dives. Multi-day dive packages available. A wonderful shop and friendly staff will welcome you!
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74-5615 Luhia St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3622
+1 808-331-1858

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Dove the 2 tank Manta Ray Dive the other night. $200/pp with rental gear. Crew was great, took good care of us. Snacks with hot soups and beverages in between dives was a nice treat. First dive before sunset was very cool, lots to see....More

Thank Hhogelund
Reviewed 6 days ago

We hopped over to Kona from Oahu just for the weekend to see the manta rays. Our weekend trip was centered around the tour and we unfortunately didn't see any manta rays! They made it clear that that's very rare and they have a 90%...More

Thank chuckiepoo92
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent 5 wonderful days diving with KDC. Owners are amazing, I dove with Carrie and she was super fun to dive with. Staff: The boat crews are awesome - warm, friendly, knowledgeable and they still love to dive. They also have a great camaraderie...More

Thank AnonDiver
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't say enough about the professionalism, friendliness and overall care given by the staff. Great diwvemaster to diver ratios too. We did the afternoon and evening manta ray dive - awe-inspiring. Highly recommend.

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was just certified in August so I opted for a personal guide for my two days of morning dives. It really worked out well! Max was my guide; she is awesome. She helped me really feel at home in the water. The friendliness of...More

Thank zorch49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great medium sized diving company. We did a refresher with 2 dives and then 10 more dives with them over the course of a week. Each dive location was great. Ratios varied from 1:2 (private refresher) to 1:5 for the other dives. What made the...More

Thank marcus k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

AWESOME, definitely the highlight of our 3.5 week trip in Hawaii. The dive itself was amazing with manta rays literally swimming all around you but what made the tour even more memorable and significant was the staff: Mark, our dive master, Daniel, the other group’s...More

Thank Jarell L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've dived in a lot of places, with a lot of different crews and boats and Kona Diving Co. is one of the best I've come across. Everyone on their crew - on the boat and in the shop -- are very friendly and helpful....More

Thank divekat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My hubby had a wonderful time diving with KDC. I wanted to complete my certification in Hawaii and was able to complete only 2 of the 4 dive requirements due to weather conditions. The 2 I did do with Daniel, PADI Certified Instructor, was awesome....More

Thank Hera M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A really good team , very professional. The captain is very nice . The dive master Sophie spent lot of time to explain all fauna we might encounter during the dives . I’m advanced diver and I really appreciate that we can spent all the...More

Thank Jean-Pascal D
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Lucas F
9 April 2017|
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Response from Ann C | Reviewed this property |
When we did the night dive everyone went into the water at once and stayed there until we were done. It was quite dark and you needed to follow your guide down. I would also have concerns about a 2 year old on board... More
Kathi M
28 December 2016|
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Response from busitraveler24 | Reviewed this property |
They did ask if we had a car, so you might be able to catch a ride to the boat. It can't hurt to ask them. They're super friendly! The courtyard is less than a mile from the shop, so you could walk there.
30 October 2015|
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Response from PeggyS262 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in town. It was very reasonably priced (including daily breakfast), was just a 5 minute drive to the dive boat site each day, and was in walking distance to a wide variety of... More