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Big Island Divers

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74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
+1 808-329-6068
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Great tour

I did the snorkel hanging onto the communal paddle board. It was fantastic. The bubbles and lights... read more

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H W
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Mount Barker, Australia
Amazing dive with great dive masters

Organized operation; clear instructions & interesting info about mantas. They took care of... read more

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12jazz1008
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Houston, Texas
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Big Island Divers has been serving the Kona diving community since 1984. We offer a full-service diving experience, allowing you to relax and enjoy the underwater scenery. With 5 vessels and a crew of over 40, we accommodate divers or snorkelers of all experience levels and take great pride in providing unforgettable memories day after day. We love sharing our passion with others, and we offer a wide variety of certifications for beginners and advanced divers alike. Our knowledgeable and patient PADI and SSI instructors are here to help those wanting to take the first step in their dive education; experienced divers can enjoy progressing their skills with our extensive specialty course offerings list. Our newly-renovated, 2,000+ square foot retail space is fully stocked with every kind of equipment, apparel, dive accessory,and snorkel gear you need to enjoy the ocean.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
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+1 808-329-6068

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Reviewed yesterday

I did the snorkel hanging onto the communal paddle board. It was fantastic. The bubbles and lights from both divers and night lights made it a truly magical experience when the rays swam all around. The colours were beautiful. Josh, Josh and Mikey were professional,...More

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Organized operation; clear instructions & interesting info about mantas. They took care of everything! Set up gear & even washed our BCDs and wet suits & took them to drive back at the shop..awesome help for tourists. Snacks & drinks were great too. Overall excellence....More

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Reviewed yesterday

The crew and boat were great and professional. You check in early and go to the docks to where the boat is. Then it’s like a 1/2 hour to the site and then a 1/2 hour into the water. About an hour in the water...More

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One of the coolest things I have ever done!! A must do for any visitor to the Big Island. Friendly and fun staff.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Boat, crew and location very good . Staff professional and friendly. A trhu emotion.it's a ery interesting and especially experience to recommend to everyone.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did the 2 tank dive and it was an absolute favorite! First dive we saw a rare monk seal swim over us. There are only about 4 on the island. On our interval we watched a beautiful sunset then saw a Manta breach the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing dive. Saw upwards of a dozen rays. Megan was a fantastic divemaster. Mike steered us true. Would recommend to anyone who wants their mind blown.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just mind blowing. The snorkelling was an amazing experience. We saw 5-6 manta's and one did a backflip righting by our faces. It was like being on the other side of the glass in an aquarium. Our skipper and diver were super helpful and very...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 days ago

Big island divers created a memory I won't forget. Great, knowledgable, attentive staff. Leoa and Becca were the guides and were wonderful. Must see with big island divers!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Went for a two tank twilight/night dive. The twilight dive was a pretty normal dive, nothing too special stood out except a rather obscure couple of blue echinoids. We did see a manta come and swim alongside during the first dive which was quite amazing...More

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Siyun Z
16 August 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
You get to swim with them but the day we did it they took us to the beach in front of the Sheraton so there were 100s of other people in the water which made it difficult to actually "swim " with dolphins. We got to watch... More
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sweetsals4u
17 April 2017|
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Response from Wes S | Reviewed this property |
If floating is your only concern, you'll be fine. Just let the staff know and they will look after you. Enjoy!
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Shw25
28 March 2017|
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Response from Maconnor | Reviewed this property |
I did the dive with my two teenage children (17 & 15) as the 3rd or 4th dive post their certification. It is a very safe and controlled environment and the Big Island Dive team are very experienced and attentive. I recommend... More
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