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Big Island Divers

#2 of 199 Tours in Kailua-Kona Features Animals
74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
+1 808-329-6068
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Mantas, mantas, mantas!

I went on a night snorkel with eight of my extended family members and it was a fabulous trip... read more

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Marian M
Night Snorkeling with Manta'S

Our boat with Rob, Griffin, and Bryce was a lot of fun. The beautiful and majestic manta's swam... read more

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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: 08:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
74-5467 Kaiwi St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3176
+1 808-329-6068

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Reviewed yesterday

I went on a night snorkel with eight of my extended family members and it was a fabulous trip! Zane, Griffin and Jason were great- very helpful and informative. The mantas came right up to our board as they circled and scooped up the plankton....More

Thank Marian M
Reviewed yesterday

Our boat with Rob, Griffin, and Bryce was a lot of fun. The beautiful and majestic manta's swam right up to us. The "campfire" was beautiful also with the lights, bubbles and fish... we had a great time and will definitely go again

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Reviewed yesterday

It was all well organized and ran smoothly. The crew was very nice and explained everything well. Watching these amazing animals underwater was a great experience

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went out on a tour with Megan, Jenna and Andrew. They were all super awesome from the start and making everyone feel right at home. They were able to share a lot of information about manta rays before the snorkel. The girls did an...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have never had a bad dive trip with theses guys. They do all the work for you,gear set up help you into the water. A good clear briefing with lots of info about the site. Even good sandwich wraps and snacks between dives. Gene...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a bucket list dive for me and I didn't know what to expect. I booked this company when a fellow diver booked them as well in June and I noticed they had a snorkel/ dive opportunity and my teenager would be snorkeling the...More

Thank jillifish
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had the distinct pleasure of diving with Elise and DM Josh and also riding with snorkel Josh, Griffin, and DM Megan. Captains Chris and Mikey too. All were awesome! Elise gets a special award for being the funniest tho. Extra gold star Elise! 😉...More

Thank Gabe L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Floating in the night sea as giant gentle creatures do barrel rolls just below you in lights from above and below is an experience not to be missed. Actually awe inspiring.

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing! Thrilling! Beautiful! Peaceful! Big Island Divers has perfected the Manta Snorkel experience. Highly educational and led by awesome instructors, the Manta Ray Snorkel is a must for animal enthusiasts. It's a sight you will not see anywhere else!

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Thank Elena F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Last night was my second time to do the night snorkel with Big Island Divers. This was even better than my first time! Captain Mikey B. and Josh and Becca were awesome! first rate service and they even provide snacks and hot chocolate afterwards. We...More

Thank Michael A
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Siyun Z
16 August 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
We did a night dive with the Manta Rays. Yes included gear. Yes had some snacks. I would contact them directly to answer your question
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!
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