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About Big Island Divers
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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great guides and boat captain! Staff was awesome. They led a fantastic dive for my nephew's first ocean dsd.

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Loren L
Reviewed 2 days ago

I dived twice with Big Island Divers and was really happy with the service. Would recommend if you in the area

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rohin A
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the night manta snorkel with a big family group. The young ladies on the boat made the whole trip - they were friendly, helpful, and seemed to be having fun. The organization was lacking...1st have to drive to town to check in...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SoCalVol
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first manta night dive and it was fantastic! The mantas swooped right over our heads and were very majestic. The crew was very professional and took the time to explain in detail about the mantas life history, fun facts, and safety before...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On January 16th I went with Big Island Divers on their dolphin snorkeling charter boat. I would highly recommend Big Island Divers. The captain was Scott and he was assisted by Brian and Alexis. The crew was informative, professional and took care of everyone’s needs....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Homunculus-John
Dane K, Guest Relations Manager at Big Island Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Aloha Homonculus-John, Thanks so much for your awesome review! We work hard to be the best dive, snorkel, and watersports center in Hawaii. Our crew have a passion for sharing Kona's magnificent underwater world with our guests. When we hear back about your spectacular experiences...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We went out ion three trips and enjoyed our dives with Big Island Divers. We are not very experienced divers and they helped us feel comfortable. And made the experience great by teaching us about the area and what to look for while diving. The...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything was good, fine and all right, except for attitude of one young female shopkeeper. Her attitude was so oppressive and arrogant to customer(s).

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Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with a couple friends on the nighttime manta ray snorkel, and it was amazing! We saw 4 manta rays, and two of them came up underneath us and did barrel rolls RIGHT in front of us! So hard to resist the temptation to...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Big Island Divers were amazing! I was in a group of 6 people and they made sure we were always diving together which was really nice. All of their staff were very friendly and professional. They are incredible at spotting sea life from the boat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank littleaurora
Reviewed 4 days ago

Only had a weekend to dive and BID made sure I had a great time.Great boat full of fun people and always the awesome crew . Thanks so much !

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Date of experience: January 2019
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okiediver19612014
12 November 2018|
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Response from Dane K | Property representative |
The Manta Rays are resident to our coast and are here year round. The diving and snorkeling in Hawaii is good all year, but summer is warmest and best odds for good conditions. Water temps usually max out around 82 degrees... More
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nicenspicee8
24 April 2018|
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Response from Yukki W | Reviewed this property |
For the 1 tank manta ray night dives, it was about 45mins for me. There are extra time for intro, briefing on the dives, people being late, checking all the equipments with divers, making sure they are safe, driving the boat... More
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lhofman8990
22 February 2018|
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Response from Shopaholic801 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry haven’t logged in for a while. We took 5:00. I think 9:00 might have been a bit fewer boats.
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