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Reef Pirates Diving

#4 of 190 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Honolulu Features Animals
7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Co-located with Hawaiian Surf Adventures, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800
+1 808-348-2700
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The staff member piloting the boat impressed me when he turned around to pick some styrofoam... read more

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Wade G
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Del Rio, Texas
We Held an Octopus!

My dad and I went diving with Reef Pirates on 8/12 and it was amazing! Crash (Burke), Dan, Noah... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
kshieff
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Washington
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Reef Pirates offers daily Oahu scuba diving trips and professional PADI scuba certifications. We operate our own dive boat and limit it to 6 divers plus crew for a more personalized, less crowded dive experience. We have an excellent safety record, and offer complimentary Waikiki hotel transportation with all our dive charters and scuba certification courses. We also offer private charters and multi day packages, as well as the latest equipment from Atomic and Cressi. Want to try scuba diving and not certified? We offer Discover Scuba Diving. Try diving in a safe, secure, and friendly way.
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7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Co-located with Hawaiian Surf Adventures, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800
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Reviewed yesterday

The staff member piloting the boat impressed me when he turned around to pick some styrofoam garbage out of the water he had spotted. Good karma. My only complaint, and it is a minor one, is that I was discouraged from using a weight belt...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My dad and I went diving with Reef Pirates on 8/12 and it was amazing! Crash (Burke), Dan, Noah, and Saytoshi were all very personable, helpful, and awesome! My dad and I both recently got Open Water certified, and the dives we did with Reef...More

2  Thank kshieff
Reviewed 1 week ago

An awesome and save experience. It was my first time doing it and I felt save all the time. The instructors are very trustfull and kind, and they have a lot of energy!!! We saw sea turtles, a lot of fishes and an octopus.

3  Thank anderurien
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha Ander, Thank you so much for your 5-star review! We are glad you enjoyed diving with us and saw plenty of Honu, the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles! Mahalo, Reef Pirates Diving

Reviewed 1 week ago

On August 8th I had the best memory of my vacation to Oahu, HI. I decided to do a Discovery Dive with Reef Pirates in Oahu, and all the reviews I read before were spot on. The staff was professional and courteous, and did I...More

1  Thank Bogdan B
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha Bogdan, Thank you very much for your awesome review of Reef Pirates Diving! We are glad you enjoyed the Discover Scuba Diving experience. We hope you dive with us again on your next trip to the islands! Kind regards, Satoshi

Reviewed 1 week ago

From booking to actually going on the dive, everyone on the reef pirates team was super friendly and professional. Our group was a pretty international mix, and Art did a killer job of making everyone comfortable and pointing out fun things whilst underwater (like octopi...More

1  Thank Stephanie H
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Aloha Stephanie, Thank you for your 5-star review of Reef Pirates Diving! That's awesome you were able to see dolphins ride in the boat wake! We look forward to taking you diving again on your next trip to the islands! Kind regards, Satoshi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Elise and Johnny! The 2 dives were fantastic! My brother non certified and I (certified) had an amazing time! We saw sea turtles and many fishes. One of the best dives ever!!! Great visibility! Warm water! High quality boat and diving equipment!! The...More

Thank Marie-Laure T
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Marie-Laure, Thank you for your awesome review of Reef Pirates Diving! We are glad you enjoyed diving with Elise and Johnny and got to see plenty of Honu, our Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles!! We hope you come diving with us again soon! Mahalo, Reef...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently became a certified Open Water scuba diver all thanks to Burke aka Crash! I had never scuba dived before and it was only supposed to be a discovery dive for the day but it ended up being a two day adventure that was...More

1  Thank sgheart210
ReefPirates, Owner at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Samantha! Thank you so much for your awesome review of Reef Pirates Diving! And congratulations on getting your PADI Open Water certification! We look forward to your return to our islands! :) Mahalo, Reef Pirates Diving

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did 12 dives with Reef Pirates over a four day period. I was a solo experienced diver and they made each dive extremely safe, pleasurable and educational. We did the Corsair, Baby Barge and Landing Craft for deep dives. Hands down the Corsair was...More

1  Thank ohbobcat99
ReefPirates, Owner at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha! Thank you for your 5-star rated review of Reef Pirates Diving! We are very pleased you were able to dive with us multiple days - the Corsair, a WWII plane wreck, is one of our most requested dive sites. Also, mahalo for helping us...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We setup vacation for Hawaii and we decided what a better place to get OW certified than in Hawaii. Looked up Reef Pirates right on here. Best choice we made. Great staff and we had a wonderful time. Enjoyed every second of it. Big shout...More

2  Thank Javi P
ReefPirates, Owner at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Javi! Thank you so much for your review of Reef Pirates Diving and congratulations on becoming PADI Open Water certified! We look forward to you diving with us again in the near future! Mahalo, Reef Pirates Diving

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really try to think positive as I'm sitting in a hospital typing this. I'm diagnosed with DCS and just went through the first chamber treatment today. Here's how it happened: 7/22 Saturday morning we did a first dive at 105 ft for 30 minutes....More

3  Thank monnikka
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

First and foremost, I am truly sorry you were diagnosed with DCS – it’s an unfortunate event that can happen to anyone and is one of the risks of scuba diving. Also, we understand after you dived with us that you flew out the next...More

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Hao W
7 April 2017|
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Response from ReefPirates | Property representative |
Aloha Hao, Thank you for considering taking your Open Water Certification course at Reef Pirates Diving. We have plenty of free parking! Also, wearing contact lenses should not be an issue either - please give us a call at... More
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Sarah E
2 January 2017|
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Response from ReefPirates | Property representative |
Aloha Sarah, No, we do not charge extra for Jr divers. Please note however that our morning dives are scheduled as 70+ feet so a Jr diver would not be allowed on the morning charter.
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stacymeadows
23 September 2016|
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Response from ReefPirates | Property representative |
Aloha Stacy, If you are not already a certified diver you can become a diver by taking the PADI Open Water Diver course with us or you can try diving with our Discover Scuba Diving (DSD) program. As a DSD you will be in a... More
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