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Address: 2440 Hoonani Road, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 877-538-3483
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Description: The “ALOHA SPIRIT” is what the staff at Kauai Down Under is all about! In...
The “ALOHA SPIRIT” is what the staff at Kauai Down Under is all about! In the Hawaiian language, Aloha means affection, love, peace and compassion. Aloha has also come to be used as an English greeting to say hello, goodbye, and “I LOVE TO DIVE”. Ok, maybe we added the last part! We are pretty sure, however, that the state of Hawaii was nicknamed the “Aloha State”, due to our staffs’ spirit! From first time to advanced divers, the Kauai Down Under Dive Team is all about making your diving experience truly memorable! We are passionate about what we do, the extraordinary island that we live on, and the abundant waters that surround it. From the endemic species living in our reefs, to unique lava tubes and reef formations, Kauai Down Under can help you experience all that Kauai Scuba Diving has to offer. Our PADI-trained professional scuba instructors have been hand-picked from the best of the best. They lead quality tours and offer fascinating briefings which include Hawaiian history and lore. Your surface intervals will be filled with chatter about the critters that you encountered and how amazing the reef structures are. You will be amazed by how well our instructors know these reefs. Their experience means unsurpassed wildlife encounters and dive memories that will never leave you.Kauai Down Under is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort. To have earned this rating, our company has demonstrated excellence in providing traveling scuba divers with memorable dive experiences, phenomenal customer service, an exceptional diver safety record and focus on underwater environmental awareness.You can begin your PADI Open Water Diver Certification, PADI Adventure Diver Certification or PADI Advanced Open Water Certification by completing PADI’s online e-learning program directly from our website in the comfort of your home. Once the e-learning is complete, you can do all of your pool and/or open water dives right here in Kauai’s tropical waters to complete your certification. We are proud to offer PADI’s Digital Underwater Photography and Enriched Air Nitrox courses online through e-learning as well.For all of your equipment needs, we are proud to offer some of the best products available to consumers today. We stock products from companies such as Aqua Lung, Tusa, Mares, Aeris and Deep Sea. Dive accessories are readily available to make you as comfortable and dive savvy as possible. We are also an authorized dealer of Maui Jim sunglasses here on Kauai, and carry a wide assortment of all of your sun protection needs.Click on the “Reservations” link above to book your dives today. We book no more than 4 divers per instructor for superior and very personalized service. Scuba Diving in Kauai will leave lasting impressions. The memories of gracefully gliding endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, elusive and shy Dragon Moray Eels and schooling endemic reef fish will never leave you. Kauai Down Under is the place to experience these and so much more to create once-in-a-lifetime dive moments.
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First time diving in Kauai and this was better than expected! My dad and I went on a morning and night shore dive and it was very laid-back and enjoyable. Mike and Dave made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

First time diving in Kauai and this was better than expected! My dad and I went on a morning and night shore dive and it was very laid-back and enjoyable. Mike and Dave made sure to make us feel comfortable and really focused on what we wanted to do! They kept it very relaxed, unlike some other companies that always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We booked two introductory 2 tank dives with Kauai Down Under after seeing all the great reviews they had. Brandon was our scuba instructor and he was exceedingly enthusiastic about diving and went through the introductory lesson so well. Both dives were extraordinary and even though we were not able to do the tunnel dives on the second day (swells... More 

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I went with KDU after looking at reviews for them, as well as other dive operators, and I am SOOO happy that I did. The experience was great right from the start. The day before my dive I went over to their "store" location at the Sheraton to inquire about prescription masks as my own mask strap buckles fell off... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Excellent gear, captain, boat, dive master. Went to two great dive sites with great scenery at both. Would highly recommend!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Very happy with the entire experience. Great divemaster (Christina) and fun captain. Highly recommend.

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Williston, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

This review is really for March 2013, but we never did a review back then. This was a from-shore dive at the landing in southern Kauai. Gaillium met us at the landing and went right to work with the lesson, and then to the water for our skills and first dive. I was dealing with a head cold but still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Did our certification dives with Brandon at Koloa Landing. He was very patient with all of us including our 10yr old son. We loved the small group size for our dives. Very personalized attention for each of us. We did a boat dive with him the very next day that was really awesome. Brandon made a point of showing us... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I choose Kauai Down Under initially because of their flexibility in doing a twilight dive while on the island. We dove with them Friday night on March 20th. We had dove earlier in the week during the day using 5 mil wetsuits. It was quite chilly that night, water was at only 70 and the wind was going pretty good... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We dove Dave & Mike, Dave was very honest with us on the first day we were scheduled to dive that the visibility was only 20 ft. Not that great for Hawaii! Dave gave us the option to dive then or come back another day, we chose the latter. Upon returning on Friday Mike gave us the option of becoming... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My friend and I decided to dive while our husband's golfed. We met Brandon down kukuiula harbor in poipu, kauai. It was just the two of us and my friend's first time diving. I was certified in 2005 and Brandon took the time to find my PADI certification number so that I could get a discount. He was super patient... More 

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Address: Address: 2440 Hoonani Road, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756
Phone Number: 877-538-3483
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Koloa

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