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Kona Honu Divers

74-5583 Luhia Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
8883334668
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Ranked #18 of 183 Activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Kona Honu Divers is locally owned and operated. From the moment you step into the shop or prepare to board our boat, you become part of our "ohana" or... more » Owner description: Kona Honu Divers is locally owned and operated. From the moment you step into the shop or prepare to board our boat, you become part of our "ohana" or family. Our boat is safe and comfortable. Our dives are guided by knowledgeable instructors who brief you on what to expect to see before you enter the water. Encounters with dolphin, turtles, and manta rays are common in the placid Kona waters. « less
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Long Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We took the Manta Ray 2 tank dive with Kona Honu divers and had a fantastic time. We dove with Kevin and Captain Bob. They were both very nice and worked with us since this was our first certified dive. During the afternoon dive we were lucky enough to see 3 manta's and saw a total of 10 on the... More

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Wetumpka, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

My husband and I did a 2 tank morning dive with these guys yesterday and liked them so much that we went back for the Manta Night Dive withe them last night! It was uncrowded and the crew was excellent both times. Captain Tom and CaptainTom (a different guy at night) were super and the dive masters Niko and Tykee... More

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Piscataway, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We dove the last week in August, 2014. It cannot be overstated how impressed we were with the boat and crew. From the dockside briefing to the last day, we liked the routine, loved the service and appreciated the boat. Every crew member was professional and kind: John, Bryce, Frank, and Stacie to name a few.

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Richmond, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I had 5 days of diving booked with these guys, unfortunately the combination of a broken engine and a hurricane bearing down on Hawaii made a mess of my plans. The staff were helpful at getting my dives re-organized and gave a generous discount for the inconvenience. Which was much appreciated, especially since they must’ve been losing a lot of... More

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Milano, Italia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We are new divers, as we have already taken the Padi advanced, and wanted to make a tune up before trying the Mantaray night dive. Both experiences have been wonderful. Thank you very much to Stacey, our instructor, who made ease our tune up in Kona, and to all the crew for the Mantaray experience. This last has been a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I went by myself for a whole day and had a great time. I am somewhat of a novice and the guides and crew made me feel comfortable and confident. The underwater scenery was great, even as I blew through my air at an unfortunate rapid pace. I did the whole day and went to three reefs and the Manta... More

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We liked them so much that we dove with them for 8 dives! Think we met almost every crew member and each brought something different to learn and see! The night Manta Dive was surreal! Will dive with them again when we go back to Big Island! Thanks Guys for making it so much fun!

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League City, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My family and I had a blast on our first dive as a family (my oldest son and I had been diving before, but my wife and youngest son - age 12 - got certified specifically for this trip). The dive sites were very good for divers of our skill level and experience, and the divemasters and captain were fantastic.... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Kevin was an excellent guide and dive master. We dove with our newly certified 12 yr old son and the staff was very attentive. The dive itself was incredible! The mantas swim right over your head. If you're intimidated by a night dive, The snorkelers and divers all have lights and it's like Vegas underwater. We got great footage with... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was looking for a single tank manta dive that would also take snorkelers and found that Kona Honu Divers were the only ones with seats available for the entire family. This proved to be a great trip for all of us. We loaded our stuff on the boat and all rental equipment was prepared for us. We had been... More

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