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Address: 74-5583 Luhia Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 888-333-4668
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Description: Kona Honu Divers is locally owned and operated. From the moment you step...
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.
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I never went out diving with them, but so far I have rented gear twice and can highly recommend it! The staff is always super friendly, nice, happy to give recommendations, talk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Ezequiel T
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Concepcion, Chile

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Concepcion, Chile
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I never went out diving with them, but so far I have rented gear twice and can highly recommend it! The staff is always super friendly, nice, happy to give recommendations, talk about diving near Kona, etc. The gear that I rented (tanks, BCD, reg, wetsuit) is always in great shape, clean, in very good conditions. All their regs come... More 

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KHD96740, Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Ezequiel T, Thank you for your kind words about our staff and gear. We love the diving in Kona from both our boat and our shoreline. See you again soon. Best Fishes, Virginia More 

Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Diving with Kona Honu Divers is so amazing to say the least! From the condition to the boat (excellent) the rental gear (excellent) the dive masters and their knowledge and patience (EXCELLENT) and the dive sites (Awesome) all equals a AMAZING experience. I had dove with this company before and brought my son back this time and we had 4... More 

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KHD96740, Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Ken, Thank you so much for your kind words. I know the crew enjoyed diving with you and Zach and look forward to your return visit! Until then... Best Fishes, Virginia More 

Belmont, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The manta dive was one of our best dives ever. These animals are amazing. We also did a regular dive the following day. The coral reefs and the fish were beautiful. All the staff, from the woman registering us at the shop to the captain and instructors were first class. In particular, Bryce, John, and Rob(from Dallas) were awesome. All... More 

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Aloha AADDBoston! I wish we could serve fresh coconuts as well, although I don't know if the Captain's would really like it! Haha! Thank you so much for joining us and thank for your kind words about the crew. We hope to see your family again soon. Best Fishes, Virginia More 

Ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Your guys are great . Pride of big island's scuba and snorkel. Glad my family had a unforgettable experience with your guys . The Manta was the next best things .

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KHD96740, Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha muralitharsnr, We are so glad that your family had a fantastic time snorkeling with the manta rays! Thank you for your kind words and hope to see you all again soon. Mahalo, Virginia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I did a Introductory dive course with Kona Honu Divers with my daughter. Our instructor was Terri. She was patient and we had a great time at sea on our introductory two tank dive. Terri described and explained all the different animals we saw in "her aquarium". The dive was very relaxing and enjoyable. The crew was professional and did... More 

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Aloha vone s! Thank you for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and have now caught the diving bug! We look forward to completing your certification in the near future. Mahalo, Virginia More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Diving with the mantas was very cool , I was very reluctant to do this night dive at first because I knew it was going to be crowded with lots of divers, however i had a lot of fun. Please note that if you are doing the night snorkelling you are not allowed to free dive tol interact with the... More 

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Aloha Caren, We are glad the mantas rocked your world, they are special creatures of the sea. It is a very popular activity because it is so amazing! The reason free diving is prohibited is so you do not disrupt the water column where the mantas are feeding. If you dive down you will scare the mantas away. Same reason... More 

Menlo Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great crew that was fun, friendly, and really professional. We went on two trips, one morning dive and one night manta ray snorkel/dive, with them. On the first, an intro dive for me, I had Terry who was incredibly patient and friendly as she coaxed me through my anxiety and I ended up enjoying it a lot! On the night... More 

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Aloha Jenny, Terri's favorite thing is show people our ocean underwater for the first time. We are so glad you enjoyed the experience! Maybe it is time to start pondering getting certified! We hope to see you again on the boat soon. Mahalo, Virginia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Kona Honu divers is truly amazing, the greatest experience of a lifetime. The staff was very well educated and informative. They kept guests calm and educated all of us before getting into the water. I would absolutely recommend diving with them and snorkeling with them. Kona Honu all the way!!!!!

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Aloha! Thank you for including us in your honeymoon plans. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Come back again soon, maybe each anniversary! Best fishes, Virginia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is an absolute must! Mwe asked around a few locals about the best tour and they recommended the Kona Honu (translated Kona Turtle!) tour. Nothing sluggish about this crew. This is one of the few dive and snorkelling companies by the way. One of our group did the dive the other three the snorkelling. i do think we snorkellers... More 

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KHD96740, Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Vivienne C! One of the best attributes of this adventure is that divers and snorkelers alike get to experience these majestic creatures! Thank you for your kind words and we are so pleased you had a wonderful time. Come see us again soon! Mahalo, Virginia More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We did a one-tank manta ray night dive. This outfit was AWESOME!!! The crew was professional, attentive, and safe. Even though we had our own dive gear, the crew took the liberty of setting it up for us and rinsing it out when we were finished. We all had red glow sticks to identify our group under water. When we... More 

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KHD96740, Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Melissa, Thank you so much for joining us and experiencing the manta rays of Kona. We are delighted you enjoyed our services, crew, and of course the mantas. Please come join us on another adventure soon! Mahalo, Virginia More 

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Address: 74-5583 Luhia Street, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: +1 888-333-4668
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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