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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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Suck 'em Up

Yesterday was my favorite dive since we went on the Manta Ray dive with Kona Honu Divers! First dive of the day was to a beautiful area with healthy coral and clouds of fish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Yesterday was my favorite dive since we went on the Manta Ray dive with Kona Honu Divers! First dive of the day was to a beautiful area with healthy coral and clouds of fish. Second dive was through some magical topography called Suck 'em Up. Our guide for the day, Ryan, had listened to our request for a chance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We don't dive but love to snorkel--we chose to go with Kona Huna Divers because of their excellent reputation and also because they do not "chase" the dolphins. Our trip was the 5 hour snorkel and manta ray combo and the snorkeling wasn't really very good since you snorkel in the same place as the manta ray and it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We had so much fun and got to see 8 manta rays! The crew was great and even stopped to let us do some whale watching on the way out!

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Fairbanks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Two friends and I booked a package for two morning dives and the evening manta ray dive. The morning dives were great. Our guide, Terri, knew where to find all the interesting critters and while on the boat we saw whales and dolphins. Unfortunately, the manta rays did not show up for the night dive. I understand that these are... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Went out with KHD and was so impressed from the start. From the shop to the boat to the underwater show. Captain Johnny was so much fun from the start. The crew and instructors were extremely helpful, professional and also very knowledgeable. All round fun and experienced team. I've dived all over the world and have seen the best and... More 

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Waunakee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My son and I have never dove before and had some problems equalizing our ears. Terri was VERY patient with both of us and coached us through the process! This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I'm a former instructor holding various certification cards. One of them is even a PADI "senior" level certification card earned a ways back, I really am one now. How ironic. Anyway, I had two great recertification dives with Kevin, (as it has been several years since my last dives) who was very detailed, safety oriented, and great at pointing out... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My group and I enjoyed diving with PADI instructors Terri Schwenzer, Kevin Stewart, and Frank DeYoung of Kona Honu Divers. They were personable, fun, very patient, sympathetic, and most importantly professional. Although I had my PADI certification, I badly needed a refresher. We each received instruction and then saw plenty of fish, an octopus, and went under two reef bridges.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

the instructors were impatient with some beginners. me and two friends signed up, one was comfortable from the get-go, but two of us really struggled, not just with ill fitting face masks, and learning something entirely new to us, but more discouragingly with the instructors. They were not sympathetic, not patient, and when i could not equalize, they suggested I... More 

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

Aloha Charlotte, Beginners often have trouble their first time diving and we have exceptional instructors that are both patient, understanding, and do their very best to make your experience an enjoyable one. There are two main reasons new divers are often unable to equalize and our instructors stated them both, as you pointed out. As our instructors take many new... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

FYI, this is a review of the customer service and website only; we wanted to dive with them and booked online about a month in advance with a deal, but unfortunately, a printed confirmation email doesn't mean anything and in the end, we didn't even go diving with them -We visited their dive shop the day before our two days... More 

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