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Kona Diving Company

74-5615 Luhia St., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-331-1858
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Ranked #3 of 178 activities in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Formerly Bottom Time Hawaii, Kona Diving Company offers SCUBA diving adventures off of their custom dive boat on the Kona coast of the Big Island of... more » Owner description: Formerly Bottom Time Hawaii, Kona Diving Company offers SCUBA diving adventures off of their custom dive boat on the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Contact us for certification of all levels, introductory dives & night dives/manta ray dives. Multi-day dive packages available. A wonderful shop and friendly staff will welcome you! « less
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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband & son did a 2 tank dive with KDC and had a great time! Shaggy is awesome! We also did a night dive/ snorkel with the Mantas. Jordan, Justin & Capt. Mike were outstanding! We saw 28 Mantas! Everyone was very professional, explained every aspect of what we would be doing and helped us have a great adventure.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I'm 15 and an advanced padi diver. The crew of KDC made me feel soo welcome, they greeted everyone by name and didn't hesitate to make conversation. I felt like they knew me personally, were extremely caring and loved what they did. The manta night dive was spectacular, but even better was the unplanned, spontaneous snorkeling with over 100 spinner... More

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Centennial, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Can't say enough about the crew and gear at Kona Diving. We've never had a better experience. Really appreciated that they took the time to find us the right dive sights, split us into small groups and handled our gear for us. The safety briefing also covered what type of fish we might see so that we would know what... More

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Kauila Kona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I booked a 5 day package with Kona Diving Company on our last trip b/c they were completely booked at the time and now I know WHY. They are truly the best dive company we have been with on the Big Island....and we've been diving with quite a few companies over the last several years. Most have... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Thank you so much for 2 perfect days in the water! Apart from the amazing diving and the locations you picked (especially The Dome and The Hive on the long range trip) we just loved your passion for diving and marine life. Also, great & really personalised service, modern gear, ah and delicious brownies - we had so much fun!... More

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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We did these guys' 2-tank twilight reef dive plus night manta ray dive. This would have been a truly fabulous experience with anyone - we saw 4 mantas by day and had 30 (!) of them swooping around us at night. However, it was particularly good because the people at Kona Diving were so pleasant, competent, and fun. They really... More

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This company is family owned and operated and the love shows. Many of the the fellow divers on the boat are return customers and have been diving with this company for years. This is the only place my wife is comfortable getting upgraded certifications because the training is so thorough. We can't say enough good things about Carrie and her... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I dove with KDC 10 times in 3 days including two manta dives. It was one of the best experiences of my life. The boat is comfortable the dive instructors/masters are very professional but very friendly and personable. Kerry which is the owner was very nice as well and went out with us in almost all the... More

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have never dived with a nicer group of people. I signed up myself for the two-tank Manta Dive and my friend for the Manta Snorkel. I was thinking it would be commercial and gimmicky. But I was pleasantly surprised by their professionalism. I am a dive instructor, but didn't them. They still let me go in first, drop down... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Kona Diving Company is a superior operation. We went diving with KDC in 2012 and were delighted to see the same crew members that we dove with last time. This shows that the company is serious about retaining good employees. The employees made an effort to remember our names from last time and welcomed us back. Kerry was very welcoming... More

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