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Alex's Aquatic Adventures

Address: 1125 Ala Moana Blvd Honolulu Hawaii 96814, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
Phone Number: +1 808-232-3193
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Ranked #15 of 350 Activities in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Owner description: My name is Alex Mason. I am a PADI Master Instructor which is the highest instructor rating you can achieve from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors. I have been teaching SCUBA-diving in Hawaii for over 13 years with a perfect safety record. I am able to teach all courses from Discover SCUBA diving all the way through to dive master, I am also qualified to teach 18 different specialties.If you are looking for a small company that takes pride in what it does, you have definitely found the right place! I take out very small groups: a maximum of four SCUBA divers per diving Instructor for both the Open Water Certification course and our Discover SCUBA diving ADVENTURE! My maximum ratio for licensed SCUBA divers is 6 to 1; however 90% of the time we have between two and four SCUBA divers per diving Instructor.This does not mean I can not manage larger groups; I definitely can. For larger groups, I would employ dive masters or instructors to help me best suit your needs, giving you the best ADVENTURE ever. I will still manage the day and make sure everything runs smoothly, as I am always present with you on the boat. My company is small enough to care; my management skills are excellent so I can organize any size group.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We really enjoyed our trip back in September 2012 (yes, I am very tardy with this review). Looking for a dive company, I looked at the top 4 on this site and selected Alex. I am glad we did. Both my friend and I are certified divers and wanted a boat dive to a wreak. Alex picked us up at... More

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Salida, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I am a seasoned diver, and I was looking for a dive guide who's reviews weren't primarily written by "Discover" and student divers. Alex had many excellent reviews from certified divers, so I went with him. He didn't treat me like an inexperienced diver, and took me out even though I was his only diver that trip, and he wasn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

We opted to do a wreck and shallow dive. The dives were great. We were rusty since we haven't been diving in a few years and we forgot our card. Alex took care of everything and even called to get our certification. He had all the gear ready and does this everyday. He is very direct and a bit off... More

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Went out with Alex's Aquatic Adventures on 2 days for a wreck and shallow dive. He set me up with Tom and I had a great time. I highly recommend Alex's Aquatic Adventure.

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Parkland, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Really enjoyed Alex's straightforward, courteous, and humorous nature. I spent two days diving with Alex to earn my advanced certification. It was a blast! He's got a keen eye for helping spot wildlife (spotted an octopus), and makes sure that you have a positive experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Any time I am in Hawaii I look up Alex to go dive. It is always a pleasure to dive with him. He is always professional and courteous. He points interesting things and always makes sure the dive is enjoyable. He makes sure that every diver understands their equipment and knows how to use it. A very knowledgeable diver who... More

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Schiller Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

If you are looking for a right diving instructor ... ALEX is your man. I think I'm the biggest paranoid in the world, always thinking something terrible is going to happen, sharks, I'm will drown etc etc and etc. When Alex was done with us we couldn't feel more comfortable in the water, didn't rush us, let us take our... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

It was fun. Instructor is very friendly and profesional. Mentoring is first class. Check it out and dont regret.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

Went diving with my partner on our holiday with Alex and he was a pleasure to have teach me dive. He worked with me to overcome my issues and came out with my open water diving certification. He has the best patience and a good way of teaching people, I would recommend you don't dive with anyone else in Hawaii... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

What a great two days. Moved us due to bad weather making sure out holidays weren't impacted! Met us once we landed to give us Learning material, talked us though and set expectations. The dives were great, great boat and crew, clear and concise instructions and gave us all the time in the world to get use to the entirely... More

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