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Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures

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Makana O Kauai means, "The Gift of Kauai". The beautiful shallow coral reefs surrounding our islands are home to 25% of all of Hawaii's marine life. These coral reefs are the foundation species for the entire marine ecosystem and are truly a gift...more
4327 Anini Road, Kauai, HI 96756
+1 808-482-0683
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

From the initial emails to the first hand shake, I felt like I was renewing an old relationship! The pre-dive brief was excellent...explaining new equipment, reviewing hand signals, as well as showing dive area maps and historical photos of the old dock and trains. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am glad you enjoyed everything so much!! Thank you for the great review! Hopefully next time your wife will show up late and we can get in a third dive :)

Reviewed September 22, 2018

Diving with Scott was one of the best dives I have ever done, and I have been diving for over 20 years! My two kids were certified about 2 years ago and after speaking with Scott on the phone I decided to book a private...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

This was one of the best experiences (if not the best) we had while vacationing in Kauai. My wife and I are still relatively new divers. This was such an awesome experience. Scott made us feel very comfortable, gave us a good amount of pointers...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brandon W
Reviewed August 18, 2018

My husband and I have gone diving around 10 times and we have never experienced something like this. Scott makes the scuba diving so much more than just a scuba dive. He teaches you about the fish and then shows them to you while on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trinity K
Reviewed August 14, 2018

My wife and I wanted to do some scuba while on our Honeymoon. We found Scott and were not disappointed. He took the time before the dive to go over all safety issues and a brief refresher. What was very unique is he took the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We did the shore dive. Great things to see! Had never seen or heard of a frog fish before. Lots of turtles and eels. Scott made sure we saw everything underwater. He also did the certification dive with our 14 year old. He did great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I have been on dives all over the world, and the service and experience with Scott was by far the best I've ever had. There were two of us on the private dive, and Scott was very thorough and patient as he went over the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Very great job got to see a bunch of different turtles, an octopus, and a ton of eels. Scott took very good care of the ones that had never been scuba diving before making sure to keep them safe at all times. A great experience...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thanks for the Amazing Review!!! Much appreciated. I am glad we got to see the eels, octopus and especially the hawksbill turtle!!! I hope that is the first sighting of that hawksbill and you get to name it!! Very cool experience for a beginner diver....More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

My 13 year old son wanted to go scuba diving for the first time. I can’t say enough good things about Scott. He was patient and knowledgeable. He made sure my son knew what he was doing before they even entered the water. By the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Aloha and Mahalo Nui Loa for your wonderful review!! It was great diving with your son, as you said he just wanted to continue to go deeper and deeper :) I would only let him go to 40 feet as that is the deepest we...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

Scott is an incredible instructor. He is very kind and patient and allows people to take the time they need to be comfortable. He is safe and always plans for a back up of everything. He even has underwater scooters so his clients can get...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Scott B, Owner at Makana O Kauai Scuba Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

:) Thank you so much for the Excellent review!! Much appreciated. I know you are very busy so I feel honored that you took the time to write this. Glad you like my Jokes :) Of course I need to get a few new ones...More

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Julie P
May 28, 2018|
Response from Scott B | Property representative |
Aloha Julie, Sorry for the slow response. I always forget to check the q&a link. So the main difference is what we see. Koloa is popular for Lots of fish, turtles, eels and some rare marine species. Tunnels is popular... More
April 27, 2017|
Response from Scott B | Property representative |
Hi TommyGun, Sorry I don't get too many questions on this board so sometimes I forget to check, Glad I found this before you arrived. Yes absolutely and would love to finish your certification. That is a popular way to... More
July 8, 2016|
Response from Scott B | Property representative |
Hi Caromama Love to take out families! Yes I have done that before, it requires two instructors for your group but we can make that happen. The current price for the scuba divers is $155 plus tax per diver and the current... More