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Nautilus Dive Center

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382 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-2950
+1 808-935-6939
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

1st time in Hawaii - during the holidays no less :) My husband & I really wanted to snorkel. Since we were staying in Hilo, we decided to do "local" instead of attempting the craziness (& more expensive) places in Kona. We popped in one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
5  Thank Patti333
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This place is wonderful. Bill explained every step of the process prior to each morning dive session, the gear for rent was tailored for fit (also good for purchase once you've tried a few different sizes/versions), and both Bill and Masako were kind, helpful, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank sparklecherry
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our scuba dive at Leleiwi, Hilo, HI. This shop is very professional and friendly. Their equipment is well maintained and in great condition (not worn out). Booking online was easy and hassle free. We had to change our booking schedule. We sent an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
7  Thank charlieo122
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We put in amidst some mild surf after Bill talked us through the dive plan. He guided us in and through the mild swells so we could get into deeper water. We saw more than a dozen turtles as well as a stonefish and scorpion...More

Date of experience: April 2018
7  Thank D6065UJmarks
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Bill was a wonderful snorkeling guide. I saw my first sea turtle and that was certainly a highlight!

Date of experience: February 2018
7  Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

If you want an old school, authentic, thorough learning experience then this is your place! Bill is the best, most experienced, and all around cool teacher. You will leave this experience with what you need to start into the world of diving safely and confidently....More

Date of experience: January 2018
7  Thank Jeffrey K
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Loved getting PADI certified here and the instructor, Bill, is amazing. I recommend to anyone thinking of getting their diver cert.

Date of experience: January 2018
8  Thank T5844JEjonathans
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to the team at Nautilus Dive Centre for making our first dive in Hawaii a great one. So glad we had the chance to see a turtle today. We had a ball. Thank you again!

Date of experience: September 2017
8  Thank Jess S
Reviewed July 16, 2017

The price for the rental equipment is appropriate for the snorkel gear you rent. I did not find the service to be helpful or friendly. Pick up and drop off was seamless.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Chandler-AzTraveler
Reviewed July 9, 2017

My grandson, son and myself decided last minute that we wanted to try a shore dive and this dive shop went out of their way to accommodate us. The equipment is first class and the service is beyond exceptional. The water after we entered our...More

Date of experience: June 2017
7  Thank Tammy B
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December 31, 2017|
Response from NautilusDiveCtr382 | Property representative |
We are about 3 miles from the cruise ship port.
October 6, 2016|
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Response from NautilusDiveCtr382 | Property representative |
Aloha, Yes, we can pick you up and drop you off at the cruise ship. We will take you to either Richardson Beach or Carl Smith Beach. The snorkel tour lasts 1 ½ to 2 hours total. If you have any questions, please let us... More
July 2, 2016|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Shore dives