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Kauai Down Under Dive Team

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Address: 2440 Hoonani Rd, Koloa, Kauai, HI 96756-9639
Phone Number: 877-538-3483

The “ALOHA SPIRIT” is what the staff at Kauai Down Under is all about! In...

The “ALOHA SPIRIT” is what the staff at Kauai Down Under is all about! In the Hawaiian language, Aloha means affection, love, peace and compassion. Aloha has also come to be used as an English greeting to say hello, goodbye, and “I LOVE TO DIVE”. Ok, maybe we added the last part! We are pretty sure, however, that the state of Hawaii was nicknamed the “Aloha State”, due to our staffs’ spirit! From first time to advanced divers, the Kauai Down Under Dive Team is all about making your diving experience truly memorable! We are passionate about what we do, the extraordinary island that we live on, and the abundant waters that surround it. From the endemic species living in our reefs, to unique lava tubes and reef formations, Kauai Down Under can help you experience all that Kauai Scuba Diving has to offer. Our PADI-trained professional scuba instructors have been hand-picked from the best of the best. They lead quality tours and offer fascinating briefings which include Hawaiian history and lore. Your surface intervals will be filled with chatter about the critters that you encountered and how amazing the reef structures are. You will be amazed by how well our instructors know these reefs. Their experience means unsurpassed wildlife encounters and dive memories that will never leave you.Kauai Down Under is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort. To have earned this rating, our company has demonstrated excellence in providing traveling scuba divers with memorable dive experiences, phenomenal customer service, an exceptional diver safety record and focus on underwater environmental awareness.You can begin your PADI Open Water Diver Certification, PADI Adventure Diver Certification or PADI Advanced Open Water Certification by completing PADI’s online e-learning program directly from our website in the comfort of your home. Once the e-learning is complete, you can do all of your pool and/or open water dives right here in Kauai’s tropical waters to complete your certification. We are proud to offer PADI’s Digital Underwater Photography and Enriched Air Nitrox courses online through e-learning as well.For all of your equipment needs, we are proud to offer some of the best products available to consumers today. We stock products from companies such as Aqua Lung, Tusa, Mares, Aeris and Deep Sea. Dive accessories are readily available to make you as comfortable and dive savvy as possible. We are also an authorized dealer of Maui Jim sunglasses here on Kauai, and carry a wide assortment of all of your sun protection needs.Click on the “Reservations” link above to book your dives today. We book no more than 4 divers per instructor for superior and very personalized service. Scuba Diving in Kauai will leave lasting impressions. The memories of gracefully gliding endangered Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles, elusive and shy Dragon Moray Eels and schooling endemic reef fish will never leave you. Kauai Down Under is the place to experience these and so much more to create once-in-a-lifetime dive moments.

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Scuba diving for teens

Excellent staffs and scuba instructors. They are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Great patience with first timers and young teens. It started and the pool side free... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent staffs and scuba instructors. They are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Great patience with first timers and young teens. It started and the pool side free activities at the Sheraton Kauai in poipu. Chris was the first scuba dive master instructor. I was very impressed of how patient he was that I signed up my nephew for Padi certification... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time doing scuba and our instructor Kayla was a pro. She gives thorough instructions and when you enter the water you feel safe. My 16yo son was a little nervous but he took to it like a pro. Kayla was amazing, very patient and you felt safe with her. We were underwater for an hour and were about 30... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am writing this on behalf of my husband and 12 year old (almost 13 year old) son who went on an un-certified 2 tank dive. They came back raving about what a great time they had, their instructor Chris was patient, thorough, and safety conscious. The morning started with a minor communication issue as to where to meet, versus... More 

Thank Leaford
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We signed up for an introductory 2 tank dive with our 13 year old son. Kayla, our instructor was fantastic, relentlessly positive and relaxed. Although scuba diving was not a good fit for me, Kayla's patience, acceptance my current level of ability, and presentation of micro-skills, was reassuring and allowed me to make repeated attempts. In the end I chose... More 

Thank 504sgdavies
Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Two thumbs up and five stars for Chris at Kauai Down Under. I had signed up for the introductory scuba class. We met at Koloa Landing at the ocean. There are only four people per instructor so you get a lot of personalized instruction. Some people can do fine in the ocean for their first scuba experience. I was not... More 

Thank WestTexan16
Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

First shore dive for family of 3 adults. Guillame and his team of training guides (Lucas and ?) made a the two tank trip fun. They were very professional in getting us in water, showing marine life and taking care of one son who had issue with pressure after first dive. We wish we had more time to take another... More 

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Sausalito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

This was a Junior Open Water Dive Certification for my 12-year old daughter that I set up with Brittany in advance--three dives to complete. Thought this would be a fun thing to accomplish while vacationing on Kauai. I was tagging along to share the experience and take photos of the dives underwater. On the morning of the dive, we met... More 

Thank Daniel R
Des Moines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Went out on 2 DPV dives with dive master and had a terrific time. If you've never tried one of these I highly recommend it it was a great way to get around, the dive master was awesome always made sure safety and welfare were #1and knew of all the great places to see.

Thank Timothy O
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We are a group of 3 from Greenville, South Carolina. We did the dive at Tunnels with Guillaume and Michelle, and they did an amazing job with instruction. They explained everything well and made sure we knew everything about the dive. They provided snacks and drinks and provided all of the gear we needed for the day. On top of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

My wife and I are both certified divers with several dives under our belt. We looked for an outfit that could take our 15-yr old son on an intro dive. Very happy that we found Kauai Down Under with Guillaume as our divemaster. Guillaume was extremely patient with our son and another intro diver. Spent about an hour doing a... More 

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