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Address: 75-5813 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5312
Phone Number: +1 808-329-7585
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Everyone needs some adventure in their lives! Jack's Diving Locker in...

Everyone needs some adventure in their lives! Jack's Diving Locker in Kailua-Kona, on the Big Island of Hawaii is the place to go for that adventure. Join our experienced staff on one of our premier dive boats for two-tank dives, Advanced 2 & 3 tank scuba dive trips, Dolphin and Whale watches, the Pelagic Magic Night Dive and the world famous Manta Ray Night Dive and Snorkel! As a PADI 5 Star IDC Resort we have the Big Island's widest range of scuba diving options and the best range of classes and courses, from beginner introductory dives to Instructor training. We also have the Big Island's Best Dive Shop with the friendliest service on the Big Island of Hawaii. So the next time you plan a diving vacation give Jack's Diving Locker a call to help you plan your Hawaii diving vacation.

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JDL is a great outfit that has got the manta dive trips down pretty well. They put the lights out that draw the mantas in and all the other charters seem to use theirs. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Richmond, Virginia

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

JDL is a great outfit that has got the manta dive trips down pretty well. They put the lights out that draw the mantas in and all the other charters seem to use theirs. They provide a snack between dives and change over your gear for you. The only drawback I found was that they like to go in for... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for 2 dives with a friend following a recommendation from Charlie, a dive instructor with Ed Robinson's in Kihei, and we were absolutely thrilled by seeing the Manta rays on both dives. The second dive was a night dive where plankton for the rays was attracted by lights pointing upwards. It was absolutely amazing to watch these Manta... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review of your Manta Dive when you were on the Big Island! We're glad you had such an amazing time with Nathan. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

Keithville, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My 13 year old son and I took the 2 tank dive with the Mantas. My wife doesn't dive so she snorkeled. We all had a most magnificent time. The crew and dive masters were excellent. My son and I were certified only a few months ago and this was our 3rd ocean dive and our first night dive. We... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha and thanks for sharing your great diving and snorkeling experience with others. One of the things that brings us the most satisfaction is helping to craft family vacation experiences that people will remember for a lifetime. The Manta Dive and Snorkel is a great fit for that, and we're lucking to have dive guides like Juan Carlos to help... More 

Lake Wales, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The manta dive was amazing. You start with a relaxing evening dive between 30 to 60'. Then watch a beautiful sunset between dives. Then they set out lights that shine straight up from the bottom of the ocean floor that draws in plankton (food for the mantas). You sit on the bottom as a group. Then the manta comes within... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your great Manta Dive experience with others that might be visiting the Big Ilsnd. We're also glad you enjoyed Keller's dive video so much. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

Yelm, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a recently certified diving family. This was our first dive outside of our certification class. Jack's NAILED it! Safety was the priority and making sure we all felt comfortable. They do a great pre-dive briefing, the guides are always making sure the area to dive are safe and will let you know you may see. Each dive is... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha Garner family and thanks for sharing your dive class experience with others on Trip Advisor! We're lucky to have such great scuba instructors on staff, and it's always nice to hear about. Hopefully next time we can get you out on the Manta Night Dive! Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

Penticton, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was less than average because two of the three crew are there only for the money. Less talk about the tip coconut and ringing the bell if you left a tip, and more time at the manta viewing area would be better. We in a position to see mantas about thirty minutes of the fifty minutes in the... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha Neal, I'm very sorry to hear about your experience, and am doing a very thorough review with the crew. As readers can tell by our numerous other reviews, your experience is not consistent with what we are known for, nor is it consistent with the great feedback we regularly get about John and Spero. They are both very dedicated... More 

Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We dived in several places and with different companies, but DJL exceeded our expectations. Service is top notch, professional, friendly and with a great deal of attention to details. They allowed us 80 minutes dives as we are both very good on air and we had three excellent dive guides. Manta night dive is a must, although commercial, it is... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha Dedee, I'm glad you had such a great time on your dives with us, and it's especially nice to hear such good things from someone who tried several different dive shops. Hopefully you'll be back soon! Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailiua Kona, Hawaii More 

La Habra, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found Jack's Diving Locker (JDL) when searching online for closed circuit rebreather (CCR) support on the Hawaiian islands. I didn't dive CCR because mine had to go into the shop right before my trip, but I did go out on two of their signature boat charters. The main reason I went with JDL is that their main shop is... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha Everett and thanks for taking the time to share your dive experience with others. We're glad you had such a great time in Kona and look forward to having you back sometime with your rebreather! Thanks, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua-Kona, Hawaii More 

Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every detail was thought out about boarding, safety on the boat, pre-dive briefing, and the crew always looks for safe areas to dive when there is wind, chop or swell. What I really liked was when we got to a site, the leader of our small group of 4 or 5 went over the dive plan and what we will... More 

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jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Glad you had such a great time on the dives with us while you were in Kona! We hope to see you back soon. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a blast with the boat crew! Highly recommend. Fantastic company. Would use them again for other dive/snorkel needs.

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Thank Krista M
jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha Krista, Thanks for sharing your great Manta Night Snorkel experience on Trip Advisor! Glad you had such a nice time! Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kona, Hawaii More 

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