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Address: 75-5813 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5312
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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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First night dive

Well organized crew, well maintained gear and equipment. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Was my first dive after hand surgery 5 weeks ago. Crew was very mindful and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
René P
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've gone diving many times with Jack's, even did both my Open Water and Advanced Open Water certifications here. So it was a bit disappointing to see some of the changes when I dove with them again in January. Starting with the dive shop, a couple of the women working the desk and registers were way short on "aloha," maybe... More 

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well organized crew, well maintained gear and equipment. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Was my first dive after hand surgery 5 weeks ago. Crew was very mindful and supported me putting my gear together. The dive with manta rays is an unforgettable experience. You should only be aware, that there is mild to strong currents, that forces you out... More 

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Thank René P
Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The instructors at this dive shop are excellent with lots of experience and good advice (offered post-dive). However, as a relatively inexperienced, certified diver, i felt uncomfortable with a group of 12 divers with more experience and not a lot of personal attention or assistance. If you are comfortable with group diving, it is a good shop but for the... More 

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

Aloha again, I'm glad you enjoyed our dive shop, and staff! I also apprecaited being able to listen to your concerns about the grouup size. Just so other readers know for their own planning, we do offer private dive and snorkel guiding services on all of our trips, as well a private boats as well. Otherwise we have 6 certified... More 

New York
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great time diving with Jack's Diving Locker - they're a super friendly dive shop, well organized and knowledgeable not only about the local marine life but also about any tech diving equipment you may be curious about. They took us to great dive spots around the island (highly recommend the manta ray dive as well), and I... More 

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

Aloha Jin, We're glad you had such a great time at our dive shop. And thanks for sharing about the tech diving options. We now offer Rebreather rentals and supplies. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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54 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my newlywed niece and her husband on the night manta snorkel with Jack's. Flipper, Josh and the Captain were awesome crew and made us all feel comfortable. This was a 'once in a lifetime' experience for the honeymooners ... but our 25-30th time. We take all our guests to Kona out to do this (if they are game)... More 

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

Aloha and thanks for bringning them out! We're so glad you all had such a great time on the Manta Snorkel. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an incredible experience!! Up close and personal with these huge graceful creatures. We felt very safe as the crew had it all down to a science. We felt very lucky to have seen 8 Mantas and had 4 of them circling around us at one point. The seas were too rough earlier in the week to go. I... More 

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

Aloha Lisa, I'm glad you had such a great Manta snorkel experience. And we also appreciate you giving us such positive feedback on us needing to cancel some of the previous days due to weather. That's always a hard call for us to make as we know people are looking so forward to these trips. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving... More 

Bartlett, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been singing the praises of Jack's Diving Locker ever since we returned from our trip to the Big Island a few weeks ago. The entire staff - guides, instructors, boat captains and the staff manning the shop - were all amazing, kind and so welcoming. We were a group of three certified (but new) divers and one who... More 

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Thank 467sandy
jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha Sandy, It's great to hear your dive trip was such a success, and we really appreciate the complement about our 'kindness'! That means a lot to our Captains and Divemaster. Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

Billings, Montana
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did two 2-tank dives with Jack's and were very impressed. These were the most organized dive trips I have ever been on. The staff was welcoming, professional, efficient, and fun. I felt very safe, which was especially important on my night dive. They aborted our first night dive due to the conditions and, although disappointing, we appreciated their attention... More 

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Thank Pharmergirl614
jacksdivinglocker, Manager at Jack's Diving Locker, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for taking the time to point out and applaud the decision to abort the dive. That's always a very tough call for the crew and we appreciate hearing your feedback on it. We're glad you ended up having such a great time on your dive tirps with Captain Zack, Alexia, and Keller, and we look... More 

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64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few days of canceled manta dives we finally got to go out, yeah! The conditions were not ideal but that is not why I am giving a low rating. Pros, easy to book, on line waiver, hot water showers, crew takes care of even your personal gear. Set ip in three different groups with your name on the... More 

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

Aloha, Thank you for the very detailed review of both what went well, and what didn't. I'd really like to learn more from your experience, howevernot knowing name or the date makes that difficult. If you don't mind, please contact me directly at andy@jacks... Thanks, Andy More 

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35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an AMAZING manta ray night dive - the rays were out that night! Juan Carlos was our dive master and the entire crew was top notch professional. Thorough safety briefings and dive overviews. Rental gear was excellent. Highly recommend this shop for your manta ray night dive.

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

Aloha Meghan, I'm glad you got to see the Mantas, and that you had such a great time with the staff. Juan Carlos is incredible guide and we're lucky to have hime! Mahalo, Andy Woerner Jack's Diving Locker Kailua Kona, Hawaii More 

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