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Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
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Reef and Dolphin Snorkel Eco Adventure
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We can't wait to show you the underwater world of Hawaii! From wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin encounters to diving with the world famous Kona Manta Rays, each EcoAdventure has been designed to bring you an unforgettable experience! Did you know that if you have NEVER tried scuba diving before, you can join us for a 2 tank introductory dive? We take intro's, certified divers, snorkelers and ride-alongs on most adventures! Customized private charters are also available. Join us today for an experience of a lifetime!
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“dive master” (72 reviews)
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
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"manta ray"
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"dive master"
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"captain jim"
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"these guys"
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"the big island"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"within inches"
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"night snorkel"
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"pilot whales"
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"bucket list"
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"barrel rolls"
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"whale watching"
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"hot chocolate"
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"these amazing creatures"
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"snacks and drinks"
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"an amazing experience"
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"scuba diving"
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

The crew is excellent well mannered and fun, we had great dives. The boat is well kept and comfortable, the provided snacks (wraps and pineapple) between dives was better than other boats I've been on.

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We did several trips with Manta Ray Dives this week and they were all just terrific. The night manta dive was everything we hoped it would be! I dove and sat on the bottom with other divers while my wife who is a snorkeler was...More

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Thank Daniel D
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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2018

Aloha Daniel D! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

dive master was great. He took the time to show pictures of what we might see on each dive. Saw a white tipped shark and a tiger shark!

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Thank 29gary
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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2018

Aloha 29gary! Thank you for your review and for joining us! Awesome diving & that is so cool you were able to see sharks on the dive! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

We went on this dive last night and had an unbelievable time! Saw over 15 Mantas! Staff was great, super friendly and made us feel very comfortable diving. This was an amazing experience, would highly recommend to anyone whether snorkeling or diving!! We had the...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Aloha kaylakinowski! Thank you so much for this awesome review! We truly appreciate it! Wow 15 mantas? What a sight! We are so thrilled you had a great time with our fun and friendly crew! We hope to see you again for more epic EcoAdventures!...More

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

Fabulous trip. Spent an hour swimming with spinner dolphins and then Capt. Dave found a group of pilot whales for us to get into the water with. What amazing creatures! Brook was in the water with us the entire trip making sure we didn't miss...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Aloha Jeanne F! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

I have been diving all over the world ,NCOS were fantastic the boat was spotless comfortable and perfectly designed for diving, the crew professional courteous and in a sport where you can be trouble if something goes wrong , made me feel comfortable and confident...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Public Relations Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Aloha Ronald D! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed March 2, 2018

The crew on our MANTA RAY WHALE WATCH were Ultra knowledgeable and FUN. We saw Turtles, Spotted Rays, Spinner Dolphins, Flying Fish, Porpoise , and a Mother Humpback Whale with her Calf. The calf was very playful and even came right up to the boat....More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Great job by captain and crew. We say dolphins early and had plenty of time to swim over a beautiful reef. Captain and crew will polite, informative, and accommodating.

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Aloha dcjaquish! Thank you so much for your review and all your kind words! Thank you for joining us and we hope to see you again soon! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Neptune Charlie Ocean Safaris aka Manta Ray Dives are like diving with family. Happy to be with you, any request big or small is meet with enthusiasm and a can do attitude. Haven dove with other outfits in Kona I think they are the best!

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Aloha Karen P! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Had a great time on this whale watching tour. Nice boat and lots of snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. The captain put us in great viewing positions and we saw lots of whales and a few dolphins. I would recommend this company and this trip.

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Aloha konajanet! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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DiveBuddy2009
February 24, 2018|
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Aloha Neptune Charlie's is in the process of changing our name to Kona Diving EcoAdventure and we are also Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii. Mahalo!
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