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Address: Kewalo Basin, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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+1 808-291-0212
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Mahalo, Max

I had a great time on these dives. Price was very reasonable for one on one diving with Max. We saw some beautiful sealife and Max took a bunch of great pictures and emailed them... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 11, 2017
Derek C

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

I had a great time on these dives. Price was very reasonable for one on one diving with Max. We saw some beautiful sealife and Max took a bunch of great pictures and emailed them to me right away. The boat was comfortable and there were plenty of snacks. I definitely recommend Manini!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

10/10!! Max was fantastic - talk about passion for his work! One of the best scuba experiences I've had yet. It had been a few years since my last dive but Max was professional and encouraging and both dives were fantastic! Would highly recommend Max and his company for any divers looking to experience what Hawaii dive sites are all... More 

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Max B, Owner at Manini Dive Company, responded to this review

It was great diving with you. I know you had turtles on your list. I was happy when we got to see several. I got some nice photos of you shooting video up close with our turtle buddies. Aloha Max More 

Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

My Wife and I are avid scuba divers (I have more than 1500 dives and my Wife is a Dive Master). We have been diving for nearly 20 years with Max, the owner of Manini Divers, and we are both certain that this is the absolute best dive shop on the island of Oahu (in fact, I have been very... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I was sent by another company with Manini as the first didnt have enough people, so I joined Manini. Max was friendly enough and the dive was ok but the sites we visited werent that amazing. At least not for a fairly experienced diver ( I guess for first timers is great tough). The experience overall was good however, they... More 

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Max B, Owner at Manini Dive Company, responded to this review

I'm sorry you had a bad experience. Although our dive group was just you and myself it is a share boat and other companies are on the boat. I apologize your disappointment in the dive sites for the day and others on the boat. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

2 great dives just a 5 minute boat ride from town. Saw a bunch of great sea turtles, a couple of octopus and tons of tropical fish and coral.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

2月18日にお世話になりました。 ダイビングショップはいくつもありますが、インストラクターのマックスに楽しませていただきました。 多くの日本語は喋れませんが、重要な事・楽しませることは意思の疎通が出来切る程度は話せます。 今回は機材フルセット貸していただいての2ダイブでした。 沈船のseatiger カメやサメが大量のhorseleg2本とも楽しかったです。 次回オアフでダイビングの際にはまたマックスにお願いしたいです。 Now I care on February 18. Dive shop is also a number, but I was amused to instructors of Max. Does not speak a lot of Japanese, but to important thing - entertain you speak the extent that as possible can communicate your intention. This time it was two dives of our lend... More 

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Max B, Owner at Manini Dive Company, responded to this review

Arigatoo More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

I had a great time diving with Max! He is very patient, and has a good sense of humor :) i received loads of good quality pictures and videos from him, for free! Would highly recommend him. Thanks a lot Max, will see you again when I come to Honolulu next year.

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Glen Cove, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015

Max is fantastic !!! His love for what he does is obvious. I would recommend any tour by max, but if you're a first-time diver -- not to worry -- Max will get you in the water and you will have the experience of your life!! Definitely something wonderful to do while visiting Oahu -- don't miss the opportunity to... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Max is a very calm and experienced instructor, the tour was very good!!! I had the opportunity to be the only diver of the tour, therefore Max could take pictures to me and I didn't have to worry about it.

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Owings, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2015

If you want to scuba dive like a tourist go somewhere else. But if you want non rushed personal service with a touch reach out to Manini Dive Company. I have been diving for 32 years and I have not found anybody that I just wanted to dive with every chance I get. For most people it is just a... More 

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