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Reef Pirates Diving

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7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Co-located with Hawaiian Surf Adventures, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800
+1 808-348-2700
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Great Dive Experience

We came to Oahu to dive wrecks and were very pleased with Reef Pirates. Bud, Mike and Dan were... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
Gail S
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Dingmans Ferry, Pennsylvania
A Dive You Must Avoid

Have been diving for more than 25 years in Maldives, Yap, Great Barrier Reef, Red Sea, the... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2017
maskiano
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reef Pirates offers daily Oahu scuba diving trips and professional PADI scuba certifications. We operate our own dive boat and limit it to 6 divers plus crew for a more personalized, less crowded dive experience. We have an excellent safety record, and offer complimentary Waikiki hotel transportation with all our dive charters and scuba certification courses. We also offer private charters and multi day packages, as well as the latest equipment from Atomic and Cressi. Want to try scuba diving and not certified? We offer Discover Scuba Diving. Try diving in a safe, secure, and friendly way.
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7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Co-located with Hawaiian Surf Adventures, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800
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Reviewed January 3, 2017

We came to Oahu to dive wrecks and were very pleased with Reef Pirates. Bud, Mike and Dan were great - weather made some of the dives challenging but they were able to anticipate conditions and make sure every day we spent with them was...More

2  Thank Gail S
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2017

Aloha Gail, We are so happy you enjoyed your dives with us! We are VERY fortunate to have some of the most sought after Oahu dive sites within 2 miles of our shop/boat slip. There are only 2 shops on the island with their own...More

Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Have been diving for more than 25 years in Maldives, Yap, Great Barrier Reef, Red Sea, the Philippines, etc and have never experienced a dive establishment worst than this one! Do not be misled by the pictures and the advertisements! The dive boat was cramped...More

2  Thank maskiano
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2017

Maskiano - You did not dive with us. We have no record of your name or variation of it. We have no record of anyone from London diving with us in Dec 2016 (we ask for phone number and no London number was submitted). In...More

Reviewed January 1, 2017

Background: My partner and I did advanced open water certification with them. 6 dives, and overall it is very good. Pro: staff and owner are pleasant people to work with. They know what they are doing. Prices are overall reasonable. Saw some turtles, a aircraft...More

1  Thank Max Hui B
ReefPirates, General Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2017

Aloha Max, Congratulations on your Advanced Open Water Diving certification! We are glad you enjoyed your dives with us. We like diving with only 6 guests or less and being the first boat to the dive spots in the morning means a better chance at...More

Reviewed December 30, 2016

In the last two weeks, I have had the opportunity to further my scuba divers training. Successfully completed PADI Advanced Diver training and Enriched Air training. The dive company I chose was Reef Pirates of Honolulu HI (Koko Marina). Reef Pirates is owned and operated...More

Thank Joe B
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2016

Aloha Joe, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are so glad you chose to do your Advanced Diver training with us and look forward to diving with you well into the future! We pride ourselves into putting the SAFETY of...More

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

The dive guide I got was great but the owner is a terribly unpleasant person to deal with. On such a bustling island there are other quality dive shops to choose from for a happy, frustration free experience! The guide was nice and had been...More

1  Thank Tor O
ReefPirates, General Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Aloha Darren - Here are the facts regarding your reservation - at 6:09 am the day prior to your noon dive (29 hrs and 21 min prior to check in - not 36 hrs as you stated above), your wife sent an email stating she...More

Reviewed December 29, 2016

I was dying to get in a scuba trip on a family vacation. My wife wasn't able to finish her certification at home before we went, so she had to do a discover scuba dive. My 2 brother-in-laws are certified, but hadn't dived in a...More

2  Thank Cam S
ReefPirates, Instructor at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2016

Aloha Cam, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are so glad you enjoyed your dives with us! We are fortunate to have the best staff on the island (insider secret - we pay our staff higher than other shops because...More

Reviewed December 28, 2016

First of all the dive masters of Reef Pirates Diving were outstanding because they were very patient with all of my beginner questions and really nice. They briefed us and taught us the proper techniques to safely dive in 30 feet of water. We had...More

1  Thank Stephen A
ReefPirates, Instructor at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2016

Aloha Stephen, Thank you very much for your kind review! We are very fortunate to have THE BEST instructors, dive master, and captains on Oahu. We hope you will come back and dive with us again the next time you are in Honolulu. Mahalo -...More

Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

My family and I were staying in a private house in waimanola so no access to "hotel pushed" scuba recommendations. My son is a dive master and did his homework to find this shop. We really enjoyed the small boat/personalized attention and had a great...More

1  Thank summerrblaze
ReefPirates, Instructor at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 25, 2016

Aloha! Thank you for your great review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are certainly not the largest dive shop on Oahu - our goal is to be the BEST dive shop on Oahu. We are so glad your son did his research and found...More

Reviewed December 21, 2016

I had 6 dives with Reef Pirates Diving and can only complement the crew and their profesionalizm, fun approach and great diving. The best description would be my video at YT on Primomedia channel .More

2  Thank Chris B
ReefPirates, Instructor at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2016

Aloha Chris, Thank you for your review and your video! You are more than welcome to share the video to TripAdvisor as well as any photos. We will try to share your video to our FB page as it is a GREAT vid showing wonderful...More

Reviewed December 18, 2016

Picked up on time-good equipment-did two shallow dives as we were six people with limited ocean experience-saw turtles, eels, all kinds of fish-friendly people-would book again.More

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ReefPirates, Instructor at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded December 19, 2016

Aloha Bobbie, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are so glad you enjoyed your dives with our spectacular animals! Thank you for also mentioning our complimentary shuttle service to/from our shop and Waikiki hotels, our new and near new equipment,...More

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Janice T
November 25, 2017|
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Response from Ronald3D | Reviewed this property |
Believe they also do snorkling, but better to check with Reef Pirates via the contact button on their website!
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Hao W
April 6, 2017|
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Response from ReefPirates | Property representative |
Aloha Hao, Thank you for considering taking your Open Water Certification course at Reef Pirates Diving. We have plenty of free parking! Also, wearing contact lenses should not be an issue either - please give us a call at... More
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Sarah E
January 1, 2017|
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Response from ReefPirates | Property representative |
Aloha Sarah, No, we do not charge extra for Jr divers. Please note however that our morning dives are scheduled as 70+ feet so a Jr diver would not be allowed on the morning charter.
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