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“Fun, Friendly, and Fantastic”

Kona Diving Company
Ranked #4 of 199 Tours in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Awarded the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2014, Kona Diving Company offers SCUBA diving adventures off of their custom dive boat on the Kona coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Contact us for certification of all levels, introductory dives & night dives/manta ray dives. Multi-day dive packages available. A wonderful shop and friendly staff will welcome you!
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Fun, Friendly, and Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

These guys were great and they really make you feel at home on the boat. The Manta Ray Night Dive was a highlight as Big Bertha a 14' pregnant Manta flew over our heads repeatedly.

We also had beautiful clear warm water and they stay in with you until you use up your air so I really got good dives for my money staying in over 90 minutes for each dive.

Highly recommend.

Visited December 2013
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Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
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“Still great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013

Still the best dive operator in the area. Very friendly, knowledgeable, safe and fun! The dive leaders and crew are all long termers and therefor are very familiar with the dive sites and the wildlife. Really, I haven't found a nicer group anywhere! You know they are good when you see people who live on the island diving with them over and over.
I will note that they now have a 48 hour cancellation policy which I ran into because of an illness. However they were more than generous in how they handled it. I will be back (actually already scheduled it!).

Visited November 2013
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Watford, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“made our 25th”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2013

we spent an evening with the crew on our usa tour for our 25th made us feel welcome my husband dives and i only snorkel a fab time was had by both of us an afternoon in the water followed by a break and some info on the mantas before our night time manta experience we were the last ones in and the last ones out and all the other boat crews had left leaving our boat the only one there so we had the mantas all to ourselves a fab experience just trying to save to do it all again

Visited September 2013
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Auburn, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
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“another great dive at Kona”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2013

One of the best , if not the best diving company on the Island. Friendly staff, great food/snacks,, and just a great diving company to dive with

Visited November 2013
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Columbia, South Carolina
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155 reviews
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“A Terrific Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2013

If you would like to dive the best water in Hawaii, then go with the best company. KDC has an excellent staff and I would like to give a shout out to 3 in particular. Katie, Flossie, and Shaggy (the captain that day). A terrific team with Katie being our instructor and taking excellent care of us. We were not able to go, but apparently the Night Dive is the do not miss trip of your life.

Visited December 2013
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