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Kona Diving Company

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74-5615 Luhia St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3622
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As good as it gets

This is a dive shop in full stride, if you will pardon the diving pun. They get it right. They give... read more

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TheBlitz
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Washington
Awesome

The team at KDC is awesome. From the shop staff, to the captain and especially the dive crew... read more

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edezii
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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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!
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74-5615 Luhia St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3622
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Reviewed today

This is a dive shop in full stride, if you will pardon the diving pun. They get it right. They give you good advice in advance, and the boat crew from captain to divemaster keep an eye on you throughout the experience. They work hard...More

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Reviewed yesterday

The team at KDC is awesome. From the shop staff, to the captain and especially the dive crew everyone treats you great. Swimming with the mantas is a sight to see.

Thank edezii
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I travel to dive at least twice a year, and after ten years of diving in the carribean, Hawaii and the Philippines, I can say confidently that the service you get here is just better than anywhere else. There are no cattle...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

KDC is a fantastic, professional diving company, with an amazing crew! They are one of the best diving companies around. I had 4 great dives with KDC on two different days with separate crews during my recent trip to the big island. Throughout the different...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked our 4 dives with 7 in our group over a month in advance of coming to the island. We were warmly welcomed into the shop and on to the boat. Shaggy, Alex, Haley, Ian, Max, Mike & Jeff were awesome. They were...More

Thank ktrader317
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to do our open water certification with KDC and it was absolutely amazing! Everyone made us feel comfortable and the genuine camaraderie among the crew made it feel like we were one big happy family. Divemaster/Instructor Ian was so patient...More

Thank kei_kiku
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I can’t say enough good things about the KDC. They were professional and fun from beginning to end and established realistic expectations regarding what we would see. We did the manta night dive with them, And it was definitely the highlight of our trip. You...More

Thank My L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This team of divers are great! We dove with them two years ago and then again last week. They are accommodating at every level. I am a little less adventurous than my husband and didn't care for the drop-offs. So my dives tended to be...More

Thank CatsGalore999
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked ourselves a 2-tank PM charter with KDC during our time on Big Island and had such a wonderful time with the crew on Hale Kai - Captain Shaggy and our dive guides Max and Sophie. They were warm and funny, but also really professional...More

Thank E5356PWkellyt
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am in Kona solo for four days prior to a business trip, I felt like I had to explore the island while having the luxury of being here. My friends wife was born in Kona and she recommended me to Kona Diving Company and...More

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AbbyRL
2 May 2018|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
Can't really compare with other companies as I only used Kona Diving this trip, but there snorkel manta dive was very well like by the members of my group that did the snorkelling, rather than the diving.
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24 April 2018|
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Response from AnonDiver | Reviewed this property |
The minimum age for diving is 10 years old, but even that is at the discretion of the instructor as 10 year olds can vary wildly in maturity. Diving is safe when done responsibly, but it is still primarily an adult activity.
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Lucas F
9 April 2017|
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Response from Ann C | Reviewed this property |
When we did the night dive everyone went into the water at once and stayed there until we were done. It was quite dark and you needed to follow your guide down. I would also have concerns about a 2 year old on board... More
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