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Hilo Ocean Adventures

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Hilo Ocean Adventures is a family-friendly, safe, and exciting scuba diving store right in Hilo. With a strong commitment to fun, Hilo Ocean Adventures provides scuba certifications and dive tours in all the favorite shore spots- and more! We also...more
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4636
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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Our helicopter tour was cancelled so with an extra day on our hands we thought we’d add another day of diving. They were a half mile from our hotel so we stopped in. I asked where the best local diving could be found, and got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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natalie s, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Aloha and my sincerest apologies. A lack of customer service, or in this case NO service, is never acceptable under any circumstances. Let me please personally apologize the impersonal way you were treated in my place of business. We hope you forgive us in that...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Ocean adventure Team was perfect. Enjoyed all staff: diver, snorkelwr and obviouslt the captain. Conditions were not. Did not get a good snorkeling.

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Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

My girlfriend and I took advantage of a Groupon they were offering and booked the beach snorkeling excursion. This was to be my girlfriends first time snorkeling and she was very apprehensive about it. When we made the drive from Kona to Hilo and checked...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Loren was very skilled at what she does and put us both at ease during our dive.Very patient and great attitude.Dorian was very attentive to our wants and pointed out critters we may have otherwise missed during our snorkel.

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Date of experience: July 2018
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natalie s, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your experience with Hilo Ocean Adventures. We hope to see you again an another of our great tours in the future.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

Everyone there was very kind, from when we got to the dive shop, when we were in the car, and on the boat. When we went out our instructor was very knowledgeable of all the sea life and things around us. They definitely know what...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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natalie s, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Aloha, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your dive with us. We look forward to having you back again on another of our amazing tours. Hilo Ocean Adventures

Reviewed 18 July 2018

I really hesitated to write this. To be fair, I'm not sure scuba diving is for me, but my kids, 10 and 16 were super excited about our uncertified beginner lesson. Everything went ok in the shop, except they didn't seem prepared for us. Despite...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

For me and the other 4 members of my family was a great first introductory experience with scuba diving. Trainers make you feel really comfortable and safe. They gave us a overall group training and then a one on one check to make sure we...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jorge E
natalie s, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Aloha Jorge, We are thrilled you and your family had an amazing experience. It was a beautiful day in Hilo! We hope to see you again on another one of our fabulous excursions.

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Dove with Dive Master Lauren, and Kimo piloting the boat. Did some good sites off of Hilo at Richardson's and Leiwa. Lauren was organized ,knowledgeable, and personable, as was Captain Kimo. Dives were a little short time wise (35 and 45 minutes). A little more...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Great Boat, Captain, and Crew. Well organized and safe. Dove with a group of experienced divers. Some visibility issues (not, of course, the fault of the crew) but lots of Honu and fish to look at. Definitely plan on doing some more dives with this...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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natalie s, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Aloha and thank you for the 5 star review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with Hilo Ocean Adventures and look forward to having you join us again in the near future. Mahalo a hui hou

Reviewed 25 June 2018

My husband and I did the discovery SCUBA dive. My husband is already SCUBA certified and this was my first dive. Lauren was absolutely professional, engaging, and fun. Both my husband and I felt safe in the tremendous amount of attentiveness she provided to me...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Annie M
natalie s, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Aloha Annie, Thank you for the 5 star review. We are thrilled you had an amazing time and experience. We are very fortunate to have Lauren on our team, as she has recently come to us from the Monterey Bay Aquarium with impressive credentials. She...More

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