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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 12 July 2016

Hilo Ocean Adventures is your one stop shop for all of your diving and snorkeling needs. Fully equipped and staffed with everything you need, friendly staff and they operate the only dive/snorkeling boat on the east side of the island.

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Date of experience: July 2016
Thank James K
Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2016

Thank you for your kind words! We strive to provide a welcoming and friendly environment!

Reviewed 3 July 2016

Kids loved the entire experience. I am certified and tagged along to watch them. The kids ages 18, 19 , and 20 had a great, safe, and educational adventure. We were fortunate enough to see several very large turtles, a small eel, octopus, and a...More

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Date of experience: June 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2016

Mahalo! We are so happy to hear that your kids enjoyed their first SCUBA dives! We would love to see them again on your next vist to Hawaii!

Reviewed 20 June 2016

Friendly and knowledgable - staff has a "can do" attitude. Great experience diving on the reefs of Hilo

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Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kathleen S
Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2016

Thanks you so much! We strive everyday to have that attitude, we hope to see you on your next visit to Hawaii!!!

Reviewed 14 June 2016

Great two-tank dive for my brother and me. Brandon, Francoise, and Bryant know the area as well as the aquatic life well. Service was both professional and full of personality. The guys were sure to point out interesting finds throughout both dives and set a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Kelly B
Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

We are so glad you had fun diving with us, and your first dives here in Hawaii were memorable! Our instructor canidate and Divemaster canidate really appreciated the chance to work with real divers! Hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 13 June 2016

My wife and I visited the Big island during the Memorial day weekend, for our babymoon. We were excited about snorkeling but also skeptical for if it would be OK for her. We did not find any options for gear/tours near the beaches either.. most...More

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Date of experience: May 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

We at Hilo Ocean Adventures were honored to be part of your baby moon! We will be sure to pass the appreciation onto Emily your guide! Good luck with the arrival of your little one!

Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and me just arrived form Maui - we looked for a discover dive here in Hilo. Very well explenations by Brandon, short movie, 30 min exercices in the pool and 2 Discover Dives (each 45 min) just 5min drive away from the shop...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

Aloha! We appreciate your kind words and hope to see you again here soon!

Reviewed 1 May 2016

I'm a retired dive captain and PADI Instructor from the Kona side of the island. So when I tell you that this is the company to work with for your dive needs (on this side of the island) you can believe me. The staff and...More

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Date of experience: May 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2016

THANKS CAPTAIN! We were glad you enjoyed your trip with us, we hope to see you more arpund the shop!

Reviewed 28 April 2016

Hilo isn't exactly known for its diving, but now there is a great facility to introduce travelers to the hidden gems of the East side. Hilo Ocean Adventures has a great shop with lots of gear options and accessories. They also have a heated indoor...More

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Date of experience: April 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Congrats on finishing your Rescue Certification! We are so happy to hear that your experience at Hilo Ocean Adventures was so positive! Make sure you keep DIVING!!!

Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I was very impressed with Brandon and Jenna as shop owners. They were very interested in diving safety and taking care of clients and treated us very well. They also worked hard to make sure our dives were fun and enjoyable. Prices for dives, lessons,...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2016

Mahalo for your kind words! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon!

Reviewed 7 April 2016

They did a great job breaking down the basics & delivering the important info for safe scuba diving. They took the time to point out the different types of fish, coral, and sea turtles. Great working with them. Highly recommended!!!

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Date of experience: April 2016
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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2016

Mahalo!!! It was a pleasure to have you as a student, we hope to hear all about your diving adventures and to see you back in Hilo for more diving!

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