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Address: 74-5583 Luhia St, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3624
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+1 888-333-4668
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07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kona Honu Divers is locally owned and operated. From the moment you step...

Kona Honu Divers is locally owned and operated. From the moment you step into the shop or prepare to board our boat, you become part of our "ohana" or family. Our boat is safe and comfortable. Our dives are guided by knowledgeable instructors who brief you on what to expect to see before you enter the water. Encounters with dolphin, turtles, and manta rays are common in the placid Kona waters.

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US$112.53*
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One Tank Manta Ray Night Dive
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US$138.25*
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Kona Coast Two Tank Morning Charter for Certified Divers

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Amazing Manta Ray Snorkel Experience!!!

My wife and I signed up for the day and night snorkel tour. The boat trip to the dive spot was short and it was rough the day we went out. We had time during the late afternoon to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
ttot11
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Keller, Texas
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Keller, Texas
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249 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I signed up for the day and night snorkel tour. The boat trip to the dive spot was short and it was rough the day we went out. We had time during the late afternoon to snorkel and get our bearings. A local, very rare, Monk Seal graced us with his presence for a few minutes which... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The crew was very professional and friendly. The actual dive was incredible! One of the best experiences we had in Hawaii! We did snorkeling and it was great, some people dd the dive which seems even better. There were hot water to wash after getting out of the ocean water, and some snacks and warm drinks. The dive couldn't have... More 

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KHD96740, Assistant Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

We're happy you had a good time snorkeling with us. Thank you for the review and we look forward to diving with you next time you're here! Aloha More 

Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jan 15, 2017. My initial booking today was cancelled due to weather conditions and next day's boat was full. Tuesday offered but not doable for me. Kona Honu was recommended to me by my initial tour operator as an alternative for the next day. Kona Honu actually ran a boat today when my original operator did not, and they fit... More 

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KHD96740, Assistant Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha, We are thrilled you had fun the manta charter! Thank you for writing this review and we hope to dive with you again in the near future. Mahalo, Shell More 

Hercules, California
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience, its pretty quite surreal. I am a regular person who does like to do fun things here and there, but I am not an ocean junkie by any means. I am not the strongest swimmer at all and I do fear the unknown. But I was in Kona and I figured this maybe a once in a lifetime... More 

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Thank April A
KHD96740, Assistant Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha April A, Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We're glad you enjoyed your ocean experience with the manta rays, maybe they turned you into an ocean junkie?! Thank you for sharing your experience with others, sometimes people who are not avid divers do not believe us when we tell them how amazing the experience is... More 

Los Angeles CA
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were spending a short vacation on the Big Island. My wife and I wanted to dive and a review of the dive shops on the island pointed us here. The booking was handled over the internet, including the waiver form. The boat was easy to find and the staff was very professional. Kevin was our dive master and he... More 

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KHD96740, Assistant Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Wideglidewanted, Thank you for joining Kona Honu Divers! We're glad you took advantage of our online booking option and you found the directions to the boat easy to use. Kevin is an amazing dive guide and instructor with more years experience then I can count on all my fingers and toes. We hope to see you again, a hui... More 

Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Kona for my Xmas break vacation. I am a diver and booked all my dives with Kona Honu Divers. I cannot say enough about how professional the company is and how helpful and knowledgeable the staff is. The service you get is outstanding. They set up the gear for you, they change your tanks in between dives.... More 

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Thank Paola S
KHD96740, Assistant Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Paola S, It was an absolute pleasure to have you join us! We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your trip and we are happy that we could be of assistance! Kona Honu Divers provides "valet" diving so you can truly enjoy your vacation; we work on your vacation so you don't have to. Thank you so much... More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The manta ray night dive was incredible - great crew, detailed information and briefing, best location! Thanks!!

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Thank Saskia F
KHD96740, General Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Saskia F, Thank you for joining us for the manta ray night dive. Glad you enjoyed the crew, the detailed briefings, and the location. We hope to see you again soon for another adventure. Best Fishes, Virginia More 

Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first dive (not in training) and I had an amazing time with the dive master showing us around. The night dive with the Manta Rays is a MUST - sitting on the ocean bed like around a campfire! The whole experience was great with food, hot chocolate, and much more. They were very accommodating!

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Thank tanvisharma16
KHD96740, General Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha tanvisharma16, What a great first non-training dive, the manta dive. If only the campfire came with marshmallows! I am glad you joined us and enjoyed the mantas, crew, and the amenities. We hope to see you on many more future dives. Best Fishes, Virginia More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Bob and John and crew were amazing and accommodating. The boat was immaculate, organized, and provided everything we needed from water, snacks, ginger, hot tea and cocoa, wet suits, snorkel masks, a hot water hose when you get back on the boat- couldn't have asked for a better experience, not to mention the location and snorkel experience. My husband... More 

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KHD96740, General Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Sara G, We are so glad you found Captain Bob, Captain John, and the crew amazing and accommodating. We strive to keep you safe and give you a fantastic experience. It is the little things that can make a charter evening better, like the hot water shower, that can just make the experience even better. I am glad you... More 

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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our experience was very disappointing and based on what we experienced and witnessed from other divers that discussed their dive on the boat it was dependant on the group and dive master one ended up with. We were very annoyed with the dive master we got. First of all she did not put the equipment together properly . Both me... More 

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Thank Betty R
KHD96740, Assistant Manager at Kona Honu Divers, responded to this review

Aloha Betty R, We appreciate your feedback and honesty. We would like to offer you to join us again so that we may pair you with a better suited dive master for your skill level. Our crew is some of the most experienced crew on the water; we do have a couple of newer Dive Masters whose skills we are... More 

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