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Atlantis Submarines Kona

Open today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Get below the surface to Hawaii's hidden paradise! Experience the magic of Kona with the Atlantis Adventure submarine tour and create lifetime memories as you explore our majestic waters of Kailua-Kona.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Kona Pier, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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+1 808-667-2224
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 6 September 2011

Our trip with Atlantis Submarines was on the Big Island from Kaliua- Kona. We had pre-booked on the internet from the U.K. though we could easily have waited to get to the island. I don`t think we saved much if anything booking in advance but...More

4  Thank HoppieMaky
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 January 2013

We had pre-booked this weeks before our holiday so it had already been paid for in full! They kept us waiting 40-45 minutes while they decided if the sub would go out or not as there had been rough seas and apparently they had been...More

5  Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The tour itself was fun and very informative, the crew were professional and knowledgeable. The boat to the submarine and the submarine itself were clean and well kept. We got to see some awesome underwater life. The downside was the girl at checkin desk who...More

Thank konacaz
Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the tour and that you received excellent service from our wonderful crew! However, we are very sorry about the confusion during check-in. We hope to have another opportunity...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

It was an amazing experience. Sub was air conditioned and went 108 ft down! We saw so many different kinds of fish and even a wreckage from World War II era. Worth the money. Such a memorable experience on our honeymoon. Next time I’m bringing...More

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Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Mahalo for your review! It was a pleasure to have you aboard on a deep-sea dive for your honeymoon. We're also happy to hear you had an amazing experience! We pride ourselves on giving our guests the best experience each time they dive with us....More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I am a person that gets motion sickness and I was very concerned about doing this trip. However, my daughter's boyfriend wanted to propose to her on the submarine and I didn't want to miss it. I am very happy to say I was able...More

Thank Journey184859
Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Mahalo for your excellent review and congrats to your daughter and future son-in-law on their engagement! It was an honor to welcome you and your family aboard for a deep sea dive, and we're thrilled to hear you had a memorable trip! We are also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure of doing the Atlantis Submarine tour last week and I highly recommend it. The check in location is at the King Kamehameha Hotel so you’re inside and not waiting in the hot sun. Parking is available at the hotel so that...More

Thank Adventurer568444
Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mahalo for your 5-star review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience with us, from the shuttle boat ride to the deep sea exploration. We love hearing from our guests and are thrilled to know you had a fantastic submarine...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

For the price the tour was amazing and much more then we had expected. Easy check in, very friendly and informative staff.More

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Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha! We’re so happy you enjoyed your time exploring a very unique and beautiful part of Maui. We're also pleased to hear our staff was friendly and informative, we'll be sure to share your kind words with them! We hope you’ll join us again soon!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a good product... but I'm a fairly intelligent person and this advt' for October special rates is EXTREMELY misleading. It purports that a kamaina (resident) can get this promotional rate with up to 3 guests... but at check in they tell you the guests...More

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Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, and thank you for taking a moment to share your review with us. It was a pleasure to welcome you aboard our submarine, although we apologize for any confusion about the Kama'aina ticket special. To receive a Kama'aina ticket rate you must be a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We originally had scheduled a trip on Oahu but conditions under water were poor so we instead chose to participate on Kona. Both submarines were similar but I am really glad we got to participate with in Kona. The sub was not as crowded and...More

Thank Doug D
Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha Doug and thank you for your excellent review! We are so happy to hear you had an enjoyable experience aboard your undersea adventure in Kona! We appreciate your valuable feedback and kind words about our staff. We hope you can join us again in...More

Reviewed 6 October 2018

The colorful and fascinating Hawaiian underwater world is a joy to experience on the Atlantis Submarine. You are tendered out to the submarine on an open air boat that departs from the Kailua Kona dock and upon reaching the Atlantis climb backwards down a ladder...More

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Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mahalo for your amazing review! It is a tremendous honor to have you as returning guests for over 15 years! We pride ourselves on offering a unique experience that appeals to all ages and we're so glad that you and your family agree! Thank you...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time taking my first submarine ride. Glad I did. Very professional operation but a fun time as well. Saw plenty of fi s h along the coral reef and even a couple of whit tipped reef sharks that are normally nocturnal..the voyages...More

Thank John M
Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Mahalo for your 5-star review! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your recent experience with us from start to finish. We love hearing from our guests and are thrilled to know you had a fantastic submarine adventure! Thank you for sharing your...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Fabulous trip, booked direct rather than with the cruise ship. Was a lot cheaper for the same excursion.

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Atlantis_Hawaii, Guest Relations Manager at Atlantis Submarines Kona, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Aloha and thank you for joining us! We are thrilled to hear you had a wonderful experience with us and greatly appreciate your feedback. We hope to welcome you aboard again in the future. Mahalo!

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Questions & Answers
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Selina C
7 July 2017|
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Response from Atlantis_Hawaii | Property representative |
Aloha Selina, thank you for your interest in booking a tour with us. You can email the Kona reservations team at ores@atlantisadventures. We look forward to welcoming you!
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divineangel901
8 June 2017|
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Response from SeattleKitten | Reviewed this property |
No, it is not. I think we tipped about $5 per person.
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divineangel901
3 June 2017|
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Response from Atlantis_Hawaii | Property representative |
Aloha and thank you for your question. There are bathrooms located on the dock however not in the submarine. We hope this helps and look forward to welcoming you aboard soon. Mahalo!
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Rozanne C
11 April 2017|
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Response from Atlantis_Hawaii | Property representative |
Aloha, and thank you for your question! Our state-of-the-art submarines are quite spacious, and our Premium submarines hold 64 passengers—you can think of it as a large underwater school bus. Guests that are prone to... More
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Amy C
27 January 2017|
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Response from Atlantis_Hawaii | Property representative |
Aloha Amy and mahalo for your question. The submarine is pressurized and guests will not feel any effect of the depth change while aboard. We hope this helps and we can welcome you aboard soon!
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