See some of Hawaii's most well-known aquatic animals in their natural habitats on a trip with Kona Diving Company. The family-run operation is famous for its manta ray night dives, but also runs a number of other underwater tours for beginners and experienced divers alike. Both scuba diving and snorkeling are available. The company also offers a number of certification classes and courses dealing with open water diving, deep diving, rescue diving, and more. Check the website for information regarding special group packages and offers. Use our Kailua-Kona day trip planning app to add Kona Diving Company and other attractions to your Kailua-Kona vacation plans.
Kona Diving Company Reviews
We called KDC the day before our dive because the other company we planned to dive with cancelled on us at the last minute. KDC got us on a two site dive the next morning and we had a great time even ... more »
We have been accompanied by Emron and the Captain. They are both highly service-orientated, were very clear and specific in their instructions and most of all: really nice and cool guys. The briefings... more »
The time it has been since I went diving last summer with the wonderful people at the Kona Diving Company has not dimmed the bright memory I have and the amazing experience they helped create. I went on a two tank Manta Ray charter on the Hale Kai, a fine boat with an even finer crew. The captain, JC, exuded confidence in piloting the boat that spoke of many years at the helm. He definitely added to the experience with his welcoming attitude and knowledge of the dive sites. Tyler the snorkel lead was the first to welcome me to the boat and his enthusiasm only helped me get more amped up for the upcoming dives. He was super helpful in showing me where to stow my gear and the layout of the ship. The first dive was at Garden Eel Cove and second at Manta Ray Heaven. While the second dive at night with the Manta Rays was awe inspiring and so cool, the first dive at Garden Eel Cove really showed off the skill and knowledge of Daniel the dive lead. I appreciated his professionalism but also his willingness to share about the underwater world and its denizens. He knew so much and when we got down there it seemed like he knew exactly where to look to find them. On top of seeing a plethora of fish species, eels and a beautiful reef, we had the opportunity to see Dolphins and Manta Rays as the dive was coming to an end!!! Truly one of the best diving experiences I have ever had and it was in so small thanks to those three fine crew members. Thank you so much for an unforgettable experience.
I really can’t imagine a better dive experience. They set up your gear, take down your gear, carry your gear, make sure any personal gear your brought is working well and ready for the dive then rinse it all afterward for you. There’s hot water shower on the boat. They feed you between dives. They guide your dives, make sure you see all there is to be seen. Sofie (sp.) was an awesome guide. The dive site seemed very high quality. 14 mantas- amazing. The entire crew was laser focused on safety and fun.
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