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Hilo Ocean Adventures

#2 of 4 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hilo Features Animals
1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4636
+1 808-934-8344
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USD 120.00*
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One Tank Introductory Dive No Experience or Certification Needed
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USD 135.00*
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Two Tank Introductory Dive No Experience or Certification Needed
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USD 110.00*
and up
One Tank Dive For Certified Diver
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“scuba diving” (6 reviews)
“dive master” (5 reviews)
“dive shop” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4636
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+1 808-934-8344
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Excellent intro to scuba. Learned and experienced alot. Started in the pool, then got to experience diving in the ocean right off the beach. Would have liked to see my wife in the water. She couldn't get past the pool. Not for everyoneMore

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Thank John R
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. Experiencing the underwater world can be different for everyone but I hope we have the opportunity to try again with your wife next time! Mahalo and a hui hou (until we meet again)...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

This shop was great. The cost was a good value. I would definitely recommend them. Debbie did a fine job and made sure the dives were "our" dives.More

Thank Winter076
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your kind words. It is important to us that each of our guests feel this way so I am glad we were able to accomplish that! We hope to be able to serve you again on your next trip...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

2 tank shore dive on Fri Feb 10. Great time. Best part was listening to the whales. Would use you guys again on another trip. Thanks.

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo! We are so glad you enjoyed your trip with us. It is always a treat to hear our gentle giants singing this time of year! We hope to see you next time! Aloha Jenna

Reviewed 9 February 2017

My first time diving on the big island and I can highly recommend Hilo Ocean Adventures. My dive instructor was Kavan and he was great - took his time, explained everything, and made sure I had the best dive experience possible. Safety his main concern,...More

Thank saab93cab
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your kind words we were very happy to have you and your wife as our guests and can't wait to have you back again! Mahalo and.... A hui ho (until we meet again) Jenna

Reviewed 19 December 2016

We had an amazing time. They were amazingly helpful and patient. This place is well worth the money.

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your kind review. Being a beginner in scuba diving can be daunting at times so we always want our customers to feel comfortable! We hope you enjoyed exploring Hilo in a new and exciting way! Mahalo Jenna

Reviewed 16 December 2016

we took a mixed group with some certified divers and some non-certified. The dive masters were very overbearing and controlling to the certified divers, and while the non-certified divers probably had fun since it was their first time, I was quite disappointed. Also, they assured...More

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, I very much apologize that this is the experience you had with us. We pride ourselves on our attention to safety so I apologize if we seemed overbearing. We always want to give our customers an incredible experience so I hope you will give...More

Reviewed 14 December 2016

If you want personal service from a great dive shop while in Hawaii, this is it. My dive master, Emily, was well versed in the local Dive sites as well as the reef and it's critters. Service after the dive was great as well. All...More

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you so much for your kind words I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with us at Hilo Ocean Adventures. We can't wait to serve your diving needs the next time you are in Hilo! Mahalo Jenna

Reviewed 27 October 2016

Recently visited the shop to arrange diving excursions on a recent trip to Hawaii. I am an avid diver, having dived all over the world. I had not dived that side of the island before, and was looking forward to it. On entering the shop...More

Thank Scubareader
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Aloha, I deeply apologize about this experience you had with us. We have just had a recent change in management and hope to provide you with a MUCH better experience should you give us another chance next time you are in Hilo. Mahalo Jenna

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were amazed at how accomodating the people from Hilo Ocean Adventures were. We asked for a special request within our trip and they went out of their way to make sure we got what we wanted. The snorkeling was great! The trip was amazing....More

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind words! We are so happy you enjoyed our tour and hope to be able to serve you again next time! Aloha

Reviewed 21 October 2016

We chose to dive with Hilo Ocean Adventures after certification because they are a small dive company, and we thought we would get a more personalized experience. Bryant was our dive instructor and was really good with us. We rented a camera from the shop...More

Thank Brandon B
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

I apologize that you were unsatisfied with your camera rental. We will do everything we can to make it right. We have just had a recent change in management and hope you will give us another chance in the future to make your Hilo experience...More

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