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Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
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We can't wait to show you the underwater world of Hawaii! From wild Hawaiian Spinner Dolphin encounters to diving with the world famous Kona Manta Rays, each EcoAdventure has been designed to bring you an unforgettable experience! Did you know that if you have NEVER tried scuba diving before, you can join us for a 2 tank introductory dive? We take intro's, certified divers, snorkelers and ride-alongs on most adventures! Customized private charters are also available. Join us today for an experience of a lifetime!
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“dive master” (72 reviews)
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2721
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"manta ray"
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"dive master"
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"captain jim"
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"these guys"
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"the big island"
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"once in a lifetime"
in 33 reviews
"within inches"
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"night snorkel"
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"pilot whales"
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"bucket list"
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"barrel rolls"
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"whale watching"
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"hot chocolate"
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"snacks and drinks"
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"these amazing creatures"
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"an amazing experience"
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"scuba diving"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Manta was designed with SCUBA in mind. The Eco-Adventure (New Name for Neptune Charlies) tour crew looked after each of our needs. Dive sites were chosen to minimize swell and make the experience positive. Between dives, the crew cut up a fresh pineapple as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew at Neptune Charlies always run a fun safe dive. We did a black water night dive with them and had a great time.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was awesome. Captain Dave and brooks were fantastic. Had a blast and we got a whale shark!!! Will be back.

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The crew is excellent well mannered and fun, we had great dives. The boat is well kept and comfortable, the provided snacks (wraps and pineapple) between dives was better than other boats I've been on.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We did several trips with Manta Ray Dives this week and they were all just terrific. The night manta dive was everything we hoped it would be! I dove and sat on the bottom with other divers while my wife who is a snorkeler was...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Aloha Daniel D! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

dive master was great. He took the time to show pictures of what we might see on each dive. Saw a white tipped shark and a tiger shark!

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Aloha 29gary! Thank you for your review and for joining us! Awesome diving & that is so cool you were able to see sharks on the dive! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We went on this dive last night and had an unbelievable time! Saw over 15 Mantas! Staff was great, super friendly and made us feel very comfortable diving. This was an amazing experience, would highly recommend to anyone whether snorkeling or diving!! We had the...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Aloha kaylakinowski! Thank you so much for this awesome review! We truly appreciate it! Wow 15 mantas? What a sight! We are so thrilled you had a great time with our fun and friendly crew! We hope to see you again for more epic EcoAdventures!...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Fabulous trip. Spent an hour swimming with spinner dolphins and then Capt. Dave found a group of pilot whales for us to get into the water with. What amazing creatures! Brook was in the water with us the entire trip making sure we didn't miss...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Front Office Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Aloha Jeanne F! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I have been diving all over the world ,NCOS were fantastic the boat was spotless comfortable and perfectly designed for diving, the crew professional courteous and in a sport where you can be trouble if something goes wrong , made me feel comfortable and confident...More

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NeptuneCharlies, Public Relations Manager at Neptune Charlies Ocean Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Aloha Ronald D! Thank you for your review and for joining us! We hope you have a safe trip home! Mahalo Nui Loa! Alycia

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The crew on our MANTA RAY WHALE WATCH were Ultra knowledgeable and FUN. We saw Turtles, Spotted Rays, Spinner Dolphins, Flying Fish, Porpoise , and a Mother Humpback Whale with her Calf. The calf was very playful and even came right up to the boat....More

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DiveBuddy2009
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Response from NeptuneCharlies | Property representative |
Aloha Neptune Charlie's is in the process of changing our name to Kona Diving EcoAdventure and we are also Manta Ray Dives of Hawaii. Mahalo!
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