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Reef Pirates Diving

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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Reef Pirates offers daily Oahu scuba diving trips and professional PADI scuba certifications. We operate our own dive boat and limit it to 6 divers plus crew for a more personalized, less crowded dive experience. We have an excellent safety record...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Co-located with Hawaiian Surf Adventures, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800
+1 808-348-2700
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the afternoon diving and snorkeling. My husband went on the dive and was able to see lots of turtles, eels, an eagle ray, and a whole assortment of other fish. The operators were friendly, safety focused, and provided quality equipment. They also provided...More

6  Thank dreita
ReefPirates, Instructor at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Aloha - Thank you for your review of your diving and snorkeling charter with Reef Pirates Hawaii. Cpt Bud and Instructors Mir and Michael told us what a great time they had with your group. We are so glad you enjoyed the charter and we...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 January 2012

After reading all of the positive reviews of Reef Pirates, I was excited about the opportunity to dive with Sean and his smaller operation. Sometimes the larger operations feel like a cattle call and the ability to be on a boat with just 6 sounded...More

14  Thank tom94920
knowone72, Owner at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2012

I am sorry to hear you feel so negatibvely about our instructor, but from your review I do not understand why you feel so strongly. It is our policy to check peoples air occasionally (especially at the start of the dives to make sure your...More

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Great people to dive with, our captain Dan and dive master Art were great to go out on the boat with. They took us to two great spots to dive, the Corsair plane wreck and a shallow reef dive. “Safety and fun are our biggest...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great set of dives as it has a nice early start so you can pack more into your day. Our boat captain noah and our dive instructor crash were both amazing. They made you feel welcome and very comfortable. We were able...More

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 2 days ago

100% recommemdable!!! Was an awesome experience🥳 We saw sharks, turtles, eels, dolphins, octopus, super beautiful places. Mahalo to Crash and the Captain, very friendly and funny. For sure I’ll be back next year to dive with you again 🤙🏽 Aloha

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I can't compliment reef pirates enough. We did our open water certification course with these guys and they were professional, helpful and fun! We enjoyed every minute. All the staff were welcoming and made us feel like family. A special thank you to Jake for...More

Thank tim_travels123
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Reef Pirates took us on a two tank dive to Mini-Barge and Koko Craters. Our dive group included advanced and novice divers and our dive master, Joe, did a fantastic job of managing the differences to ensure safety and an optimal dive experience for all....More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 4 days ago

Scuba diving can be a very nerve wrecking and potentially dangerous activity, which is why I always advise people to do their research and only dive with people who know what they’re doing. Reef pirates went above and beyond in providing us with an amazing...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The stellar reviews are well deserved. I’ve been certified since 1984 with over 1000 dives under my next. I also worked as a Dive Master at a local Oahu dive shop during my college years at U of Hawai’i. I’ve been on both ends of...More

Thank PCSKI8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Honolulu for a week and we decided to get PADI certified while we were there. We got recommended to Reef Pirates and Jake is the best instructor! He was super friendly, helpful and patient, and even offered to do an...More

Thank Siyu Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the opportunity to do a three tank dive with this company and had a great time. Diving the Corsair was an outstanding experience due to the fact it's the only natural wreck, the history behind it, and the depth/wildlife. We also did another...More

1  Thank 4Diver4Ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to our dive guide, Crash, and our boat Captains, Dan and Noah, for facilitating our 4 dives this vacation. Could not have asked for better experiences or a better crew for my first ocean dives. On our first two dives, Dan and Crash were...More

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2 May 2018|
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Response from xtal8 | Reviewed this property |
I can't comment on the ownership but I dove multiple times with them over two weeks and the boat was the same. I dove the non pontoon vessel. Well maintained and safe. Bigger than Mexican six pack boats but not big enough... More
Janice T
26 November 2017|
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Response from Ronald3D | Reviewed this property |
Believe they also do snorkling, but better to check with Reef Pirates via the contact button on their website!
Hao W
7 April 2017|
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Response from ReefPirates | Property representative |
Aloha Hao, Thank you for considering taking your Open Water Certification course at Reef Pirates Diving. We have plenty of free parking! Also, wearing contact lenses should not be an issue either - please give us a call at... More