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Diving

Manta Ray Dive Morning Reef Dives Long Range Charters Black Water Dive Night Reef Dive New!

The experience of a lifetime. Swim with Kona's gentle giants.

Daily two-tank dive charters along the Kona coast.

Explore our more remote, advanced dive sites.

A unique pelagic night dive for the adventurous.

See the reef in a whole new light.

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Snorkeling

Manta Ray Night Snorkel Dolphin Snorkel Whale Watch New! Kealakekua Bay Snorkel

The experience of a lifetime. Swim with Kona's gentle giants.

Swim with wild Hawaiian dolphins in crystal clear blue water.

Go offshore and look for seasonal humpback whales.

Explore historic Kealakekua Bay and enjoy some of the best snorkeling on island.

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Certifications

Discover Scuba Diving ReActivate Open Water Certification Advanced Open Water Rescue Diver Master Diver Nitrox Specialty Underwater Photographer Professional Certifications Specialty Certifications

Wonder what it's like to breathe underwater? Find out!

Need to brush up on your PADI open water diver skills?

Learn to dive with our talented instructors.

Take your skills to the next level and learn to dive deeper.

Learn to rescue others and build your confidence as a diver.

The ultimate certification. Aspire to be a master diver.

Learn to dive deeper for longer with enriched air.

Become a certified underwater digital photographer.

Interested in becoming a dive professional? We can help!

Specialty courses to round-out your dive education.

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Equipment

Gear Rentals

Tanks, weights, BCDs, regulators, computers, we've got it all.

Browse our selection of gear from Aqualung, Mares and more.

Snorkeling essentials and freediving gear, including fiberglass and carbon fiber fins.

SCUBA gear is only safe when properly serviced.

Represent the Big Island Divers ohana with our comfortable apparel.

Rent underwater cameras, lights, and more.

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Rescue

Become a better dive buddy and learn to handle emergency situations.

$349 for 2+ divers

Overview

Divers often describe the PADI Rescue Diver course as the most challenging, yet most rewarding course they’ve taken. You’ll learn how to prevent and manage problems in the water, making you a more skilled and confident diver. You’ll learn how to help other divers and become a better buddy.

Prerequisites

  • 12 years old and have completed your PADI Advanced Open Water certification.
  • Emergency First Response Primary and Secondary Care training within the last 24 months. You must complete your EFR training prior to starting the Rescue Diver course.
  • Completed Rescue Diver E-learning
  • Dive slate
  • Pocket mask
  • Audible surface signaling device
  • SMB
  • Cutting tool

Enroll

Give us a call and we will schedule your Rescue Diver Course over two days that work with your vacation itinerary! Each day will start at 8 a.m. and end at approximately 1 p.m. The first day will cover the basics of in-water rescue and be conducted from shore. On the second day, you will take your new skills onto the boat to complete your training with 2 full rescue scenarios. 

To participate, register for the Rescue Diver Online knowledge development through PADI eLearning – PADI eLearning. You will progress through five sections on the web-based system, and have reference to the Rescue Diver Manual during and after the course.

Price

Private instruction rate is $475. $349 per person in groups of 2 or more. The eLearning portion of the course is $169 payable directly to PADI.

Call us at 808-329-6068 to enroll.

Register with PADI eLearning Please call to confirm dive schedule before registering with PADI.

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2017's #1 Dive Operator in Hawaii

with a 5 star reputation

“I've wanted to do this for years and it was as amazing as I had hoped. We were in the water for 45-60 minutes, with mantas right beneath us nearly the whole time, gracefully looping and over and over, often coming within a foot (or closer!)”

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