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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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US$135.00*
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Two Tank Introductory Dive No Experience or Certification Needed
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US$120.00*
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One Tank Introductory Dive No Experience or Certification Needed
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US$100.00*
and up
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Hilo Ocean Adventures is a family-friendly, safe, and exciting scuba diving store right in Hilo. With a strong commitment to fun, Hilo Ocean Adventures provides scuba certifications and dive tours in all the favorite shore spots- and more! We also have the only Dive/Snorkel boat in Hilo!! Whether to purchase some new gear, to fill a tank, or check the shore report, we can't wait to meet you!
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  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • 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
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1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4636
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+1 808-934-8344
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented snorkel equipment here. Only problem with the gear was fogging of the mask which is not their fault. Maybe they could offer anti fog gel like we got at snorkel bobs in maui. Reasonable price and great snorkeling at Richardson beach park.

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha! Mahalo for your feedback! Great idea. In an effort to provide a better experience for our guests I will work on a great defog option to provide in each of our rental snorkel sets (: Jenna

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dove with dive master Joe and we only had one other person in the group, so it was just the three of us. We dove Richardson's beach for our first dive. Joe explained all of the nuances of the dive, including the swim in...More

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Debbie! Thank you so much for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with us! Hilo is known for its rough terrain but some of the best dive sights take a little more time and effort to reach (: We...More

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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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

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

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

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 19 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 reviewResponded 21 February 2017

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 8 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

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

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 18 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 reviewResponded 21 December 2016

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 reviewResponded 21 December 2016

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 reviewResponded 16 December 2016

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 26 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

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2016

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

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