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Blue Wilderness Dive Adventures

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Address: 201 Waikoloa Beach Dr, Queen's Marketplace, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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Manta Magic with Blue WIlderness

Had a great time on the manta snorkel Tuesday night. Kinda magic seeing the mantas (breath-taking actually, given how close they come) and impressed with the crew: great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Maurice B
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Waikoloa, Hawaii

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time on the manta snorkel Tuesday night. Kinda magic seeing the mantas (breath-taking actually, given how close they come) and impressed with the crew: great leadership, boat handling, safety and understanding of the environment. Many thanks for a lovely evening.

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Thank Maurice B
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been diving with Blue Wilderness for years. They are very easy to work with and their operation is efficient, professional, and convenient. All the dive masters are competent and kind. We are particularly fond of the detailed dives that are conducted by Kevin. Highly recommended.

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Thank DKAKdive
Bloomington, Indiana
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was delighted to find a dive operation in Waikoloa, having always headed up to Kona to dive. This was so much more convenient leaving from Puaku harbor. I was skeptical when I saw the RIB boat, but it was a nice boat to ride, if a bit cramped. The guides were friendly and gave an excellent briefing. Homemade cookies... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really lax in how they run things..they cut corners and makes you question what other corners they cut I didn't see. They never checked PADI cards for our group of 12. Red flag. They provided no pre-dive information..just let us all jump in the water. When we were pretty far under poor management of keeping the group together. Not at... More 

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Grand Island, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved snorkel gear for a week for our family of five. It was a little cold so we ended up returning for wetsuits for the kids. They had good sales on rash guards and neoprene socks. The staff was very helpful.

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Thank JRA902
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The group/shops were excellent but the diving sites aren't interesting, corals are dead, no color at all

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BlueWilderness, Manager at Blue Wilderness Dive Adventures, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed our service! I am commenting with regard to your description of the dive sites mainly to defend the coral reel health in Hawaii. Unfortunately Mother Nature did not cooperate with sunny sky's and clear water during your visit and the visibility was greatly affected. The reefs in the Puako area are indeed healthy and under normal... More 

Maple Ridge, BC.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked a dive for my 16 year old daughter and a night manta ray snorkel for my wife and son. Both said they were excellent with my daughter saying there were lots of turtle's and colorful fish. My wife said they saw 3 large Manta rays. The crews were extremely knowledgeable and safety was there priority.

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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This group was one of the most accommodating dive groups/shops as I've ever had diving all over. Even accommodated my five month pregnant wife. They were so pleasant and caring with our concerns. The Night Manta dive is so cool a must do. We saw 4 huge manta's. they were right up to you and even touch u from time... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the kids for an evening snorkel ages 12-16. Luckily we saw 3 rays and the weather was good. The team was professional and well organised. Was one if the highlights of the trip.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Kevin and Danelle took us out diving on a very rainy but calm water day. We have been diving with Kevin for the last 3 years. He is about the best, kindest divemaster we have ever encountered. We saw 2 sharks, eels, and so much more. Danelle did a great job driving the boat. I really like diving on this... More 

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