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Address: 7192 Kalanianaole Hwy, Co-located with Hawaiian Surf Adventures, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96825-1800
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+1 808-348-2700
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Reef Pirates offers daily Oahu scuba diving trips and professional PADI...

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, and offer complimentary Waikiki hotel transportation with all our dive charters and scuba certification courses. We also offer private charters and multi day packages, as well as the latest equipment from Atomic and Cressi.

Want to try scuba diving and not certified? We offer Discover Scuba Diving. Try diving in a safe, secure, and friendly way.

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Terrific Experience!

5 dives over 2 days. I saw the Corsair, lots of turtles, a couple of eels, etc. Great dive masters and Captain. 3 divers the first day and 4 the next, can't beat that anywhere... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
kedmisten
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Portland, Oregon

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 dives over 2 days. I saw the Corsair, lots of turtles, a couple of eels, etc. Great dive masters and Captain. 3 divers the first day and 4 the next, can't beat that anywhere else. I highly recommend Reef Pirates.

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2 Thank kedmisten
ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We run our charters regardless if we have one diver or 6; our maximum. We are so happy you enjoyed your dives with us and look forward to diving with you again the next time you are on Oahu. Mahalo! the Reef Pirates Ohana More 

Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent dive master and captain. No nonsense straightforward service. Took us to 2 reefs, one of which had huge sea turtles that we swam with.

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Taylor, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are happy you enjoyed diving with our Honu; Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles. We are very fortunate that many of them call Maunalua Bay home and that we can visit them with a short, 10 min, boat ride. We hope you will come diving with us again the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Reef Pirates Diving was one of the best experiences of my life hands down. My friend and I did discover scuba and had never done anything more than snorkeling before. Bud and Michael's customer service and personalities really made the experience that much better and made sure we felt comfortable in the water. It was my first time but it... More 

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Joseph, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are so happy you enjoyed your DSD (Discover Scuba Diving) experience and that you would like to dive again. We highly recommend getting your PADI certification so you can go diving anywhere on your travels. With the eLearning option you can do your in water skills and... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We have experience diving in many places around the world and were very impressed by the quality of service and friendliness encountered when we went out for 2 dives with Reef Pirates. The fact that you can find a company that won't cater to more than 6 divers at a time is amasing in Oahu. The day we went it... More 

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Jacques_Alex, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are so glad you enjoyed your dives with us. We limit our charters to 6 guests or less every time. This provides for better, safer, dives. We look forward to diving with you again the next time you are in Waikiki. Mahalo - the Reef Pirates Ohana More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Three first time divers. Elise and Michael were extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant. Michael killed it with the corny jokes 😂. Loved our experience and would definitely come back to reef pirates. Can't forget the captain Dan who was very helpful. Thanks again guys!!!

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Matt, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are very fortunate to have Cpt Dan and Instructor Michael on our crew. We are so glad you enjoyed your DSD (Discover Scuba Diving) experience and hope each of you will consider becoming a PADI Certified diver so we can go diving with you again the next... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Super friendly diving outfit focused very much on each individual's needs and above all our safety. The small groups really make a difference- we were able to see much more than I have with other companies in the past and it was a very comfortable atmosphere on the boat. The captain took great care with everyone, and both dive masters... More 

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Mariah, Thank you for your review! We pride ourselves on our safety record. I am glad you were able to see many honu and mano (turtles and sharks) and enjoyed your dives. We hope you will come back and dive with us again the next time you are in Honolulu. Mahalo! the Reef Pirates Ohana More 

Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I am a diver from the Philippines and I went diving in Hawaii recently with Reef Pirates. I can sum up the whole experience with one word: HORRIBLE! We were assigned to a small boat with a dive master, a ship captain, and a friend of the ship captain. Throughout the entire dive trip, we were bumping one another. The... More 

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha George, Thank you for your email! We take this VERY seriously!!! We spoke with Cpt Mir and Cpt Sean about what happened. The Cpt's friend is also a dive instructor and was able to stick with the diver who was cold and wanted to abandon the dive. Instructor Johnny continued the dive with the rest of the group so... More 

Mountain View, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I really enjoyed the dive and it was great to be able to dive around a plane wreck, which was a fantastic and amazing dive. This was our second dive with them after having been certified with the same company. I would really suggest diving with Reef Pirates any time you are near Honolulu

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Johnathan, Thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are so happy you enjoyed your dives with us and congratulations on your certification! The Corsair is the most requested dive on Oahu and we are fortunate that it is only 1 1/2 miles from our shop and boat. This makes a quick ride to a great... More 

Niles, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My family has two divers and two snorkelers, the crew was awesome with both of our groups. Was delighted to see mine and my son's gear set up and ready to go when we boarded the boat. There were only six of us on the boat and it was a little cramped, but not too bad. My most important thing... More 

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your review of Reef Pirates Diving Hawaii. We are very fortunate to have great crew such as Dive Master J-P! We are so glad you enjoyed your dives and snorkeling Our dive boat is limited to 6 guests but is larger than many dive boats rated for 14 guests! While there is little walking around... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Wanted to thank reef pirates for three days of great diving and amazing customer service. Special thanks to the boat captains who are the friendliest captains I have ever encountered on a dive boat! And also thanks to dive master Lee (spelling?) for staying down in the freezing cold water with me so I could dive my air on my... More 

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ReefPirates, Manager at Reef Pirates Diving, responded to this review

Aloha Jodie and Kevin, We are so glad you enjoyed your dives with us! We are fortunate to have GREAT crew; especially Instructor Lee. We chuckled a bit at your "freezing cold water" statement as our current water temperature is a moderate 77 degrees. We are fortunate that we have such warm water (74 in February/March up to 84 in... More 

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