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Hilo Ocean Adventures: Tours & Tickets

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Open Now: 08:30 - 18:00
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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...more
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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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sent in a query about diving several days before arriving in Hilo. I got a response the day I arrived apologizing for the delay in getting back to me. They did however, have availability the next day in the morning. I confirmed via email but...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mark H
OnAir42878976822, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Mark, I am the owner of Hilo Ocean Adventures and I want to apologize for the lack of communication via email. I looked back at the email thread and see how your requests for a dive tour for you and your friend seemed to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was my first time ever in the ocean and my husband is also a novice. Our guides were David and Dylan, and they were both great. David was funny and Dylan was super personable; I loved talking with her. They took us to a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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OnAir42878976822, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha and thank you for taking time to express your experience with us. First let me apologize for not meeting your expectations. Hilo Ocean Adventures prides itself on excellent customer service and it appears in this particular situation we could have done better. I did...More

Reviewed 17 August 2019

We were a party of 8, which is more than they typically take on a snorkel trip. However Brent was very accommodating and booked us with two guides to ensure we had a great experience. They took us to Richardson Beach. We saw many beautiful...More

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Date of experience: August 2019
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Hilooceanadventures, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2019

Aloha and thank you for the 5 star review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your experience with us. Richardson's is a wonderful beach with it's black sand and the amazing snorkeling. We love this snorkel spot where of the time you get the opportunity to...More

Reviewed 1 August 2019

Boat captain Kimo was very responsible and fun to talk to. He was super helpful in getting the equipment ready and getting us in and out of the water safely and smoothly even with the rough waters that started up for the second dive. Dive...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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OnAir42878976822, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Aloha and thank you for your 5 star review. We are thrilled you had such a wonderful experience. Sea Turtle Cove is a spectacular place to dive. The turtles swim right up and seem comfortable around divers. The breathtaking rock formations are unique to this...More

Reviewed 1 August 2019

We did the morning 2 tank boat dive off of Richardson Beach near Hilo. Surfs up! 4-6 ft swells so take your Dramamine if you are prone to seasickness. Capt Kimo and DM Kawika were great!! Reef and scenery were excellent. Nice clear water. Great...More

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Pinch52
OnAir42878976822, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Aloha and thank you for your 5 star review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your dive, it is one of our favorites too. Hilo diving is a well kept secret which lends itself to uncrowded diving, healthy coral reefs and an abundant of marine life....More

Reviewed 25 July 2019

Their service is spectacular! chad was great. We saw a pod of around 80 dolphins...Capitan stopped the boat and let us snorkel with them. Absolutely MAgical!More

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank paonino
OnAir42878976822, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2019

Aloha and thank you for the 5 star review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your excursions with Hilo Ocean Adventures. Spotting 100's of dolphins is a common occurrence in Hilo. We are not quite sure what drives them out when they hear our motor running,...More

Reviewed 22 July 2019

We had an awesome time diving with Hilo Ocean Adventures. From the boat captain to the dive master, we could not have asked for more. The crew was well experienced (both dive instructors: one PADI and one NAUI). At no time did we feel unsafe....More

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Hilooceanadventures, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2019

Aloha and thank you for your 5 star review. We are thrilled you enjoyed your dives. We pride ourselves our amazing crew and their attention to safety and excellent customer service. Come join us again when you are back in Hilo!

Reviewed 15 July 2019

I had a great time diving with Kavika Good conditions on a beautiful day. evening Thanks Kimo for another nice boat ride Kevco

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Hilooceanadventures, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2019

Aloha and thank you for your 5 star review. You did pick a beautiful evening for a night dive. We are thrilled you enjoyed your dives and we invite you back to dive with HOA again.

Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

These guys are fantastic! Phil is a wonderful dive master and guide. The boat captain (also a certified PADI instructor) made us feel at home and comfortable for the entire 2 tank outing. Saw acres of plate coral and lots of wild life. Highly recommended.More

Thank BobF490
Hilooceanadventures, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2019

Aloha Bob, Thank you so much for your kind words and 5 star review! We are thrilled you enjoyed your dive, divers are surprised at how healthy and alive our coral reefs and marine life are on this side of the island. We are fortunate...More

Reviewed 12 July 2019

Two tank dive into Onomea Bay. New area with several rock structures and a wide variety of sea life. Always well managed and safe with Hilo Ocean Adventures.More

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank milwmoon
Hilooceanadventures, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2019

Aloha and a Huge thank you for the kind words and 5 star review! Onomea is our newest dive location and it has been well received. We are thrilled you enjoyed you dive and we invite you to stop again on another of our new...More

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