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Hilo Ocean Adventures

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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$100.00*
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Two Location Boat Snorkel
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US$45.00*
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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 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!
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“scuba diving” (6 reviews)
“dive master” (7 reviews)
“dive shop” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4636
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+1 808-934-8344
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Reviewed yesterday

i would have given a 5out of 5 and I probably should have but I felt they were a little to helpful, if that is possible. Overall this has been the. Best trip I hav had

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are novice snorkelers and didn't know the area very well. Our captain and guide were great and catered to our needs. You could tell they enjoyed what they did and their enthusiasm was infectious. We were well taken care of and provided for (including...More

Thank Winty S
Mark S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for choosing Hilo Ocean Adventures. We are very glad you enjoyed your tour and the team enjoys sharing their love of the ocean with others.

Reviewed 4 September 2017

Great experience! My wife an I took the the 2 tank introductory scuba dive because she is not certified. The dive master, Debi, was very accommodating. She suggested to change the day of the dive because of the sea conditions and we re-scheduled for the...More

Thank NewJantar
Mark S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you very much for choosing Hilo Ocean Adventures for your dive experience in Hilo. All of us at HOA strive to create the best experience for our guests. We are fortunate to have Debi on our team and glad she provided you with an...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

My family and I arranged a private snorkeling tour with Hilo Ocean Adventures and it was awesome. Upon arrival they were thorough with going over the current ocean conditions, what to expect and that if we felt uneasy or were not enjoying the boat ride...More

Thank Sarah B
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Mahalo Sarah! I am so glad you enjoyed your tour with us. Our boat tours are brand new so the feedback is very helpful! We hope to see you back for your next trip to Hilo! Jenna

Reviewed 10 July 2017

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.

Thank planner_9
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

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 10 July 2017 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

Thank Debbie A
Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

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

Thank Winter076
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

Thank saab93cab
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

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