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Address: 1717 Kamehameha Ave, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720-4636
Phone Number:
+1 808-934-8344
Today
08:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Hilo Ocean Adventures is a family-friendly, safe, and exciting scuba diving...

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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US$120.00*
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Introduction Dive No Experience or Certification Needed
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US$125.00*
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Two Tank Dive For Certified Diver
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US$110.00*
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One Tank Dive For Certified Diver

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2 Tank Intro Dive

We had an amazing time. They were amazingly helpful and patient. This place is well worth the money.

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Suzette S
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LAS VEGAS
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LAS VEGAS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 review

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 More 

Helena, Montana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 us they had a good location picked out, but it was not a good location... More 

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

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 us another chance next time. Mahalo Jenna More 

Clermont, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 my personal gear was thoroughly rinsed. I was able to rinse myself in the in-door... More 

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

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 More 

Nanuet, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 I spent significant time at the front counter. Even though I was visible to staff,... More 

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

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 More 

hilo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We were amazed at how accomodating the people from Hilo Ocean Adventures were. We asked for a special request within our trip and they went out of their way to make sure we got what we wanted. The snorkeling was great! The trip was amazing. Most of all the people involved in all of this Brandon, Emily and Steve are... More 

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind words! We are so happy you enjoyed our tour and hope to be able to serve you again next time! Aloha More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We chose to dive with Hilo Ocean Adventures after certification because they are a small dive company, and we thought we would get a more personalized experience. Bryant was our dive instructor and was really good with us. We rented a camera from the shop before departing on our morning two tank dive. The gentleman at the shop told me... More 

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Jenna S, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

I apologize that you were unsatisfied with your camera rental. We will do everything we can to make it right. We have just had a recent change in management and hope you will give us another chance in the future to make your Hilo experience amazing! Aloha Jenna More 

Hilo, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I was a little insecure about going on a dive as its been a dozen yrs since the last time. I called HOA and spoke to Brandon. He wisely recommended starting with a beach dive, 25 feet max over beautiful coral. I went with dive master Emily who was outstanding in explaining everything. If you ask me what could be... More 

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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

We are so glad we could help you get back in the water and share our love for diving! We will certainly pass your kinds words onto Emily and thank her for a job well done! We hope to see you again soon! More 

Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Swimming with the tropical fish and seeing a large turtle underwater was one of the highlights of my trips to Hawaii. Hilo Ocean Adventures took great care to ensure I had a marvelous experience. Having never snorkeled before, I grossly underestimated its difficulty and took a boat excursion. I panicked and had to call it quits after 10 minutes. Hilo... More 

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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

We pride our self on getting everyone comfortable in the water and to enjoy their trip to Hawaii, I am so glad to hear my staff exceeded your expectations. I look forward to seeing you on a return trip! More 

Pahoa, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love these guys! I did a 2 tank morning dive and it was just amazing. The crew was amazing and professional, I felt in good hands. Even though I am not an experienced diver yet, I felt welcome and this made me feel safe under water. Go check them out! They rock!

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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much, we are so excited to hear you had a great time! I will pass this on to the crew!!! More 

Las vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Me and a Buddy fromour hostel decided to go scuba diving, but places in Kona wanted $200 at least. It was half that in hilo, everyone at their shop is cool and friendly, and Bryant was a great guide !! Got to see lots of sea turtles !

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Brandon W, Owner at Hilo Ocean Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you! We will make sure we let Bryant know you had a great time! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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