Kohala Divers Introductory Scuba Diving Tour (from Kohala)

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Learn to SCUBA dive in the Big Island and with a pool lesson and a one-tank dive along the Kohala Coast, it is the perfect introduction to an underwater world.

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Whether you are a first time diver or just need a refresher, expert guides and instructors will assist you in exploring the fathoms below. With a comprehensive pool lesson followed by a boat dive, go down to depths between 15 to 80 feet while your guide leads you to the best locations with a group of no more than six divers. Your comfort assured both in and out of the water on a custom built dive boat that can fit 24 passengers, but will only have a maximum of 15 at any time. Even non-divers can enjoy the pristine waters as they snorkel around the boat to see tropical fish and green sea turtles.
Please Note: All divers, certified and beginner, must be able to complete the PADI Medical Release Form. If you answer "yes" to any of the questions on this medical questionnaire, you must bring a note from your doctor clearing you to scuba dive.
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Price
One Tank Dive Package (One Day)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 15.
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 187.53
USD 187.53
Observer
USD 91.09
USD 91.09
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
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Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 187.53
USD 187.53
Observer
USD 91.09
USD 91.09
GE Tax 4.167% and Harbor Fee 3% included
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A great option for first time divers and underwater explorers!
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 6.5 - 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • From Kohala / Waikoloa free x per person
      From Kohala / Waikoloa free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Bottled water / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
  • Schedule
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  • 09:00-09:55 Pick-up from Kohala / Waikoloa Hotels & Check-in at Dive Shop
  • 10:00 Land & Pool Lesson (2 hrs)
  • 12:00 Lunch Break (1 hr)
    You can either bring your own lunch or enjoy a meal at one of the area's delicious local restaurants such as Kohala Burger and Taco or Kawaihae Kitchen.
  • 13:00 One-Tank Introductory SCUBA Dive
  • 16:00-17:00 Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Underwater Camera Rental and Photo Disc + USD 46.87
Underwater Camera Rental and Photo Disc + USD 46.87
Rent a professional camera and capture beautiful underwater images while you SCUBA.
Package detail / Schedule
Two Tank Dive Package (Two Days)
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 15.
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 230.39
USD 230.39
Observer
USD 91.09
USD 91.09
Instant ConfirmationUSD 0.00USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult/Child (Age 10 & over)
USD 230.39
USD 230.39
Observer
USD 91.09
USD 91.09
GE Tax 4.167% and Harbor Fee 3% included
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If you want to see more of Kohala's dive sites, then this is the option for you! Spend up to two hours in the Hawaiian ocean. Split your training and diving over two days so you can focus purely on enjoying the experience when your time to get in the water comes.
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    You can choose either Pick-up (additional fee) or Check-in (free).
    • From Kohala / Waikoloa free x per person
      From Kohala / Waikoloa free x per person
  • Inclusion: Instruction / Soft drinks / Juice / Bottled water / Snacks / Scuba diving equipment & wetsuit / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Guide
  • Schedule
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  • Pick-up/Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Drop-off/Check-out
    Time & Location
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  • DAY1  
  • 12:30-13:30 Pick-up from Kohala / Waikoloa Hotels & Check-in at Dive Shop
  • 13:30 Land & Pool Lesson (2 hrs)
  • 15:30 Check-out & Drop-off
  • DAY2  
  • 06:15 Pick-up from Kohala / Waikoloa Hotels
  • 07:15 Check-in at Dive Shop
  • 07:30 Boat Ride to Dive Site
  • 08:30 Two-Tank Introductory SCUBA Dive
  • 10:30 Boat Ride Back
  • Check-out & Drop-off
Add-ons:
Underwater Camera Rental and Photo Disc + USD 46.87
Underwater Camera Rental and Photo Disc + USD 46.87
Rent a professional camera and capture beautiful underwater images while you SCUBA.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
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    • Scuba diving certification is required.
    • Do not drink alcohol within 8 hours of scuba diving.
    • Guests may not scuba dive if you have any medical issue indicated on the "PADI Medical Statement and Questionnaire". Those with medical issues must consult with a physician and complete the "RSTC Medical Statement and Guidelines for Recreational Scuba Diver's Physical Examination" on their behalf.
    • Guests with heart and cardiovascular issues are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests who are suffering from the ill-effects of the excessive consumption alcohol or are under the influence of alcohol on the day of the activity, are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • Guests with neck, back or joint problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
    • For safety reasons, guests must be able to communicate effectively in English to participate in this activity.
    • Guests may not fly within 12 hours of a one-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness. 
    • Guests may not fly within 24 hours of a two-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
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    • Sunglasses
    • Flip-flops
    • Towel
    • Swimsuit
    • Change of clothes
    • Sunscreen
    • Motion sickness preventative
Requirement(s) - Others
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    • Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
    • Participants are required to sign a liability waiver at the time of check-in.
    • Participants with medical issues must bring a medical clearance form to participate in this activity.
Additional Note(s)
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    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • This activity may be changed or canceled for your safety, medical issues or comfort.
    • Gratuity is not included in the price.
    • Meals are not included in the price.
    • Drinks and meals are available for purchase
    • Complimentary parking available.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
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    • You can book a maximum of 15.
Activity provider
FAQ
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What kind of boat will be used?
  • Kohala Divers uses a custom built 42-foot Coast Guard certified dive boat that has ample shade and sun, comfortable seating, stable platform and a marine head (restroom). Although licensed for 24 passengers, your comfort is assured with only a maximum of 15 passengers allowed at anytime.
Where are the dive sites?
  • Dive sites are located in South and North Kohala and chosen daily for optimal weather and visibility.

    The Kohala Coast is the oldest part of the Big Island and are a topographical wonderland of volcanic action. Twisted and spun from molten hot magma to form unique pinnacles, lava tubes, arches, and bommies, these lava formations have been encrusted by more than 50 species of Hawaii’s stony coral colonies. Beautiful reef topography sets the stage for a huge diversity of fish (about 30% indigenous to Hawaii) and blue water visitors like sharks, rays dolphins, turtles and much more. During the winter months of December through April, many dives are filled with the sound of Humpback Whale songs.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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