Kona Diving EcoAdventures

The Best on the Big Island, Kona Diving EcoAdventures
Local Expert's Rating:
4 / 5
The Bottom Line:

Experience the best ecoadventure diving tour on the Big Island with Kona Diving EcoAdventures. Choose from night dives, snorkels, or even private charters to create your custom experience, all with the highly skilled professionals that make up the crew of the Kona Diving company. Each adventure gives you a unique experience showcasing the beauty of Hawaii and the rich marine life that call it home.  

- The HawaiianIslands.com Local Expert Team

As one of the top-rated companies in Kailua Kona, Kona Diving EcoAdventure is the best charter on the Big Island. There are several ecoadventures to choose from, including the best Scuba Diving adventure in all of Hawaii, providing a personal approach to diving off the clear turquoise waters of the Kona Coast on the Big Island. There are over 80 dive sites to choose from when diving with Kona Diving EcoAdventures. Each dive features two different sites and is overseen by a certified PADI instructor/Divemaster. 

Some of the most popular features of the dive sites are the lava tubes, turtle cleaning station, marine preserve, and more. Kona Diving also offers introductory diving classing, SCUBA refresher courses, and courses on Discovering Scuba. This means that no matter your diving skill level, there is a course or dive that fits your needs. Also, snorkelers are welcome! 

Now to look closer at what you can choose from when booking through Kona Diving EcoAdentures. The Manta Ray Night Dive and Snorkel is a popular option. So much so in fact that it has even been featured on numerous travel stations as well as National Geographic and Discovery Channel Documentaries. Consequently, this is the singular most popular activity to do on the Big Island! The Kona Coast is home to over 240 Manta Rays. Each has a name and has been individually identified. Manta Rays have distinguishing black and white markings on their underside that work similarly to a human’s fingerprints in identifying them. The knowledgeable dive staff will share how best to interact with these amazing creatures during your night dive into their habitat. 

Another option you can choose from when booking with Kona Diving EcoAdventures is Captain Cook and Kealakekua Bay Snorkel EcoAdventure. This is the best snorkeling spot on the island, featuring a pristine reef with an abundant amount of marine life to enjoy from the Hawaiian Spinner Dolphins and the Green Sea Turtles to the colorful reef fish that call that location home. The captain and crew will not only guide you on your snorkel but will share the area’s history and the location’s significance of Captain Cook and Kealakekua Bay.  On the way back to land, you will also get to see some sea caves and lava tubes. 

The Wildlife Snorkel EcoAdventure is yet another option to try with this company. This charter experience allows you to see all sorts of wildlife as you travel along the shoreline. You can even swim with species of sharks, dolphins, and rays who make the reef their home. This tour will then venture offshore a bit to the Pelagic Zone where you can explore the world of the deep blue. This is where you might get to see rare species of toothed whales and even sharks. 

Other adventures with Kona Diving EcoAdventures include Whale Watching Tours and private charters. With private charters, you and up to 26 other guests can custom-create your own experience. No strangers, no crowds, and plenty of personal attention. Options to enjoy on your private charter are endless from birthday adventures to wedding celebrations, and more, you can create your own special experience. In addition, Kona Diving EcoAdventures offers equipment rentals, giving you access to GoPros, so you can capture amazing photos and footage throughout your dive and/or scuba tour. Just add the rental to your booking and the crew will have your equipment ready upon check-in! Keep in mind that rentals must be added at least 24 hours prior to the check-in time for your charter. You get to keep the memory card after your adventure is over. 

Insider Tips:
-The Manta and the Thresher II are the two vessels employed by Kona Diving EcoAdventures for tours and/or charters. 
-Reservations are encouraged to ensure you get to experience the dive or snorkel trip you prefer.