Two-Tank Scuba Dive Off the Big Island
Two-Tank Scuba Dive Off the Big Island information and booking
Tour description provided by Viator
If you're a certified diver who wants to experience some of Hawaii's best diving, this two-tank scuba diving tour from Waikoloa Beach is for you! Off the Big Island coast, you’ll enjoy two 30- to 45-minute dives at different locations chosen by your captain on the day of your dive. Possibilities include Bandit Ledge, North Golden Arches, Kaloko Arches, Turtle Pinnacle and Thunder Reef. See amazing marine life, a third of which is unique to Hawaii.
After meeting your diving group at Waikoloa Beach, board the diving boat and head out into the Big Island’s tropical waters. You will be given two full tanks of certified diving air, each of which will last 30-45 minutes, depending on how fast you breathe.
Your captain will choose your two diving sites depending on the day’s visibility and weather.
Possible sites include:
Bandit Ledge: The gentle hills and ridges of this site support a surprising amount of beautiful cauliflower corals
Garden Eel Cove: The slow drop-off ends in a sandy bottom covered with graceful garden eels
Anglers: A beautiful archway housing a big family of lionfish
High Rock: A massive ridge capped by a pinnacle rising to within 10 feet (approx. 3 meters) of the water's surface
Anchor Drag: A maze of canyons, arches small caverns provide enjoyable exploration of the lobsters, crabs, shrimp and puffer fish who live here
North Golden Arches: The main attraction is a rock arch with scattered coral heads throughout the area
South Golden Arches: A large rock arch with a sandy area, housing numerous marine animals
Harlequin: A great spot for a deep dive to see large schools of fish
Kaloko Arches: The main attractions here are the unique rock outcroppings and lava formations
Turtle Pinnacle: One of best sites to find green sea turtles
Eel Cove: Interesting and rapid drop-off for deep diving
Thunder Reef: Good spot for viewing deep-water animals
West Kaiwi: This dive site is one of the best for observing fish, with lots of coral and a nearby drop-off
Please note: This is not an introductory dive. You must be already be a certified diver, with your certification documentation or card, to participate in this dive.
- Use of all necessary equipment
- 2 tanks of oxygen
What isn't included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off