Long Range Advanced 2 Tank Dive



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TOUR TIME

8:00 am - upon request, minimum of 4 divers required to operate
Duration: 7 hours

DESCRIPTION

This long range adventure is designed for divers who would like to see some of Kona’s more advanced dive sites and have the time and desire to venture outside of the normal dives. Sites may include deep diving in underwater canyons, descending upon huge pinnacles that rise from the ocean floor, penetrating mysterious lava caverns, or drift diving over unspoiled terrain. With less divers, extra food, and a friendly professional crew, this exciting day of diving is filled with fun and adventure.

Prerequisites: 

– Advanced certification and been diving in the last 6 months OR

– 50 logged dives and have been diving in the last 12 months OR

– 20 logged dives and have dove with Jack's Diving Locker recently

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Boat Trip along the Kona Coast
  • Two dives guided by a professional PADI Divemaster or Instructor
  • Airtanks and weights 
  • Pastries, Fruit, Sandwich, Snacks & Drinks

WHAT TO BRING

  • Wear your Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Lightweight Warm Jacket
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Environmentally-friendly Sunscreen
  • Certification Card
  • BCD, Regulator, Wetsuit, Mask/Snorkel/Fins. Underwater light and Dive computers are highly recommended
  • Rental gear is available on-site for $8.50 per piece (Nitrox Tanks recommended - rental price $15)

GOOD TO KNOW

  • This tour operates weekly upon request, please let us know your alternate dates if your schedule is flexible
  • Minimum age is 10 years old
  • NO expectant mothers
  • All Divers need to complete and sign health questionnaire before diving
  • Please use a waterproof, environmentally friendly sunscreen and apply it prior to arriving to increase its effectiveness and to reduce the amount of unabsorbed sunscreen ending up in the ocean. Reapply as needed throughout the day.
  • Certified divers will be required to provide proof of scuba certification in order to dive. If you have misplaced your card, please contact us as soon as possible to give us time to try and verify your certification for you.
  • All captains are licensed by United States Coast Guard.
  • When can I fly or drive to altitude? For single dives a minimum surface interval of 12 hours is suggested before flying. If you have been doing multiple days of multiple dives, PADI recommends a minimum surface interval of 18 to 24 hours.  We also strongly recommend that you do not plan to drive to the volcano, Waimea or Hilo, take a helicopter tour or stargaze on the top of Mauna Kea the same day that you dive.  Following these recommendations reduces DCS risk but does not guarantee that a diver will avoid DCS.
  • Maximum capacity 16-18 persons

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Boat Amenities

  • Rinse buckets for camera equipment
  • Fresh water shower
  • Dive ladder
  • Head (marine toilet)
  • Boats equipped with safety equipment such as oxygen, first aid, life vests, fire extinguishers, VHF radio, and E-PIRB

SEASICKNESS MEDICATION:  While Kona usually has calmer seas than most places in the world, we recommend considering sea sickness medication and consulting with your physician as needed.

CHECK-IN LOCATION

Jack's Diving Locker -  Coconut Grove Marketplace - 75-5813 Ali'i Drive, Kailua-Kona HI 96740

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