- ABOUT THE SPOT
Scuba Diving in Mahukona Beach, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA
The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivations and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes away in the south of the main town. Along the sea side, there are shops and schools to buy or rent diving gear as well as take lessons if you are a beginner.
Mahukona Beach is ideal for beginners and children. It is located on the northwest tip of North Kohala and it has an average depth of 9.1 m/30 ft and maximum 10.7 m/35 ft, with no sea current and good visibility. The biodiversity of the bottom is interesting with a lot of colored tropical fish, sea turtles, Manta Rays and corals as well as a ship wreck. Divers should be careful of boat traffic.