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Scuba Diving in Manta Ray Madness, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA

Maximum depth:
50ft/15m
Visibility:
Medium
Kailua Kona is located in the North Kona District, Hawaii. It is a lively seaside town with sunny tropical weather all year long and lies at the bottom of the Hualalai Volcano.

The town hosts many interesting historical sites and is famous for its Kona Coffee cultivation and the crystal clear sea. Kona International Airport is located at fifteen minutes 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.

However, Manta Ray Madness spot is not recommended for beginners. It is a great night diving spot where you can dive at sundown and wait for Manta Rays to appear and start feeding with plankton. The average depth is 30 ft/9 m and the maximum depth is 50 ft/15 m with medium visibility.

The biodiversity of the bottom is outstanding because even if you miss the Manta Rays, you will be excited by the big tropical fish, lobsters, eels, sea turtles and playful spinner dolphins.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Kailua Kona
14mi/22.5km, 27mins
Drive South on HI-19 towards Kaiminani Dr, turn right on Palani Rd continue on Alli Dr for 5.5mi/8.8km, then turn right on Kaeliopapa St and left on Ehukai St.
BY AIR
Kona International Airport,
8.2miles/13.1km from Kailua Kona Town

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