Scuba Diving in Old Kona Airport Beach, Kailua Kona, Hawaii USA

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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, Old Kona Airport Beach is not recommended for beginners. It is a very exciting spot for scuba diving with an average depth of 8 m/26.2 ft and maximum depth 15 m/49 ft.

The bio-diversity of the bottom is outstanding. The sea is reef coral with medium current and excellent visibility. You will come across lobsters, coral reefs, colored tropical fish and lava tubes. Divers should be careful of sea currents, boat traffic and dangerous species.