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David Richart
December 2023

Kyle, Susie, and Aquatic Life Divers put together a perfect private charter for Manta Ray night dive/snorkel for myself and 7 close friends. We will never forget the majesty of the Mantas or the care and comfort provided by our fantastic crew. Mahalo and hope to see you all later this year.

Unlock Unparalleled Adventure with Private Charters in Kona, Big Island, Hawaii: Book Your Own Boat Today

Aquatic Life Divers stands out as the premier provider of Kona scuba dive experiences, crafting unparalleled adventures since 2018. Renowned as one of Hawaii's top-rated dive companies, we specialize in curating bespoke Kona scuba diving experiences tailored to your preferences.

Planning a private charter for your Big Island adventure?


Your search ends here.


Our private charters offer exclusive access to Kona Coast's finest dive sites, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your group. With over 49 dive sites within a 30-minute drive of the harbor, opportunities to explore Kona's vibrant underwater world abound.

Embark on a personalized journey with our experienced guides

Our guides are adept at finding marine life and ensuring a safe, enjoyable outing.

Whether you're a seasoned diver or new to the sport, our private charters cater to all skill levels and interests.

Looking to enhance your charter with food options? We offer customizable packages to elevate your experience. Equipped with premium rental gear, dive into the crystal-clear waters of Kona, celebrated for exceptional visibility and diverse marine life.

Experience the ultimate freedom and flexibility of a private charter with Aquatic Life Divers. Contact us today to plan your dream Kona scuba diving adventure and secure your private charter for an unforgettable day on the Big Island. Dive into the magic of Kona with Aquatic Life Divers – your gateway to the best scuba diving experiences in Hawaii's Big Island.


Tailored Itineraries

Whether you're new to diving, seasoned pros, or snorkelers, Aquatic Life Divers is here to tailor an itinerary that suits your needs.


Our experienced team will work closely with you to plan your private charter based on what you want to see and experience, ensuring that every moment is enjoyable and memorable.


Dive into the underwater world of Kona, Hawaii, tailored to your preferences, whether it's exploring vibrant coral reefs, encountering fascinating marine life, or simply soaking in the beauty of the ocean.


With Aquatic Life Divers, your adventure is customized to exceed your expectations.


Contact us today to start planning your personalized Kona scuba dive, the best, charter experience.

Private Charter to Kealakekua Bay: Dive or Snorkel to the Dreamiest Snorkeling Spot on the Big Island.

Nestled along the scenic Kona Coast lies the captivating Kealakekua Bay, a marine sanctuary renowned for its vibrant coral reefs and abundant marine life. Beneath its crystalline surface lies a hidden world waiting to be explored, making it a paradise for both snorkelers and scuba divers alike.

For scuba diving enthusiasts, Kealakekua Bay offers a plethora of dive sites teeming with biodiversity. From colorful coral gardens to intricate lava formations, each dive promises an immersive experience into the rich underwater ecosystem. Schools of tropical fish dance gracefully amidst the coral, while elusive creatures such as green sea turtles and reef sharks lurk in the depths, adding to the allure of these underwater realms.

However, Kealakekua Bay is not just a haven for marine life; it is also steeped in history. The bay holds significant cultural and historical importance, most notably marked by the imposing Captain Cook monument standing sentinel on its shores. Erected in honor of Captain James Cook, the monument pays tribute to his pivotal role in the exploration of the Hawaiian Islands. It was here, in 1779, that Cook made his first recorded European contact with the Hawaiian people, forever altering the course of history for the archipelago.

Tragically, Kealakekua Bay also serves as the site of Cook's untimely demise. Following a dispute with the islanders, Cook met his tragic end on these shores, leaving behind a legacy that is deeply intertwined with the history of Hawai’i.

Today, as divers descend into the azure depths of Kealakekua Bay, they not only witness the breathtaking beauty of its underwater landscape but also pay homage to the rich tapestry of history that defines this sacred sanctuary. From vibrant coral reefs to poignant monuments, Kealakekua Bay beckons adventurers to delve into its depths and discover the secrets that lie beneath its serene surface.

Private Charter to Kekaha Kai State Park & Snorkel or Scuba Dive Makalawena  

Makalawena, nestled along the stunning Kona Coast of Hawaii, is a place of unparalleled natural beauty and rich historical significance. With its pristine white sandy beaches and crystal-clear turquoise waters, Makalawena epitomizes paradise found.

The history of Makalawena is as captivating as its scenery. This area was once home to ancient Hawaiian settlements, where indigenous communities thrived in harmony with the land and sea. Today, remnants of this ancient past can still be found scattered throughout the landscape, adding an intriguing layer of cultural heritage to the area.

One of the highlights of Makalawena is its renowned dive spot, offering enthusiasts the opportunity to explore the wonders of the underwater world. Teeming with vibrant coral reefs, diverse marine life, and fascinating underwater formations, this dive spot promises an unforgettable adventure beneath the surface.

Divers and snorkelers alike will delight in the chance to encounter an array of aquatic creatures, from graceful sea turtles gliding through the water to colorful schools of tropical fish darting amongst the coral. With its clear visibility and gentle currents, Makalawena's dive spot is suitable for divers of all levels, from beginners to experienced professionals.


But Makalawena is more than just a dive spot; it is a place of tranquility and rejuvenation, where visitors can bask in the warm Hawaiian sun, stroll along the pristine shoreline, and immerse themselves in the natural beauty that surrounds them. Whether exploring the depths of the ocean or simply relaxing on the beach, a visit to Makalawena is sure to leave a lasting impression on all who venture here.

Personalized Ocean Adventures

  • Seasonal pricing starts at $499 per hour, $549 per hour during peak season.

  • Minimum of 3 hours required.

  • Includes the Captain and 1 crew member, additional guides available for hire at $75 per hour.

  • Includes all dive and snorkel equipment needed for your whole party, as well as standup paddle boards.

  • Includes a variety of snacks and drinks, as well as freshly brewed Kona coffee from our partners at HiCO Hawaiian Coffee.

  • Additional amenities from private chef available upon request.

  • Maximum of 15 guests per vessel.

  • Air tanks included, upgrade to Nitrox available.


Special Occasions

Honeymoon? Bachelorette party? Family reunion? Let Aquatic Life Divers help you turn your special occasion into an unforgettable adventure. Whether you're celebrating a new beginning with your loved one, bidding farewell to singlehood with your closest friends, or reuniting with family members, we're here to create magical moments that will be cherished for a lifetime.

For honeymooners seeking romance and tranquility, imagine exploring the vibrant underwater world hand in hand with your beloved, surrounded by the beauty of Kona's pristine waters.

Planning a bachelorette party? Dive into excitement and laughter as you and your friends embark on thrilling underwater escapades, creating memories to last a lifetime.

Gathering with family for a reunion? Share the joy of discovery as you explore the wonders of Kona's marine life together, bonding over unforgettable experiences beneath the waves.

Whatever the occasion, let Aquatic Life Divers tailor a private charter to suit your needs, ensuring that your special day is nothing short of extraordinary. Contact us today to start planning your unforgettable celebration.

Your Adventure,
Your Way

Experience the ultimate convenience and flexibility with personalized diving and snorkeling adventures from Aquatic Life Divers.


Our private charters, located in Kona, are tailored to your preferences, ensuring you get the most out of your underwater exploration.


Book your exclusive private charter today and immerse yourself in a world of adventure! With Aquatic Life Divers, every dive is an unforgettable experience.


Contact us now to reserve your spot and embark on the dive of a lifetime!

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