Manta Ray Night Dive with Kona Honu Divers

Head out on a 2-tank dive with Kona’s famous manta rays. 

Summary: Combine daytime diving, watching the sunset, and a manta ray night dive with Kona Honu Divers. Enjoy a 60-minute night dive at the popular manta ray viewing spot Garden Eel Cove before heading back for the evening.


Tour Highlights

  • A 60% success rate for sighting manta rays (and an epic night dive with or without manta rays)
  • 2 tank dive — one while the sun is still up and another once it’s gone down
  • For divers ages 12+
  • Must be a certified diver and have been diving in the past two years
  • Free nitrox for divers who are certified for it
  • Price includes tanks, weights, and dive light

Book online directly with Kona Honu Divers using this link.  

About the 2 Tank Manta Ray Night Dive

Head out on an adventure to Garden Eel Cove. After a short boat ride from Honokohau Marina, you’ll do your first dive at Garden Eel Cove while the sun is still up. After that dive, head back onto the boat for a light meal and to watch the sunset. After the sun goes down, that’s when the manta rays make their appearance. You’ll head down for your second dive, this one a night dive. Kona Honu Divers has a 60% success rate for sighting manta rays during this dive.

Are you looking for a morning dive to round out your trip? Check out their 2-tank morning reef diving tour.


Tour FAQs

Can I do the manta ray dive with no diving experience?

Nope. Kona Honu Divers has a specific requirements that you’ll want to review before booking your dive. That includes being dive certified and having dove in the prior two years. You must also be in good health and have no heart conditions. You can view their policies here.

What equipment is included in the price?

The price includes tanks, weights, and a dive light. You can rent other equipment for an additional fee.

How many dive sites do they visit?

You’ll have two dives at the same dive site, Garden Eel Cove. This is a popular dive site on the Big Island and one of the best manta ray viewing spots on the island. The first dive will take place while the sun is still up and the second dive will take place after nightfall.

Where does the manta ray night dive leave from on Hawaii?


About Kona Honu Divers Crew

One of the Hawaii Ocean Watch Green List providers, Kona Honu Divers is committed to providing eco-friendly adventures and dives, while maintaining the highest diving standards in Hawaii. They focus exclusively on dive trips, which allows them to give their divers the great experience they are looking for. Aside from the manta ray. night dive, they also offer a 2 tank morning dive and a unique black water night dive.

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