Kona Aggressor | Hawaii Diving Liveaboard - Pacific

  • Guests Upto 14 passengers onboard
  • Rooms 5 deluxe rooms and one quad room
  • Restaurants Hot breakfast is cooked to order, lunch is buffet style and dinner is served in the saloon.
  • Food and Drinks A variety of American favouritse, barbecues and local cuisine. Includes fruit juices, soft drinks, iced water, iced tea, coffee, and a limited selection of local beer and wine, which are complimentary
  • FacilitiesThe Kona Aggressor II is built to U.S. Coast Guard and A.B.S. standards with a full complement of safety equipment
  • Diving All dives from mothership, Water temperature: 22 - 26C, 3-5mm wetsuit recommended
  • Diving Extras A full line of Aqualung rental gear is available aboard including regulators, BCs, dive computers, and night-lights.
  • Internet Access Not available

About Kona Aggressor

From the historic seaside town on Kailua Kona, an exciting world underwater waits for you. The sites of west and south Kona extend past the range of day divers. Forget the world and say aloha to some of the islands best sites.., Paradise Pinnacle, Tubestria Tunnel, The Hive, Turtle Pinnacle and Robs Reef, to name but a few of the highlights. There's more than just manta to thrill in Hawaii

The Kona Aggressor II is a 25m stable catamaran, that sleeps onto divers. There are 5 deluxe staerooms on the lower deck and 1 quad option on the upper deck. All have ensuite private toilet and shower, with safe, extra storage and individual climate controls. She is full certified by the U.S. Coast Guard. Hairdryers and towels are available on board.

With a small group on board, Kona Aggressor II is a spacious liveaboard. She has a beautiful salon and dining area indoors,a large shaded sun deck, chaise lounges and deck chairs, bar, and grill upstairs. As all diving is done from the main boat, so the generous dive deck is perfectly designed, with gearing up space, rinse showers, camera tables, and nitrox facilities.

Our divers love the comprehensive on board menus with Aggressor fleet. Famous for their mix of American dishes and local cuisine, the menu onboard is varied and plentiful. There's even a grill for BBQs. Great care is taken over the freshly prepared breakfasts, lunches and dinners and between dives there are plentiful snacks. As standard all soft drinks and a limited selection of local beer and wine is included. Don't skip the homemade desserts! You are on holiday after all.

Deluxe stateroom

Double bed (lower) and single bed (upper) bunk-style, private head and shower, hair dryer, port window, individual climate control and monitor with media player

Quad room

Two sets of single bunk beds (upper and lower) bunk-style, private bathroom, hair dryer, window, individual climate control and monitor with media player

Large saloon and dining area

Top dive sites on Kona Aggressor II

Please note these prices are for the land only section of your holiday and do not include flights.

Frequently Asked Questions

Location

Weather and Climate

Travel

Flight options

The most direct routes to Kona Hawaii are via LA or San Francisco. Flights depart regularly with most of the major American carriers, as well as BA and Virgin.

Stopovers

As you are flying through the States, why not add a night or few en route to break up the journey.

Arrange before you go

Visa requirements

You must have a valid USA visa prior to travel. Most UK passport holders can apply using the ESTA system. Do ensure your passport has 6 months validity from your return date to prevent any issues with immigration. It is your responsibility to ensure your passport is valid and you fulfil entry requirements. Regulations can change: please review current FCO advice: click here

Insurance

Scuba Travel requires all of our customers to have diving insurance. Please make sure that you have appropriate cover for your diving activities. We also strongly recommend you have travel insurance. It's worth taking out travel insurance once you have paid your deposit to ensure you are covered for unforeseen events and cancellation. Find out more about our combined dive and travel policy click here

Immunisations

Please speak to your local GP or check out the latest NHS advice on travel immunisations: click here

Preparing to fly

Seating

You will be able to manage your booking online once you have been ticketed (after you have paid your holiday balance). Most airlines will now enable you to select your seating at this point. There may be a small charge for prebookable seating before online check in opens. Please speak to the airline for more information about charges.

Check in

Depending on your airline, you may be able to complete check in online to print your boarding pass. If not, we will email your flight tickets to you in advance. You must print your ticket coupon.

Lounge

An airport lounge is a great way to start your holiday or to while away flight connections in comfort. Scuba Travel works with Lounge Pass to offer a huge range of affordable airport lounges around the world click here

Parking

Prebook your airport parking to save money! If you have a long way to travel, why not also look at booking an airport hotel. These aren't as expensive as you might think. click here

What happens when I arrive?

On arrival please make your way through baggage claim and immigration. Local regulations mean that we are not able to prebook transfers, but taxi are easy to find outside the airport. Please check your onward address prior to travel. If you have any issues on arrival, please contact us. We have an emergency contact, manned by a member of the team here in the UK. Please call 0044 7747 488 002. We will be able to help your rep locate you in the airport.

Transfers

Local regulations mean that we are not able to include transfers in the cost of your holiday. Taxis are widely available. Certain resorts offer car hire as part of your package. Full instructions will be in your travel documentation.

Departures

Disembarkation is after breakfast in the morning. You can leave your bags on board until your departure time for your flight. The crew will assist with a taxi, that needs to be paid for locally. You may be required to pay a departure tax leaving the island.

Info

Included in your holiday

This is a boat only price from Kona. Your Aggressor package includes 7 nights in a deluxe cabin on a full board basis with a selected of local beer and wine, plus all diving from the tender, 12lt international tanks are weights.

Excluded

Excluded are the airport taxi transfers, additional kit hire, on board courses, nitrox and any souvenirs.

Tipping

Crew gratuities are not included in the charter. Aggressor believe gratuities should be voluntary and based upon the quality of service the crew has provided. When settling your account Friday morning, the Captain will have an envelope for gratuities that will be divided equally among the crew. Payment can be made by cash

Currency

The USD is the currency of Hawaii. The yacht will accept US dollars cash, mastercard or visa (credit card surcharge may apply).

Phone coverage

There is a satellite phone onboard for emergency communication. Mobile phone coverage may be limited throughout the itinerary, depending on your carrier.

Plugs and electricity

Electrical outlets onboard are standard US 110 volt

Extras

Hire equipment

A full line of Aqua Lung rental gear is available aboard including regulators, BCs and dive computers.

Extras

Several diving specialty courses are offered onboard including Nitrox, Advanced Open Water, UW Photography, Master Diver and more.

Souvenirs

There is a mini-boutique onboard with assorted t-shirts and miscellaneous items

Nitrox/Gas

Nitrox is available for an additional fee

Payments

Deposits and Balances

A typical deposit for Kona Aggressor II will be £1500. This will be due once your holiday has been confirmed. Your balance will then be due 90 days before travel.

Ways to pay

We accept mastercard and visa debit or credit cards. Alternatively, you are welcome to pay via bank transfer. All non sterling card payments and UK business debit cards will be subject to the 2% surcharge. Overseas bank transfers must add £6 to the sterling total to cover international handling fees. We are not able to accept PayPal transactions.

Group Payments

If you have booked as part of a group, you can still call and pay directly without needing to go via your group leader. Please have your trip reference number to hand to help us locate your holiday as quickly as possible. You will receive a transaction receipt - your group leader will forward your ATOL certificate and booking confirmation

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