Liveaboard Review

The Kona Aggressor II operates in Hawaii which is known as one of the best vacation destinations in the world. You will need to get away from all the overcrowded dive sites and that’s why the Kona Aggressor II is the go-to liveaboard for remote diving in Hawaii. The Kona Aggressor II was built in 1992 and renovated in 2015. It has a length of 24meters/80ft and a width of 9meters/20ft with lots of open spacious for relaxation.

Our Overall Review


Things we like:

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    Some divers said the manta dive was the greatest of their lives
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    A couple of people said the crew made them feel safe and well looked after
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    Many divers expressed how warm and clear the water was
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    Divers said they were pleased to see large pelagic life
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Things we don't like:

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    Some divers said the swell and surge was uncomfortable and limited the number of dives
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Diving on the Kona Aggressor II in Hawaii 

Kona Aggressor II liveaboard

Beautiful coral reefs, volcanic landscapes, pinnacles, walls, and drop-offs this is just some of the enticing diving you will be exposed to on the Kona Aggressor. The water is also full of marine life like turtles, manta rays, butterflyfish, reef sharks, whale sharks, Spanish dancers, frogfish, etc. Dive destinations are plentiful and some of them will include The Hive, Rob’s Reef, Paradise Pinnacle, and Tubestria Tunnel. Prepare yourself for an awesome experience with a dedicated crew that will enhance your whole diving experience.

Interior and entertainment areas

This fantastic liveaboard can house up to 14 guests in six luxurious staterooms that are suitable for royalty. All of the cabins have individual climate control as well as en-suite facilities. There is also plenty of space in the cabins for your personal belongings.

Relaxation & leisure areas on the Kona Aggressor

There is never a dull moment on the Kona Aggressor II with various areas of entertainment to keep you busy. The lounge/salon is the go-to place for catching u on some reading or watching a movie. Once you venture outside to the deck areas the fun really begins with a Jacuzzi and barbeque area. The decks have sun loungers and a wet bar for the best sundowners. In the evening everyone gets together for games, listening to music, fish identification, and various other activities.

Dive deck on the liveaboard

The dive deck is made so that divers can easily enter and exit the water as scuba diving will take place from the Kona Aggressor II. What’s more, the dive platform has steps that directly lead you into the water. You will also find air/Nitrox fill stations, large swimming platforms, gear lockers, camera stations, and outdoor showers.

Food on the Kona Aggressor II

Mealtimes are considered one of the most important times on this liveaboard as it’s the fuel that will get you through most dives. The meals will be served in the climate-controlled dining area. The three meals served each day will consist of a cook to order breakfast, buffet lunch and a table service dinner with a delicious pudding prepared by the capable chef. The food will be a variety of Hawaiian specialties, international dishes, and barbeques. All of the alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are complimentary on board the Kona Aggressor. The liveaboard also caters to special dietary requirements but the chef should be notified in advance before the trip commences.


Get ready to explore the best scuba diving destinations in Hawaii. The liveaboard trips will usually last seven nights and will take you to sites like The Hive, Rob’s Reef, Paradise Pinnacle, and Tubestria Tunnel. You can always expect splendid weather and diving takes place all year round.

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