Get an introduction to scuba diving during a 3.5-hour beginner's lesson in Hilo. Get fitted for all the necessary gear at the local dive shop and listen to a 30-minute introductory lesson on diving theory on dry land. With your highly trained instructors, proceed to the only indoor heated pool in Hilo for your first underwater experience. Once you're comfortable, head to a nearby reef for your first open water dive. Accompanied by your instructors, submerge using your newfound skills and look for native sea turtles, octopus and tropical fish. All gear and round-trip transportation from Hilo accommodations or the cruise port are included.