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Address: Po Box 142, Aroa Beach, Cook Islands
Phone Number: 0068220238
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Description: PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, conveniently located on the stunning marine...
PADI 5 Star Dive Centre, conveniently located on the stunning marine reserve of Aroa beach. We offer guided dives for all levels, from wrecks to passages, drop off’s, night dives and more. Our friendly multilingual staff can cater for total beginners to the highly experienced in the crystal clear warm water of the south pacific. The Dive Centre Provides daily introduction lagoon and boat dives, with light refreshments served after every treasured water experience, also available are dive packages that will include accommodation if needed, complimentary pick up/ drop off from your resort, and a variety of courses from open water to dive master and specialties.
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Friendly & professional

I did the Advanced Open Water Diver course with the Big Fish. The staff were all genuinely nice & very professional. The dive sights were beautiful & the marine life spectacular... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Friendly Staff and a great snorkel. Got to see lots of fish. It was a great day out. Would recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Booked with the Big fish after hearing good reports on the island. $160 for a two dive trip which was more expensive than both other shops we spoke too. I'm embarased to say we fell for the sales blurb and expected better dive sites and boat. We moored up right next to another dive boat for each dive so this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

I did the Advanced Open Water Diver course with the Big Fish. The staff were all genuinely nice & very professional. The dive sights were beautiful & the marine life spectacular! Would do it all again in a heartbeat. PS: I've since done a dive in Byron Bay (Sundive) where the Divemaster got us lost, then instructed us to stay... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Just wanted to share my amazing experience with The Dive Centre. I have always had some trepidation about doing scuba diving, and against my better judgement decided to do it for the first time. Not sure why i picked to go with them; but i did and am so happy i did! I did the lagoon dive and then two... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Top flight instruction both at Resort for beginners in the pool Free on Sunday. and in the lagoon later in the week Check for prices for Lagoon trip and a Zodiac ride out to clear water check for prices for Zodiac dive Remember to take your Doctors Clarence Certificate ( If Needed ) and your Padi or Naui Dive certificate... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Dive Centre is a small but professional dive outfit who did their best to make my diving with them a highlight of my trip to the Cook Islands. They not only catered for me, as an experienced diver, but also took my teenage stepdaughters into their care and give them a great introduction to diving. The lagoon across the... More 

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Greater Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Excellent instructors and its right across the road from the beach! Had a great intro in the lagoon, and the team pointed out things i'd never spot on my own.

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Canberra, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

The Dive Centre did an intro to scuba course in the pool of our hotel and we were so impressed with the instruction our son received that we picked them over dive shops which were closer to our accommodation. Since we are nearly certified, we really appreciated the Centre's safety focus with low numbers which ensured a good experience was... More 

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München
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70 reviews 70 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Allready 2 times we went half around the world to see Sascha & Sabine again for diving. We made our diving lessons there and came back to this great place. Depends on weather were you dive, all places ahve her own special moment. We (4 adults) would come again and again...but too far away. Best place to be on world... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Thanks big fish. Crew very friendly and efficient. We had not dived for 10 years, they did thorough and enjoyable refresher dive with us in the lagoon. then out on boat the next day..great dive sites! will be back to dive some more with these guys!!!

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