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Address: Bubali # 112-J, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 587 4103
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Description: Mermaid Divers is a company built by divers, run by divers and dedicated...
Mermaid Divers is a company built by divers, run by divers and dedicated to the serious scuba diver. We over excellent service to our guest. To us you are not just another diver of a group, you're family. All dives are made with on staff Professional certified PADI, NAUI, IDD and CMAS Instructors / Divemasters with more than 30 years of experience and a focus on safety, fun and pleasure. We teach courses in English, Dutch, Spanish and Portuquese. Our airconditioned classroom is equipped with all required training materials, including big screen T.V. DVD's, videos, manuals and PADI training aids. Come and have some fun diving the best Wrecks, Reefs, Deep, Walls, Drift, Nights in Aruba.
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FANTASTIC Diving with Mermaid Dive Center

The best dive group to use for diving in Aruba!! Carlos is awesome, friendly, funny, and very serious about YOU having the best diving experience on the island. Yes, they are go... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Loxahatchee, Florida
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Loxahatchee, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The best dive group to use for diving in Aruba!! Carlos is awesome, friendly, funny, and very serious about YOU having the best diving experience on the island. Yes, they are go overboard with safety explanations. But even as a Master Scuba Diver with a ton of dives under my weight belt I'm perfectly fine with that. Vacationing divers need... More 

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Bronx, New York
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Mermaid Diving is awesome company to dive with. Carlos and Wendy are all about safety and having great dives. I had an amazing four dives - The Divemaster and Boat Captain take their time to explain everything. Underwater - my divemaster showed me animals i have never seen before. I had an amazing time diving - no worries, guidance was... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My husband and I did 6 dives with this wonderful group. Carlos (shop owner) picked us up each morning at our hotel and was pleasant and excited about diving. He has over 10,000 dives and knows what he is doing and was great with sharing stories and tips. Wendy was a pleasure at the dive shop. My husband and I... More 

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Richardson, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

My son and I completed 9 dives with Mermaid and we couldn't be happier. DM Ignacio is very passionate about diving and engaged the boys on the trips with letting them spear Lion Fish we would find on the reefs. Captain Hubert was super attentive and as Ruben commented did accidental fishing on our last dive day where he ended... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Purely amazing, if you never done scuba, you have to with this school, totally great staff, funny, expirienced, and fantastic time, I did it for my first time with them and I had a blast doing so, the open ocean was beautiful and I am for one afraid of the open ocean cuz of sea animals but this school deff... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Just back from Aruba where I spent a week and half for my brother's wedding. My fiancé and I are certified divers, but hadn't been back in the water for more than a year. When we arrived at Mermaid Dive Center, they we super helpful and helped us transform on of the 2 dives we were supposed to do that... More 

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Dongen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We did 7 dives with mermaid dive center.from day one we experienced unlimited hospitality, very friendly staff and a good price for the service. We also got the t-shirt! De captain of the vessel even did some big game fishing while underway to the diving spots. We had a great time here. Hopefully everyone else will as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Located Mermaid Dive Center through TripAdvisor and had a great time with Carlos and the crew of Mermaid II. Dove two sites; Bango Reef and Pinnacles. Wonderful sites great hard and soft corals and marine life. Crew was very helpful and attentive and Carlos, a professional diver, is a great host and dive shop owner. I highly recommend Mermaid Dive... More 

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Moore, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I have made 6 dives with Carlos and his team and have had a great dive each time. This past week I took my nephew and he did the resort training and dive and liked it enough to do a second dive. I have dove since 1972 and I must say that this is without a doubt the best group... More 

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Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

As a newly certified diver I was a bit nervous for my first ocean dive but Carlos and his staff put me at ease. Very professional, friendly, fun and knowledgeable staff. Canicio is a tremendous asset to the dive shop. Can't say enough positive about my experience. Looking forward to diving with Carlos and his staff again!

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Address: Bubali # 112-J, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 587 4103
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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