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Address: C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 322 135 78 84
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Description: An experience with our Banderas Scuba Republic is like no other, not only...
An experience with our Banderas Scuba Republic is like no other, not only will you have access to professional Scuba Diving equipment at the highest standards, our dive team wants to hear your ideas and interests about the shared compassion we have for the sub-aquatic world. Come to the pacific side of Mexico, come to Banderas Bay, come to Puerto Vallarta, it will be your best experience “going down”.
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Great scuba and snorkel experience

We went with Cesar on a scuba and snorkel trip, since only I was certified out of our group and the other girls wanted to come along for snorkeling on our girls' weekend out... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We went with Cesar on a scuba and snorkel trip, since only I was certified out of our group and the other girls wanted to come along for snorkeling on our girls' weekend out. Unfortunately, two of the girls got pretty sea sick (one of my friends got REALLY sick), and Cesar and his boat captain could not have been... More 

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PVR
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Definitely one of the best experiences I have had diving in Vallarta. Cesar is excellent in his knowledge of the area and dive locations. As well, it was a very personalized experience, not a number in a group of people. Small tours and personal experience. Was well worth it!

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I have done many many divings with Cesar including my advanced open water and rescue certifications, and i always come back,he is the most professional and respectful diver i know, always making sure everybody is having a good time and keeping in mind to leave the ocean intact, i TOTALLY recomend Banderas Scuba, so if you want to enjoy your... More 

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Dallas
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Banderas Scuba Republic provided me with two great dives and one on one attention. The dive briefing was throrough and they are careful to assess your level of expertise to give you the best and safest experience. Because the number of divers is kept minimal, they are able to take you to the reef that suits your desire and experience... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Ok I haven't reached the three digits in number of dives. I have dove in 4 different countries and multiple locations in the US. However, I can say with a lot of confidence that this center provided me the best diving experience so far. Cesar was great and expert in reading the weather (very cautious). He is a great guide... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

and instead go diving with Banderas Scuba Republic. You will be on a comfortable panga with a single-digit number of other divers. Service: Let me elaborate on the personalized service that Cesar the Dive Master provides. Recently I had the good fortune to tag along with a family of four diving with BSR - Dad, two daughters, and one son... More 

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Calgary, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Cesar caters to divers of all levels, is very knowledgeable of the area and very accommodating when selecting dive sites that will best suit you. I would select him again over any other company in town as he is thorough and makes you feel very safe. Other cattle hurding companies may stuff you on a boat with 20-30 people and... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I had been using another dive operation in PV, but having difficulty getting on their boat. Thus to Cesar and his company. A real step up in organization. He is available daily, communication is easy. The dive was the best for me in quite some time. We encountered sea turtles, rays and lobsters. He knows the bay and not only... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We completed our Open Water Diver Certification with Cesar and Anibal at Banderas Scuba Republic and everything about the experience was fantastic. The shop's location was convenient to where we stayed in the romantic zone. The instruction was delivered in an efficient and patient manner. All of the equipment was great and the transports were on time and comfortable. If... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Book your dive with Banderas Scuba Republic and you will not be disappointed! This is far and away the best run dive company in Puerto Vallarta. The owner, Cesar Ortega, runs a great organization. He responds right away to your booking requests, and he is very accommodating. His boat drivers are also very nice and helpful. They have excellent gear... More 

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Address: C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 322 135 78 84
Location: Mexico  >  Jalisco  >  Puerto Vallarta

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