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Banderas Scuba Republic

C/Lazaro Cardenas #230 Local 1, Puerto Vallarta 48380, Mexico
52 322 135 78 84
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Ranked #10 of 181 activities in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours, Water sports
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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”. « less
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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I went diving with Cesar and Carolina a couple times in February. My brother had begun his open water course in Canada, but his instructors left him terribly unprepared. Cesar and Carolina helped us get everything sorted out so he could come diving with us in Mexico. Very thorough and safety oriented. We were staying in Yelapa and Cesar came... More

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Cesar J. Ortega is the best, he truly has a passion for diving. Safety is his number one priority! He also had so many facts about our dive and knew the wildlife like the back of his hand! While diving i noticed that if he saw a piece of trash that he picked it up, he is really trying to... More

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

My teen son and I dove with Cesar, owner of Banderas, over two days. We were impressed with his commitment to safety from the moment we walked in to the shop. In fact, this is the first scuba outfitter I've used in PV that even cared to review my log book and ask about my certification. Cesar also launches his... More

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Athens, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Great dive with very professional and experienced dive master and instructor. Rental equipment was also top notch!

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Annapolis, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Cesar runs an excellent dive shop. I dove with him last week at Los Arcos. He picked me up from my hotel (Hilton...it was on the way to the shop), stopped and got subs from Subway, and lent me a 7mm wet suit (I had only brought my 3mm...wasn't thinking about the water temps this time of year). The dives... More

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Our dive plans changed quite a bit at the last minute. We were pleased that the Banderas team accommodated them seamlessly and without any extra charges. The team was very friendly, had top notch equipment and took us to a great site (Los Arcos). Their truck was in the shop at the time but they overcame this by organizing taxi's... More

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Columbus, Ohio
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We just got back from Pto. Vallarta and I am SO glad we chose BSR and Cesar. We looked at several options including the Vallarta Adventers, which is a cattle call--you litterly show up and take a number an they call your number and several hundred people line up to do different excursoions. But BSR is a small dive shop... More

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Our son joined my wife and I for a most enjoyable dive experience. I initially contacted Cesar to let him know we were interested in a refresher diving trip. The last time we dove was about a year and half ago in Roatan. Cesar immediately responded and assured us he would provide us with what we needed. We were not... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Diving PV was great. Diving with Cesar and his crew was absolutely the best customer service I have received with any dive operation!! I decided to dive here in PV as a precursor for a big Indonesian trip.. just to "get my feet wet again", and it was such a fun trip that I will go back and dive with... More

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We did 4 dives this week with the crew at Banderas Scuba, they are the best. The water was the clearest that I have every seen. Cesar knows exactly where to go. This is clearly the best diving company in Puerto Vallarta.

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