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Dive Zihua

Calle Pedro Ascencio Mz. 23 Lote 7 | Colonia Centro, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
+52 755 102 3738
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Ranked #13 of 32 Activities in Zihuatanejo
Type: Tours
Owner description: Dive Zihua is located at the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo. We are a new PADI dive centre with an atmosphere you would expect to find in a small dive... more » Owner description: Dive Zihua is located at the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo. We are a new PADI dive centre with an atmosphere you would expect to find in a small dive operation. We not only have a passion for diving but all of our staff have been involved with conservation efforts for years and it is our philosophy to bring safe fun diving with an appreciation to the aquatic environment.We offer both diving and snorkeling tours through our full service dive facility.Our shop is very easy to find, we are located on Juan Alvarez opposite the basketball court in the main part of downtown. « less
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Santa Cruz, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I am a new diver who just got my PADI certification over the summer with Joao and Dive Zihua. Because of the great experiences I have had in my first few dives I will definitely continue diving in the future! Joao was a very clear, calm instructor who made both the pool and ocean dives very relaxing and enjoyable. He... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Hi Rose, Thank you so much for diving with Dive Zihua. I had a great time teaching and diving with you. You were an amazing student to work with! Great skills and very natural. Don't stop diving you're a natural mermaid :) Saludos Joao Dive Zihua More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I had an amazing experience with Dive Zihua. My gf and I did 2 days of diving with them. Joao is awesone, we were able to communicate through email to plan our dives. He was really friendly, knowledgeable of the area and diving safety. We really wanted to see seaturtles and he made it happen! We saw 11! When i... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Hey guys! I had a lot of fun diving with you guys, I'm glad that we got to go to Morros de Potosi on such a nice day. I also have to thank you for the nice video that truly shows the real diving of Zihua. Also you guys are awesome divers! Thanks for your review and I hope we... More

San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The dives were only "good" due to the fact that Zihuatanejo was just coming off a series of storms and the visibility was just okay. Regardless, my wife and I still had a GREAT time and this was due to the fact that Joao is an excellent dive master. We had waited the whole week to dive and then finally... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Hi guys, We try to give the best diving experience as possible so we try to accommodate our clients needs and wishes. I'm happy to hear that you guys had a good time and felt safe! Thanks for diving with us. Come back soon! Joao Dive Zihua More

Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I would like to thank Joao for 2 great drives. Ended up going out with Joao solo. As a beginner diver I appreciated the time he took with me, to make me comfortable. He took me to two great drive sites. Saw an amazing amount of marine life in both dives. Rented his camera and ended up with many great... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Hi Sean, I'm glad that you had a good experience! Thanks for you review. Hope to see you in the future and dive again. Joao Dive Zihua More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Thank you, Joao! My first impression of Zihuatanejo as a diving destination was that of a nice and calm place to dive, but this time, with you as Dive Master left a mark...it's almost unbelievable how many things I missed on my first dive here almost 2 years ago! Thank you for everything. The customer service is great! you can... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review
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Gracias Pako! Muchas gracias, me encanto bucear con ustedes! Regresen Pronto! Joao Dive Zihua More

Swan Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I just wanted to say thanks again for the fun dives (see your facebook timeline Dec 12th 2013) I recently went to Cancun and went diving April 2014. While comparing your dive services to what I experienced in Cancun, it became very evident to me how excellent you guys are! Cancun was ok, but I really enjoyed diving with you... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Many thanks Daryn, It was a pleasure diving with you again. Thanks for your review, we really appreciate seeing our dedication and passion recognised! More

Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Thanks Joao! This was our second consecutive year diving with Joao and Dive Zihua. Joao's knowledge of the area and underwater sea-life is superb! His equipment, safety gear and attention to detail makes you feel comfortable and relaxed. If anyone has the chance to dive in Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo I highly recommend going with Dive Zihua!

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Thanks Erle! Always a pleasure diving with you and Pat! More

Vernon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I finished my Open Water certification with Joao and feel very comfortable in my skills because of how thorough of an instructor he was and how and safe I felt. I am hooked and am excited to dive every time I vacation and would highly recommend him and his team to any one visiting Zihuatenjeo! My husband wasn't going to... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Hi Kim! I had a great teaching you, it was one of the easiest courses ever, You are a natural diver! Keep it up! Your husband did really well too and I'm glad he overcome his uncomfortable feeling about breathing underwater. You guys make a great team, get him certified, I'm sure he'll love it! Stay in touch. Best Regards,... More

Oakland, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Joao runs a fantastic instruction program perfect for beginners or long time divers looking to refresh their skills. He is a wonderful teacher communicating concepts and skills in a very easy to understand, comfortable manner. I hope to have the change to return to Zihua to dive with them again.

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Thanks Tracy! It was a pleasure diving with you guys! Hope you can come back, it's great to see returning friends. Keep in touch Best Regards Joao @ Dive Zihua More

Swan Hills
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I'm a repeat customer and I think that says a lot about the level of safety that this dive shop maintains. The equipment is in very good condition and I felt comfortable diving with Joao, the shop owner and his staff. They have provided excellent service at a fair price. At first I researched and shopped around and am glad... More

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Joao G, Owner at Dive Zihua, responded to this review

Daryn, thank you so much for such a lovely and thoughtful review. We always enjoy having repeat customers and building the Dive Zihua family. Safety and reliability are our number one concerns and we’re pleased that comes across in our practice. We had a wonderful time diving with you and we hope to see you again soon! All the best,... More

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