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Address: Calle Pedro Ascencio Mz. 23 Lote 7, Col. Centro, Zihuatanejo, Gro | Zihuatanejo, Zihuatanejo 40880, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 755 557 9787
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: We are a PADI scuba dive shop located located in the heart of downtown...
We are a PADI scuba dive shop located located in the heart of downtown Zihuatanejo along the pedestrian street just a block from Playa Principal and next door to Tertulia's cafe. We offer daily scuba and snorkel trips as well as PADI dive instruction and certification courses. Our discover diving program is great for beginners who are interested in trying out scuba for the first time! We have over 35 dive sites in the area, most of which are accessed by boat. Come and dive with us!!
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Getting PADI certified with Pako

My family and I recently returned from a vacation to Mexico. My 10 year old son completed his open water PADI certification with Pako. Pako was very easy to work with and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Highland Park, Illinois
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Highland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My family and I recently returned from a vacation to Mexico. My 10 year old son completed his open water PADI certification with Pako. Pako was very easy to work with and very accommodating. Although my son had some reservations about diving, Pako provided him with a great experience and help make him comfortable in the water as he started... More 

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Everett
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I recently went diving with Pako and Poto to complete my basic Scuba training. On day one, we did all the preliminary exercises and practices in a pool, then day two we did open dives off of a boat. Pako was absolutely the best dive instructor! He was patient, considerate, funny and just kind in general. Poto helped on the... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The dive my friends and I did with Pako, in Zihua was extremely fun. Pako and his captain Antonio,were very professional and helpful when it came to anything we needed. Pako's demeanor and thorough knowledge on all the dive spots can make even the lesser experienced diver very comfortable. I look forward to diving with him again when I return... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

My wife and I have done 12 dives with Paco and enjoyed all of them. Paco is very friendly, timely and accommodating. Looking forward to the next time we are down to dive again.

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I did 12 dives, and the open water course with Pako while in zihua from December 5th to the 12th. the course was excellent, and so was the diving. Pako made it fun and incorporated the course into the dives so it didn't feel like a waste of a dive due to the course. Pako was very professional and knew... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I found Pako through his website and got in touch to schedule a couple of dives here in Zihautanejo. I hadn't heard much about diving here, but figured I would give it a try. Pako was really helpful in letting me know about the dive spots and conditions of the Pacific ocean. I didn't have any of my gear on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Scuba diving with Pako is the best. He knows where to find all the sea creatures! He is always checking to make sure that you are okay and we always had a very small group which was great! He sets up all the equipment for you and helps you put it on which I appreciate so very very much. It... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

I was traveling with my family but took a couple days away to do my scuba certification with Paco. Paco was so kind and accommodating of my scheduling needs. Paco's english is really good so communication was easy. He even went out of his way to make changes to the equipment I was using so that it was more comfortable... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Pako and Captain Tony provided the best dive experience I have ever had. We had a group of six. Three of us wanted to snorkel, two wanted to finish their open water dive certification and I just wanted to dive. Adventure Divers was able to take us as a group and found the perfect places for everyone to have an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My wife and I heard about Paco & Adventure Divers from a fellow traveler that was staying in the same hotel as us. He encouraged us to come out and come for a dive with Paco, and I'm very happy that we agreed to go out on the Adventure Divers boat. Paco was a great host, very easy going with... More 

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