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Address: Av. Matamoros #13-A | Quintana Roo,, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 (998) 877 0763
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Description: Carey Dive Center PADI Dive Resort #23814 is one of the most...
Carey Dive Center PADI Dive Resort #23814 is one of the most well-established and experienced dive shops on the island. We specialize in PADI diving courses, families, groups and private trips. We not only offer diving, but also snorkeling, fishing, whale shark tours and cenote excursions. Gilberto Pat Hoil is the PADI scuba dive instructor and owner at Carey Dive Center. He has been awarded by PADI for 20 years of outstanding service. He is one of the most experienced scuba dive instructors in Isla Mujeres.
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Really fun other than the boat ride

Overall a great, memorable experience. We went on the whale shark snorkeling tour. If traveling from Cancun and renting a car, I suggest you just take a taxi to the ferry for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Overall a great, memorable experience. We went on the whale shark snorkeling tour. If traveling from Cancun and renting a car, I suggest you just take a taxi to the ferry for Isla Mujeres. There's more than one ferry to take. It's supposed to be 15 minutes away from our hotel, and we got very lost. It took us over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Did an afternoon dive with Gilberto and one other diver. I don't know what their normal experience is, but based on my 2-tank dives, I would highly recommend him. He gages your skill quickly. He adjusts his interaction with you based on your skill level. It was clear he was very committed to safety and PADI standards, while also not... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Gilberto is open, friendly, to the point. His English is great (those Mayan roots?). We did 2 AM and one night dive with Carey. Rodolpho was our DM on all three outings. If my memory is correct, Rodolpho has 7-8 years experience as DM and a few decades of experience as a fisherman. He does a thorough predive briefing and... More 

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Orange, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I just went on an introductory dive with Carey and it was great! They are extremely experienced, safe and patient. Gilberto and Rudolfo are awesome divers and provided great service. They also brought along a recently certified master diver to run me through the basics. Could not have been a better experience with better people! If you are a master... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Full disclosure: We didn't actually dive with Carey Dive Center. It rained heavily on the exact three days that we were on Isla Mujeres to dive. Yet, we experienced firsthand the amazing service and hospitality that Gilberto offers. Shortly before our trip, we emailed Gilberto about diving and he was honest when he replied that he couldn't take any bookings... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My family of 10 recently enjoyed a one week vacay to Isla Mujeres. While there, we hired Carey to organize five dives, including a night dive, a fishing trip for grouper, trigger fish and snapper and a snorkeling trip with Whale Sharks. They put us face to face with the whale sharks and our first night dive was indescribable. Gilberto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

My experience with Carey Dive Center is the only place that deserves a positive review after my recent vacation to Cancun, Mexico. To begin, I contacted Carey Dive Center while I was in the United States just to get some basic background information on what I would be doing, the price, what to expect, and how to prepare, Carey Dive... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Gilberto was amazing! He took care of all our special needs (which were not small). He also let us dive to our skill level -- which is important to me. I would very highly recommend Carey Dive Center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I can't express enough how amazing the Carey Dive Center is. As a brand new diver, I came to Isla Mujeres wanting to dive but was very nervous about doing so. After talking to Gilbert I felt a sense of relief and excitement! My boyfriend and I ended up diving with Gilbert all 3 days we dove because of how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I am a former dive instructor, so I have a lot of experience with dive shops. Everyone at Carey dive goes out of their way to make sure you have a good experience, very safety conscious, equipment seems in good condition, good pricing. Very fishy dive sites. As soon as the water warms (73 is waaaaay too cold for me),... More 

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Additional Information about Carey Dive Center

Address: Av. Matamoros #13-A | Quintana Roo,, Isla Mujeres 77400, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 (998) 877 0763
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Isla Mujeres
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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