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Aquanauts Dive Shop

Address: On the Marina | Across the street from the Omni Hotel, Puerto Aventuras, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 877 623 2491
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Owner description: Aquanauts Dive Shop is a family run PADI 5 Star Center located on the marina in Puerto Aventuras...
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Aquanauts Dive Shop is a family run PADI 5 Star Center located on the marina in Puerto Aventuras, about 15 minutes south of Playa del Carmen. We are a small shop providing personal service to our divers, providing long bottom times, allowing you to get the most out of each dive.

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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

These shop is all around amazing! I was a newly certified diver and dove 2 reef dives with Nick & Mauricio. They were awesome dive leaders, really maximize your bottom time, and spotting tons of fish, octopus, turtles & so many more! The boat crew is super helpful & take care of almost everything for you - you seriously just... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is the Shop to use if you are one who values bottom time, and has good control of your air. Most dives will get you close to NDL, so you don't find yourself back on the boat with still 1/2 a tank left. I did my 5 dives with Mauricio. He is as fun, knowledgeable, and safe as they... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This is the 4th year we have been coming here, and for me the main reasons to come to Puerto Aventuras is the daily scuba diving. There are several diving shops in Puerto Aventuras BUT unlike the other shops the Aquanauts team focus on the quality of service. I feel like home, diving with instructors that are great friends and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is now the six year we have been coming here, and one of the main reasons we come to Puerto Aventuras is this wonderful gem of a dive shop. The focus is on great service and total experience. My air consumption is very low, and I get extremely annoyed at most dive shops around here that try to ensure... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We have been coming to this dive shop for quite a few years now, and it always feels like home. Nick and Mauricio are excellent dive masters. Safety is always first. They are kind and patient. No one rushes you, long bottom times, instead of whoever runs low on air, everyone up. The boat rides are short and the guys,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This is a family run dive shop (mother and Son) Great team...very knowledgeable, patient, professional, thorough, easy going but on time....dive locations were close and convenient by walking, boat and car. The Cenotes are amazing. The boat dives were 3 minutes away and we saw eagle rays, marble rays, turtles, huge lobster, crab, puffer, lion fish, etc. Nick and Mauricio... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Our extended family recently stayed in Puerto Adventuras and taking in some diving was high on the priority list for my brother and I. After some inquiring, Aquanauts was highly recommended to us. I used to be an avid diver, but haven't been down in 15 years, so we decided on a refresher course. In addition, others in our family... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We have been going to Puerto Aventuras for quite a few years, but this was our first trip for diving. We researched the local dive shops, and Aquanauts stood out from the beginning. The staff is very knowledgeable and professional, and we had a great time on all our dives! They allow you to maximize your dive/bottom time, all while... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Our 2nd trip to Aquanauts Dive Shop was just as great as the fist time. My husband and I traveled with his 78 year old father. Myrna, Nick and Mauricio helped to make the dives very easy and comfortable for him. The crew was also very polite and helpful. I can't say enough how competent and friendly Mauricio was on... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stayed in the Puerto Aventuras for 3 weeks. Our youngest daughter (11 years old) took her open water certification with Nick. Nick has all the time and patience to teach our daughter. We were never rushed and were always their first priority even when it was a busy day. Nick made my daughter feel at ease in the water... More 

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