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Scuba Diving Adventures

Vallarta Adventures' Center, Av. Las Palmas #39, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
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Type: Bodies of Water, Adventure
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Owner description: The warm, crystal-clear waters of Banderas Bay and the Mexican Pacific are home to a vast array of sea life making Puerto Vallarta one of Mexico's top diving destinations. Vallarta Adventures is the only PADI Gold Palm/ 5 Star Dive Center in Puerto Vallarta. From conducting PADI certification classes and teaching open water courses to running a dive operation or guiding dive trips around the Pacific, Vallarta Adventures' PADI Professional certification programs will open the door to a whole new world to explore.Vallarta Adventures professional diving instructors combine their expertise with the utmost personal attention in scuba lessons for every level of PADI Certification, for anyone ages 10 years old and older. Whether you are a beginner or a certified diver, Vallarta Adventures offers you the best boats, the best equipment, the best dive sites and qualified and exceptional staff to guide you every step of the way.

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Portland, Oregon, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have written a very favorable review of the professional nature of this group and the extraordinary efforts they devote to maximizing the diving experience. They are knowledgeable and make great efforts at ensuring safety and comfort. These are all things I have said and more in the past. The purpose of this review is to show you what swam... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

This was my first experience diving and I went with my girlfriend and another couple. We took our class at our hotel and booked our trip. Our guide for the day was Juli Estrada. He helped ease the nerves of those who were uncomfortable. Did all the equipment checks and made sure all was well. We dove in and with... More

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My first 2 tank dive was with boat #4, the crew Director was Julio, who is a very fun guy along with Luis! My two dives were with only other two divers, one of them very inexperienced. That could've potentially ruin the dives but, Dive Master Charlie did an excellent job accommodating the different divers' skills and experience. There was... More

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I loved our scuba adventure. Can 't wait to go again. Great friendly staff, and beautiful things to see.

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

From check in to offloading it was superbly managed. Excellent equipment, attentive dive leader in Fernando, who fixed my gear underwater, and even loaned me his own camera battery when mine was dead. Food and drink on board was plentiful and good, and the entire crew entertained on the way back to harbor. The diving was cold for me at... More

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west vancouver
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Dove three days with Vallarta Adventures the second week of January 2014. This iis a large scale operation offering many different activities that operates in several resort towns in Mexico. The SCUBA componient is operated by a very competent and enthusiastic staff. They had a buy two get the third one free promo so I booked three days of diving... More

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Sylvan Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Awsome dives, Rafail is an excellent dive master!! We dove the mountain and the cave of love. Both dives saw many fish, moray eel, and spotted eagle ray!!! The crew on the boat where awsome and extremely funny, good food and drinks. Definatly recommend these guys to go scuba with great price and great company really great staff!!!!!!!!

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Sechelt, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

It started with a training lesson in the pool at the resort. I was impressed by the professionalism and sincerity of Antonio, taking me through all the steps and ensuring I understood everything. This went well and even though I am a capable swimmer and snorkeler I appreciate the extra confidence this gave me. The next part was the tour... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

I had researched scuba diving a little before I vacationed, but the 2 day course was much more expensive, and only having 7 days total in beautiful PV I was estatic to find a quick supervised dive option that was offered to myself and my friends at Las Caletas, made a great day even better, relatively inexpensive, great instruction, and... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

The boat was very comfortable with beverages and good entertainment on the way to a fabulous lunch/assorted beverages. The location was amazingly beautiful at John Hustons former house. We went scuba diving in the morning, water access was the easiest we have ever experienced, good equipment. There was a great variety of fish including Morey eels, turtles, a beautiful sea... More

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