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Address: 22 Esplanade, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9R 4Y7, Canada
Phone Number: (250) 753-1880
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Diving and snorkeling with the seals

We did a couple of expeditions with them - first day went snorkeling with the seals. The seals won't get too close to you but they will get curious and swim by or under you. You... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Calgary
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We did a couple of expeditions with them - first day went snorkeling with the seals. The seals won't get too close to you but they will get curious and swim by or under you. You will be dressed in a wet suit with fins/mask/snorkel provided - and it is quite warm, don't need to worry about getting cold! Did... More 

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Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

4 divers and no water and no snacks either - how much could it cost for a sleeve of cookies and some bottled water. Dive master was only with us for 1 dive and apparently if we wanted him on the 2nd, it was an additional $100. Guess we expected more.

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Ed at Sundown Diving was fantastic, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. After our initial reservation had to be cancelled because the weather was too rough, Ed pleasantly agreed to rearrange things and have us go on Easter Monday. He suited us up in extra thick wet suits, took us out to snake island and we jumped in the water and spent... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Just completed 4 days diving with Sundown Diving run by Ed Singer and have had a great time. Having travelled from the UK specifically to dive the local wrecks, Ed worked the sites around some fairly challenging weather so I could dive all three (HCMS Saskatchewan, HCMS Cape Breton and Rivetow Lion (formerly HMS Prudent) and then sorted out some... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Friends got us a gift certificate to snorkel with seals that we were finally able to find a weekend to use. What fun! Ed and the staff at Sundown Diving were all fantastic. We arrived late because our hotel gave us the wrong directions to the place, but we called ahead and they patiently waited for us to arrive. The... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

They were willing to take us anywhere we wanted to dive. Provided a divemaster to guide us around. Professional, Clean gear, flexible, energetic dive operation.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Do not miss the opportunity to see the harbour seals in their natural environment. We have been equipped with wetsuites, masks, flippers etc. and drove with a small boat out to snake island. There we jumped in the water and paddeled towards the shore where the seals patiently looked at the new arrivals. That day the seals were quite curious... More 

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