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Address: | San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Phone Number: +501 226-2873
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7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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BAD is the BEST!!

I'll admit it, I read but never write. But I just have to for these guys, they were so friendly and knowledgable!! 5 girls ranging wildly in ability. We did a snorkel trip to Hol... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

I'll admit it, I read but never write. But I just have to for these guys, they were so friendly and knowledgable!! 5 girls ranging wildly in ability. We did a snorkel trip to Hol Chan. Kirk made those not so comfortable in the water feel safe and they completely enjoyed themselves- they were so glad they did it. He... More 

Thank Swimtempe
South Lake Tahoe, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2011

I noticed there havent been any reviews here in a really long time. That is unfortunate because these guys are a really a first rate operation. They are very big on safety which is great. The owner Francois was funny and welcoming. Kirk was our divemaster and Giovanni our capt. They took us on awesome dives and took amazing care... More 

Thank laketahoern
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

My wife and I just got back from Belize and we had the absolute pleasure of diving with the Belize Academy of Diving (aka...BAD). Captin Kirk and Diver Master Gio were the best, most professional yet fun, people we have ever experienced in the diving industry. Craig (the operator) was the most knowledgeable individuals in the Belize diving market. Just... More 

Thank randyfinney
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2009

My wife and I were their April 2008 and stayed at the Costa Maya Resort. I could not believe how great we had it with BAD right at our dock! The service was incredible with the ease of our gear being taken care of. Not only did they keep it locked up safe but had it on the boat ready... More 

1 Thank chiefsafety
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2008

Craig builds confidence in new divers through his expertise and careful guidance. BAD is the perfect place to discover scuba!

1 Thank rash0
Oakland New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2008

Craig worked with my son on the Resort Course. It was his first experience with diving and it was an excellent one. They are very safety conscious...They canceled the second dive when it got too rough...Gio....George....Avi were all terrific...Tracey was great in the shop.... I love Belize!!!!!!!

Thank starmoss
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2008

We dove 6 days with BAD (Belize Academy of Diving) in January and had a great experience. Craig and Tracey were great. We were the only ones there diving every day and they made sure to mix the dive sites up and make sure everyone's needs were met. You want to go 60', 100' no worries, We dove the first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2007

Dove 2 days with Belize Academy of Diving (BAD). They are out of the Costa Maya resort on Ambergris Caye but can and do pickup from docks in the area. My wife did a Discover SCUBA course with them and loved it. Her instructor, Amy, did a great job with her students. I have worked in the dive industry in... More 

4 Thank AirFido

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