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Big Fish Dive Center

Address: Cor. Estrella Street and Hicaco Avenue, Caye Caulker, Belize
Phone Number: 501-226-0450
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Ranked #29 of 32 Activities in Caye Caulker
Owner description: Big Fish Dive Center, fully equipped to meet your most demanding diving needs is centrally located...
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Owner description: Big Fish Dive Center, fully equipped to meet your most demanding diving needs is centrally located and just across from the Health Center. We have worked hard together making sure our customers are met with first hand services and ultimate safety. Our dive tours are conducted by trained and knowledgeable dive masters taking you to only the best dive sites amidst richness and splendor of exotic marine life and coral formations.
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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Forward note Big Fish Dive Centre has been renamed to Blue Sea Dive centre, which I assume is because it was barred from PADI in 2012. It only re-opened in early December. We wanted to do our Advanced Open water PADI course. We were greeted by a lady who said they could do it, and asked for a 100% upfront... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

they organize both diving and snorkling day tour including breakfast and lung. Very well organized (i.e. speed boat, trained staff, great spot, good food)! a little bit expensive but anyway in line with other diving centers.

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I did my padi open water course there. Althought they gave me and my friend a 50 dollar discout. It took us 1 month and a half of hasling them to get our certification card.

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Austin, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Dive instructor died at the Blue Hole the day I was there. Not safe, poorly run, shoddy equipment...choose another with higher ratings for this wonderful island on which to dive, Cay Caulker, Belize. There are several good ones.

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Paris, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We booked a padi dive at 9 am which never happened. We were then gently asked to come back at 10 then 1pm and so on waiting for the "teacher to come by plane" who finally arrived a 5pm... Big fish made us loose a whole day, they are clearly unprofessional and very cheap in their approach of diving. The... More 

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Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Booked a trip to the blue hole with them, was assured that they were 100% going, but after paying in full (make sure to request a receipt), & turning up at the dock early the following morning we were met by a local guy who looked like he'd just stumbled out of the reggae bar & told us that the... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Big fish diving will book diving to the blue hole, but the boat and equipment is all aqua scuba, so any reviews here not having a good blue hole experience for these reasons it is not actually with big fish. We found big fish helpful, and the equipment we tried on in their shop to get measurements for aqua scuba... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is the most unreliable dive center I now of and the first time in my life that I left a dive center without even diving once. First the guy said he will take me and group out for a night dive the next evening and I agreed, since I thought it looks a bit crap here but fine a... More 

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New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

These guys are unorganized. For a dive we got our wet suit and fins here, then went by boat across the split to get gas. Then to San Pedro to get the BCD and air. After this we went for the two dives. What was a 9-1p trip turned out to be 9-5p trip. The equipment is crap. 5 out... More 

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Muswellbrook, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I dived with these guys a few times while in Caye Caulker including the Great Blue Hole. Our dive master was very professional and I felt safe and well looked after throughout the whole experience. The dive gear was also in good condition. Big Fish seemed to be the most price competitive.

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