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Buccaneer Diving

Nyali Voyager Hotel, Off Links Road | plus Whitesands Hotel, Bamburi & Mnarani Club, Kilifi, Mombasa 10394 - 80100, Kenya
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Ranked #12 of 117 Activities in Mombasa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: East Africa's premier PADI 5 star IDC dive centre. Offers Nitrox, wreck and many specialty courses. Widest variety of dive sites and very extensive... more » Owner description: East Africa's premier PADI 5 star IDC dive centre. Offers Nitrox, wreck and many specialty courses. Widest variety of dive sites and very extensive marine life including whalesharks, humpback whales, manta rays and reef sharks. Most dives done in the well known Mombasa Marine Park as well as other excellent dive sites in the season. Lessons conducted in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian. « less
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We decided to try water sports, none of us had ever been on a jet ski,so it was a first and an incredible experience something we shall be doing again and again. The adrenalin rush from speeding over water ,the open sea,frantic screams at every turn,twas awesome. If you are looking to feel the wind in your hair and a... More

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

We recently returned from an incredible family trip to Kenya with our two daughters. We spent the last few days relaxing on the coast near Kilifi/Bofa Beach. Based on a recommendation we contacted the Buccaneer Dive team and arranged an introductory lesson & dive for our girls (university aged) and refreshers for us. Tim was our instructor and did a... More

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Owen Sound, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I want to extend a big thank you to Tim & his crew with Buccaneer Diving in Kilifi for taking me on my first scuba diving experience. From instruction to pool, everything went smoothly. Even when I had a bit of a "moment" with my first attempt at the drive in the Indian Ocean, Tim was understanding and patient with... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I dived with Tim at Buccaneer in Kilifi and he (and his boat captain) was very professional and he has a couple of very good dive sites he has found, which had very prolific marine life (perlagics, guitar shark, eagle rays) despite not being in a marine reserve. Tim then arranged for me to dive with his colleagues at Buccaneer... More

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was a wonderful experience sailing out to the Indian Ocean .The food was out of this world and you get really large portions.There is entertainment on board which makes it even more memorable.

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Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I am a scuba instructor and visited Mombasa White Sands Resorts with my sister (a Rescue Diver). Buccaneer Diving center was our main choice since they had an outfitter at the hotel and they had the best reviews in the area. My sister and I made a reservation online before traveling to Kenya. Once we got to the resort we... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I dived with Bucaneers in Kilifi many times and was always happy with the dives. Tim and his staff are super nice and always go the extra mile.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Superb staff and service. We were two divers With totally differant Level of experience and we both felt safe and really happy about this dive senter. highly reccomened! Compared to another dive senter in the region, its a little more expencive without accually offering anything extra. But the difference is not that much. Get wet!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Tim and his crew are great, you get the best of both, you get friendly people and great dive buddies . All the time I have dived with them I have never been disappointed, they take you to all the best places to see everything from the smallest sea horses to the big whales. All the equipment is of a... More

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Me and a friend booked a 8 day-16 dive package over a two week period. i ended up doing 19 dives because the quality was that good. We dived through the Voyager Dive Center,Nyali, Mombasa and further up the coast at Kilifi with Tim and his crew. All the staff at both the Buccaneer centres were great and very helpful.... More

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