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Diving Planet

Cll. Estanco Del Aguardiente 5-09, Cartagena, Colombia
+57 5600450
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Ranked #8 of 47 activities in Cartagena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Security: 5 STAR DIVING CENTER with more than 18 years of experience and dive professional always with you. Nature: GREEN STAR AWARD: We get this... more » Owner description: Security: 5 STAR DIVING CENTER with more than 18 years of experience and dive professional always with you. Nature: GREEN STAR AWARD: We get this international recognition for our conservation programs in the National Natural Park Corales del Rosario (Rosario Islands). Fun: We dive in the best place near Cartagena full of corals, sponges and fiches of the Coral Reef all days around the year guarantee « less
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Segovia, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Just to say a great THANKS to Diving Planet. They are all a team of professional people. I missed the boat in the morning and the girls in the office arranged everything for me to take another boat to Islas del Rosario and finally I arrived to make the dives. They even paid to me the taxi to Muelle de... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. all of our team is more than happy to help our costumers in any way and to provide an safe, fun and exiting diving day!! More

Denver
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We avoided the crowd at the tourist pier & opted to pay a lot more for a snorkel tour with Diving Planet, paying in advance at the shop in Cartagena. But what was described/ promised/ paid for and what we ended up with were two very different experiences. The morning we showed up to leave for the islands, the owner... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Im sorry to here this from you but as you say, we give you the option not to go this day because one of our coworkers that was with us for more than15 years died the day before and must of our staff was in his funeral. This disorder our normal development but I think anyone can understand that... More

Jerusalem, Israel
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10 reviews 10 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The center has a lovely staff, including very professional instructors with excellent English, and everything was done as promised and according to the required safety codes. Furthermore, during the low season the center has wonderful projects with children who have been victims of the war, and other groups in need.

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DIVINGPLANET, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your comments. People like you that dive with us, made this projects a reality so thank you for be part of the solution!! More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Firstly the staff were wonderful, even with our little spanish they were friendly and helpful. We wanted to do x2 dives and stay a night on the rosario islands. Diving planet organised it all for us. The dive was organised well, and the equipment and lunch on the island all included. I can't recommend them enough! :)

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

It was a pleasure. I hope your journey has continued full of good experiences in Colombia. More

Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I really felt safe and confident with this team of people. They are so professional in their job. I enjoyed my snorkeling led by Andres and learning about coral and fish...Best instructor ever heheh... The place is amazing, blue water and beautiful sights. If you are beginner this is the best choice you can make.

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. Next time, you must try Scuba Diving. If you enjoy de beauty of the corals from the surface, can you imagine how beautiful and exiting is going to be if you can stay longer under the water? Next time you can prove a Discover Scuba Diving Program, or a full Open Water Diver Course and get... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Let me start out by saying that my wife and I had a wonderful time in each aspect of this trip. Everyone on the staff was friendly and helpful. We called the day before our trip and sent them a picture of my diving certification (c-card) via phone so we could hold off going to the office downtown until the... More

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DIVINGPLANET, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Daniel, its Andrés Obregón the owner of Diving Planet... if you want a job with us, describing our services to our customers, you're hired!! Even I couldn't have written such a detailed description of our services... Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences with others. For us, this is the best payment for our services. More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Great experience for uncertified/beginner divers (I had never been before). Diving Planet -- located within the Walled City -- will drive you to the boat that brings you to the island, which is about an hour and 15 minutes away from Cartagena. Our group was small (4-6 people), so each duo had an instructor designated to them to the entire... More

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DIVINGPLANET, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for you comment. We are going to see what can we do with the lunch. We all ready ask for some options at the hotel. More

Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I can highly recommend Diving Planet in Cartagena if you are a beginner. Went on a day tour with them ( transport, two dives, equipment and lunch included) and I really enjoyed my day with them. I felt really safe all the time and during the dive especially since I am a beginner so it was important for me and... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Your security is our priority, Its very important to us to know that you can feel this way. I hope you can do you go on with your training in the future. More

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

A whole day diving in rosario island ! Nice corals and tropical fishes , visibility good as well! Nice and clean shop. Organisation is really good, diving staff was very pro and friendly,exept the briefing which was a bit light . Nice boat. Good service, no need to carry anything and tank changes are done for you. Equipment needs to... More

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Andres O, Manager at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Your security is our priority, Its very important to us to know that you can feel this way. I hope you can do you go on with your training in the future. More

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

Diving Planet and the owner, Andres, were very easy to work with and delivered on a great day of diving. It was exactly as described and there were no surprises. Everyone was professional and friendly. 45-60 min boat ride each way to Islas de Rosario was included in price, as well as a good lunch and transfer to/from the dive... More

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Andres O, Owner at Diving Planet, responded to this review

Hello Im glad to hear that you have a good time with us but a little surprise with your comment about other diving centers using our boat. I investigate and the reason was they have a problem with their boat and we are helping them that day but its not a common practice. Im sorry if you feel a little... More

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